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Teen leader is inspiring others to develop their potential

MEET ALEXA VECCHIO…

AGE: 17  FAMILY: Parents Marla &Gary; brother, Justin; sister, Sarah  SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

Politz celebrates Torah & technology

Thanks to a grant from the Kohelet Foundation, Politz Day School of Cherry Hill middle school students received their own iPads to use for their general and Judaic studies classes. More...

TALK TO US…

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Life Cycles

COOPERSMITH

Gayle and Hal Coopersmith of Medford and Boynton Beach, FL, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 24. More...

KAPLAN-BENJAMIN

Susan and Robert Kaplan of Voorhees and Edna and Ezra Benjamin of Mt. Laurel announce the engagement of their children, Rebecca Danielle Kaplan and Uri Chaim Benjamin.  Rebecca graduated from The Univ. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, APRIL 4  CONG. M’KOR SHALOM  Social Action Cooking for ages 12 and up at 7 p.m. for New Visions Community Services of Camden. Call 424-4220.  POMEGRANATE GUILD OF  JUDAIC NEEDLEWORK  More...

Kid Stuff

Local Jewish community supports Israeli boy undergoing cancer treatments in Philly

With Philadelphia cancer specialists offering possibly the only chance to save their son’s life, an Israeli family has uprooted to Cherry Hill, where the young boy’s plight has stirred an outpouring of support. More...

Voice Annual Camp Guide

CAMP GAN ISRAEL   More...

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, APRIL 5  ADATH EMANU-EL  Family Shabbat Service at 7 p.m. Call 608-1200.  CONG. M’KOR SHALOM  Tot Shabbat at 6:30 p.m. for children ages 2-5. Call 424- 4220.  SATURDAY, APRIL 6  ADATH EMANU-EL  More...

Letters

Support Rutgers as students advocate for Israel

DEAR EDITOR

In recent years, there has been an effort to revive anti-Israel sentiment by using techniques similar to those implemented during the mostly ill-fated Arab economic boycott of Israel.  More...

Religion Column

Show solidarity with Israel by celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut

In 1953, the Israel Prize was established to honor Israeli citizens who have made outstanding contributions in the fields of humanities, the sciences, culture, arts, and for lifetime achievement.  More...

Special Sections

 

Adath Emanu-El’s Ben David gets ready for Boston Marathon

Running Rabbi:

While jogging the paths along the Cooper River with his rabbi father, then teenaged Benjamin David’s passions for Judaism and running first fused together. More...

Mideast

Bar Refaeli ad airs over protest

SUPERMODEL

An ad showcasing Israeli innovations featuring Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli aired despite protests from the military.  More...

Arab woman wins Israel’s ‘The Voice’

MUSIC…

An Israeli-Arab woman beat out three other competitors to win Israel’s second season of “The Voice.” Lina Makhoul, 19, of Acre, will receive a record contract and a scholarship to music school.  More...

Israeli missile slams Syrian post

An Israeli missile destroyed a Syrian military post in response to fire on Israeli troops in the Golan Heights.  More...

Federation

Raising funds to keep our community strong

Just a few weeks ago, Federation hosted its Super Sunday/Super Week phone-athon, but the fundraising efforts do not stop there. More...

Young women with spirit

Young Women’s Division taught the story of Passover and Miriam’s Song to the Katz JCC ACHaD Spirit Group. More...

From Birthright participant to Birthright Soldiers

Izzy discovered his passion for Israel when he participated in Taglit-Birthright Israel when he was 19. His trip was funded in part by Jewish Federation.  Izzy loved the entire trip, but found one aspect especially compelling. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

DR. STANLEY AARON BELOFF, DPM, 86, of Ventnor, died on Mar. 16. Husband of the late Ruth Beloff and the late Mollie Braverman. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, APRIL 6  SJ JEWISH SINGLES Walk around Cooper River Park at 2 p.m. Call Judy at 609-953-8649.  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. Dinner and planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. More...

Editorial

President Obama won over Israel with strong show of commitment

President Barack Obama’s primary goal in visiting the Middle East was convincing Israel and its enemies of America’s commitment to the Jewish homeland’s survival. More...

DRY BONES… What Next?

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Columns

Israel’s Yesh Atid passes first test as it remains true to its constituency

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

As Israel approaches its 65th anniversary of independence, we inaugurated our 33rd government (yes, that means that Israel has called for new elections an average of less than every two years due to no-confidence motions that passed in the Knesset).& More...

See, touch & feel the impact of Federation on one of our many missions

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

Touching the stones of the Western Wall for the first or hundredth time; holding the hand of a Dubin House senior as you listen to his or her story; looking up at the Capitol Rotunda as you head to a meeting with senators and congressmen. More...

The JCC is here to help everyone find a Jewish place

FRONT & CENTER

How Jewish are you?  We have just completed Passover, the most celebrated holiday among Jews, so the question of how Jewish a person is seems like an unlikely one at the moment. More...