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Barrack Academy standout taking basketball talent to next level

MEET TAMARA MOSKOWITZ…

AGE:18 FAMILY:Parents Donna &Robert; sisters Hannah& Davida; brother, Meir SYNAGOGUE:Cong. Sons of Israel PETS:“Patches,” a bordercollie HOBBIES:Sports, singing &painting FAVORITE FOODS:French fries & chocolate milkshakes More...

Families get ready at Passover Prep

The Passover Prep Academy at the Voorhees Town Center attracted over 500 people for its Mar. 11-25 run. More...

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World News

J Street and Israel are still arguing, but seem to be on friendlier terms

WASHINGTON—The first Israeli government official to ever appear before J Street received a rousing, whistling, foot-stomping reception.  And that was it, as far as the welcome went.  More...

Orthodox school cuts off Facebook

An Orthodox Jewish girls’ high school in Brooklyn has ordered its 11thgrade students to close their Facebook accounts and pay a fine.  More...

Expedition seeks looted artworks

An expedition is looking for missing masterpieces from the looted collection of Hungarian-Jewish Baron Ferenc Hatvany in a Central European mountain range.  The search for the art treasures, which were stashed in a mine by SS soldiers, is taking More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

GRETA ALTMAN, of Maple Shade, died on Mar. 13. Wife of Stephen Altman. Mother of Shari Altman, Melissa (Joel Gold) Miller, Wendy Altman and Alec (Alesia) Altman. Grandmother of four and great-grandmother of one. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, APRIL 7  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Walk around Cooper River Park at 2 p.m. Meet at first parking lot on left on Park Dr. No rain date. Call Judy at 609-953- 8649.  SUNDAY, APRIL 15  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA.  More...

Editorial

The freedom we celebrate puts the future in our hands

Passover is a heavy holiday (and that is not a reference to the reputation of the food). It is heavy with history and meaning.  More...

DRY BONES… Passover

Full Story

Synagogues must reach out to ‘the uninspired’

NEW YORK—A few months back I saw “Moneyball,” a film about a creative reimagination of Major League baseball. More...

Letters

Israel can’t afford an open immigration policy for non-Jews

I wish to comment on Charlie Kalech’s column, “Israel has an obligation to be a refuge to both Jews and non-Jews” (Pg. 10, Mar. 7 issue).  More...

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Religion Column

Extend the joy of Pesach by helping the hungry in our area

Towards the beginning of our Passover seder, we lift the cover off of the matzah and declare: Kol Dikhfin Yeytey V’yekhul, Kol Ditzrikh Yeytey V’Yifsah. More...

From here to Hanoi: Local family recalls seder in Vietnam

It is not unheard of for American Jews to enjoy a non-traditional seder, from time to time. Consider, for example, the matzah brei seder, the chocolate seder, and the restaurant seder. More...

Batter up! Talkin’ Jewish Major Leaguers

NEW YORK— Nearly all fans of baseball history have heard of Hank Greenberg. Most have heard of Al Rosen. But fewer have heard of Cal Abrams, and hardly any, it’s safe to say, have heard of Lou Limmer. More...

Mideast

More Israeli entrepreneurs combine profits & social justice

TEL AVIV—Capitalism in pursuit of social justice.  The notion is becoming more common in Israel as a new generation of entrepreneurs and innovators in the fields of hightech, industry and real estate is delving into philanthropy.  More...

Frank tree sapling heads to Yad Vashem

HOLOCAUST

A sapling from the chestnut tree that Anne Frank wrote about in her diary will be planted at Yad Vashem.  The sapling, donated by The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, was taken from the 150-year-old tree that was toppled by a storm in August 2010. More...

Israeli hotel withholds Torah

RELIGION…

An Israeli hotel denied the use of a Torah scroll to a group that intended to use it in a mixed-gender service.  More...

Federation

Gold Gerstein Group renews commitment

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is proud to announce that Gold Gerstein Group, LLC has renewed its participation in the Community Partners program.  “I want to thank Gold Gerstein Group for their generous commitments to our F More...

Life Cycles

GODFRY-MYERS

Engagements:

Jane and Jerry Godfry of Chester Springs, PA, and Barbara and Andrew Myers of Cherry Hill announce the engagement of their children, Jennifer Ilse Olga Godfry and Daniel Alexander Myers.  More...

KOZICK-KAPLAN

Susan and Robert Kaplan of Voorhees and Wendy Krupnick and Gary Kozick of Blue Bell, PA, announce the engagement of their children, Zachary Ross Kaplan and Danielle Krupnick Kozick.  Zachary is a graduate of Rutgers Univ., and works for ING Dire More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, APRIL 5  CONG. M’KOR SHALOM  Cooking for New Visions Community Services in Camden at 7 p.m. Call 424- 4220.  FRIDAY, APRIL 6  CHABAD IN MEDFORD  More...

Kid Stuff

Camp Guide

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

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, APRIL 6  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, APRIL 20  ADATH EMANU-EL  Tot Shabbat at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. More...

Columns

Recent thoughts on Israeli leadership, statesmanship and social media

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

When I was young, there was a lot of criticism of how politicians bowed to the least common denominator and broke everything into short simple sound bites for the media. There is no doubt that the first televised U.S. More...

Passover passages link each generation to the next on the chain of life

SALLY’S WORLD

Noise. Confusion. Chaos. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Flavorful food to celebrate Israel’s independence

COOKING

When I think of Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, I can vividly recall (15 short years ago) when my eldest daughter Rena was born. More...

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