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Fulfilling a lifelong dream to visit Anne Frank’s ‘Secret Annex’

MEET SUSAN CALDOR…

AGE: 50  FAMILY: Husband Lloyd; and children Aaron (18) & Gabrielle (14)  SYNAGOGUE: Temple Emanuel  FAVORITE BOOK: “When Bad Things Happen to Good People” by Rabbi Harold Ku More...

Business Network ‘pays it forward’

The Jewish Business Network of Southern New Jersey recently hosted its “Mitzvah Magic: Pay it Forward” networking event at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill. More...

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World News

Synagogues more inclusive to those with emotional & mental disabilities

BOSTON—On a recent Sunday, Ayla Watson celebrated her bat mitzvah.  More...

Congressional push to honor athletes murdered in Munich

U.S. Reps. Nita Lowey and Eliot Engel introduced a resolution calling on the International Olympic Committee to honor the Munich 11 with a moment of silence at the London Games this summer. More...

Steinsaltz Talmud available in English

A Talmud that took Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz 45 years to translate from ancient Hebrew and Aramaic into modern Hebrew is being published in English.  The first volume of Steinsaltz’s Koren Talmud Bavli was launched in conjunction with Shavuot, More...

Do It!

Calendar

FRIDAY, JUNE 1 TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON  Religious School Closing Shabbat Service at 7:30 p.m. Call 829-0658.   SATURDAY, JUNE 2  ADATH EMANU-EL  Torah Talk and Bagels every week at 8:45 a.m. No experience necessary. More...

Kid Stuff

Camp Guide

EARLY CHILDHOOD CAMPS AT THE KATZ JCC   856-424-4444 x 1242 www.katzjcc.org/eccamps  The Early Childhood Camps at the Katz JCC…The place for little campers to have big fun!  More...

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, JUNE 1  ADATH EMANU-EL  Teacher Recognition Family Shabbat at 7 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

A tragic accident brings out many acts of kindness in our community

FEDUCATION

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin in discussing the laws of kindness reminds us that in identifying God’s three most important demands of human beings, the prophet Micah speaks of doing justice, walking humbly with God, and loving kindness (Micah 6:8.) In More...

Celebrating womanhood and the pleasures of being strong and proud

SALLY’S WORLD

The invitation predictably came in the form of an email. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: ‘Light’ cuisine to mirror the light of Shabbat

COOKING

The Shabbat (Sabbath) is truly the highlight of the week. My young children often ask me on a weekday, “Is it Shabbat today?” They indeed enjoy receiving the sweets as they enter the synagogue on Shabbat.  More...

 

It’s what you don’t see that inspires

The scrolls in Philadelphia:

You won’t find aesthetic wonder at the new Franklin Institute exhibition: “The Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Biblical Times.” But awe is not in short supply.  More...

Scouts honor Jewish veterans

Jewish Boy Scouts (from left), Jacob Nickel, Julian Gersh, and Marcus Newman placed American flags at the gravesites of Jewish veterans at several local cemeteries. More...

Mideast

Researchers visit Tel Aviv’s bars

SCIENCE

Scientists and research students visited 55 bars and coffee houses in Tel Aviv to teach on topics ranging from astrophysics to quantum mechanics over a cold one.  The Weizmann Institute’s annual Science on Tap program is popular with bar p More...

Woman swallows 9 1/2-inch toothbrush

EXTREME DENTISTRY…

Doctors kept giving Bat-El Panker the brush-off as she tried to convince them that she had swallowed her 9 1/2-inch toothbrush.  More...

Settlers on video firing at Palestinians

A video distributed by an Israeli human rights organization shows Jewish settlers firing at a group of rock-throwing Palestinians as Israeli soldiers look on.  More...

Federation

Roslyn Sanford…a full life at 84

At “almost” 84, Roslyn “Lynn” Sanford still comes to work two days a week at the Department of Jewish Education Teachers Resource Center (TRC) in the Katz JCC. She has been doing this for 21 years.  More...

Worthy projects chosen at meeting

When the Lions of Judah met in January 2011 and decided that the time was long overdue to join other women around the country and form their own Women’s Foundation dedicated to expanding and improving the lives of Jewish women and girls here an More...

Life Cycles

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL  SETH HARRIS BAYLINSON, son of Hugh and Adrienne Baylinson, on May 5.  JONATHAN BRETT LISH, son of Julie Lish, on May 5.  TORI ALYSE EDELSTEIN, daughter of Philip and Debra Edelstein, on May 12.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

LOUIS BOGIN, 89, of Cinnaminson, died on May 12. Husband of Adele Bogin. Father of Michael (Ann) Bogin and Richard Bogin. Grandfather of two . More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, JUNE 9 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA.  Tour of two museums in Phila. Meet at 11 a.m. at the Moore College of Art Museum and then to the American Philosophical Society Museum. More...

Editorial

Israel & the United States have a lot riding on Egypt’s election

In and of itself, the fact that millions of Egyptians went to the polls last week to choose a new president is a good thing. A government chosen by its citizens is a more just circumstance than dictatorship. More...

DRY BONES… The Naive Newsman

Full Story

It is because we support Israel that we need to criticize its leaders

CHICAGO —When a family member behaves self-destructively, what do you do? Do you become an apologist, an enabler, or do you call him out? Do you blame everyone else but him, or do you intervene? More...

Religion Column

Life offers us the privilege of raising up the next generation

Parashat Naso Num. 4:21-7:89  More...

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