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Family and a century of memories keep Voorhees resident going strong

MEET FANNIE ‘FRITZIE’ MILLER…

AGE:100 on Aug. 1FAMILY:Two sons,Alan and Marty;5 grandchildren;9 great-grandchildrenTOWN:VoorheesSECRET TOLONG LIFE:“Enjoy it. Eat cookies,candy and ice cream,but walk a lot, too!” There is no explaining Fannie Rosenberg Miller. More...

JCC members enjoy Medford camp

The Katz JCC showed its appreciation to its members with the annual JCC Member Appreciation Pool Party at the JCC Camps at Medford. The event featured a DJ, games, free food and loads of fun. More...

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World News

As men fade from Jewish communal life, men’s clubs push for revival

SAN FRANCISCO—When Mitchell Ross was a boy, he remembers his grandfather hanging out with the men’s club at his Conservative synagogue.  “I always felt it was something older Jewish men were involved in, the over-60s club,&rdqu More...

For non-Jewish mothers raising Jewish children, things can get complicated

SAN FRANCISCO—Lisa Shimel, who is not Jewish, celebrated Christmas with her Jewish husband until their first child was born; now they’ve added Chanukah. More...

Peace Now backing settlement boycott

The board of directors of Americans for Peace Now voted unanimously to support a boycott of products manufactured in West Bank Jewish settlements.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

LYNN (nee Bogdnoff) ARMOUR, of Cherry Hill, died on June 30. Wife of Ronald Armour. Mother of Jonathan (Heather) Armour and Sean (Nicole) Armour. Daughter of Simon and Sylvia Bogdnoff. Grandmother of one.  More...

Do It!

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 27  TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON  Operation Backpack begins as school supplies and new backpacks are collected to benefit local children in need. Will last throughout the summer. More...

Editorial

The egregious invasion of privacy is the tip of the ‘tabloid’ iceberg

There are many reasons why people should be outraged by the allegations surrounding the activities at “News of the World,” Britain’s now-defunct tabloid. More...

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Letters

Deploring vandalism of Catholic statues

The Jewish-Catholic-Muslim Dialogue and the Catholic-Jewish Commission of Southern New Jersey strongly condemn the wanton, evil destruction of many religious statues at a number of Catholic churches in Camden and Burlington counties. More...

Taking issue with Voice coverage

REALLY?  The anti-Obama opinion piece (“Obama’s morally confused policies endanger Israel” Pg. More...

Religion Column

Moses modeled a type of leadership we desperately need today

Devarim Deut. 1:1-3:22  As the book of Deuteronomy begins, Moses and the Israelite people are encamped on the banks of the Jordan River, on the verge of entering the Land of Israel. More...

Special Sections

Israel backers worried about Murdoch’s pro-Israel media empire

Pro-Israel leaders in the United States, Britain and Australia are warily watching the unfolding of the phone-hacking scandal that is threatening to engulf the media empire of Rupert Murdoch, founder of News Corp. More...

Mideast

Groups against Israel’s boycott law planning next steps

WASHINGTON—American Jewish groups that have spoken out against Israel’s new anti-boycott law aren’t stopping there—now they’re speaking with each other on further responses.  More...

Will Israelis rest on Sunday?

Israelis are ready to add a second day of rest to their weekly schedule— Sundays.  More...

Israelis love 4-legged friends

More than 387,200 are listed on the National Dog Register in the Agriculture Ministry, with some 50,768 new dogs registered in 2010 and the first half of 2011.  Lady is the most popular name for females, with 3,098 bearing that moniker, and Luck More...

Federation

New Jersey Federation Association installs officers at Annual Meeting

The NJ State Association of Jewish Federations, the umbrella organization created by the state’s 12 Jewish Federations, recently held its Annual Meeting at the offices of the Jewish Federation of Central New Jersey, located in the Wilf Communit More...

2011 CHARITABLE IRA DISTRIBUTIONS

The Pension Protection Act of 2006 has been extended through 2011. The Jewish Federation is urging the community to take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity. More...

SHM Financial Establishes New Relationship with Federation

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is proud to announce that SHM Financial Group has become the newest participant in its Community Partners Program. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, JULY 28  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Monthly meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Stephan E. Waters will discuss “What Does it Mean to be Healthy?” Free to members and $3 for guests. More...

Columns

The youngest members of our community are making a difference

FAMILY TALK

As parents and grandparents, we strive to teach our children good and wholesome values. There may be nothing more important than to show the meaning of philanthropy and volunteerism—giving and giving back to our community. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Meatless meals as we recall the fall of Jerusalem

COOKING

The “Three Weeks,” otherwise called by the Prophets the “Bein Hametzarim/Between the Boundaries,” begins with the fast day of the 17th day on the lunar month of Tammuz, which fell this year on July 19. More...

Witnessing firsthand how an Annual Campaign gift helps Jews overseas

MONEY MATTERS

What do 110 Federation Annual Campaign directors and chairs from communities near and far, from Long Beach, California to Boca Raton, Florida have to do with a JCF Money Matters monthly column? More...