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MEET MARK LAZAROFF…

AGE: 26  FAMILY: Mom and Step-father, Lori and Gary Udell; younger sister Natalie  SYNAGOGUE: Chabad  READING NOW: “Game of Thrones”  PET: Cocker Spaniel named “Bopsie&rdqu More...

Families ‘get groovy’ at Family Fun Night

Cong. Beth El recently held its Annual Family Fun Night. More...

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Obituaries

OBITUARIES

MILDRED CANTOR, 100, of Voorhees, died on June 17. Wife of the late Samuel K. Mittelman and the late Maurice Cantor. Mother of Faye (Barry) Mertz. Grandmother of two. Sister of Estelle Meyer, the late Leona Benioff and the late Seymour Lustig.  More...

Louise Greenbaum, was director of JCC nursery school

Louise D. (Nee Selleck) Greenbaum, 89, of Cherry Hill, died on June 24.  More...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 11  CONG. BETH TIKVAH  Membership Committee Meeting. Call Rachel Kreimer at 235-1239.  TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON  Trip to the Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit at the Franklin Institute. More...

Editorial

New Jersey legislators deserve praise for strong stance on Iran

Although the Iranian regime denies reports that its uranium enrichment program exists purely for any reason other than civilian purposes, it seems the rest of the world knows better. More...

DRY BONES… Legal Question

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Amid the ravages of wildfires, Colorado Jews banding together

The Sidmans are among the lucky ones: Their Colorado Springs home is still standing, nearly untouched by the flames that left many of their neighbors’ houses in ashes. More...

Mideast

Shamir remembered for saying little & staying strong

WASHINGTON—When Yitzhak Shamir was Israel’s prime minister, he liked to point American visitors to a gift he received when he retired as director of the Mossad, Israel’s intelligence service.  It was a depiction of the famed th More...

UNESCO designates Israeli nature reserve

ENVIRONMENT

UNESCO voted to designate a nature reserve in northern Israel as a World Heritage Site.  The culture and science arm of the United Nations gave the Nahal Me’arot and Carmel Caves Nature Reserve the distinction, according to an Israeli gove More...

Safed college offers degree in mysticism

KABBALAH…

Safed Academic College, in northern Israel, will offer a bachelor’s degree in mysticism and spirituality.  More...

Federation

Joe Singer…aging with the help of Federation

Joe Singer has a warmth and joy for life matched by the size of his smile and his heart. Over the years, he has been involved with the Jewish Federation and its family of agencies as both a dedicated volunteer and a service recipient.  More...

Night of Appreciation on Aug. 1

Jewish Federation and its family of agencies will honor its major donors and sponsors for their ongoing significant commitment to the community at a special reception on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at the Franklin Institute.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, JULY 15 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. Swim trip to Nockamixon State Park followed by dinner afterwards. Carpool at 10:30 a.m. from the Target Store on Bustleton Ave. Call Janet at 215-673-9605. FRIDAY, JULY 20 CONG. BETH EL More...

Columns

When is an organization’s tagline more than a slogan?

FEDUCATION

Beginning Oct. 1, our Federation will incorporate a national tagline developed by The Jewish Federations of North America into all of our advertising and PR materials. The tagline is: “The strength of a people. More...

A devastating diagnosis & learning to accept for those you love

SALLY’S WORLD

It was the phone call that changed our lives. It came on an ordinary Tuesday night. Our youngest daughter’s voice sounded strange. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Vegetarian options for a meatless Nine Days

COOKING

The “Three Weeks,” called by the Prophets “the Bein Hametzarim-Between the Boundaries,” an annual period when Jews mourn the destruction of the Holy Temples, begins with a day of fasting on the 17th of the Hebrew month of Tamm More...