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Whiz kid teaching new investors the ‘101’ of picking stocks

MEET MAX LEVIN…

AGE: 15  FAMILY: Parents Jill and Keith; brother Drew, 13; sister Lexi, 11  SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

Gov. Christie honors Israel’s independence

Gov. Chris Christie hosted a public ceremony in his Trenton office, during which he signed two joint resolutions honoring the State of Israel for the 65th anniversary of its statehood. More...

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World News

Marathon suspect, murder of Jews linked?

Boston-area investigators are considering a possible link between the dead suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings and the still unsolved murder of two Jews in 2011.  More...

UN official blames bombing on ‘Tel Aviv’

Richard Falk, an official for the UN Human Rights Council, in an online commentary blamed the Boston Marathon bombing on “Tel Aviv.”  More...

Ukrainian recognized for saving synagogue

A Ukrainian Christian who saved a dilapidated rural synagogue was honored at an interfaith forum in Kiev.  Boris Slobodnyuk of Satanov received the forum’s 2013 Crystal Noah Tolerance Award at the Kiev Interfaith Forum for guarding the 500 More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1  ADATH EMANU-EL  Cantor Messinger leads a class at 6:30 p.m. about learning the meaning of the Friday night prayers. Cost is $18 for members and $23 for non-members. Call 608-1200.  CONG. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, MAY 3  ADATH EMANU-EL  Family Shabbat Service at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608- 1200.  CONG. M’KOR SHALOM  Tot Shabbat Family Dinner at 5:30 p.m. followed by a service at 6:30 p.m. for children ages 2- 5. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2013

CAMP GAN ISRAEL  1925 Kresson Rd. Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 856-874-1500  www.GanIsraelSNJ.org  More...

Columns

Each of us can make a difference by joining together as one community

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

As I walked somberly into the Yom HaShoah ceremony with our community’s Survivors in observance of the Holocaust a few weeks ago, I thought of Anne Frank’s Diary and her words: “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single mom More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Delicious dairy delights to enhance your Shavuot

COOKING

The upcoming holiday of Shavuot, one of our three pilgrimage festivals, begins Tuesday evening, May 14 and continues until after sundown on May 16. More...

You can’t text caring and connection; life involves the personal touch

SALLY’S WORLD

The phone call was quite important, at least to me. It had been carefully scheduled, and I’d shuffled and reshuffled my schedule to make sure it happened.  Initially, the person with whom I was speaking was attentive. All-ears. More...

Boston hospitals learned lessons from Israel’s terrorism experience

Marathon bombing:

TEL AVIV— Minutes after a terrorist attack killed three at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, doctors and nurses at the city’s hospitals faced a harrowing scene—severed limbs, burned bodies, shrapnel buried in skin. More...

Locals impacted by bombing

Rabbi Benjamin David of Adath Emanu-El in Mount Laurel ran the Boston Marathon, crossing the finish line not long before the two bombs ripped though the crowd. More...

Mideast

‘Brain drain’ worries Israeli

EDUCATION

Israel’s education minister, Shai Piron, at the Israel Prize ceremony expressed his concerns about a “brain drain.”  Piron was one of nine winners of the annual award, which was given out at the close of Israel Independence Day More...

Israeli gymnast takes European gold

SPORTS…

Israeli gymnast Alexander Shatilov won a gold medal in the men’s floor exercise final at the European Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Moscow.  Shatilov shared the first-place podium with Max Whitlock of Britain.  More...

Attack thwarted on Israeli embassy

An Iranian man believed to be planning a terror attack on the Israeli embassy in Katmandu was turned over to Nepalese police by the embassy’s security.  Mohsin Khosravian was arrested and remains in custody, according to The Himalayan news More...

Federation

Helping Sasha & her grandfather build Jewish lives

Sasha, 13, lives with her mother and her grandparents in Kiev, Ukraine. When she was only four, she was diagnosed with severe scoliosis and needed to get a back brace. The family would have to take her to St. More...

Life Cycles

Birth:

SOFFER

Rabbi Matthew and Nicole Vengrove Soffer of Boston, MA announce the birth of their son, Caleb Vengrove Soffer, on Feb. 14, 2013.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

GARY FLEISCHMAN, died on Mar. 15. Son of the late Norman and Miriam (Miller) Fleischman. Father of Scott (Beth Hymowitz) Fleischman and Jamie (Eric) Levie. Brother of Karen Wagner. Grandfather of three and uncle of two. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, MAY 11  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA.  Trip to the annual Country Fair at the Walter Biddle Saul High School of Agricultural Sciences in Roxborough. Meet at 11 a.m. at the school sign in front of the Dairy Barn. More...

Editorial

No more excuses for Richard Falk and his anti-Israel venom at UN

Terrorism has reared its ugly head once again. This time the target was the Boston Marathon. Another attack on innocent civilians. More dead. More wounded. More families shattered.  And who is to blame?  More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

A visit to Ground Zero is a reminder of our bond to all Jews and Israel

Personal perspective:

“When I look at the reflecting pools at ‘Ground Zero’ and see the holes marking the footprint where each tower stood, my view is that the water, cascading down, symbolizes people falling into a black hole of death, the abyss of the More...

Letters

It’s time to remove prejudicial attacks on Muslims

A recent piece in the Inquirer declared, “Nearly all domestically radicalized terrorists have been Muslims…” Really? More...

Religion Column

The lessons we draw from tochecha, teaching & television

Behar-Bechukotai Lev. 25:1-27:34  More...

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