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Judaism holds a central place in life of Cherry Hill attorney

MEET HARVEY J. JACOB…

AGE: 64 FAMILY: Wife Beth; children Gaye, Sharon, and Devon; 8 grandchildren PETS: Barney, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and Misha, a Golden Retriever HOBBIES: Cooking and travel FAVORITE FOODS: Spaghetti & shawarma FAVORITE BOOKS & MOVIES: Harry Po More...

Chabad campers help welcome Shabbat

The Pioneer Girls at Chabad’s Camp Gan Israel in Cherry Hill helped welcome the Shabbat by making flower arrangements for the Shabbat table. More...

TALK TO US…

‘Who’s news?’ will appear on this page of every issue of the Voice. Does anyone you know belong here? More...

Federation

Striving for success in Israel

STORY FROM THE HEART

Nechama’s parents immigrated to Israel from Iran and settled in Hebron, where she was born. As a teenager, her family moved to Jerusalem where she finished her studies. At age 22, she met and married her husband.  More...

LIONS OF JUDAH

Enjoying a recent Lion of Judah get-together hosted by Serago Roberts Jewelers, Northfield, NJ were (from left), Tracey Brown & Sandy Brown, event co-chairs; Joan Feinberg; Amy Green; Donna Bell and E More...

YOUNG ADULT DIVISION

The Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey (YAD) gathered recently at PJ Whelihan’s Pub in Cherry Hill for its July “Brews with Jews” Happy Hour. More...

Life Cycles

Engagements:

VORTREFLICH-BIEG   Jane and Chuck Vortreflich of Marlton announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Leigh, to Gregory Bastion Bieg, son of Barbara and Bernard Bieg of Haddonfield.   Allison is a graduate of Rowan Univ. More...

Birth:

NOSSEN   Cindy and Michael Nossen of Cherry Hill announce the birth of their baby boy, Harvey Scott (Tsvi Sar) Nossen, on May 21. Harvey weighed 6 lb., 8 oz. and was 18 3/4 inches long.   More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ELI BROSS, 96, of Bergenfield, died on July 4. Husband of the late Beatrice (nee Weiseneck) Bross and the late Ruth (nee Hyatt) Bross. Father of Dr. Theodore (Terri) Bross, David (Caryn) Bross and Dr. Robert (Michelle) Bross. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, JULY 28 SJ JEWISH SINGLES   Golfland Miniature Golf on Haddonfield-Berlin Rd. at 6:30 p.m. Socialize afterwards at Friendly’s Restaurant. Call Judy at 609-953-8649. More...

Columns

Kodak’s pocket video cameras give Flip a run for the money

COMPUSCHMOOZE

Whenever technology products are discussed, there are passionate opinions on all sides. That sometimes means that products achieve a level of “coolness” that doesn’t take into account some of their real world limitations.   More...

The Big Apple beckons us to visit the midweek crowds and bustle

SALLY’S WORLD

It had been several years since we’d set foot in Manhattan, even though only 90 miles separate us from the Big Apple.   More...

Audiobooks still booming in popularity as library collections grow

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

It’s been two years since we talked about audiobooks, and the field has taken off. Public libraries have noticed that audio downloads have not been as popular as anticipated, while hard-copy CDs are wildly popular. More...

 

Opposition to conversion bill results in six-month delay

WASHINGTON— Opposition to a proposed Israeli conversion bill is mounting, from the U.S. Congress to the Israeli prime minister. More...

Mideast

Life sciences sector boon for the Israeli economy

TEL AVIV—Yaron Aizenbud lays out in neat rows a set of patented titanium tools designed for back surgery, picks out a curved drill that matches the curve of a spine and a plastic model of vertebrae, and simulates how the drill is used to stabi More...

N. Korea fined over 1972 attack

TERRORISM

A U.S. federal court has fined North Korea $300-million for financing a 1972 attack on Israel’s airport. More...

Native Israeli wins poker event

CARD SHARK…

wins poker event A native Israeli won first place in an event at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. More...

Agency

Talent at JCC MusicFest will entertain the generations

Local musicians will have a chance to shine at the third annual Katz JCC Summer Family MusicFest on Monday, Aug. 2. More...

Campers have fun on Israel ‘visit’

Early Childhood Camps at the Katz JCC campers (from left), Perri Weiss, Julia Rosten, Remi Cherkas, Ava Bernstein, Jillian Koenig and Lindsay Kreiger encountered a camel in the desert on one of their More...

Krayzelburg Swim Academy at JCC

Lenny Krayzelburg, four-time Olympic gold medal swimmer, recently visited with Ethyl Blumenfeld, who will be funding the Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy at the Katz JCC this fall. More...

World News

Demise of AJCongress a tale of money & shifting priorities

NEW YORK—After a death watch lasting nearly two years, news that the end of the American Jewish Congress was imminent set off a flurry of emails in the Jewish organizational world wondering if the nine-decade-old advocacy group indeed was shut More...

Brandeis taps GWU law dean as new president

NEW YORK—The board of directors of Brandeis University has tapped the dean of George Washington University’s law school as its next president. More...

$10-million fund to aid survivors

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation will establish a $10-million fund for emergency services for Holocaust survivors in North America. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, JULY 28   TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON   Learn to blow the Shofar every week through Aug. Call 829-0658.   FRIDAY, JULY 30   CONG. BETH TIKVAH   “Flip Flop Friday” Shabbat service at 8 p.m. More...

Editorial

Conversion bill threatened unity of Israel and Diaspora Jewry

The conversion bill recently submitted to Israel’s Knesset contained elements that could have caused damage to both the Jewish people and the State of Israel. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

J Street’s tactics are nothing short of McCarthyism

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