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Sports Night at Margate JCC on June 22

The JCC in Margate will hold its first annual Sports Night on Wednesday night, June 22. More...

Thousands of children have fun at KidsLand 2011 at the Katz JCC

KidsLand 2011 at the Katz JCC attracted over 5,000 people to the annual event on May 15. Over 100 activities were available for kids of all ages. More...

Bat mitzvah wants people to remember children who perished

“They never had a chance to see the world,” said Samantha “Sam” Waldman about her cousins Eliezer and Mordechai Heinflink. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

HOWARD IRA EISENBERG, of Voorhees, died on May 2. Father of Kelly, Shauna and Ashley. Son of Ann and Paul Eisenberg. Brother of Jeffrey Eisenberg. MARGARET (nee Sassie) GLICKMAN, of Linwood, died on May 10. Wife of the late Julius Glickman. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, JUNE 2  CONG. M’KOR SHALOM  Cooking for New Visions Community Services in Camden at 7 p.m. To sign up, call 424- 4220.   SATURDAY, JUNE 4  ADATH EMANU-EL  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

MONDAY, JUNE 6  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Monthly dinner at Short Hills Deli at 6:30 p.m. Separate checks. RSVP to Judy at 609- 953-8649.   SATURDAY, JUNE 11  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA.  More...

Editorial

EDITORIALS…

Ups and downs don’t hide fact that U.S.-Israel relationship is solid

President Obama gave several recent speeches that made many in the pro-Israel community nervous. More...

DRY BONES… Two Step Plan

Full Story

Reform Judaism must move beyond ‘personal choice’

SAG HARBOR, N.Y.—Change is afoot in American Reform Judaism. A new president of the Union for Reform Judaism has been selected. The movement has launched a series of nationwide public forums to discuss its future. More...

Religion Column

The holiday of Shavuot: Zachor—remember & do not forget

The Hebrew word Zachor (Remember) is often associated with our remembering the atrocities of the Holocaust and the murder of six million Jews. Yet for over 2,000 years, Jews have been chanting Zachor six times every morning after prayers.  More...

Special Sections

Camaraderie & competition as South Jersey hosts Junior Maccabi

The sun rarely shone on May 22, but there was a rainbow of colored tee shirts worn by athletes seen at the Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill, spotted on Kresson Road as athletes and their coaches walked to and from Cherry Hill East High Sch More...

Mideast

The Fatah-Hamas agreement threatens recent progress

The recent reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas is a serious concern for those of us committed to a peaceful resolution of the Israel-Palestinian conflict. More...

Bibi to Congress: No compromise on Jerusalem & refugees

WASHINGTON—Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that any peace deal with the Palestinians must grant Israel a military presence along the Jordan River, exclude repatriation of Palestinian refugees to Israel and leave Jerusalem as Israel&rsquo More...

Israeli company on sanctions list

An Israeli company is among seven newly sanctioned by the United States for dealings with Iran.  Ofer Brothers Group is being sanctioned for its role in providing a tanker valued at $8.65-million to an Iranian shipping company.  More...

World News

A new generation of Jewish delis embraces sustainability

BERKELEY, Calif.—Can a Jewish deli be a Jewish deli without pastrami?  That’s the question Saul’s Restaurant and Deli in Berkeley is facing after refusing the delivery of a truckload of pastrami because it did not meet the deli More...

Presenters pull out of Australia Limmud

Organizers of Limmud-Oz, the Australian arm of the global festival of Jewish learning, are facing a backlash over their decision to ban presenters who support a boycott of Israel.  More...

Italy raising status of Palestinian official

Italy plans to upgrade the level of the Palestinian representative in Rome to ambassador. President Giorgio Napolitano made the announcement during a joint news conference in Bethlehem with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, JUNE 3  ADATH EMANU-EL  Tot Shabbat at 5:45 p.m. and Family Service at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200.  TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON  Religious School Closing Shabbat at 7:30 p.m. More...

Columns

ARTS & CULTURE…

Documentary recalls horrors of Ma’alot school massacre

SAN FRANCISCO—Ma’alot-Tarshiha is a quiet Jewish-Arab city in the Galilee within walking distance of Israel’s border with Lebanon. More...

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

More summer reading for relaxing by the pool or down the shore

As we promised last month, we’re continuing our exploration of new fiction (and some choice non-fiction) for summer reading. We gathered recently to discuss several exciting new titles: More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Dairy delights to enhance your Shavuot

The upcoming holiday of Shavuot, one of our three pilgrimage festivals, begins Tuesday evening, June 7, and continues until after darkness on Thursday, June 9. More...