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Serious accountant also has seriously great sense of humor

MEET MARTIN ABO…

AGE: 62  FAMILY: Wife Jane, sons Zack & Benjamin  FAVORITE TEAMS: Philadelphia’s Big 4: Eagles, Phillies, Flyers & Sixers  FAVORITE FOOD: Rice pudding (but meatloaf is high on the&n More...

Young Israelis bringing spirit to Politz

Shaked Yarden Abayov (left) and Revital Shifman are spending the year at Politz Day School in Cherry Hill teaching the students about life in Israel. More...

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World News

Federal takeover of B’nai B’rith pension raises questions on group’s future

WASHINGTON—The U.S. More...

Supporters of group sue Rutgers over funds

Supporters of a Rutgers University pro-Palestinian student group are suing the New Jersey college, saying it froze funds the group had raised in its efforts to end the Israeli blockade of Gaza.  More...

Commission launched for faith-based schools

The American Center for School Choice, a national group of advocates for religious private schools, has launched the Commission on Faith-Based Schools.   More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB  OF PHILA. Miniature Golf and carousel ride at Franklin Square at 1 p.m. Dinner afterwards. Call Gale at 215-331-8194. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB  OF PHILA.  More...

Editorial

Iranian President Ahmadinejad fails his history test at U.N.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad need not cross the Atlantic to make waves; although he certainly managed to upset world leaders with controversial statements about Israel during a visit to the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York More...

DRY BONES… The Sukkot Holiday

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Cooling the political rhetoric in your sukkah of peace

LOS ANGELES—In an election year, a sukkah divided against itself cannot stand. More...

Religion Column

We are all invited to experience the joy of Simchat Torah

A Hasidic rabbi tells how an ordinary laborer taught him an important lesson during Simchat Torah. More...

As French community grows in Israel, baguettes join pita

NETANYA, Israel— On a street off Independence Square, storefronts advertise “La Creperie Galette,” “Nouvel’hair” and “Agence Immobiliere.” Families lounging under parasols at cafe tables chat in French More...

First-year Cooper student Josh Weinstock learns the ropes

Med school:

He’s taken his first set of vital signs. Filled out his first patient history. Navigated his way through the foreign language of patient charts. More...

Mideast

Mossad failed to warn in 1973

YOM KIPPUR WAR

The Mossad failed to pass on warnings by credible sources that Egypt would strike Israel in 1973, newly declassified Israeli documents show.  More...

‘Fill the Void’ is Israel’s entry

OSCAR BUZZ…

Israel has selected the awardwinning film “Fill the Void” as its submission to the best foreign language film category of the Oscars.  The Israeli Academy of Film and Television chose “Fill the Void” as Film of the Year a More...

Barak proposes unilateral withdrawal

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak proposed in a newspaper interview that Israel unilaterally withdraw from outlying West Bank settlements and outposts.  Under the plan that Barak outlined in a pre-Yom Kippur interview with Israel Hayom, any Je More...

Life Cycles

Engagement:

FORMAN-LIBBY

Jon Forman of Cherry Hill and Nancy Forman of North Caldwell announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Robin Forman, to Stuart Nathan Libby, son of Gerald Libby of East Brunswick and Dorit Libby of Scottsdale, AZ.  Jamie earned a B.A. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

SALLY ADLER, of Cherry Hill, died on Sept. 10. Wife of the late Benjamin Adler. Mother of Ellen (Murray) Kaplan, June (Scott) Sharetts and Randi (Bruce) Bard. Grandmother of eight.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3  ADATH EMANU-EL  Men’s Club BBQ Dinner and Discussion at 6:30 p.m. in the Sukkah. Free of charge. Call 608-1200.  THE CHABAD CENTER  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5  ADATH EMANU-EL  Family Shabbat service at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608- 1200.  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Tot Shabbat at 11 a.m. for children up to age three. Open to all. More...

Columns

Biographies for children highlight great Jewish lives & achievements

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

We admit it—we have a “thing” for biographies. There’s just something about people’s life stories that fascinates and inspires. More...

Enjoying alone time is great, but spending time together is even better

SALLY’S WORLD

I slather cold cream all over my face, and carry a bowl of mushy mocha-fudge ice cream to my night table. I slip into my most enchanting flannel shirt and knee socks. More...

Create a Sukkot feast with a little Thanksgiving-style flair

I would rather host 50 people at my house for a Shabbat than travel overnight with my kids. So that means if I don’t want to miss the big family party, I’d better bring the party to me.  More...

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