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Local chocolatier shares his love of sweet treats

MEET JACQUES DAHAN…

FAMILY: Wife Laura, children Jennifer, Jessica, Abigail and Rebecca  FAVORITE CHOCOLATE: Macaroons or anything that is not too heavy  FAVORITE PLACES TRAVELED: San Francisco and Israel   More...

Emanuel ‘Crams the Van’ for hungry

Temple Emanuel recently held two events to collect and sort food for the hungry—a Thanksgiving Basket Sorting Food Drive and “Cram the Van” event with Religious School kids. More...

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World News

U.S. Army to build security complex

The U.S. Army is preparing to supervise the construction of an underground military complex near Tel Aviv.  More...

Federations’ security arm ramps up cybersecurity

The security arm of the Jewish federations network is intensifying training to resist cyber attacks in the wake of a wave of such attacks on synagogue websites.  More...

Shul’s rabbis ‘regret’ email praising UN vote

Rabbis at B’nai Jeshurun are expressing “regret” over the tone of an email sent out by the prominent New York synagogue praising the United Nations vote to elevate Palestinians to non-member state status.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ALICE BROWDY, of Wellington, FL, died on Nov. 26. Wife of the late Irwin Browdy. Mother of David (Linda) Browdy, Richard “Rick” (Kelly) Browdy and Nancy (David) Oberlander. Sister of Bernard “Buddy” (Rhona) Prensky. More...

Vladka Meed, 90, resistance fighter in Warsaw Ghetto

Vladka Meed, a Jewish resistance fighter in World War II and a founder of the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors, has died.  Meed, who smuggled weapons into the Warsaw Ghetto, died Nov. 21 in Phoenix, Ariz., at the age of 90. More...

Capt. Robert Yarrish, distinguished veteran, son of Rabbi Yarrish

Capt. Robert L. Yarrish, MD, 64, of Hartsdale, NY, and formerly of Cherry Hill, died on Nov. 18. He was the son of Ruth Yarrish and the late Rabbi Herbert M. Yarrish, who served Temple Emanuel in Cherry Hill for 19 years. More...

Editorial

Let us remember the sacrifices of our ancestors on Chanukah

The festive holiday of Chanukah is not just about frying latkes, lighting the menorah and opening gifts. It is a symbol of religious freedom that reminds us of the past, celebrates the present, and looks toward the future.  More...

DRY BONES…

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Showing American Jewish support for the people of Israel

While Israel always needs the support of American Jewry and the entire Diaspora, this is especially paramount during an emergency. More...

Religion Column

The lights of Chanukah allow us to see the extraordinary

As we celebrate the Festival of Lights we are reminded of the light that exists in our lives not only during this sacred holiday, but on all days. More...

 

As Iran achieves nuclear weapons capability, a red line is crossed

WASHINGTON—  The debate about red lines on Iran appears to be over. More...

For Jewish Deadheads, the music is playing on

Arts & Culture:

FALLS VILLAGE, Conn.— As a gentle snow fell on the Isabella Freedman Jewish More...

Mideast

Living next to E1, Maale Adumim residents reflect Israeli consensus on settlements

MAALE ADUMIM, West Bank—From the terrace of the mall in Maale Adumim, a West Bank settlement eight miles from Jerusalem that serves as a bedroom community for Israel’s capital city, customers get a panoramic view of the Judean Desert to t More...

Polls predict few seats for Livni

POLITICS

Two polls predict no more than seven seats in the Israeli parliament for Tzipi Livni’s newly established centerleft party.  A Smith Research poll of 500 Israelis commissioned by The Jerusalem Post and the Globes daily found Livni would gar More...

Gay couple granted divorce

PRECEDENT…

A gay Israeli couple for the first time was granted a divorce by an Israeli family court.  The divorce of Tel Aviv University Professor Avi Even, the first openly gay Knesset member, and Dr. More...

Federation

A Women’s Journey to Israel

Have you been looking for new ways to find meaning in our Jewish community? Are you tired of the same old, same old? Have you ever thought of going to Israel with like-minded women who are also searching for meaningful experiences? More...

Life Cycles

KAHN-RICHIE-FAU

Phyllis and Paul Fau of Mt. Laurel and Deborah Kahn of Voorhees and Mark Richie of Crossville, TN, are delighted to announce the engagement of their children, Jeremy Fau and Andrea Kahn-Richie.  Jeremy earned a B.S. More...

STEELE-KANOFF

Fran and Don Steele of Philadelphia and Joanne and Martin Kanoff of Cherry Hill announce the engagement of their children Elizabeth Michelle Steele and Matthew Eric Kanoff.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12  CONG. BETH EL  Annual Barnes and Noble Chanukah celebration from 6-7 p.m. at the Marlton store. Free and open to the community. Call Shari Smith at 675-1166, ext. 417. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13  ADATH EMANU-EL  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA.  Dinner and planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Gallo’s Seafood Restaurant in NE Phila. RSVP to Jon at 787-0325. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14 TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON  Tot Shabbat at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome. Call 829-0658.  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16  CONG. BETH TIKVAH  School Talent Show at 10:30 a.m. Call 983-8090.  TEMPLE SINAI OF  More...

Columns

Individuals and countries need to take risks to achieve a better future

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

It’s amazing what people are willing to put up with.  Since 2001, about 13,000 rockets have rained down on Israelis. Over 1,000 rockets were fired at Israel in the last year. We accepted it. The Israeli government accepted it. More...

You make miracles happen every day at the Katz JCC

FRONT & CENTER

As we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah, we often think about the great miracle—the miracle of the oil lasting in the Great Temple for eight nights when there was barely enough for one night.   More...

Happily drinking at life’s cup as another birthday comes and goes

SALLY’S WORLD

I’ve had another birthday. They seem to be coming way too rapidly these days.  It was not one when the zeroes click into place, instantly setting up a reckoning with past, present and future. More...

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