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Local News

Haddonfield writer offers funny look at fathers, daughters & sports

MEET ROBERT STRAUSS…

AGE:60FAMILY:Wife, Susan Warner;daughters, Ella andSylviaPETS:Cats, Louie & LillyHOBBIES:Basketball, tennis,readingFAVORITE BOOK:“The Great Gatsby”LOVES TO:Travel (has been to 96countries)INTERESTING FACT:“I have no cell phone.& More...

Rutgers Hillel wins national award

Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, recently presented its top award for excellence in development to Rutgers Hillel at the national Hillel Institute. More...

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World News

Dramatic progress in detection spurs new push for genetic disease testing

WASHINGTON—Susan and Brad Stillman grew concerned following their son Benjamin’s birth in September 1998. More...

Brother of local man among Irene fatalities

David Reichenberg, a 50-year-old father of four from Spring Valley, NY, died while saving a father and his sixyear old son from a downed power line. He contacted the live wire and was electrocuted. More...

China will support Palestinians at UN

China’s foreign minister said that his country would support the Palestinian effort to gain recognition of an independent state at the United Nations.  China’s special Middle East envoy, Wu Sike, conveyed his country’s position More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Dinner at Maggiano’s in Cherry Hill at 6:30 p.m. Separate checks. RSVP to Judy at 609-953-8649.   FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16  CONG. BETH EL  Singles Shabbat service at 8 p.m. More...

Editorial

September 11 changed the world in ways just now being understood

For Americans who lived through The Great Depression and World War II, it was Pearl Harbor. For the generation that followed, it was the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. For those who came of age in this generation, it was September 11. More...

DRY BONES… Meet the Expert

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A survivor reflects after a visit to the city of his youth

The city of Frankfurt, like many other German cities and towns, has for many years invited its former Jewish residents to come for a twoweek visit at the city’s expense. More...

Religion Column

Torah directs us to be compassionate towards nature

Ki Tetsei Deut. 21:10-25:19  More...

Special Sections

 

Federation CEO Joel Kaber to retire; search launched

Federation CEO Joel Kaber will retire in 2012, and the Jewish More...

Mideast

Just how high is the cost of living in Israel?

JERUSALEM—What began in Israel in June as a Facebook-driven rebellion against the rising cost of cottage cheese, then morphed in July into tent encampments protesting soaring real estate costs, has since turned into a full-scale Israeli social More...

Basketball star makes aliyah

Former Duke University basketball standout Jon Scheyer arrived in Israel and immediately made aliyah.  Scheyer, who signed in June to play with Israel’s championship Maccabi Tel Aviv team, landed in Israel on a group aliyah flight organize More...

American Muslims support his release

GILAD SHALIT…

A group of prominent American Muslims issued a letter urging Hamas to immediately release captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.  The letter’s 11 signatories include the two Muslim members of Congress—Reps. More...

Federation

Spaulding to Headline an Evening of Inspiration

ANNUAL CAMPAIGN

Alina Gerlovin Spaulding, a dynamic, young Soviet émigré now living the American dream, will be the keynote speaker at the Jewish Federation Major Gifts Dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 5. More...

Federation Supermarket Sweep to Benefit Food Pantry

Forget your routine trip to the supermarket. The Jewish Federation is planning an exciting shopping competition that will take hands-on community service to a new level of fun.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ANN (nee Weinstock) EMDUR, of Cherry Hill, died on Aug. 24. Wife of Jerry Emdur. Mother of Lee (Jennifer) Emdur and Laurie (Theo) Mavrokefalos. Sister of Frani Barr. Grandmother of three. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8  CONG. BETH TIKVAH  Bingo every week at 7:15 p.m. Call 983-8090.  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Yoga and Meditation every week at 7 p.m. Wear comfortable clothes. Cost is $100 for the fall session. RSVP to 489-0029, ext. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9  CONG. M’KOR SHALOM  Tot Shabbat at 6:30 p.m. for families with children two through five years old. Call 424- 4220. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  More...

Columns

Federation & its agencies embody concept of tzedakah

FEDUCATION…

A dear friend has been kind enough to include me on his email list for “Covenant and Conversation: Thoughts on the Weekly Parsha from the Chief Rabbi.” The weekly commentaries are prepared by Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, chief rabbi o More...

High Holiday books to enlighten the spirit and entertain the mind

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

The blistering heat of summer is behind us; now our thoughts turn to the upcoming High Holidays. With several weeks remaining before Rosh Hashanah, there’s time to prepare for this period of introspection. More...

Learn how to protect your technology when nature’s wrath strikes

COMPUSCHMOOZE

Last month’s unique weather and geology, which featured an earthquake and a hurricane in our area, reminded us that it’s always important to have an emergency plan for our families. More...