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Mother-daughter duo pooling their talents in business

MEET JOY & JILL…

It’s always something to celebrate when good things come from seeming misfortunes.  When Jill Schafer Kroll lost her job as an interior designer for five-star hotels around the world during the current recession, it seemed like bad luck in More...

Evesham clergy give thanks at CBT

Cong. Beth Tikvah (CBT) in Marlton hosted this year’s pre- Thanksgiving gathering of Evesham community clergy and their congregations. More...

TALK TO US…

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World News

Beastie Boys join Rock ’n Roll Hall

The Beastie Boys are to be inducted into the Rock ’n Roll Hall of Fame.  The pioneering group made up of Mike D (Michael Diamond), MCA (Adam Yauch) and Ad-Rock (Adam Horowitz) will join a Hall of Fame class of 2012 that includes the Red Ho More...

Jewish Heroes Award goes to gene-screener

The third annual Jewish Community Heroes Award was given to Randy Gold of Atlanta for his work creating the Atlanta Jewish Gene Screen.  More...

Northwestern, Spertus partner for program

Northwestern University and the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies have partnered to create a Certificate in Jewish Leadership program.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

BERNARD BLANK, D.O., or Moorestown, died on Dec. 2. Husband of Sara Blank. Father of Dr. Andrew (Erin) Blank, Tracy (Art) Felderstein, Drs. Ben (Susie) Blank and Rachel (Steve) Tyler. Grandfather of 10. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA.  Dinner and planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Andy’s Diner on Roosevelt Blvd. RSVP to Jon at 787-0325.  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16  CONG. BETH EL  More...

Editorial

Chanukah highlights the shared history & destiny of our people

The first night of Chanukah falls this year on Tuesday, Dec. 20. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Population boom? Why seven billion people isn’t enough

NEW YORK (JTA)—I may be a rabbi who lives and works in the heart of New York City—in fact, I was just voted one of Gotham’s “hippest”—but believe it or not, I occasionally catch a glimpse of an endangered species.& More...

Religion Column

What exactly are we going to celebrate on Chanukah?

The significance of Chanukah: The significance of Chanukah revolves around two miraculous events that occurred nearly 22 centuries ago. More...

 

Ad campaign flare-up obscures challenge of luring home Israeli expats

NEW YORK— A few different sparks led to the recent flare-up over a two-month-old Israeli ad campaign to lure home expatriates in the United States. More...

Changes at top of movement highlighting Reform biennial

NEW YORK—  Many of the 5,500 people who gathered this week at a massive hotel just outside Washington for what is the biggestever biennial convention of the Union for Reform Judaism, are taking part in a transformative moment for the organ More...

Mideast

With haredi population growing, can Israel put them to work?

JERUSALEM—At Israel’s first college for the haredi Orthodox, lectures on social work and computer programming are conducted just down the hall from a pair of classrooms transformed into a nursery for the students’ babies.  More...

Survey ranking rankles Israel

CORRUPTION

Israel’s ranking on an annual corruption index should “turn on a warning light,” said an Israeli board member of the watchdog group that issued the survey.  More...

Memorial planned to remember deaths

ETHIOPIAN JEWS…

A memorial to Ethiopian Jews who died en route to Israel will be established on Mount Herzl. More...

Federation

CARDOZO SOCIETY

The kick-off reception for the Jewish Federation’s Cardozo Society attracted over 30 men and women in the legal profession. The featured speaker was Jeffrey A. More...

Life Cycles

MACH-ORLIN

Engagement:

Gary and Amy Mach of Cherry Hill and Alan and Margo Orlin, of Voorhees, announce the engagement of their children, Taylor Sloane and Jeremy David.  Taylor is a graduate of American Univ. and works for the Jewish Exponent in Philadelphia. More...

MILLER

Birth:

Stephen and Rachel Miller (nee Kellerman), of Cherry Hill, announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Ezra (Matan Lior), on Dec. More...

Do It!

Calendar

DECEMBER 11- DECEMBER 31 CONG. M’KOR SHALOM More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16  ADATH EMANU-EL  Tot Shabbat at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200.  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Tot Shabbat Pot Luck Dinner and service at 6 p.m. The synagogue provides the chicken; participants provide the rest. More...

Family activities at the Katz JCC

Open to all members of the community, the Katz JCC is offering unique, creative and innovative classes for parents or caregivers and their children, newborns to six years old. More...

Columns

A trip back to America is a reminder of why Jews belong in Israel

JREUSALEM JOURNAL

I recently took a trip to California. The timing worked out so that I was able to be with my mother in Cherry Hill for Thanksgiving weekend. More...

Working together will help our community meet its challenges

FRONT & CENTER

We are living in unprecedented times. Many in our community are facing great challenges. Not since the Great Depression have so many people endured financial hardships like these.  More...

Social media’s power to connect the dots at home & around the world

COMPUSCHMOOZE

Here’s another story about why it is essential for you and your business to be involved in the use of social media tools like Facebook and Twitter.  More...

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