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Psychiatrist committed to healing and doing good in the world

MEET DR. STEVEN AGER…

HOMETOWN:Cherry HillOCCUPATION:Founder of theLawyer Stress CenterFAMILY:An adult sonFAVORITE FILMS:“The Tree of Life,”“Hotel Rwanda,” &“The Maltese Falcon.”FAVORITE FOODS:His own lemonpepper Tilapia and aself-c More...

Barrack students head for study in Israel

The Freedman family of Cherry Hill pauses for an “Off to Israel” farewell photo as they bid bon voyage to their daughter Isabel, a Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy junior. More...

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World News

Jewish groups get most security grants

Most Homeland Security grants to nonprofits have gone to Jewish institutions, an analysis by the Forward newspaper found.  Since 2005, the Nonprofit Security Grant Program administered by the U.S. More...

Historic mikvah to be displayed

A mikvah uncovered during construction will be restored in a museum as the oldest testament to Jewish life in Holland to date.  The Jewish ritual bath will be restored in the Limburgs Museum in the city of Venlo, the same southeastern Netherland More...

ADL raps Gibson on Maccabee movie

The Anti-Defamation League criticized Mel Gibson following news that he is planning to make a film based on the life of Judah Maccabee.  Gibson’s Icon Productions concluded a production deal with Warner Bros. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

IRENE K. (nee Kohen) BERZON, of Mt. Laurel, died on Aug. 26. Wife of the late Arthur Berzon. Mother of Jeffrey (Mindi Shelow) Berzon, David (Kim) Berzon, Steven (Susan) Berzon and Amy Moulton. Grandmother of five.  More...

Dan David dies; was philanthropist

Dan David, a businessman and philanthropist whose foundation gives away $1-million prizes each year for merit in various fields, has died at the age of 82.  David’s son Ariel told The Associated Press that his father had suffered a brain h More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY,  SEPTEMBER 22  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Monthly meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Stephen E. Waters will speak on various health issues. Free to members and $3 for guests. More...

Editorial

Let the sound of the shofar awaken us to a year of action

The new Jewish year of 5772 is slated to arrive at sundown on Wednesday, Sept. 28. It certainly looks like it could be a very challenging year.  More...

DRY BONES…

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Cherry Hill couple forms bond with community of Arad

First person:

My wife Stacey and I recently returned from a five-week experience in Israel, over three weeks of which were spent in our Partnership 2000 (P2K) community of Arad. More...

Religion Column

Strengthen your relationship with G-d during the holidays

After a couple goes out for a reasonable amount of time, it is common for one of the two to say to the other, “Let’s talk about us.” The purpose of this discussion is to assess the relationship, both its strengths and challenges; as More...

Prayer & justice perfect together

Rosh Hashanah:

NEW YORK—  In contemporary Jewish discourse, the worlds of the synagogue and the worlds of service and advocacy sit far apart. The former is a place of introspection, of prayer and of relationship with God. More...

Philadelphia Art Museum exhibit puts a Jewish face on Rembrandt

For the Voice Already in his early childhood, it became apparent that Rembrandt van Rijn of Leyden had an artistic talent for portraits. More...

Mideast

Embassy attack in Egypt stokes Israeli fears

JERUSALEM—Retired Israeli Air Force pilot Uri Dromi remembers the day 34 years ago when Egyptian President Anwar Sadat landed in Israel to tell the Israeli people that he was ready to make peace.  Dromi, who had flown missions in the 1967 More...

Street View launched in Israel

GOOGLE

Google launched its Street View project In Israel. Google Israel’s managing director Meir Brand and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat launched the project in front of the Old City walls.  More...

Golda Meir wanted bombing of Auschwitz

HOLOCAUST…

Golda Meir, the future Israeli prime minister, wanted the United States and its allies to bomb Auschwitz, researchers have learned.  More...

Federation

Richard J. Goldstein to receive Community Service Award Oct. 23

Richard J. Goldstein will receive the H. Richard Dollinger Community Service Award at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Jewish Federation. The brunch meeting is set for Sunday, Oct. 23 at 10 a.m. at the Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill.  More...

Life Cycles

Wedding:

Janine and Mark Sobel of Voorhees announce the marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Ellen, to Joshua Aaron Levinson, son of Eileen and Roy Levinson of Cherry Hill. The ceremony and reception were held in the Atrium at the Curtis Center in Phila. More...

Engagement:

Helene and Gerald Sterling of Cherry Hill, Lynne Levenbach of Walled Lake, MI, and Gideon Levenbach of Asheville, NC announce the engagement of their children, Rachel Shoshana Sterling and Gary Levenbach.  More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL  MATTHEW SHIELDS HARROP, son of Dr. James and Elyse Harrop, on Sept. 3.  LEAH SHIRAH GROSS, daughter of Charles Gross and Dr. Debra Epstein, on Sept. 3.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Young Members Group invites parents to an interactive discussion each week from 9:15-10:30 a.m. Babysitting is available for children over two years old. Open to all. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Young Members Group will hold a monthly interactive Bible series from 9:15-10:30 a.m. Free and open to both members and non-members. Babysitting will be available to children ages two and up. More...

Columns

Demonstrating so that Israel can be the Jewish and just country we want

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

When I was in high school, I used to go the library each day and read the newspaper. The first thing I would do was to skim the headlines and look for stories about Israel. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Symbolic foods for a sweet Rosh Hashanah

COOKING

On Rosh Hashanah, we celebrate the beginning of a new year as well as the origins of our world, i.e., “The Creation.” It is a time for self-reflection of our past actions, and resolutions to improve. More...

JCF seminars & advisors answer your questions

MONEY MATTERS

As school begins, many of us can recall our first day of school, or perhaps we recall the first day of school for one of our children.  More...

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