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95-year-young first time author shares lifetime of witty insights

MEET REBECCA ‘BEC’ FADEN…

FAMILY: 4 children; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren  CAREER ASPIRATIONS: Before getting married and becoming a homemaker, “Bec” wanted to become a  More...

Beth El students make a difference

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TALK TO US…

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Life Cycles

SACKS-GELROD

Pam and Danny Sacks of Cherry Hill and Margate announce the engagement of their daughter Brittany Farah to Jonathan David Gelrod, son of Barbara and Stephen Gelrod of Warwick, PA.  Brittany graduated from Indiana Univ. More...

BUTLER-ROSNER

Maxine and David Butler of Cherry Hill, and Lynn and Joseph Rosner, also of Cherry Hill, announce the engagement of their children, Lauren Butler and Jacob David Rosner.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14  TEMPLE HAR ZION  Women’s Spirituality Group meets at 7:30 p.m. to discuss rituals and women’s topics. Call 609-267-0660.  HERZL HADASSAH  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid stuff

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16  ADATH EMANU-EL  Tot Shabbat at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200.  TEMPLE EMANUEL  More...

Columns

Worrying about friends and loved ones as Hurricane Sandy wreaks havoc

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

There was something surreal the way we were told when it was going to hit, how to prepare, predictions of the upcoming disaster. And despite the warnings, nothing could be done to stop it.  More...

Rudeness, lack of respect, and those incessant cell phones…

SALLY’S WORLD

We had been to a wonderful concert. And not rock or rap, but heavenly classical music. We floated outside to Philadelphia’s bustling Broad Street and tried to cross it, still feeling the euphoria of the music and its majesty.  More...

Help be the eyes and ears in JCRC’s fight for tolerance

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY

Recently, several hundred community members, including students, teachers, clergy and civic leaders, attended “The Meaning of Matthew: Where Hatred Leads” featuring keynote speaker Judy Shepard. More...

Special Sections

Obama’s second term: More of the same, at least until Iran flares

Analysis:

WASHINGTON— The days after the election look a lot like the day before for President Obama, particularly in areas that have attracted the attention of Jewish voters: Tussling with Republicans domestically on the economy and health care, and dan More...

Mideast

As Obama takes second term, Israelis wonder what the future holds

TEL AVIV—Most Israelis were asleep as the polls closed in America and voters waited for the results, but on one rooftop in central Tel Aviv a party with loud classic rock music and flashing lights was going strong.  More...

Bnei Menashe set to arrive

ALIYAH

Israel’s government approved the immigration of the Bnei Menashe, an Indian tribe that claims Jewish ancestry.  The approval comes after a five-year gap since the last group of Bnei Menashe arrived in Israel.  More...

Microsoft & Israel agree to cooperation

TECHNOLOGY…

Israel and the Microsoft Corp. agreed to a strategic cooperation to advance computing technology. More...

Federation

South Jersey Federation selects new logo for stronger JFNA alignment

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey unveiled a new logo to help create a stronger visual identity and raise greater public support for our mission of helping Jews in need.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

JEFFREY BLUM, of Mt. Laurel, died on Nov. 4. Husband of Marjorie Blum. Father of Miriam (Kenneth) Howley and Elliott (Michele) Blum. Brother of Lewis Blum. Grandfather of five. Contributions can be made to the Blum Fund, c/o Cong. More...

Dr. Leonard Juros, longtime cantor

Dr. Leonard H. Juros, who served as cantor at Cong. Beth Torah in Willingboro and other area synagogues for over 50 years, died on Nov. 1. A Willingboro resident, he was 79.  Dr. Juros was born in Philadelphia. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16  CONG. BETH EL  Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA.  More...

Editorial

Our neighbors are hurting, and it is up to us to help

The visible damage caused by Hurricane Sandy is being cleaned up—power is almost fully restored, downed trees are being removed, and homes are slowly being repaired. More...

DRY BONES… Choices

Full Story

Educate Israeli leaders on the nuances of Diaspora life

JERUSALEM—As an immigrant to Israel, a woman and a member of the Knesset, I must juggle many sensitivities and responsibilities. I do this with great honor and try to be responsive to competing demands and ideals. More...

Religion Column

Why the ‘children of Israel,’ and not Abraham or Moshe?

Parshiot Toldot/Vayetze Gen. 25:19-32:3  More...