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Volunteer swimming official has an eye on 2012 Olympics

MEET DR. DAVID KATZ…

AGE: 57 FAMILY: Wife Jessica; children Samantha (27) & Julian (24) PETS: Rocky, a toy poodle HOBBIES: Poker & concerts FAVORITE MUSIC: Eric Clapton & country music When one thinks of Jewish sports heroes, thoughts might turn to baseball greats such More...

Cong. Beth Tikvah goes to the dogs

Members of Cong. 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

Come help plan Super Sunday/Super Week 2011

On Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011 more than 500 volunteers will gather to participate in the Jewish Federation’s annual phone-a-thon—Super Sunday. Follow-up calls will be made during Super Week from Jan. More...

YOUNG ADULT DIVISION

Members of the Young Adult Division (YAD) of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey and the Jewish Business Network (JBN) of Southern New Jersey gathered on July 28 in the Lahn Social Hall of th More...

World News

Drake, a black Jew, is making a name on the hip-hop scene

Arts & Culture:

LOS ANGELES (JTA)—In a culture of misfits and outsiders, Aubrey “Drake” Graham is the ultimate outsider—a big-time black Jewish rapper. His star is rising rapidly on the hip-hop scene.   More...

$7-million in fraudulent payments raises questions at Claims Conference

NEW YORK—After discovering $7-million in fraudulent payments, the Claims Conference is facing questions about whether it will recover the money and how extensive the fraud actually was.   More...

ADL downgrades swastika as a Jewish hate symbol

NEW YORK (JTA)—The painting of a swastika—the dark, ubiquitous signature of hateful vandals everywhere— will no longer be automatically considered an act of antiisemitism under new guidelines for recording attacks against Jews anno More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

TUESDAY, AUGUST 17   SJ JEWISH SINGLES   Golfland Miniature Golf at 6:30 p.m. Meet in the parking lot. Socialize at Friendly’s afterwards. Call Judy at 609-953-8649. More...

Columns

It takes effort to be mindful of the need to create a just world

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

Several years ago I saw the Oscar-nominated film “Blood Diamond” starring Leonardo DiCaprio. More...

JCF grants depend on the generosity of the community’s donors

MONEY MATTERS

What do the Katz JCC’s Open Hearts/Open Doors program, the Samost JFCS Burlington County office, and Cong. Beth El’s Project Lev all have in common? More...

Learning to appreciate the world as the sound of silence fills my car

SALLY’S WORLD

For days, the tape player in my ancient car had been acting up. Once, it refused to accept my favorite John Denver tape. The next time, it almost literally ate my Harry Chapin one. More...

 

Intermarriage issue up front at Clinton-Mezvinsky wedding

NEW YORK— Is it possible that the first iconic Jewish picture of the decade is of an interfaith marriage? More...

Falling in love with Israel

Jason and Beth Lincow Cole (left) joined fellow South Jersey residents Dr. More...

Mideast

Peres denies slur on British

DIPLOMACY

Israeli President Shimon Peres has denied calling the British antisemites.   In a statement issued by his spokesman, Peres backtracked on quotes attributed to him in an interview with the Jewish news website Tablet.   More...

Israel No. 8 in happiness

DON’T WORRY…

Israel was tied for eighth among the happiest countries in the world, according to a new survey.   In a Gallup World Poll of 155 nations, the Jewish state tied with Canada, Switzerland and Australia.   More...

Livni raps Israel’s probe cooperation

Israel’s opposition leader criticized the Netanyahu government for agreeing to cooperate with a United Nations probe of the Turkish flotilla incident. More...

Agency

Bank of America to sponsor Arts, Books & Culture Festival

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill has announced that Bank of America has stepped forward as lead sponsor of the 21st Annual Festival of Arts, Books & Culture. More...

Woodcrest Pro-Am benefits JCC

The recent 39th Annual Woodcrest Invitational Pro-Am paired golf professionals with amateurs for a day of fun and fundraising. It was chaired by JCC members Steve Schwartz and Jeff Herskowitz. More...

JCRC bowls to ‘change’ world

The Jewish Community Relations Council’s “Change” the World Bowling event was held on July 25. More...

Life Cycles

Wedding:

Martin and Joanne Kanoff of Cherry Hill announce the marriage of their son, Daniel Ryan Kanoff, to Elizabeth Anne Chang, daughter of George and Sue Chang of Cranbury. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

JACK GOLDBERG, 82, died on Aug. 5. Husband of the late Beverlee (nee Kane) Goldberg. Father of Cindy Brillman, Lynny Ravitz, Vice President of the Jewish Federation of SNJ, and Jeffrey and Nicole Goldberg. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11 CHABAD OF CHERRY HILL   Mikvah & Margaritas from 7:45-9 p.m. Tour the new Mikvah and join a discussion on Mikvah and Marriage. Cost is $5. Hostess is $36 and sponsor is $72. Call 874-1500. More...

Editorial

The Voice needs your help in these tough economic times

EDITORIALS…

The Voice, your hometown Jewish newspaper, needs your help if we are to make it through these challenging times. In addition to our valued advertisers, we rely on our loyal readers to meet our budget. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Be prepared to navigate the healthcare changes coming

When in search of health care or long-term care for our loved ones, each of us has varying goals, but there are two priorities that we all wish to be included. More...

Religion Column

Shoftim calls on us to wake from our slumber and repent

Parshat Shoftim Deut. 16:18-21:9 More...

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