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Fallen rabbis get Arlington honor

The 14 Jewish chaplains who died in service to the United States during World War II, the early years of the Cold War, and in Southeast Asia finally received the honor bestowed on chaplains of other More...

Local News

Spreading the word about Jews who served in the U.S. armed forces

MEET LYNN SANFORD…

AGE:83FAMILY:Late husband Harry;children Roger & Fern;3 grandchildrenRESIDES IN:Edgewater ParkHOBBIES:Gardening, art,travelling to historic sitesFAVORITE BOOK:“To Kill a Mockingbird”FAVORITE AUTHOR:Charles Dickens More...

Emanuel Preschool families raise awareness

The Temple Emanuel Preschool participated in the recent FAAN 2011 Walk. FAAN is the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network. Temple Emanuel families raised over $1,600. More...

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Obituaries

OBITUARIES

SYLVIA (nee Badanes) BLANCK, of Laramie, WY, formerly of Columbus, NJ, died on Oct. 9. Wife of the late David Blanck. Mother of Deborah (Eric) Wiltse and Lawrence Blanck. Grandmother of three. More...

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3  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...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA.  Hike on the Perkiomen Trail. The group will carpool at 9 a.m. from the Target store on Bustleton Ave. Call Janet at 215-673-9605. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  More...

Editorial

Saying ‘thank you’ would have been so much more appropriate

When people are in distress and lives are on the line, one should help simply because that is the right thing to do. This is the Jewish way of doing things, and the way Israel has conducted itself throughout its history.  More...

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Letters

Expressing concern about behavior at concert

I am just coming home from an evening of Jewish music. The Yeshiva Maccabeats, an a capella group, were a great treat to have in Cherry Hill after seeing them on YouTube, in the New York Times, and on The Today Show, to name a few.  More...

ABOUT LETTERS

The Voice welcomes letters of up to 250 words from its readers. To be considered for publication, letters should include a verifiable home and street address and day and evening telephone numbers (neither will be published). More...

Religion Column

Being an ethical person is more than adherence to ritual

Parshat Vayera Gen. 18:1-22:24  More...

Special Sections

Hear from Jewish teens

Voice creates blog for South Jersey BBYO

Wondering what South Jersey Jewish teens are thinking about, talking about, reading, watching and listening to? Check out YoungNJewish: The Blog for BBYO in South Jersey. More...

Facing economic hardship, U.S. Jews increasingly finding help at shul

NEW YORK— Robin Gorelick thought she had done everything right. For 17 years, she ran her own law practice. She lived in Calabasas, a picturesque, family friendly Los Angeles suburb, where she owned her own home. More...

Mideast

Moammar Gadhafi’s strange courtship of the Jews

WASHINGTON—Now it can be told: For the last decade or so, the Jews had secret back channels to Moammar Gadhafi.  What led the pro-Israel community into a careful relationship with Gadhafi 10 years ago were considerations of U.S. More...

NJ governor headed to Israel

Chris Christie said he would travel to Israel as part of his first official overseas trip as New Jersey governor.  Christie made the announcement after meeting with Israeli ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, The Star-Ledger reported. More...

DiCaprio invests in Israeli startup

American actor Leonardo DiCaprio has invested in an Israeli visual media platform start-up company.  DiCaprio participated in a $4-million first round of funding for Mobil Ltd. More...

Federation

Awards & installations highlight Federation’s 89th Annual Meeting

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey held its 89th Annual Meeting on Sunday, Oct. 23 at the Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill. More...

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Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4  ADATH EMANU-EL  Family Service at 7 p.m. Call 608-1200.  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Tot Shabbat at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Call Alex at 489- 0029, ext. 15.  Family Shabbat Service at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. More...

Columns

Excitement is building for start of Arts, Books & Culture Festival

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

Have you bought your tickets? Marked your calendar? It’s almost time for the Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books & Culture at the Katz JCC¸ our community’s premier annual Jewish cultural event. The Festival opens Sunday, Nov. More...

Honor our survivors and remember the victims of Kristallnacht on Nov. 13

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY

The mission of the JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center (GHMEC) and its volunteer Steering Committee, chaired by JCRC Executive Committee member Carol Orwitz, is to teach people about the past and educate them for the future thr More...

Homes are the sacred space where our memories live to sustain us

SALLY’S WORLD

I’m a sucker for houses.  In the course of a long marriage, my husband and I have lived in four homes—the starter, the move-up, the dream house and now (sigh) the move-down.  Small is presumably beautiful when the kids fly the c More...