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A proud milestone: Educator completes late husband’s book

MEET NORMA SEGAL MAITIN…

Town:Cherry Hill Family:Adult son anddaughter, fourgrandchildren Favorite Children’sBooks:Dr. Seuss series Favorite Adult Book:“Sarah’s Key’ Favorite food:“Any kind of goodfood! More...

Gov. & family travel from New Jersey to Jerusalem

Governor Chris Christie, First Lady Mary Pat Christie and their family visit the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, Israel on Monday, April 2, 2012. More...

TALK TO US…

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World News

Peter Beinart & Jewish establishment debate Israel’s policies in Boston

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Peter Beinart has had some harsh words for the Jewish establishment. In 2010, he shook up the communal debate over Israel with his essay “The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment.”  More...

Life Cycles

JACOBS-SIMON

Mark and Barbara Jacobs along with Arthur and Janet Simons, all of Cherry Hill, announce the engagement of their children, Danielle Lustig Jacobs to Jeffrey Scott Simons.  Danielle graduated from Syracuse Univ. with a B.S. More...

SHOOK-FELD

Fradele and Harry Feld of Cherry Hill, and Jack and Marina Shook, also of Cherry Hill, announce the engagement of their children, Dr. Ross Feld and Arsinoe Shook, Esq.  More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL  JAKE DEMO, son of Wayne and Keri Demo, on Apr. 14.  JADEN HOPE PALEY, daughter of Nancy Paley, on Apr. 21.  NOAH ETHAN MICHAUD, son of David and Saralee Michaud, on Apr. 21.  More...

Editorial

Clemency for Jonathan Pollard

Since the White House rejected Israeli President Shimon Peres’ April 9 appeal to commute convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard’s life sentence, many leading U.S. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Strong SNAP aid program vital to millions

(JTA) — A well-known D.C. maxim advises that any economic stimulus must be timely, targeted and temporary.  More...

Letters

Only peace will bring security

Your article dated March 21, 2012, “New Technology aiding Israel in latest clashes with Gaza terrorists,” was interesting for what it did not say. More...

Religion Column

Heroism Remembrance Day: A special man

Yom HaShoah is well-known to all of us as Holocaust Remembrance Day. It was inaugurated by Israel’s Knesset in1953, and was signed into law by Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi.  More...

 

DJE to study engaging Jewish teens

The Department of Jewish Education & More...

Rabbi Benjamin David comes home to lead Adath Emanu-El

Rabbi Benjamin David is coming home to South Jersey as the new rabbi at Burlington County’s only Reform synagogue. More...

Mideast

Israel declares German poet Gunter Grass persona non grata

NO ‘GRASS’

Israel’s Interior Minister Eli Yishai has declared German Nobel prize-winning poet Gunter Grass a persona non grata in Israel.  Grass, who recently published a poem claiming that Israel is endangering world peace by threatening Iran, will More...

Teens arrested for gender segregation

BUS BUSINESS…

Police arrested two secular Jewish teenagers hired to implement gender segregation on Jerusalem buses.  The teens, aged 16 and 17, reportedly stood at a bus stop near the Dung Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem on Monday, April 9 and used a megap More...

Arrests of journalists concern Ashrawi

Senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi expressed concern over the recent arrests of Palestinian journalists and bloggers over comments critical of the Palestinian Authority.  More...

Federation

Jewish Agency aids victims of terrorism

OVERSEAS PARTNERS

(The following is adapted from information received from the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), one of the major agencies funded in Israel by the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey.-Editor)  More...

‘Girls’ Night Out” with a purpose

Looking for a fun “girls’ night” that combines laughter and a mitzvah?  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

SAUL S. ARTIS, DDS, of Haddon Twp., died on Apr. 1. Husband of Frances F. (nee Levin) Artis. Son of Lena (nee Salzman) and Sam Artis. Father of Kenneth J. Artis, Dale Hackerman (David) Brandt and Nancy Artis (Fred) Rosen. More...

Do It!

Calendar

FRIDAY, APRIL 20  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Morning Minyan Services at 7 a.m. followed by a bagel breakfast. Contact Zelda Greenberg at zgreenberg @yahoo.com.  Taste of Shabbat at 5:45 p.m. followed by a Carlebach Service at 6:15 p.m. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA.  Dinner and planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Gallo’s Seafood in Northeast Phila. RSVP to Jon at 787-0325.  FRIDAY, APRIL 20  CONG. BETH EL  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 20 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. We provide the chicken, you provide the rest. Open to all. More...

Columns

Purging closets an inevitable & endless temper-fraying task

SALLY’S WORLD

I still remember those immortal words. “We’ll never fill these closets!”  That was my statement when we moved from our wonderful but closet-challenged old house into our new digs a decade ago.  More...

Choosing a videocamera in a fast changing market

COMPUSCHMOOZE

I was sad reading news reports as the legendary Eastman Kodak Company sank into bankruptcy a few months back, but I also realized that it was time to protect my video activities from Kodak’s announced intentions to shut down virtually all of it More...

Join JFCS in its advocacy efforts: Help to deliver vital

FAMILY TALK

When you are in the business of caring for individuals in need, it takes money and legislation to do your job well. The more you have of each, the more you can help. More...

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