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Voorhees resident nominated for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society honor

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AGE:39 FAMILY:Wife Donielle;children Lexiand Alana FAVORITE BOOKS:“Catcher in the Rye,”“Liar’s Poker” FAVORITE VACATIONSPOT:Galapagos Islands FAVORITE CUISINE:Thai FAVORITE FILM:Mel Brooks’“Spaceballs” More...

Honored for pro-Israel activities

Cherry Hill native Shoshana “Shani” Weiss recently received the inaugural David Bar Ilan Award for Campus Activism on behalf of Dragons For Israel, Drexel University’s pro-Israel st More...

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World News

Putting the Ten Commandments on display is no simple matter

Shavuot:

LOS ANGELES—Are the Ten Commandments only to be heard but not seen? And when they are seen, how should they look?  Some groups, notably the Anti-Defamation League, believe that public images of the Ten Commandments should be scarce.  More...

Iran & food aid highlighted at JCPA

Two Congress members from Michigan at the Jewish Council for Public Affairs annual plenum stressed the importance of stopping a nuclear Iran and passing a bipartisan farm bill.  More...

Flaum Appetizing settles with workers

Flaum Appetizing, a kosher food distributor in Brooklyn, settled with 16 immigrant workers who claimed that the company did not pay them sufficiently for overtime work.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Food Allergy Awareness Concert at 6:30 p.m. featuring Kyle Dine, a Canadian tunesmith. Open to all. Call Alex at 489-0029, ext. 15.  FRIDAY, MAY 18  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, MAY 18  CONG. BETH EL  Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  THURSDAY, MAY 24  SJ JEWISH  SINGLES  More...

Editorial

Israel’s new coalition government offers its people historic opportunities

Israelis experienced a proverbial political roller coaster last week—going to bed thinking they were headed to early elections in September and waking up the next morning with the broadest government in the nation’s history and the next e More...

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Religion Column

Who wrote the Torah? Committed theology in the age of skepticism

It is the question that so many wonder but few investigate, about which we are long on opinion but short on fact: “Who wrote the Torah?” One might think this would be the most basic question in Jewish learning and thought since of the thr More...

Special Sections

 

JFCS and Kessler family join forces to honor legacy of Stan Kessler

Career counseling:

David Kessler vividly remembers his father working day and night to support his family. Stan Kessler constantly challenged himself by creating new opportunities to succeed and control his own destiny. More...

Mideast

Indictments readied in Marmara incident

TURKEY

Turkish government prosecutors reportedly want the names of Israeli soldiers who participated in the 2010 raid on the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara for an indictment.  More...

Talmudic program for women to close

EDUCATION…

The Advanced Talmudic Institute at MATAN, one of the few programs for women in Israel that focuses on high-level Talmud study, is closing.  More...

Netanyahu to Ashton: Enrichment must stop

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton that Iran must agree to halt all uranium enrichment in upcoming talks.  Ashton was in Jerusalem to brief Netanyahu in the run-up to the second ro More...

Federation

Federation family of agencies touches life of 11-year-old local girl

Shayna Simon is a bubbly 11-year-old who is moved to tears of joy when she thinks about her friends at the Katz Jewish Community Center Camps at Medford, where her camp experience began when she was five. More...

Dallas Lions meet peers in Southern New Jersey

Travelling across the country to the city of Brotherly Love for an educational and goodwill trip, 19 Lions of Judah from Dallas, Texas took a detour to the Cherry Hill home of Peggy and Rabbi Jerome David on Apr. 25. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

MALVIN S. AARONSON, of Cherry Hill, died on May 4. Husband of the late Esther Aaronson. Father of Ellen (Gary) Schwartz, Mira Aaronson Tucker, Judith Aaronson and Harry Aaronson. Brother of Dr. Herbert (Harriet) Aaronson and Phyllis Gerson. More...

Maurice Sendak, 83, children’s illustrator

Maurice Sendak, an artist and author of some of the darkest yet most beloved children’s books of the 20th century, died May 8 at 83.  More...

Adam Yauch, 47, MCA of Beastie Boys

Adam Yauch of the seminal hip-hop group the Beastie Boys died at the age of 47 after battling cancer. Yauch, one of three Jewish members of the Beastie Boys, had been diagnosed in 2009 with cancer in his parotid gland and a lymph node.  More...

Kid Stuff

Camp Guide

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Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, MAY 18  ADATH EMANU-EL  Tot Shabbat at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200.  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Rock ‘n Rollers every week from 9:30-10:45 a.m. for children ages 12-24 months. More...

Columns

Israeli startup Bizzabo combines online and face-to-face networking

COMPUSCHMOOZE

When we were in Israel at the end of November and early December, we met a number of Israeli high-tech entrepreneurs— all very briefly—at the Tel Aviv Beer Tweetup at the Dancing Camel Pub. More...

Pie-in-the-sky thinking: Putting pizzazz into pizza

Shavuot:

The mere mention of Shavuot sends images of cheesecakes dancing before my eyes and calling my name. I love cheesecakes and they love me— so much they plant themselves on my hips forever. More...

The noble pursuit of learning hits a wall at the old alma mater

SALLY’S WORLD

I came upon it on a recent cleaning campaign: My top-ofthe line notebook with dividers and tabs. More...