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Local gallery owner closes up shop after a career filled with art

MEET LORRAINE RIESENBACH…

FAMILY: Husband Marvin, four sons, six grandsons  SYNAGOGUE: Temple Emanuel  FAVORITE TYPE OF ART: Representational  GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Mentoring emerging artists and making art afford More...

Lions Gate residents enjoy volleyball

Skilled nursing residents at Lions Gate, a continuing care retirement community affiliated with the Jewish Federation, recently enjoyed a day of chair volleyball. More...

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Life Cycles

SILVERMAN-LEVINE

Engagements:

Donna and Gary Silverman of Philadelphia announce the engagement of their daughter, Leanne Beth Silverman, to James Samuel Levine, son of Judith Hagopian and Richard Levine of Takoma Park, MD.  Leanne graduated with a BA in Psychology from North More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

EVELYN AXLER, of Delray Beach, FL, formerly of Merchantville, died on July 8. Wife of the late Samuel Axler. Mother of Marvin (Marilyn) Axler and Edward (Deborah) Axler. Grandmother of two.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, JULY 25  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Wendy Abramowitz will speak on Astrology and other Psychic Modalities. Cost for non-members is $3. More...

Columns

There is no summer ‘lull’ for Federation and Our Family of Agencies

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

This time of year is generally considered a relaxing, “lull” period in the United States when we vacation, send kids to sleep-away camp, and perhaps leave early from work on Fridays to head down the shore.  More...

Let’s ensure that the sun shines during the ‘Golden Years’

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

Loneliness. Dementia. Loss of mobility. The passing of lifelong friends, spouses, and even their own children. Fear of everyday activities, such as going to doctor appointments. Choosing between paying for groceries and prescription medications. More...

Endowing your Annual Campaign gift ensures your support for generations

MONEY MATTERS

There are certain subjects that our children or grandchildren bring up which cause us to stop and think before answering. More...

‘Soups & Sweets’ grads ready for new challenges

As the fragrant aroma of garlic wafted through the halls of Cong. Beth El in Voorhees, the kitchen was abuzz with activity on a sleepy summer morning. More...

New Israeli Amb. Ron Dermer brings total loyalty to Netanyahu

WASHINGTON— “I was with him when” Ron Dermer laced his address to the 2009 American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference. More...

Mideast

Netanyahu: Keep peace talks discreet

PEACE PROCESS

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said conducting the restarted peace talks discreetly would be helpful in reaching their goals.  Speaking Sunday at the opening of the weekly Cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said he was committed in equal meas More...

EU guidelines target West Bank

Israeli entities and activities in the West Bank, eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights are ineligible for European Union grants and prizes under new guidelines adopted by the European Commission. More...

Raisman kindles Maccabiah flame

U.S. Olympian Aly Raisman lit the torch at the opening ceremony of the 19th Maccabiah Games, which features a record number of nearly 9,000 athletes.  More...

World News

Calif. board elects BDS movement leader

A student leader in the anti-Israel divestment campaign at the University of California, Berkeley, was elected to serve on the University of California system’s Board of Regents.  Sadia Saifuddin, a student senator at Berkeley, was voted i More...

Reform, Conservative leaders meet Pollard

Leaders of the Reform and Conservative movements met with convicted spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard and renewed their calls on President Obama for his compassionate release.  More...

Bar mitzvah for Madonna’s son

Madonna reunited with her ex-husband, director Guy Ritchie, to celebrate their son Rocco’s bar mitzvah. The coming of-age celebration took place at The Kabbalah Centre in New York and included a small gathering the previous night. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, JULY 25   CONG. BETH TIKVAH  Bingo at 7:15 p.m. Call 983- 8090.  FRIDAY, JULY 26  CONG. BETH TIKVAH  BYOB Pasta and Prayer Shabbat begins at 6:30 p.m. RSVP required. Call 983-8090.  TEMPLE EMANUEL  More...

Editorial

Administration’s effort to revive peace talks should be applauded

With backing from the Obama administration, Secretary of State John Kerry’s ongoing effort to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians is a worthy endeavor that should be applauded.  More...

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Countering antisemitism in the month of Ramadan

WASHINGTON (JTA) — During Ramadan, Muslim communities around the world experience a month of fasting, devotion and increased consciousness of their faith. More...

Religion Column

A blessing after meals allows us to show our gratitude to God

Parashat Ekev Deut. 7:12-11:25  Where do you eat? At the kitchen table? At the counter? In front of the refrigerator? At your desk? In the car? In a restaurant? Where else?  More...

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