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Young leader is gearing up to defend Israel on college campuses

MEET JUDAH JOSEPH…

AGE:17FAMILY:Parents Joyce and Jeff;siblings Sarah & EffieSYNAGOGUE:Cong. Sons of IsraelPET:“Shekel,” a SheltieFAVORITE BAND:ColdplayFAVORITE BOOK:“The Glass Castle” byJeannette Walls More...

Sunni lights up life at Lions Gate

Every week, Sunni pays a visit to the residents of Lions Gate’s Health Center. A certified therapy dog, Sunni brightens everybody’s day. More...

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World News

Gingrich: U.S. run by ‘anti-Jewish’ elite

The United States under President Obama is “dominated by a secular, anti-Christian and anti-Jewish elite,” Newt Gingrich said.  Gingrich, the onetime speaker of the U.S. More...

Condo nixed for worship services

A winter resident of a predominantly Jewish condominium complex may not use a second condo to hold daily prayers, a Florida magistrate ruled.  More...

Remember Me project to identify children

A project to identify child survivors of the Holocaust has been launched.  The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is asking for the public’s help in identifying photos of 1,100 children, some of the tens of thousands of children who f More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, APRIL 10 SJ JEWISH SINGLES Lynn Randal will perform a free concert at the Mt. Laurel Library at 1:30 p.m. Call Kachina at 609-630-8780 for information. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. More...

Editorial

The Middle East is changing before our eyes—but into what?

Now it is Syria’s turn!  More...

DRY BONES… High Hopes

Full Story

Don’t believe the gloomy forecasts on Conservative Judaism

WEST CALDWELL (JTA)— Conservative Judaism is dying, I hear—or at least according to the media. More...

Religion Column

The seder teaches us to see the good and say, ‘Enough for us’

It happens every year at seder tables all over the world.  More...

Special Sections

 

Community readies for holiday at DJE’s Passover Prep Academy

Passover approaches:

Charlie Kahn might be a young child, but she definitely knows what she likes about Passover. The cute-as-abutton four-year-old loves fried matzah (with grape jelly) and singing songs. More...

TRAGIC LOSS

As the Voice was being printed, we learned of the tragic passing of former U.S. Congressman John Adler. More...

Mideast

Syrian unrest presents Israel with dangers & opportunities

JERUSALEM—With the turmoil rocking the Middle East now threatening the regime in Syria, Israel faces potentially grave dangers and huge opportunities.  More...

Johannesburg Univ. cuts ties with BGU

BOYCOTT

The University of Johannesburg’s faculty senate voted to cut ties with Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.  In the secret ballot, 72 faculty members voted in favor of ending a memorandum of understanding between the two univ More...

Kiss’ Gene Simmons: boycotters are ‘fools’

SWEET MUSIC…

Shout it out loud: Gene Simmons thinks Israel boycotters among his rocking colleagues are “fools.”  Simmons, the Kiss co-founder known for his seemingly endless tongue, returned to Israel as part of his reality show, “Gene Simm More...

Federation

GHMEC provides meaningful experiences for students

Matt is a student at Paoli Friends, a school for special needs children. Recently, his class visited the JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum & Education Center, where he met Livia Salomon, a Holocaust survivor who volunteers at the museum. More...

Comedienne Dena Blizzard to headline May 5 event

The craziness that women and mothers feel every day; the craziness that is rarely talked about but is universal to all women, will be exposed in all of its comedic glory on Thursday, May 5 when Dena Blizzard headlines the 2011 Jewish Federation Women More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ELLIS BERKOWITZ, of Cherry Hill, died on Mar. 15. Husband of the late Thelma Berkowitz and the late Carol Berkowitz. Father of Kenneth Berkowitz and Sharon Berkowitz. Step-father of Rodney Horton. Grandfather of three. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, APRIL 7 ADATH EMANU-EL Adult Education Course “Topics in Modern Jewish Life: AmIaJewWhoHappenstobe an American or am I an American who Happens to be a Jew?” takes place every week from 12-1:15 p.m. More...

Kid Stuff

Voice Annual Camp Guide

CAMP GAN ISRAEL 1925 Kresson Rd. Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 856-874-1500 www.GanIsraelSNJ.org Info@GanIsraelSNJ.org  More...

Kid Stuff

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Play Daze, a new preschool program, parents with children, runs every Mon., Wed. and Thurs. from 3:30-4:30 p.m. More...

Creative classes for kids at JCC

Open to all members of the community, the Katz JCC offers unique, creative and innovative classes for parents or caregivers and their children ages newborn to three years as well as enrichment class for children three years to six. More...

Columns

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Passover favorites to enjoy all eight days

COOKING

I am certain that Passover preparations are in full swing. I am impressed that you actually found a few free moments to read this column. More...

Get the most out of Passover with books and DVDs for all ages

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

Passover and Chanukah are the holidays most observed by the Jewish community. On Passover, some families have traditional, hours-long seders. Others express their creativity by writing new haggadahs. More...

Partnership among senior care professionals growing here and in Israel

ELDER LIFESTYLES

Having had a long-term partnership with Beit Avraham, the Sephardic Home for the Aged, in Haifa, Israel, it was a pleasure to spend four days at this marvelous facility several weeks ago. More...