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Moorestown man keeps alive memory of cousin lost in Holocaust

MEET ROBERT FISCHL…

AGE:80 FAMILY:Wife Ruth, daughterEllen, son Daniel, andthree grandchildren SYNAGOGUE:Adath Emanu-El HOBBIES:Greening of the environment, ceramics FAVORITE BOOK:“People of the Book”by Geraldine Brooks More...

Students planting trees in Israel

In honor of Tu B’Shevat, Kellman Brown Academy collected $900 to contribute to the Jewish National Fund. More...

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World News

British peer quits after statements

British peer Jenny Tonge resigned as party whip of the Liberal Democrats after saying that Israel would not survive for long in its present form.  More...

Hadassah begins centennial year

Hadassah marked its centennial with a Shabbat service and rededication ceremony.  The service and ceremony on Feb. More...

‘The Artist’ salvages Jewish pride at Oscars

Jewish director Michel Hazanavicius won top honors at the Oscars for “The Artist,” while Israel’s entry in the awards, “Footnote” by Joseph Cedar, lost to an Iranian film.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, MARCH 11  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB  OF PHILA. Trip to the Phila. Flower Show. Meet at noon at the sculpture of the Chinese Soup Bowls under the escalator on the first floor. Dinner in Chinatown afterwards. Snow or ice cancels. More...

Editorial

Interests of U.S. & Israel align, but the thinking may not converge

Almost everyone agrees that the U.S. and Israel are close allies with common interests. Israeli and American citizens know this. Political leaders on the left and right in Israel know this. Republicans and Democrats know this. More...

On Arab antisemitism, from indifference to complicity

WASHINGTON—The link between hatred of Jews and of the only Jewish state often requires little conjecture. More...

Religion Column

True happiness can be found in family and community

There are any number of stereotypes to describe Jews—studious, observant, family-oriented, clannish, loyal, hardworking, and socially conscious, to start off a potentially long list.  More...

Special Sections

 

Cherry Hill’s Sarah Minion will lead international BBG

Sarah Minion has a big year ahead of her. The 18-year-old More...

That’s one giant hamantasch!

Competitive eating champion Takeru Kobayashi marvels at a giant hamentasch, a Purim favorite. Looking on were students at Yeshiva University. JTA photo by Yeshiva University. More...

Mideast

Is Israel’s Supreme Court headed for a conservative tilt?

JERUSALEM—It ordered the West Bank security fence rerouted because it cut through private Palestinian property.  More...

Israel to increase number of immigrants

ETHIOPIAN JEWS

Israel will increase the number of immigrants from Ethiopia for the next several months after bringing in many fewer than Ethiopian advocacy groups had expected.  Some 1,000 Falash Mura, Ethiopians whose ancestors converted from Judaism to Chris More...

Israel-Gibraltar stamp canceled over landmark

JERUSALEM…

A binational “friendship stamp” set to be issued by Israel and Gibraltar was canceled over Israel’s choice of landmark to appear on the stamp.  More...

Federation

Volunteers making a difference

Generations of devoted individuals from all walks of life have served the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey to help make tomorrow better than today. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

JACK COOPER, of Voorhees, died on Feb. 18. Husband of the late Mildred (nee Steinberg) Cooper. Father of William (Debbie) Cooper, Joyce (David) Schwartz and Stacey (Jeffry) Marshall. Grandfather of six and greatgrandfather of six.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7 THE CHABAD CENTER Purim Bash from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Katz JCC. Cost is $10 at the door. Call 874-1500. TEMPLE EMANUEL More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7  CONG. M’KOR SHALOM  Reading of the Megillat Esther and Purim Shpiel at 7 p.m. Instead of groggers, bring a box of pasta to shake. The pasta boxes will be donated to the food pantries. Call 424-4220. More...

Camp Guide

ADATH EMANU-EL CAMP SHEMESH  205 Elbo Lane Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054 856-608-1200   More...

Columns

Israel has an obligation to be a refuge for both Jews and non-Jews

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

I was always raised to be incredibly thankful to America for offering shelter to my family when they were fleeing persecution. More...

Israel is a great country to visit and a great place to invest

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY

Everyone knows Israel is an incredible place to visit, but did you know it is also a terrific place to invest your money?  People willing to look at Israel objectively likely would agree that the country is a remarkable nation, often defying odd More...

The Joint Distribution Committee Is there whenever people need help

FEDUCATION

Our world is often one of startling contrasts. One country enjoys relative peace while another is torn apart by civil war. One region of the globe lives under democratic rule while another is crushed under the heavy boot of totalitarianism. More...