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Local News

Cherry Hill West student starring in ‘Anne Frank’ at Ritz Theatre

MEET MERAV ELLIS…

AGE:18FAMILY:Parents Ronald Ellis &Diana Lambert;4 siblingsFAVORITE BOOK:“Catch 22” by JosephHellerFAVORITE TV SHOW:“The Daily Show”FAVORITE FOOD:Any kind of seafoodFAVORITE PLAY:“Hamlet,” the BBCversion More...

Philadelphia 76ers honor Arthur Seltzer

Cherry Hill resident and World War II veteran Arthur Seltzer was honored by the Philadelphia 76ers on Jewish Heritage Night for his efforts to make “an Outstanding Assist to Better the Communit More...

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World News

Arrest made in attack on Chabad center

The suspect in an explosion outside of a Southern California Chabad House was arrested after he was recognized while praying in a suburban Cleveland synagogue.  More...

Argentina offers assurances on probes

Argentina Foreign Minister Hector Timerman said he is committed to continuing the investigation of two bombings of Jewish targets in his country. More...

AICC to hear Israeli musicians at Philly Festival

The first Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, being held through May 1 and paying homage to the avant-garde spirit of Paris from 1910-1920, will include “Israeli Musicians Play Paris” on Thursday, Apr. 28.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

DR. ARTHUR ALLEN, PhD, 82, of Tinton Falls, formerly of Mt. Laurel and Pennsauken, died on Apr. 1. Husband for over 50 years of Dolores. Father of Brian and Amy. Brother of Bill and grandfather of five. Dr. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, APRIL 21  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Yoga and Meditation Class every week at 7:30 p.m. There is a fee. Call 489-0029.  Yiddish Class every week at 7:30 p.m. All levels welcome. Call 489-0029. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, MAY 7  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA.  Trip to the Annual Country Fair at W.B. Saul High School of Agricultural Sciences in Phila. Meet at 11:30 a.m. at the school sign in front of the dairy barn. More...

Editorial

Goldstone’s ill-considered report has caused inestimable harm to Israel

Passover is one of Judaism’s many historyladen holidays. Like Chanukah, Purim, Shavuot, and a host of other days in the Jewish calendar, Passover recalls a specific experience of the Jewish people. More...

DRY BONES…Interesting

Full Story

Post-Goldstone, it’s time to start spreading the truth

NEW YORK—With Richard Goldstone himself admitting that the infamous Goldstone Report was critically flawed; this is the best opportunity we have had in two years to bring to light the misconceptions of Operation Cast Lead.  More...

Religion Column

We must continue to remember the Holocaust and its victims

Not long after we celebrate our freedom from slavery in Egypt during Pesach, we turn our attention to the spring holy days that soon follow on the Jewish calendar. More...

Special Sections

Mideast

Despite Goldstone retraction, military embracing new policies

Analysis:

JERUSALEM—Despite Israel’s rejection of the Goldstone report on the Gaza war a year-and-a-half ago, the international criticism it engendered has led the Israel Defense Forces to make a number of significant changes in policy and doctrine More...

Golan Winery takes top prize

COMPETITION

An Israeli winery for the first time won the grand prize at Italy’s leading international wine competition.  More...

Poets among faces on Israeli banknotes

MONEY…

Israel’s government approved the famous personalities who will appear on a new series of shekel banknotes.  The approval of the list, which includes some of Israel’s most beloved national poets, comes after the list was finalized by More...

Federation

Touring the New NMAJH in Philadelphia

Earlier this month, 22 Lion of Judah women participated in a trip to the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) in Philadelphia. More...

Gala to Benefit Annual Campaign & GHMEC

On Thursday, May 5, women from across Southern New Jersey will gather for the annual Women’s Gala sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Southern NJ. More...

A Day of Community Service at JCC Camps

tim  Spending a beautiful spring day outdoors and doing a mitzvah at the same time?  More...

Life Cycles

Engagement:

YAFFA-ZASLAVSKY

Bernie and Eileen Yaffa of Cherry Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Susie Yaffa, to Jim Zaslavsky, son of Isaak and Betty Zaslavsky of Newtown, PA.  Susie is a graduate of the Univ. of Delaware with a B.S. More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

B’nai Mitzvah:   ADATH EMANU-EL  JOSHUA AARON HELLER, son of Howard and Michelle Heller, on Apr. 2.  BRETT STANDER, son of Dr. Eric and Michelle Stander, on Apr. 9.  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Play Daze, a new preschool program, parents with your children, runs every Mon., Wed. and Thurs. from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Call 751-0994.  THURSDAY, APRIL 21  CONG. M’KOR SHALOM  More...

CAMP GAN ISRAEL

1925 Kresson Rd. Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 856-874-1500 www.GanIsraelSNJ.org Info@GanIsraelSNJ.org Rabbi Yitzchok and  More...

JCC’s ECE Camps set Open House

The Early Childhood Camps at the Katz JCC will hold an Open House on Sunday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the JCC in Cherry Hill. More...

Columns

Democracy in Israel cannot exist without a pluralistic Judaism

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

Israel’s Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar of the Likud and the Israeli opposition leader Tzipi Livni of Kadima recently flew to the United States at the invitation of the Conservative Movement’s Rabbinical Assembly to attend the R.A. More...

Ruth Saltzman served as an inspiration for women’s philanthropy

MONEY MATTERS

In 1980, William Barrett wrote an article entitled “Cherry Hill’s Land Tycoon Dazzles the Money Men.” The article, published in the Evening and Sunday Bulletin, was a profile of Gertrude Saltzman of Cherry Hill, probably the wealthi More...

Thoughts of our mothers bring joy to our lives throughout the year

FAMILY TALK

As Mother’s Day approaches, I find myself thinking about my mother and what made her so special. I would like to share my thoughts, as well as some others expressed by staff members and their friends.  More...