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Cherry Hill octogenarian touts benefits of martial arts for seniors

MEET MARTY EISEN…

AGE:81 FAMILY:Wife, Carole;children, Ruth,Deborah, Naomi& Lewis FAVORITEMOVIE STAR:Jackie Chan FAVORITEMARTIAL ART:Praying MantisKung Fu Cherry Hill resident Marty Eisen took up Judo as a teenager in Toronto, Canada to learn how to fight and def More...

Billig repeats in JAG racquetball tourney

The Jewish Athletic Group recently held its annual racquetball tournament, with a dozen players representing seven of the area’s synagogues. More...

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Life Cycles

REBHUN-MANDEL

Frani and Don Rebhun of Voorhees announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Anne Rebhun, to Aron Grant Mandel, son of Hal and Elissa Mandel of Short Hills. Aron is also the son of the late Susan Intrator Mandel.  More...

NOSSEN

Cindy and Michael Nossen, and big brother Harvey, of Mt. Laurel, announce the birth of Zachary Fred (Reuven Tzipor) Nossen on Apr. 22, 2013. Zachary weighed in at 7 lb., 2 oz., and was 20 1/2 inches long.  More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL  ERIC MATTHEW FELDMAN, son of Debbie and Gary Feldman, on June 1.   BRYAN ADAM FELDMAN, son of Debbie and Gary Feldman, on June 1.  RACHEL HANNAH AUGUST, daughter of Fern and Gary August, on June 22.  More...

Editorial

Iran’s newly-elected president needs to show he wants peace

Iran has just elected Hassan Rohani as that nation’s newest president. As Americans and supporters of Israel, we have to wonder what he will do to make sure that Iran’s ongoing conflict with the U.S. and Israel ceases. More...

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How the U.S. benefits from its alliance with Israel

WASHINGTON—When two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in April, doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital found themselves well prepared for the aftermath.  More...

 

Iran’s president-elect Rohani: Is he just more of the same?

WASHINGTON— Former national security adviser, former nuclear negotiator, a decades-old friendship with the supreme leader—Hassan Rohani is as Iranian establishment as it gets. More...

Babs helps Peres celebrate

Barbra Streisand hugging Israeli President Shimon Peres after performing at his 90th birthday celebration in Jerusalem on June 18. More...

Mideast

No prosecution for amusement park

SEGREGATION

Israel’s attorney general will not bring criminal charges against an Israeli amusement park for segregating Jewish and Arab school groups, despite the fact that segregation is illegal.  Yehuda Weinstein said in a decision that he decided More...

Tel Aviv among world’s greatest

BEACHES…

Tel Aviv was named one of the world’s top 10 beach cities by National Geographic.  More...

Civility sought in rabbinic election

Jewish groups are calling for civility in the campaign for chief rabbi of Israel after candidate David Stav was harassed at a wedding and labeled “a wicked man” by Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.  More...

World News

Dutch lawmaker resigns after Israel criticism

A Dutch lawmaker who recently called for government sanctions against Israel has resigned. More...

Yeshiva graduates first female class

Yeshivat Maharat, which trains Orthodox Jewish women to be religious leaders, held its first graduation ceremony.  Ruth Balinsky Friedman, Rachel Kohl Feingold and Abby Brown Schier graduated in an ordination ceremony in New York City attended More...

Volkswagen donating money to Auschwitz

Volkswagen said it was donating $1.3-million to the Auschwitz International Youth Meeting Center. The automaker made the announcement at a meeting at company headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

GLADYS BEARS, of Moorestown, died on June 4. Wife for 62 years of the late Max Bears. Mother of Suzanne Freeman and Ella (Robert) Staff. Grandmother of five and great-grandmother of seven.  More...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26  J STREET, SNJ CHAPTER  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, JUNE 27  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. The Martin Keoughan Improv Group will perform. Cost for non-members is $3. More...

Columns

The world comes to Jerusalem to plan an exciting future

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

Last month, President Obama drove past my home to visit the U.S. Consulate located half a block away. More...

Wishing a ‘Mazel Tov’ to our current and future leaders

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

This is the season of annual meetings and graduations in our community. It is a special time to honor many individuals. More...

Our old, familiar habits are the hardest to give up

SALLY’S WORLD

Every single morning, I stumble out of bed and push aside the bedroom curtain to check the weather. I don’t think about it. I don’t plan it. More...

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