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Jewish roots and values infuse writing of Drexel professor

MEET PAULA MARANTZ COHEN…

AGE: “Fiftysomething” FAMILY: Husband Alan Penziner; children Sam Penziner, 25, and Kate Penziner, 21 FAVORITE BOOKS: George Eliot’s “Middlemarch” and “Daniel Deronda” FAVORITE MOVIES: All Preston Sturges mov More...

Teens kick up their heels at BBYO dance

South Jersey Region BBYO recently held its Kickoff Dance at the Cherry Hill Health and Racquet Club. Over 280 teens greeted old friends, met new ones, and raised money for BBYO programs. More...

Cong. Beth El to commemorate Rabbi Isaac Furman’s 50 years

About to be honored for his 50th anniversary as an integral part of Cong. Beth El, Rabbi Isaac Furman regards the upcoming tribute as the wonderful but almost superfluous icing on an extraordinary cake.   More...

Federation

“I Have Found My Place In Israel!”

STORY FROM THE HEART

For Moises Lemor, growing up Jewish in Lima, Peru, meant one thing: Israel. “I came from a really Zionist family,” said Moises. More...

Super Sunday Sponsorship-Good for You & Our Community

Preparations are underway for Super Sunday/Super Week 2011--the Jewish Federation’s largest annual fundraising effort--and sponsorship opportunities are now available for businesses and individuals who want to see their names associated with t More...

2011 Campaign off to flying start after successful Major Gifts event

The 2011 Jewish Federation Major Gifts Dinner was held on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at Temple Emanuel in Cherry Hill. More...

Life Cycles

Births:

AUMILLER   Mira (nee Silbert) and Aaron Aumiller of Voorhees, announce the birth of their twin boys, Zev Monte (Zev Schmuel) and Max Isaac (Mordecai Yitzhak) on July 1, 2010. Zev weighed 6 lb., 7 oz. More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL   SARAH ROSENBERG, daughter of Marc and Debra Rosenberg, on Oct. 2.   RYAN ZIMMER, son of Ross and Valerie Zimmer, on Oct. 2.   DEANNA AMORIELLO, daughter of Frank and Kerri Amoriello, on Oct. 9. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5 ADATH EMANU-EL   Tot Shabbat at 5:45 p.m. and Family Shabbat Services at 7 p.m. Call 608-1200.   TEMPLE EMANUEL   Tot Shabbat at 7 p.m. for children ages five and younger. Call 489-0029. More...

Columns

Festival offers a chance to enter the world of Jewish books

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

We’ve cleared our calendars for Nov. 7-14. Have you?   More...

Watching as girls navigate the special challenge of growing up female

SALLY’S WORLD

In some ways, it was like visiting another planet.   The experience of watching 12-year-olds at a social event can be nothing short of astonishing for those of us who have forgotten what life on the planet of the pre-teen looks like.   More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Cooking for body & soul

COOKING

In the prayer Shema Yisrael that Jews recite each day, we say Veshinantam Livanecha—“ You must teach your children…” As a parent, it is my obligation to teach my children to eat healthfully to take care of their bodies and More...

Special Sections

Robert E. Schwartz to take helm Oct. 24 as new Federation president

Robert E. Schwartz will be installed as the president of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey at its 88th Annual Meeting on Oct. 24. The dinner meeting will be held at the Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill, beginning at 5:30 p.m. More...

Lifesaving work of Dr. Rick Hodes awes crowd at Major Gifts event

Hearing Dr. Rick Hodes talk about what he does as director of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee’s (JDC) medical programs in Ethiopia, one is simply left awestruck. More...

Mideast

Controversial loyalty oath causing stir in Israel & U.S.

WASHINGTON—A day after Israel’s Cabinet announced that it would consider making a loyalty oath mandatory for non- Jewish immigrants, the question put to The Israel Project’s president and founder was simple enough.   More...

iPhone app makes it easy

TOURISM

Israel’s Tourism Ministry launched an application for the iPhone that will make visits in the country easier. More...

All-sports radio debuts in Israel

GOT GAME…

Israel’s first all-sports talk radio went on the air.   Israel Sports Radio http://israelsportsradio. com will feature predominately English-language broadcasts with eight hours of continuous original programming five days a week.   More...

Agency

JFCS will open new center to better serve area families

Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) is preparing to open its new Family Assistance Center to better serve the community. More...

South Jersey liberators have testimonies preserved for future

Five local residents who served as soldiers in World War II and helped liberate concentration camps recently head their testimonies recorded by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. More...

World News

Jewish paper rues same-sex apology

After expressing regret for publishing a gay wedding announcement, the New Jersey Jewish Standard says it now regrets the hasty apology.   More...

Columbia opens Palestine center

Columbia University opened its Center for Palestine Studies, despite a shortage of funds for the project.   More...

Nazi hunter Zuroff on trial for libel

libel charges filed by an alleged war criminal in Hungary. The case, being heard in a Budapest courtroom, began Oct. 8 and is scheduled to continue through a final hearing Dec. 16. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

MARLENE (nee Overback) ANASTASIO, of Mt. Laurel, died on Oct. 9. Wife of the late Burton Grant and the late Andrew Anastasio. Mother of Wendy (Ed) Ragone, Jerome Stein and Marc (Jill) Stein. Grandmother of five and greatgrandmother of three. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20 CONG. BETH EL   Rabbi Krupnick leads a twopart Parenting Class at 7:30 p.m. for Expectant and New Parents.   CONG. BETH TIKVAH   Mature Adults Club meeting at 1 p.m. Call 983-8090. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22   MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA.   Haunted Hayride at Indian Acres Tree Farm in Medford. Carpool at 6:30 p.m. in front of ShopRite in Marlton. Call Jon at 787-0325. More...

Editorial

Don’t let Election Day pass without casting your ballot

On Tuesday, Nov. 2, Election Day, millions of Americans will go to the polls to cast their votes in crucial races for the U.S. House, Senate, governorships, and a host of other important offices. More...

DRY BONES…

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