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Young entrepreneur turns love of sports into thriving business

MEET EVAN ISRAELSKY…

AGE:25FAMILY:Parents, Roberta andBrad Israelsky, sisterEricaFAVORITE SPORTSTEAM:“Sorry, Phillies fans—but Atlanta Braves forme!”FAVORITE MOVIE:“The Sandlot”FAVORITE FOODS:Spicy ItalianFAVORITE VACATION:Italy More...

Nothing but net for 80-year-olds

Joe McFadden (left) and Carl Blaker (right) were recently recognized for dedication to the game of basketball. The two longtime Katz JCC members, both in their 80’s, still play weekly. More...

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Life Cycles

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL  ETHAN JOSEPH KABEL, son of Dr. Stephen and Sandra Kabel, on July 9.  MAXWELL SAMUEL BASS, son of Bradford and Bryna Bass, on Aug. 27.   CONG. B’NAI  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

RENEE BATTERMAN, of Cherry Hill, died on Aug. 6. Wife of Sheldon Batterman. Mother of Elisa Batterman, Stuart (Gloria) Batterman, Eric (Cathy) Batterman and James (Susanna) Batterman. Grandmother of seven. More...

Do It!

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24 TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON  Last week of Operation Backpack as school supplies and new backpacks are collected to benefit local children in need. Call 829-0658.  THURSDAY, AUGUST 25 TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON  More...

Editorial

Terror attacks show the nature of Israel’s enemies

The recent terror attacks targeting Israeli civilians are a reminder of both the dangers Israel is forced to confront on a daily basis as well as why Israel must take the stringent security measures it does to protect its citizens. More...

DRY BONES…

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To ensure a secure Israel, Jews must broaden the tent

TEL AVIV (JTA)—Amid global events of the past few years that are changing the world—the rising power of the BRICs economies (Brazil, Russia, India and China), the global economic crisis, the rise of social networks and, most recently, the More...

 

SJ Maccabi teams win gold

The South Jersey Boy’s Basketball Team took home the gold at the Maccabi Games in Springfield, MA. The Girl’s Basketball Team also struck gold. More...

Lieberman scaled political heights, but wants legacy to be the Sabbath

WASHINGTON— Call Joe Lieberman the unlikely evangelist. More...

Mideast

A primer on the Palestinian bid for statehood

NEW YORK—On Sept. 20, when the annual session of the U.N. General Assembly opens, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to ask U.N. More...

Progressive Jews to start kibbutz

A dozen members of Habonim Dror, a North American Labor-Zionist youth movement, said they intend to immigrate to Israel and found a kibbutz.  Seven Americans and five Canadians in Habonim Dror (the Builders of Freedom), a movement founded in 193 More...

China to inaugurate Israel studies program

An Israel studies program will open at a Chinese university for the first time.  More...

World News

‘Mother’ of all dating sites: You-know-who goes online to make a match

WASHINGTON (JTA)— Loren Rosenzweig earned a coveted spot in the pantheon of uber-Jewish motherhood by surreptitiously enlisting the help of a military chaplain—in Iraq, no less—to find a husband for her unsuspecting and initially mo More...

YU gives Talmud doctorate to woman

Yeshiva University is awarding a doctorate in Talmud to a woman for the first time.  The university’s Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies is awarding the doctorate to 30-year-old Shana Strauch Schick. More...

Art loan nixed over Chabad archive

New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art reportedly has canceled plans for an art loan to a Russian museum in the ongoing dispute over a Chasidic archive.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, AUGUST 25 SJ JEWISH SINGLES Monthly meeting and scavenger hunt at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Free to members and $3 for guests. Call Judy at 609-953-8649. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. More...

Columns

Overcoming obstacles makes the family vacation truly memorable

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

Like many families, we planned a summer vacation this August. However, there were several times before the first day of our vacation was over when my wife and I just weren’t sure it was meant to be.  More...

Help is available for men hit hard by today’s financial challenges

Men are being affected differently than women by the changing economic landscape. Even if their spouse works, as the traditional head of the household, men still feel they single handedly have to be responsible for everything. More...

Turning 50 provides the opportunity to embrace a newfound freedom

SALLY’S WORLD

On my 50th birthday, my family dragged me to Manhattan for what was to be a rip-roaring good time. More...

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