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Mitzvah project gives the gift of music to Camden youngsters

MEET ELI MAXWELL ROSEN…

AGE:13 FAMILY:Parents June Grushka-Rosen & JonathanRosen; sister Sasha, 14 TOWN:Haddon Heights PETS:Cat “Maya” and two rabbits FAVORITE FOOD:Sushi FAVORITE MOVIE:“Wayne’s World” FAVORITE VACATIONPLACE:San Diego, Cali More...

Billig wins JAG Racquetball Tourney

Steve Billig (right) of Temple Emanuel defeated Ron Boehm (left) of Cong. More...

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World News

Obama pledges Israel support

President Obama in an address at a Holocaust remembrance event said he would “always be there for Israel” and defended his administration’s record on preventing atrocities.  More...

Synagogue & mosque may share parking lot

A synagogue in a Baltimore suburb with a large Orthodox Jewish population has offered to share its parking lot with a mosque.  More...

DA protects names of alleged abusers

Citing “unique” circumstances, the Brooklyn district attorney’s office will not release the names of 85 Chasidic men charged with committing child sex abuse, the Jewish Daily Forward reported.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

FRANCES ABRAMSOHN, of Cherry Hill, died on Apr. 10. Wife of the late Abraham Abramsohn. Mother of Howard (Gerry) Abramsohn and Michael (Debra) Abramsohn. Sister of Sabina Appelbaum and Anita Jacobs. Grandmother of six.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, MAY 3  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Sisterhood Bingo at 7 p.m. Cost is $18 for Sisterhood members and $20 for guests and includes one card, drinks and desserts. Bring a full-sized toiletry item to be donated to a local women’s shelter. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, MAY 4  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Rock ‘n Rollers every week from 9:30-10:45 a.m. for children ages 12-24 months. Call 751-0994.  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Tot Shabbat and fourth grade Morim Family Service at 7 p.m. Open to all. More...

Camp Guide

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Columns

Straddling the world between Israeli and American Jewish lives

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

In 1989, I worked for the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism coordinating aliyah (immigration to Israel). More...

Mother’s Day brings memories of the woman who still means so much

SALLY’S WORLD

It was five years ago. More...

Holocaust education continues to thrive in Southern New Jersey

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY

Just a few weeks ago, our community held its annual Yom Hashoah Holocaust observance. Those in attendance had the privilege of hearing local Survivor Charles Middleburg share his story of rescue and survival. More...

 

Remembering Holocaust and Israel’s fallen soldiers

Southern New Jersey remembered the victims of the Holocaust at the community’s annual Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Memorial) Observance. More...

Einstein online: Internet archive offers window into physicist’s life

JERUSALEM— Ever wonder about Albert Einstein’s love life? Now you can get a firsthand glimpse by searching the newly improved Einstein Archives website, which recently relaunched with expanded offerings. More...

Mideast

With fond memories of native land, Iranian Israelis worried by talk of war

TEL AVIV—Avi Nobel lived in Tehran and is sure the Iranian people want peace.  “There are a lot of poor people there and what they want is food and to work, not a nuclear bomb,” says Nobel, a spice seller here whose goods inclu More...

Military doctor saves Palestinians

MEDICINE

An Israeli military doctor saved a 12-day-old Palestinian baby girl who had stopped breathing.  More...

Israeli court stops exports

GOING BANANAS…

Israel’s Supreme Court was not monkeying around when it issued an injunction to prevent a shipment of primates from an Israeli breeding farm to a research lab in the United States.  More...

Federation

Building the Jewish future one children’s book at a time

The Jewish Federation is committed to helping people connect to Judaism in ways that are meaningful to them. More...

Life Cycles

JACOBS-SIMONS

Engagements:

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. More...

SCHNEYER-INSELMAN

Marc and Ilene Inselman of Cherry Hill and Fred Schneyer and Helen Klatsky of Baltimore, MD, announce the engagement of their children, Andrew Inselman and Danielle Schneyer.  Drew is a graduate of Towson Univ. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, MAY 5  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA.  Trip to the Annual Country Fair at the Walter Biddle Saul High School of Agricultural Sciences. Meet at the school sign at 11:30 a.m. Walk to Valley Green afterwards. More...

Editorial

World community must stop plans to abduct Israeli citizens

Last year, Israel freed approximately 1,000 Palestinian prisoners, many of them with innocent blood on their hands, in exchange for Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier abducted in 2006 and held captive in Gaza for five years. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Reconsideration of state aid to Jewish schools is welcome

WASHINGTON—For decades, the American Jewish community has debated the advisability, constitutionality and necessity of government aid to Jewish (and other faiths’) parochial schools. More...

Religion Column

Lag B’Omer is a time to renew our commitment to Jewish learning

According to Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, God told Israel of a covenant binding both sides: “My Torah is in your hands, while your life is in mine; if you keep what is mine, I shall keep what is yours.” These words resonate at this season, fr More...

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