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Kotel replica opening in Brooklyn

The Jewish Children's Museum in Brooklyn unveiled a replica of the Western Wall as part of the Land of Israel Gallery on the museum's new 6,000-square-foot floor. More...

Local News

Young physician grateful for life of freedom in America

MEET DR. LIYA BEYDERMAN…

AGE:33 FAMILY:Husband Dr. EmmanuelBotzolakis; childrenAdrian (2) and Stefan(4) FAVORITE BOOKS:“Death in Venice,”“Anna Karenina,”and anything byDostoevsky FAVORITE FILMS:“Matrix” and StanleyKubrick films More...

TBS preschool hosts Mayor Cahn

In honor of Read Across America week, Cherry Hill Mayor Chuck Cahn spent a morning reading to the children at Temple Beth Sholom's Early Childhood Education Center. More...

TALK TO US…

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World News

On skeleton, NJ’s Bradley Chalupski hopes to sled for Israel at Olympics

LAKE PLACID, NY—Meet Bradley Chalupski, Israel’s best hope for a medal on the bobsled track at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, in 2014.  Chalupski is an unlikely Israeli athlete.  More...

Four killed at French Jewish school

The Ozar Hatorah school in Toulouse, France, site of this week’s shooting that killed four people. Three of the victims were children. More...

Jewish security team to launch

Canada’s Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs is forming a volunteer network to provide security at Canadian synagogues and Jewish community facilities.  The Community Security Network will be similar to neighborhood watch programs, only o More...

Life Cycles

KARL-LACKS

Engagements:

Jeffrey and Sharon Karl of Cherry Hill and Stanton and Debra Lacks of Dresher, PA announce the engagement of their children, Dana Lauren Karl and Jeremy Ross Lacks.  More...

FREEMAN-REISNER

Ed and Gwen Reisner of Cherry Hill announce the engagement of their son, Aaron Reisner, to Lauren Freeman, daughter of Richard and Lisa Freeman of Saddle River, and Ellen and Jeff Romantz of Gladwyne, PA.  More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL  CHASE GARRETT HILLER, son of Michael Hiller, on Mar. 3.  ALEXANDER MARK BARRETT, son of Edward and Elyse Barrett, on Mar. 17.  JENNA CLAIRE ROBINSON, daughter of David and Julie Robinson, on Mar. 17.  More...

Editorial

A picture perfect example of why Israel loses the PR war

The violence that has flared in Israel’s south during the past several weeks is a perfect example of the difficulties Israel faces in getting a fair hearing in the court of world opinion. More...

DRY BONES… Middle East Quiz Show

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Israel has a solid legal case for striking Iran’s nukes

WASHINGTON (JTA)—In a world where nuclear weapons could soon be in the hands of a rogue nation like Iran, an Israeli preemptive strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities would be fully justified. More...

 

New technology aiding Israel in latest clashes with Gaza terrorists

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Rabbis Epstein & Lindemann see Jewish rebirth in Hungary

“Budapest is a Jewish community that is coming back to life after being traumatized by the Holocaust and communism. More...

Mideast

Experts view Israeli home front as unprepared for war with Iran

JERUSALEM—Shira Morgenstein, a 38-year-old secretary, rushed from her exercise class at the Hebrew University swimming pool to pick up her daughter from preschool.  “Who has time to think about war with Iran?” she laughed as sh More...

Thousands attend Vizhnitzer funeral

RABBI MOURNED

Thousands of followers attended the funeral of the Vizhnitzer rebbe, Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager, in Bnei Brak.  The funeral for Hager, the leader of the second-largest Chasidic sect in Israel for the last 40 years, was held at the Vizhnitz Torah More...

Cake for breakfast may be good for you

HEALTH…

Good news for dieters: Having sweets for breakfast actually may help you take the weight off.  A new Israeli study shows that enjoying candy or cake for the first meal, when the body’s metabolic rate is faster, can reduce the appetite for More...

Federation

YOUNG ADULT DIVISION

A recent Young Adult Division (YAD) community service program benefited the Cathedral Kitchen in Camden. More...

Best-selling author Ruth Andrew Ellenson to headline Federation’s 2012 Women’s Gala

Feeling guilty? Finding it hard to say “No”? On Thursday, May 3 you can uncover some answers to those burning questions when Ruth Andrew Ellenson headlines the 2012 Jewish Federation Women’s Gala. More...

JFED HELPS

JFED Helps volunteers celebrated Purim with the residents of the Raymond & Gertrude R. Saltzman House. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

DOROTHY LESSING BUCHALTER, 100, of Voorhees, died on Mar. 10. Wife of the late Benjamin Buchalter. Mother of Bernice (Robert) Yampell and Sandy (David) Jacoby. Grandmother of five and great-grandmother of three. Dear friend of Lila Rogers. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Bullying Workshop: “What Every Parent Should Know” begins at 7 p.m. Dr. Alex Strauss, Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist will lead the discussion. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, MARCH 22  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Monthly meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Carrie Bonadeo, former instructor at the Princeton Academy of Martial Arts, will discuss safety awareness and self-defense. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, MARCH 23  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Rock ‘n Rollers every week from 9:30-10:45 a.m. for children ages 12-24 months. Call 751-0994.  SATURDAY, MARCH 24  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  More...

Voice Camp Guide

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

Columns

Social media is not mainstream media…yet

COMPUSCHMOOZE

Social media tools like Facebook, Twitter, Skype and Pinterest (which we will look at in a future column) have lots of benefits. They help connect people across time and space in a way that letters and phone calls didn’t quite complete.  More...

JFCS hoping to expand services available to those living in shelters

JFCS has always prided itself on being able to adapt to changing times. More...

Learning how not to be ‘fashionably late’ for every occasion

SALLY’S WORLD

It’s happened again.  My husband is out in the car and I can almost feel how he’s fuming as he sits there—even though I’m in front of the bedroom mirror changing my sweater.  I’m late again.  I’m par More...

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