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South Jersey native & recent college grad helping kids in Boston

MEET JASON HENRY SIMON-BIERENBAUM…

SYNAGOGUE:Cong. M’kor ShalomFAMILY:Parents Gale andRichard; sister RachelFAVORITE FOODS:Spicy vegetarian,especially Indian &MexicanFAVORITE BOOK:“Meadowlands” byLouise Glück More...

Ner Tamid Sisterhood welcomes author

Maggie Anton, author of “Rashi’s Daughters,” spoke recently at an event sponsored by the Cong. Ner Tamid Sisterhood. More...

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Life Cycles

Births:

FICHMAN Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Fichman of Lake Worth, FL, formerly of Cherry Hill, announce the birth of their grandson, Chase Logan Fichman. Chase was born on Sept. 20, 2011 in Miami Beach, FL to proud parents Jonathan and Melissa. More...

Engagement:

Debra and Robert Neilson of Mt. Laurel, together with Vicki and Peter Pero, of Old Bridge, announce the engagement of their children, Zachary Robert Neilson and Ashley Nicole Pero. More...

Do It!

Calendar

NOVEMBER 16-NOVEMBER 21  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Holiday Food Drive. Donate Thanksgiving turkeys and all items so those in need can have a hearty feast. Supermarket gift cards are also appreciated. Call 489-0029. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17  CONG. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Monthly meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Free to members and $3 for guests. Call Judy at 609-953-8649.   FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18  CONG. BETH EL  Singles Shabbat service at 8 p.m. More...

Editorial

As we worked to free Gilad; we must work to free Alan Gross

The Jewish community rejoiced recently when Gilad Shalit was finally freed from his imprisonment at the hands of Hamas. More...

DRY BONES…

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YoungNJewish

Read what South Jersey teens have to say at YoungNJewish: The Blog for BBYO in South Jersey. Access it directly via www.YoungNJewish.org, or the Voice website at www.jewishvoicesnj.org under the “Blogs” menu button.   More...

Religion Column

Spontaneous prayers can be among the most meaningful we say

Parshat Chayyei Sarah Gen. 23:1-25:18  More...

 

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Dramatic changes are in store for federations & Jewish Agency

At the G.A.:

DENVER—  After a decades-long partnership that saw the Jewish Agency for Israel serve as the official, exclusive Zionist arm of North America’s Jewish community federations, the federation system is getting ready to date other partne More...

Mideast

Experts: IAEA report makes case for tightened Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON—The international nuclear watchdog has spoken on Iran, and although its report does not have the smoking gun some had anticipated, it makes a cumulative case damning enough for the Obama administration to ask for increased sanctions. More...

Letters to family released to public

RON ARAD

Letters from missing Israeli airman Ron Arad to his wife and daughter have been released to mark 25 years since his capture.  The letters were written in 1986, during his first weeks in captivity. More...

Ding-dong, witch is fined

STRANGE DOINGS…

A rabbinical court in Haifa has fined a woman for practicing witchcraft— but it could have been worse.  More...

Federation

Philanthropy Is Beautiful Comes to SJ

Nearly 40 women gathered at the home of Joan Feinberg on Oct. 26 to hear the inspiring story of Joan Hornig, founder of Philanthropy is Beautiful. More...

Super Sunday 2012 Chairs Announced

As the Jewish Federation gears up for Super Sunday/Super Week 2012, Albert ElGrissy and Julia Roberts want to share their passion for being Jewish and for building a strong, unified Jewish community with every participant in this year’s event.& More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

JEFFREY BERGMAN, of Sellersville, PA, died on Nov. 5. Father of Jessica Bergman. Son of Grace and Lawrence Bergman. Brother of Robin (Mike) Welde.  More...

Helen Levy, 106, dedicated volunteer

Helen (nee Rosenberg) Levy, 106, of Cherry Hill, died on Nov. 8.  She was the beloved wife of the late S. Stanley Levy. Mother of the late Irwin Levy. Motherin law of Sis Levy. Grandmother of three and greatgrandmother of seven.  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Rock ’n Rollers every week from 9:30-10:45 a.m. for children ages 12-24 months. Call 751-0994.  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18  ADATH EMANU-EL  Tot Shabbat at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. More...

Columns

What it means to be Israeli was at the heart of the deal to free Gilad Shalit

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

While we know we shouldn’t do it, all of us reward bad behavior. More...

There is something about women and weddings that make a perfect fit

SALLY’S WORLD

It was around dusk at the gym on one of those dark, dreary days when the sky drips rain. More...

Upgrading Microsoft was seamless, but important differences do exist

COMPUSCHMOOZE

Earlier this month, I finally upgraded my aging installation of Microsoft Office 2003 to Office 2010. Better late than never, right?  More...

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