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Dynamic educator a big part of Chabad’s 18 years of local success

MEET DINIE MANGEL…

AGE: 40  FAMILY: Husband Rabbi Mendel Mangel; and eight children  FAVORITE PLACE: Israel  FAVORITE BOOKS: “Kosher Nation” and “The Rebbe’s Army”  FAVORITE FOODS:&nbs More...

B’nai B’rith honors CH East student

Samuel Kaufman (right) was honored by the B’nai B’rith South Jersey Couples Unit with a $1,000 scholarship. More...

TALK TO US…

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World News

Miami shul controversy harbinger of political tone in Jewish community

WASHINGTON— When does a bimah turn into a political soapbox?  More...

MetroWest, Central NJ federations to merge

Two Jewish federations in New Jersey are merging in what is being described as the largest federation merger in history.  More...

Max Fried, 18, drafted by Padres

Max Fried, an 18-year-old high school graduate from Los Angeles, was selected by the San Diego Padres in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft. Fried, a left-handed pitcher, was chosen seventh overall.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, JUNE 14  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Sisterhood Fundue Closing Event at 7 p.m. at Mirko’s in Voorhees. Cost is $15 for members and $21 for guests. RSVP to Mitzi Sacks at mitzisacks@gmail.com.  FRIDAY, JUNE 15  CONG. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, JUNE 15  CONG. BETH EL  Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662- 7916.  SATURDAY, JUNE 16  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB  OF PHILA.  More...

Editorial

Iranian regime’s nuclear shell game has deadly consequences for world

There is a very famous proverb: “Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.”  More...

DRY BONES… Then and Now

Full Story

President Obama’s ‘Polish death camps’ mistake is common

LOS ANGELES—President Obama made a simple and very basic mistake when he spoke of Polish death camps during the presentation of a posthumous Medal of Freedom to Jan Karski, a Polish resistance fighter who was among the first to report German at More...

Religion Column

Daf Yomi gathering will unite Jews from all backgrounds

NEW YORK—More American Jews will converge this summer on a single spot of real estate than at any time in American history. More...

Special Sections

Conservative rabbinic group issues guidelines for same-sex weddings

NEW YORK— The Conservative movement, affirming that same-sex marriages have “the same sense of holiness and joy as that expressed in heterosexual marriages,” established rituals for samesex wedding ceremonies. More...

Emanuel students beautify school

The 2012 Confirmation Class of Temple Emanuel helped to beautify the Henry L. Bonsall Elementary School in Camden as part of a yearlong mitzvah project. The students were joined by Dr. More...

Mideast

Was Barak’s call for unilateral action a trial balloon?

Analysis:

Was Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s recent suggestion that Israel take “unilateral action” to solve the Israeli- Palestinian conflict a hint at a policy under discussion or just an off-the-cuff remark?  And how will the r More...

Ancient Bethlehem artifact unearthed

ARCHAEOLOGY

The first and oldest ancient artifact providing tangible evidence of the existence of the city of Bethlehem was discovered during archaeological excavations in Jerusalem.  More...

Chess master meets Netanyahu

MIND GAMES…

Israeli chess grandmaster Boris Gelfand called on the Israeli government to invest in chess in the country, during a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.  Gelfand met with Netanyahu and Culture and Sports Minister Limor Livnat a day a More...

Federation

ISHA—a warm home for at-risk girls

STORIES FROM THE HEART

Sixteen-year-old Dana lives in a poverty-stricken home in Ofakim, Israel. She shares the house with her mother and five younger siblings. All too often, the children are forced to skip meals. More...

Helping to change and save lives

OVERSEAS PARTNERS

Leadership from the newly formed Federation Israel and Overseas Committee (IOC) met on Tuesday, May 29, to gain a greater understanding of the work of our “Overseas Partners” and Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA).  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

CECELIA DEIN, of Marlton, died on May 27. Wife of the late Norman Dein. Mother of Beverly Rosen and Penny (Glenn) Page. Sister of Sylvia Eiss, Milton (Sylvia) Sandler and Beatrice Kaufman. Grandmother of two and greatgrandmother of one.  More...

Eliezer Ayalon dies; Holocaust educator

Eliezer Ayalon, a passionate supporter of Israel and a dedicated Holocaust educator, has died. Born in 1928 in Radom, Poland, Ayalon was the only child from his family to survive the Holocaust. More...

Kid Stuff

Just 4 Kids at the Katz JCC

The JCC has a wealth of programming for individuals of all ages, including a fabulous after school program, Just 4 Kids, for kindergarten to eighth graders. More...

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, JUNE 15  ADATH EMANU-EL  Tot Shabbat at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200. TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON  Tot Shabbat at 5:30 p.m. followed by hot dog and smore making outdoors by a fire. More...

Summer activities for parents & kids

Open to all members of the community, the Katz JCC offers unique, creative and innovative classes for parents or caregivers and their children, newborns to six-yearsold. More...

Columns

More great reads for those lazy, hazy summer days—and nights

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

Last month we suggested several new titles for great summer reading, and promised to bring you “Part Two” this month. We gathered recently to look at more books that are sure to please:  More...

JCCs across the United States are ready to engage the future

FRONT & CENTER

I recently travelled with a group of Katz JCC volunteer leaders and staff to the JCC Association Biennial in New Orleans, where we met with 600 other executive staff and volunteers from 150 communities across the continent.  More...

A loving tribute to a dad who was there when he was needed most

SALLY’S WORLD

On the morning of our daughter Nancy’s wedding, my husband was up long before dawn. More...