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Cherry Hill teen overcomes antisemitism to advocate for Israel

MEET STEFANIE JEFFREYS…

AGE: 19  FAMILY: Parents Debbie & Scott; brother Josh, 23  SYNAGOGUE: Temple Emanuel  DOG: Hatikvah  SYNAGOGUE: Temple Emanuel  FAVORITE ISRAELI FOOD: Schwarma  FAVORITE PLACE More...

Moorestown Jews support the hungry

Michelle Litwack (left) and Sherri Gold recently delivered food collected by the Moorestown Jewish Association (MJA) to the Moorestown Ministerium Food Pantry. More...

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World News

Efforts underway to save paper

Responding to community support, efforts are under way to rescue the Canadian Jewish News from folding.  More...

Historic burial site off Africa restored

A Jewish burial plot in the island state of Cape Verde was rededicated with help from the king of Morocco. About 100 people attended the rededication ceremony.  More...

Wallenberg named honorary citizen

Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust, was made Australia’s first honorary citizen.  At a ceremony at Government House in Canberra, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said it was “e More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

STANLEY ADLEMAN, of Phila., died on Apr. 28. Husband of the late Lenore Adleman. Father of Alan Adleman, Seth Adleman and the late David Adleman. Brother of Eddie Adleman and Bernice Landsburg. Grandfather of two and greatgrandfather of two. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, MAY 17  CONG. BETH EL  Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  TUESDAY, MAY 21  JCC SOCIAL SINGLES  More...

Editorial

Israel has a right to keep advanced weapons away from the terrorists

EDITORIALS…

Faced with the spectre that one of its most ardent enemies is stockpiling chemical weapons, Israeli warplanes fired on suspected missile convoys in Syria bound for Hezbollah, the powerful Lebanese militant group.  More...

DRY BONES…

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Religion Column

What would the world be like without Torah?

Just what do we celebrate on the holiday of Shavuot?  More...

Special Sections

 

South Jersey wins Gold at Maccabi

Southern New Jersey’s boys baseball team brought home the Gold Medal from the recent Mid-Atlantic Junior Maccabi Games in Philadelphia. More...

Tensions with Syria heating up

An Iron Dome anti-missile battery was moved near the northern Israeli town of Haifa in the hours following a second airstrike on Syrian targets, May 5. More...

Mideast

Why even a moderate chief rabbi won’t transform the Israeli Rabbinate

Analysis:

TEL AVIV—To get married in Israel, Dima Motel had to bring his family photo album and two of his ancestors’ birth certificates to a rabbinical court.  More...

Israel rejects 1967 ‘precondition’

BORDERS

Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni reportedly refused to accept the 1967 border as the basis for a final Israeli- Palestinian border prior to negotiations.  More...

Billions of locusts hatched in Israel

PLAGUE…

Billions of newly hatched locusts spread throughout Israel’s South. More...

Federation

Saltzman Foundation Board transition

SALTZMAN FOUNDATION

Donald Love, a former Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey vice president, replaced Dr. Robert Belafsky on the Raymond and Gertrude R. Saltzman Foundation board on May 9.  More...

Life Cycles

ETTINGER-URBAN

Joel and Michele Ettinger of Cherry Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexis Blair Ettinger, to Jonathan Seth Urban, son of Tim and Toni Urban of Des Moines, Iowa.  More...

MILLER

Stephen and Rachel Miller (nee Kellerman) of Cherry Hill, announce the birth of their son, Ari Joseph (Yosef Chaim), on July 6, 2012.  Sharing in their joy were grandparents Sandra and Mark Levy, Alan Kellerman, and Suzanne Miller. More...

Do It!

Calendar

FRIDAY, MAY 17  TEMPLE BETH EL OF  HAMMONTON  Grayce Heinemann joins Rabbi Abby Micheleski for a special Shabbat service at 7:30 p.m. Call 609-561-7217.  SUNDAY, MAY 19  ADATH EMANU-EL  More...

Kid Stuff

Voice Camp Guide

CAMP GAN ISRAEL   More...

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, MAY 17  ADATH EMANU-EL  Tot Shabbat at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200.  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Tot Shabbat Pot Luck Dinner and Service begins at 6 p.m. Chicken is provided; participants supply the sides. More...

Columns

The power of your unique identity begins with your name

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

On the amazing day of your birth, you are given life, and you are given a name. With that name, you are also blessed with a uniqueness that is completely yours. More...

Advocating for the vulnerable in Washington

FEDERATION 411

Advocacy and social justice have become modern pillars of our Jewish communal responsibility, standing proudly alongside study, ritual, and acts of kindness. On Apr. More...

Wandering about permanently in the land of lost keys, glasses…

SALLY’S WORLD

I know women who yearn to run away to spas in the desert and indulge in massages and yoga and hot stone therapy. More...