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Local News

Family ties to autism motivate Mullica Hill resident to volunteer

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AGE:86SYNAGOGUE:Cong. B’nai Tikvah-Beth IsraelFAVORITE COLOR:YellowHOBBIES:Birding & hikingFAVORITE BIRD:Carolina WrenFAVORITEHOLIDAY:Chanukah More...

‘Hotsy Totsy’ time for local seniors

Seniors at the Katz JCC enjoyed a lunch with the “Hotsy Totsy Girls.” The event was the first of what promises to be many collaborative activities with the Cherry Hill Township Senior Pro More...

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World News

Redistricting reform could redraw political map for Jews in Congress

NEW YORK—Reformers are gaining ground in their push to change how America’s legislative districts are drawn, but their efforts could spell trouble for some Jewish lawmakers.  More...

Mourning Amy Winehouse: A biblical vixen goes back to black

ARTS & CULTURE

NEW YORK—Late last year, I spent the better part of a month working on a lengthy profile on Amy Winehouse, the British Jewish retro soul singer who tragically died at 27.  More...

Israeli, Jewish groups team to help Somalia

An Israeli aid group and Canadian Jewish federations are teaming to help ease the famine in Somalia.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

JEANETTE M. (nee Bricker) ADDRESS, of Voorhees, formerly of Cherry Hill, died on July 25. Mother of Rabbi Richard F. (Jane) Address. Grandmother of three and great-grandmother of three. She founded JMT Travel in Phila. in 1970 and later J.R. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA.  Dinner and planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Gallo’s Seafood Restaurant at 8101 Roosevelt Blvd. Call Jon at 787-0325.  SUNDAY, AUGUST 14  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  More...

Columns

Google Plus has the features to give Facebook a run for its money

COMPUSCHMOOZE

Google has joined the social networking party on the ’net in a big way with the launch of Google Plus, or Google+, its answer to the Facebook behemoth. More...

Something remarkable is always happening here at the Katz JCC

FRONT & CENTER

In one week, the JCC provided our community the opportunity to visit Israel via a virtual tour, be engaged by a New York Times bestselling author, and enjoy a variety of musical performances at a family music festival.  More...

Finding comfort in the surroundings and simple pleasures we know

SALLY’S WORLD

At the inn in Vermont, the comforter matched the pillows which matched the valance which coordinated with the upholstered seat on the little armchair angled just so.  In the bathroom at the inn, the soaps were perfumed, the shampoo smelled like More...

Special Sections

In a California farming town, Latinos committing to Judaism

LOS ANGELES (JTA)— Located in the northern part of Santa Barbara County, but as distant from chic Santa Barbara as one can imagine, Santa Maria is a blue-collar town dotted with fast-food and barbecue joints. More...

Mideast

Protesting Israelis seeking revival of the welfare state

Analysis:

JERUSALEM—The wave of protests sweeping Israel is about much more than the lack of affordable housing: It’s a grassroots demand for the major redistribution of the nation’s wealth.  More...

Israel reportedly working with U.S.

PEACE

Israel has been working with the United States to develop a new framework to restart peace negotiations with the Palestinians, according to reports.  More...

Agreement made to help émigrés

JEWISH STATUS…

An Israeli rabbinical group and leading Orthodox rabbis in the Diaspora have agreed to help prospective new immigrants whose Jewish status has been questioned by Israeli immigration authorities.  More...

Federation

Friedenthal Financial strengthens ties to Federation & agencies

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is proud to announce that Friedenthal Financial, LLC has joined the Community Partners Program at the Silver Partner level.  More...

Life Cycles

Anniverary:

PITOCK  Edye and David Pitock celebrated their 70th anniversary on July 25. They are the parents of Marilyn (Alan) Schatz, Neysa (Wayne) Unice, Ruba Pitock and the late John Pitock. Grandparents of seven and great-grandparents of 10. More...

Birth:

ROTH  Kenneth and Sharon Roth of Medford are pleased to announce the birth of their second grandchild, Myla June (Navit Hannah), on May 19. The proud parents are Lindsey and Scott Roth of Ewing.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, AUGUST 11 TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON Sisterhood Summer Lunch at noon. Call 829-0658. FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 CONG. BETH TIKVAH Shabbat Service and Membership Open House at 8 p.m. Call 983-8090. CONG. M’KOR SHALOM More...

Editorial

Proposed regulation would harm charities and the people they help

Sometimes the best of intentions produce consequences that prove to be disastrous. That is what is happening at this moment at the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA). More...

DRY BONES… The News

Full Story

The Jewish community needs a national cultural policy

NEW YORK—JDub Records, the innovative nonprofit Jewish music endeavor that discovered Matisyahu and numerous other artists, released 35 albums, and brought 150,000 participants to concerts and other events, announced that it would be closing af More...