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Moorestown man dedicated to helping synagogue survive

MEET JOE HORWITZ…

AGE: 34  FAMILY: Wife Hope; daughter Sari  TOWN: Moorestown  SYNAGOGUE: Temple B’nai Israel, Burlington City  FAVORITE MEMORY: Childhood at B’nai Israel  FAVORITE FILM:  More...

Beth El kids bring Purim to Lions Gate

The Kindergarten class from Cong. Beth El brought the joy of Purim to the residents at Lions Gate. More...

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World News

Synagogues across the country awash in old prayer books

NEW YORK—After years of watching synagogue members die or move away, the Sephardic Jewish Center of Canarsie made the difficult decision to downsize.  More...

For California mountain man, road to God runs through kosher wine

SANTA CRUZ, Calif.— Producing wine atop a tranquil mountain in a remote area of northern California is quite a way to make a living. More...

In a Uruguayan beach town, Jews are finding security and sandy beaches

PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay—Known across South America as a beach oasis for the elite, and more recently as the site of Donald Trump’s first residential development on the continent, Punta del Este has long seduced visitors with its beaches a More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Artist in Residence weekend begins and runs through March 10. Rabbi Matthew Berkowitz, artist who wrote the commentary for “The Lovell Haggada” will run workshops throughout the weekend. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, MARCH 10  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB  OF PHILA.  Trip to the Phila. Flower Show. Meet at noon at the Chinese Soup Bowls sculpture. Dinner in Chinatown afterwards. Call Gale at 215-331- 8194.   FRIDAY, MARCH 15  CONG. More...

Editorial

Pope Benedict’s XVI’s reign: A bumpy road for Jewish concerns

Pope Benedict XVI’s eight-year rule over the Catholic Church was a mixed blessing for Israel and the Jewish community worldwide.  More...

DRY BONES… Game Changer?

Full Story

By hosting BDS conference, college gave imprimatur to hate speech

NEW YORK—Is it appropriate for a respected institution to sponsor or host a speaker who harshly accuses the Israeli government of standing in the way of Middle East peace or grossly violating human rights because of its policies toward the Pale More...

Religion Column

We are one community with a common past and future

Parshat Vayakhel Ex. 35:1-38:20  We talk often about community in Jewish circles. More...

Special Sections

 

As Assad regime teeters, Israel prepares for threats

Syria spillover:

KATZRIN, Israel—  For nearly 40 years, Israel’s border with Syria has been, perhaps improbably, its quietest.  More...

Ethiopian-Israeli wins crown

Yityish Aynaw exults as she is crowned Miss Israel. The 21-year-old became the first Ethiopian-Israeli to win the title. More...

Mideast

Two powerful exhibits in Israel allow visitors to experience disabilities

If you’re traveling to Israel, two amazing exhibits allowing visitors to experience what its like to be blind and deaf are well worth a side trip.  More...

Federation

Israel 65 is focus of community-wide celebrations

The 65th anniversary of Israel’s Independence on April 15 kicks off an international effort to celebrate and commemorate the Jewish homeland. More...

A mission to Israel awakens the heart to Israel’s dreams and needs

HEART TO HEART

This was not a sightseeing tour; I did not see Masada or put mud on at the Dead Sea. This was a mission.  More...

Life Cycles

GREENBERG-KIEFFER

Susan and Robert Greenberg of The Villages, FL, formerly of Cherry Hill, announce the engagement of their daughter, Randi Greenberg, to Justin Kieffer, son of Barbara Kieffer of Wichita, KS and Joseph Spangler Kieffer, III of Alexandria, VA.  More...

SPIELBERG-COILE

Nina Cohen and Karl Lane of Cherry Hill and Joe and Donna Coile of Voorhees announce the engagement of their son, Adam Coile, to Amanda Spielberg, daughter of Nancy Decker and Barry Spielberg of Stone Ridge, NY.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

LILLIAN BARAG, of Cherry Hill, died on Feb. 15. Wife of the late Herbert Barag. Mother of Stanley (Judy) Barag and Susan (Edward) Doneson. Grandmother of five and greatgrandmother of eight. Contributions can be made to Cong. More...

Samuel L. Supnick, distinguished judge

The Hon. Samuel L. Supnick, 91, of Cherry Hill and formerly of Camden, died on Feb. 22. He was a distinguished Superior Court judge.  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SATURDAY, MARCH 9  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Tot Shabbat Breakfast and Service begins at 9:15 a.m. All are welcome. RSVP to Tracey Graeff at 489-0029, ext. 115.  SUNDAY, MARCH 10  CONG. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2013

CAMP GAN ISRAEL   More...

Going iPhone-less: Camps ban gadgets while embracing technology

NEW YORK--At a Jewish summer camp in upstate New York, they're giving kids digital filmmaking classes and telling them to leave their Nintendo Game Boys at home. More...

Columns

Israel’s capital building a bright future for the next generation

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

Lisa Epstein and I met in 1980 during Hebrew High School at Temple Beth Sholom in Haddon Heights. Lisa, a member of Temple Sinai in Cinnaminson, came from Moorestown and I from Chews Landing. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: A meaningful seder gives Pesach power

COOKING

The lunar months of Adar and Nissan are reflective of redemption. The joyous holiday of Purim marks the period when the Jews were saved from mass annihilation from the wicked Haman. More...

Opportunities for collaboration exist throughout the community

PRESIDENT’S CORNER

As the president of the Federation, I feel like I am enjoying working on a large and creative jigsaw puzzle. More...