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It’s nothing but happy trails as JCC Camps at Medford hits 70

If you ever hear someone use the phrase “it looks like you’re not a happy camper” when describing another person’s mood, you can be assured they are not addressing a child at the JCC Camps at Medford. More...

Cherry Hill sisters bring Sephardic tradition to new food blog

MEET VICKY COHEN & RUTH FOX…

VICKY COHEN AGE: 44  FAMILY: Husband Lee; children Raquel, 16; and Zeke, 12  FAVORITE FOOD: “My go to food is pan con queso, which is a crunchy baguette with a good sharp cheese called Manchego, and& More...

Brith Sholom supports special needs kids

Leaders from Brith Sholom visited the JCC Camps at Medford, took a tour, and presented $1,000 to support the Open Hearts/Open Doors special needs program. More...

World News

In Ohio, Brown-Mandel U.S. Senate race is among the most expensive

WASHINGTON—A flood of money brought in by prominent national political action committees has become the norm in this year’s U.S. More...

Dennis Ross denies ‘split’ with Obama

Dennis Ross emphatically denied any indication that he no longer supported President Obama.  “The idea of trying to get a sense that there is a split with the president is completely untrue,” Ross, Obama’s former top Iran advis More...

Jewish LGBTQ teen retreat set

Jewish organizations are partnering for a Jewish lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) teen shabbaton.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

DR. SIMPSON B. ADLER, of Cherry Hill, died on Aug. 2. Husband of the late Minnie Adler. Father of Lynn Adler and Frank (Betty) Adler. Grandfather of Lawrence (Allison) Adler. Dr. Adler was a physicist with RCA. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Concert in the Courtyard at 6 p.m. featuring Janet Sclaroff. Bring a picnic dinner. The synagogue will provide dessert. Open to the community. RSVP to Alex at 489-0029, ext. More...

Editorial

U.S. politicians support Israel for more than votes & dollars

Election 2012 is three months away, and both Republicans and Democrats are doing their best to convince Jewish voters that it is their party that will better safeguard Israel’s security. More...

DRY BONES…

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Israel must stop Islamic Wakf’s work on the Temple Mount

JERUSALEM—Israel recently observed the traditional period of national mourning for the destruction of the Holy Temple on Tisha B’Av. More...

Religion Column

Now is the time to look back at our year and take stock

Parshat Re’eh Deut. 11:26-16:17  More...

 

Mideast

Despite a militarized society, Israel’s strict gun laws keep civilian violence at low level

TEL AVIV—First-time visitors to Israel might be taken aback to see groups of armed teenagers walking through a city plaza on a weeknight, or surprised to walk into a public bathroom and see an M-16 laying across the sinks as a soldier washes hi More...

Hebrew U. scores among best places

ACADEMIA

A survey of the best places to work in academia ranked Jerusalem’s Hebrew University as the second best place to work outside of the United States.  More...

Holocaust ‘big lie,’ says Hamas official

DENIAL…

Calling the Holocaust “a big lie,” a Hamas official criticized an adviser to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for visiting Auschwitz.  Ziad al-Bandak visited the death camp, according to The Associated Press. More...

Federation

FEDERATION LEADERS FIND INSPIRATION IN ODESSA & ISRAEL

“Of all the places on my bucket list, Odessa didn’t even come close to making it to the top 10,” admitted Martha Karasick, Jewish Federation’s Annual Campaign director, who in partnership with Vicki Zell, Annual Campaign chair More...

Life Cycles

Birth:

PELTZMAN

Laurel and Jared Peltzman proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Cassidy Sage, born on May 14.  The proud grandparents are Reva and Alan Budman, Cheri and Rick Gardner of Cherry Hill and Cubby and Sharon Peltzman of Delaware.  Cassid More...

SINGER-HAHN

Ms. Susan Anderman Singer of Cherry Hill and Mr. David Singer of Mt. Laurel announce the engagement of their daughter Rachel Singer to Michael Hahn, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

GOULD-GREEN

Dalya R. Gould and Adam S. Green were married July 1, 2012 at the Hale Synagogue, Hale Barns, England UK, in a traditional Jewish wedding officiated by Rabbi Joel Portnoy. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB  OF PHILA.  Moroccan Dinner at Casablanca Restaurant in Warrington at 6 p.m. RSVP to Janet at 215-673-9605.  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  More...

Columns

Starting our vacation with a flight in the not-so-friendly skies

SALLY’S WORLD

I am standing in a line that winds and snakes around for what seems like miles at the teeming Philadelphia International Airport.  I am holding a small plastic bag that contains my waterproof mascara and lip gloss, both dangerously suspect items More...

Senior housing has grown and changed as new challenges have emerged

ELDER LIFESTYLES

Spending almost 35 years of my life working with seniors continues to provide challenges every day.  More...

Our volunteers & donors make the JCC wonderful

FRONT & CENTER

“What A Wonderful World”  More...

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