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Emanuel’s ‘Just For You Expo’ showcases special needs resources

Parents, students and educators were provided with a wealth of information and interactive experiences at the Just For You Expo and Anti- Bullying Day in support of special needs on Oct. 21. More...

Local News

Father & daughter team up to make science accessible for everyone

MEET SHANNI & DAVID PRUTCHI…

FAMILY: Wife & mother Dorith; daughters/siblings Hannah, 14, & Abigail, 10  FAVORITE FOOD: David—Mediterranean Shanni—Cotton Candy  PLACES TRAVELED TOGETHER: Puerto Rico, Israel,&n More...

M’kor Shalom student helps the hungry

Katie DeLia, a 12-year-old student at Cong. M’kor Shalom, presents a check for $710 to Steve German, who runs the “Cooking for the Hungry” program at the synagogue. More...

TALK TO US…

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World News

Reform leaders call for probe into arrest

Reform Jewish leaders are calling for an investigation following reports that an Israeli colleague was roughed up by police after leading a women’s prayer group at the Western Wall.  More...

Study: BDS movement has failed on campuses

Ninety-seven percent of U.S. and Canadian college campuses report no anti- Israel or antisemitic events, and the campus based anti-Israel divestment effort has failed, according to a new study.  More...

Australia wins seat on UN Security Council

Australia won a temporary two-year seat on the UN Security Council despite critics suggesting its support for Israel would hamper the bid.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ETHEL ADLER, of Cherry Hill, died on Oct. 7. Wife of the late Sidney Adler. Mother of Wendy (Mitch) Levin and Gary Adler. Sister of Esther Gurian. Grandmother of four and greatgrandmother of one.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA.  Trip to Hawk Mountain to view migratory birds and fall foliage. Carpool at 8 a.m. from Target on Bustleton Ave. More...

Editorial

Americans have an important job to do as Election Day approaches

Americans have a big decision to make as they head to the polls on Election Day. The future of our country is in the hands of the voters and selecting the individual who will lead our nation over the next four years is no easy task.  More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Celebrate and learn from the Soviet Jewry movement

The greatest Jewish success story in a quarter century has become unknown to many in less than a generation.  More...

Religion Column

Ledor Vador—passing the torch from generation to generation

Chayey Sarah Gen. 23:1-25:18  Did you ever wonder why G-d loved Abraham so much? Abraham is revered even today as being the Father of all monotheistic religion on planet Earth. More...

Special Sections

 

Down to the wire:

For Obama campaign, trying to put to rest ‘kishkes’ question

WASHINGTON—  The moment in the final presidential debate when President Obama described his visit to Israel’s national Holocaust museum and to the rocket-battered town of Sderot seemed to be aimed right for the kishkes.  More...

Romney resurrects moderate posture that attracted early Jewish support

WASHINGTON—  Mitt Romney’s record as a moderate Republican governor would seem to have made him ideally suited to peel off Jewish votes from President Obama. More...

Mideast

Drop in venture capital funding puts squeeze on Israel’s tech sector

PlayArt Labs, an Israeli gaming startup, looks more like the homepage of an art museum than the profile of an emerging technology company.  More...

$10-million gift for heart center

HADASSAH

Irene Pollin, founder and chairman of the heart health organization Sister to Sister, is donating $10-million in a partnership with Hadassah for a cardiovascular wellness center at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.  The center will be named in mem More...

Israel holds national drill

QUAKES…

Israel’s Home Front Command held a national earthquake drill.  The exercise, the first of its kind in Israel, simulated tremors ranging from 5.0 to 7.0 in magnitude, as well as aftershocks. More...

Federation

Super Sunday 2013 Chairs Announced

As the Jewish Federation gears up for Super Sunday/Super Week 2013, Jamie Dollinger and Suzanne Levy-Polikoff shared the reasons why they chose to take on the important role of Super Sunday co-chairs. More...

JEWISH WOMEN’S FOUNDATION

Helen Gottstein (left), director of KEEP-Kol HaNeshama's English Enrichment Program in Jerusalem, took the opportunity on her recent visit to the United States to thank the Jewish Women's Foundation More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1  ADATH EMANU-EL  Ken Ellner leads a two-week course from 7:30-9 p.m. entitled “A Celebration of the Holidays.” Cost for members is $10 per session and non-members is $15 per session. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2  ADATH EMANU-EL  Family Shabbat service at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608- 1200.  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Tot Shabbat Service begins at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Call Mayda at 489-0029, ext. 13.  CONG. More...

Columns

A new year brings a new plan to keep the JCC moving forward

FRONT & CENTER

The JCC kicked off the new year with our 55th Annual Meeting that reelected JCC President Dr. Mark Dannenbaum for a second term along with his vice presidents and new board members. More...

The difference between multi-taskers and others is a battle of the sexes

SALLY’S WORLD

My husband is helping me with a project when I switch gears and ask him to move on, momentarily, to a different one. “I can only do one thing at a time,” is his terse message.  More...

Festival of Arts, Books & Culture promises something for all book lovers

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

The Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture at the Katz JCC is the “Best Cultural Event in South Jersey.” That’s not just our opinion, as the Festival is the official SJ Magazine poll winner. Starting Nov. More...