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Local News

Cinnaminson artist thriving on creative bursts of energy

MEET BEN COHEN…

AGE:88SYNAGOGUE:Temple SinaiOCCUPATION:ArtistFAVORITE FOOD:Pastrami sandwichesBEST VACATION:Alaska tour & cruiseFAVORITE ARTIST:Toulouse-Lautrec He may be 88 years old, but that doesn’t stop artist Ben Cohen from being downright playful an More...

Children reach out to help others

Mia, Jacob, and Dr. Craig Zaretsky prepare to donate 100 new games to the CHOP wing at the new VIRTUA Voorhees Hospital. More...

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World News

Democrats launch major push to win back Jews for Obama

WASHINGTON—President Obama is a stalwart friend of Israel.  That’s the message some top Democratic Jewish figures are promoting to push back against the notion that Obama is out of step with the pro-Israel and Jewish communities.&nbs More...

Lawrence Eagleburger dies; led Holocaust commission

Former U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger, who also served as chairman of the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims, has died.  More...

Sobibor museum closes due to lack of funds

The museum at the Nazi death camp Sobibor closed due to a lack of funding.  The museum in Poland on the grounds of the death camp announced that it closed because the regional government did not provide enough funding to keep it open, the German More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA.  Dinner and planning meeting at Miller’s Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. RSVP to Jon at 787-0325.  FRIDAY, JUNE 17  CONG. BETH EL  Singles Shabbat service at 8 p.m. More...

Columns

Learning to keep life and events in their proper perspective

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

I have learned not to sweat the small stuff and to try to keep it all in perspective. More...

A collage of life’s little miracles to brighten anyone’s dreary day

SALLY’S WORLD

He watches as I tear through the elegant wrapping paper, too impatient to attempt to salvage it. More...

Create your own Jewish legacy for the generations to come

MONEY MATTERS

“Leave a legacy or create a Jewish legacy” is popular jargon today in the planned giving world in which I live. More...

Special Sections

 

South Dakota’s Dan Lederman has national Republicans excited

Rising star:

WASHINGTON—  AIPAC photo-ops? Check.  Initiate and pass Iran divestment bill? More...

Yom Yerushalayim & ecology link Politz students with Israel

On a recent morning, students in Politz Day School’s fifth and sixth grade science classes huddled around a computer screen watching a video feed live from Arad, Israel. More...

Mideast

In helping Palestinians, IDF paramedics defy stereotypes

CARMEI TZUR, West Bank—Yana Kisluk tosses her long ponytail over one shoulder and adjusts her M-16 over the other.  The pretty 21-year-old, who wears diamond stud earrings and perfect eye makeup, looks like any other young Israeli doing he More...

Israeli baseball steps up to plate

PLAY BALL!

Israel has been selected by Major League Baseball to participate in the qualifying tournament for the 2013 World Baseball Classic. The 16-team qualifying round will be held in the fall.  More...

Israeli dairy cows are cream of crop

Israeli dairy cows produce more milk than dairy cows in the United States and Europe. The Israeli dairy cows produced an average of nearly 2,642 gallons of milk a year in 2009, according to data released by the Central Bureau of Statistics.  More...

Federation

‘I had no idea that I was Jewish’

Ivan had no idea he was Jewish as a child. He was a typical Ukrainian boy who enjoyed school, dances, and working on cars at his father’s garage. More...

YOUNG ADULT DIVISION

YAD volunteers joined together on May 25 for the Read Lead Feed community service program. Participants read books to students at Camden’s R.C. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

SOLOMON D. BUDMAN, of Cherry Hill, died on June 2. Husband of Charlotte Budman. Father of Marcy (Mark) Tanker and Alan Budman. Grandfather of two. Contributions can be made to Lions Gate.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15  ADATH EMANU-EL  Y.E.S. Club meeting at noon. Dennis Kelly, a Financial Adviser with Mutual of Omaha, will speak about long-term care and Medicare issues. Bring your lunch. Installation of officers will also take place. More...

Editorial

Iran’s support for terror grows even as world focuses on nukes

Ten times during the past several years Iran has been caught trying to smuggle advanced weaponry to terrorist groups throughout the Middle East, according to a secret UN report, a copy of which was obtained last week by The Jerusalem Post. More...

DRY BONES…Forecast

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Two area rabbis engage with Israel on many levels

For five days in May, we had the incredible opportunity to travel to Israel as part of a delegation of 30 Orthodox, Conservative and Reform rabbis.  More...

Religion Column

Torah teaches our graduates not to rest on their laurels

Shlakh Lecha Num. 13:1-15:41  More...