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Year in Israel proves ‘life changing’ for Rutgers student

MEET LAURA MARDER…

AGE: 21 FAMILY: Parents Wendy and Charles; Brothers Dan (18) and Mike (24) SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

A helping hand for the holidays

Volunteers from Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) and the Jewish Federation’s Young Adult Division (YAD) packaged food for delivery to JFCS clients who live alone, are unabl 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

Jeffrey Gottlieb to receive award at Federation Annual Mtg.

Jeffrey H. Gottlieb will be honored with the Shellie Greenspun Young Leadership Award at the 88th Annual Meeting of the Jewish Federation. The dinner meeting is set for Sunday, Oct. More...

Adler & Runyan to be featured at political forum

Incumbent John Adler (D) and challenger Jon Runyan (R), candidates for the Third Congressional District seat, will participate in an Election Forum on Monday, Oct.11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill. More...

Life Cycles

Engagements:

Dr. Edward Scheiner and Karen Scheiner, Esq., of Cherry Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Alyssa Scheiner, to Michael David Karp, son of Dorie Karp and the late Alan Karp of Shillington, PA.   More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL   RYAN BROOKE, son of Beth and John Brooke, on Sept. 4.   CONG. BETH EL   NINA GOODMAN, daughter of Barbara and David Goodman, on Sept. 6.   PARKER KOTLER, son of Caroline and Joel Kotler, on Sept. 11. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY,   SEPTEMBER 22   ADATH EMANU-EL   Y.E.S. Club will meet at noon. Do not bring your lunch! Dr. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM   Youth Group will begin the year with “Sweets in the Sukkah.” Contact Tamar at kadimatamar@ gmail.com.   CHERRY HILL BRITH SHOLOM   LODGE #966   More...

Columns

Fear is conquered as grandma reaches the top of the mountain

SALLY’S WORLD

It was a summer afternoon, and it was just the two of us at Jonah’s backyard jungle gym. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Enjoying festive holiday meals in the Sukkah

COOKING

The holiday of Sukkot begins Wednesday evening, Sept. 22. Sukkot marks the culmination of the annual summer harvest season and the beginning of the rainy season and is referred to biblically as the holiday of joy. More...

Jewish ‘self-help’ books offer guidance to those seeking to improve

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

With the High Holidays fading into memory, it would be tempting to turn our attention to other matters. More...

 

A WASP perspective on Kagan

Opinion:

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (j. weekly)— Iam a WASP, the five-times-great-granddaughter of John Jay, first chief justice of the United States and one of our founding fathers. When Jewish Elena Kagan takes her seat at the Oct. More...

Groups supporting embattled coach

Bruce Pearl is seen visiting a patient at the Schneider Medical Center of Israel in Petach Tikvah as part of a Maccabi USA program. More...

Mideast

Jordan River gets international focus

ENVIRONMENT

The European Parliament passed a resolution calling on Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority to work together to rehabilitate the Jordan River. More...

Citizenship given to Indian nanny

HONORS…

The Indian nanny who saved the young son of the Mumbai Chabad emissaries during a terrorist attack was granted honorary Israeli citizenship. More...

Netanyahu & Abbas tackle ‘tough’ issues

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas discussed “tough issues” at their meeting in Jerusalem, George Mitchell said.   More...

Agency

Mitzvah Dance Party on Sept. 26

Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) invites bar and bat mitzvah-aged children from Cong. Beth El, Cong. More...

JCC brings Swim Academy to SJ

The innovative Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy (LKSA) has chosen the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill as its first site in New Jersey and only the second site on the East Coast. More...

World News

12 day schools get Kohl’s cash

Twelve U.S. Jewish day schools finished in the top 20 of a competition on Facebook and each will receive $500,000. More...

U.S. actors join West Bank boycott

More than 150 American television and film artists have signed a letter in support of an Israeli artists’ boycott of performing in the West Bank. More...

Landmark synagogue rededicated in Hungary

One of Hungary’s oldest synagogues has been given new life. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

HENRY ADDIS, 92, formerly of Westbury, NY and Medford, died at home in Haverford, PA on Aug. 29. Husband for 65 years of the late Bernice Chesney Addis. Brother of Abby Rubenstein and the late Mary Corn. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 SJ JEWISH SINGLES   Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. in the conference room. Thomas McHale, SVP of PNC, will speak about simple steps to smart investing. Cost is $3 for guests. Call Judy at 609- 953-8649. More...

Editorial

The harvest holiday of Sukkot calls us to feed the hungry

The holiday of Sukkot has a strong agricultural component. One of its key elements is giving thanks to G-d for a successful harvest (“…after you have gathered in from your threshing-floor and from your winepress.” [Deut. 16:13]. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Don’t let fear dominate Muslim-Jewish relations

The so-called Ground Zero Mosque, which is not at Ground Zero and is not a mosque, but a community center with prayer space, has been made a political football by some who already suffer from Islamophobia. More...

Religion Column

The lessons we draw from dwelling in the sukkah

The Jewish holidays are a time for family, customs and rituals. More...

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