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Attracting a new generation is hot topic at General Assembly

NEW ORLEANS— After three days of schmoozing, sessions and feel-good speeches, the 3,000 or so Jewish federation officials who came to the annual General Assembly may have left New Orleans feeling invigorated.   More...

Local News

Judaism is a central theme for prominent Medford artist

MEET SANDY KLEIN…

AGE: 55 FAMILY: Husband Richard, four children and two grandchildren PETS: Labradoodles Eli and Yogi FAVORITE FILM: “Amelie” FAVORITE BOOK: “The History of Love” by Nicole Krauss FAVORITE FOOD: Middle Eastern Some of us know, More...

Segev keynotes Kristallnacht observance

The JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center (GHMEC) partnered with the Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture of the Katz JCC to host the annual communitywide Kristalln 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

Federation Responds to Hunger… Locally & Worldwide

Before you sit down to your next meal, consider these facts:   • 85,000 people are at risk of hunger in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem counties. More...

Change The World…Be A Super Sunday Volunteer!

A wise man once said, “Many hands make light work,” and 2011 Super Sunday Co-chairs Albert ElGrissy and Eric Meller are personally inviting the entire community to lend their hands as volunteers for this important annual phone-a-thon. More...

Life Cycles

Wedding:

CLOBES-YUDIS

Charles Yudis of Moorestown announces the marriage of his son, Scott Yudis, to Claudia Echeverria Clobes, daughter of Leonor Echeverria Reyes of Ardmore. More...

Engagements:

HARARY-ZUCKER   Suzy and Jeffrey Zucker, of Voorhees, announce the engagement of their son, Adam Scott Zucker, to Marisa Jaye Harary, daughter of Linda and Marc Harary of Scarsdale, NY.   More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL   SAMANTHA WALDMAN, daughter of Keith and Debra Waldman, on Nov. 13.   MICHAEL ROSENBAUM, son of Daniel and Laureen Wu-Rosenbaum, on Nov. 20.   ZACHARY ROWE, son of William and Susan Rowe, on Nov. 20. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18 SJ JEWISH SINGLES   Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $3. Call Judy at 609-953-8649.   FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19   CONG. BETH EL   Singles Shabbat service at 8 p.m. More...

Editorial

Antisemitism continues to grow despite efforts to eradicate it

Why does antisemitism endure?   Two recent talks by prominent figures have emphasized several key elements of antisemitism and why it is so difficult, if not impossible, to eradicate.   More...

DRY BONES…

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Letters

Help pay tribute to true friend of Israel Bill Sutter

For many years, some friends would say to me in jest, referring to my involvement in interfaith activities, “watch out, they’re looking to get your soul!” Whether Protestant, Catholic or Evangelical, Jews have in the past been the More...

Religion Column

Jews have recognized their obligation to each other

Parshat Vayishlach Gen. 32:4-36:43 More...

 

Jewish American History & You

It was high noon when the sudden pealing of an unseen bell silenced the capacity crowd. More...

Historic Hammonton congregation looking to come back after flooding

Temple Beth El:

Rain might be good for blueberries, but it can be a disaster for synagogue buildings. Temple Beth El, a close-knit congregation founded in 1934, is doing its best to come back from devastating flooding earlier this year. More...

Mideast

Knesset committee OK for civil unions

MARRIAGE

A Knesset committee has made it possible for a civil unions law to be implemented in Israel. The Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee approved a registration fee of about $165 for couples to obtain a civil union certificate.   More...

Israel offers Christmas visit

CHILEAN MINERS…

The rescued Chilean miners have accepted Israel’s invitation to visit on an all-expense-paid trip—if their families can join them. More...

More Falash Mura to come to Israel

Israel’s Cabinet approved a plan to bring about 8,000 more Ethiopians to Israel over the next four years.   More...

Agency

JFCS plans to ‘Step Out’ Feb. 5

Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) will hold its “Stepping Out” fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011. More...

Students learn from survivors

The NJ Commission on Holocaust Education and the JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center (GHMEC) recently partnered on a program bringing together 70 students from Cherry Hill High More...

World News

Jewish leaders enraged by Beck attack on Soros

Jewish leaders expressed outrage at an attack by Glenn Beck on George Soros’ World War II childhood. More...

17 charged with fraud at Claims Conference

Former and current employees of the Claims Conference are among 17 people who have been charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New York with participating in a $42.5-million fraud at the organization.   More...

Jay Feinberg named Community Hero at GA

JEWISH HERO…

Jay Feinberg, founder of the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation, has been tapped as the Jewish Community Hero. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

MURRAY R. BUSH, of Deptford, died on Nov. 3. Husband of Betty Yaffa Bush. Father of Michael (Marisa Conti) Bush, Honour (James) Cooker, Kimberly Bush, Shaynee Bush and Jason (Marjorie) Bush. Brother of Diane Berman and Harvey Bush. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17 ADATH EMANU-EL   Mitzvah Cooking at 7 p.m. Call 608-1200.   CONG. BETH EL   Rabbi Aaron Krupnick leads a Lunch and Learn series on “Pirkei Avot” at noon. Call Yaffa Fuchs 675-1166 for pricing. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19 CONG. M’KOR SHALOM   Family services at 7:30 p.m. for families with school-aged children. Call 424-4220.   TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON   More...

Columns

Hot new fiction will keep you warm on those cold winter nights

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

We’re enjoying a bounty of books, a feast of fiction, a thrilling abundance of wonderful new novels. The approaching dark days of winter will be considerably brightened when we delve into these enticing new titles. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Tasty Chanukah dishes for a joyous holiday

COOKING

Chanukah, the joyous festival of lights, begins Wednesday evening, the 25th day of the lunar month of Kislev, Dec. 1. Chanukah is celebrated for eight days. Each evening an additional candle is lit in a menorah, and placed next to our windows. More...

A little bottle of scented lotion brings a flood of memories rushing back

SALLY’S WORLD

I recently came across a long-forgotten lotion scented with vanilla and velvety to the touch. I had put it in a drawer of our bathroom vanity, probably in one of my periodic attacks on clutter. And for me, out-of-sight is inevitably out-of-mind. More...

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