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Marlton blogger offers advice to Boomer generation

MEET JUDY FREEDMAN…

FAMILY: Children, Amy and David  HOBBIES: Blogging and reading  FAVORITE MOVIES: “Pretty Woman” and all Audrey Hepburn movies  FAVORITE PERFORMERS: Madonna and Adele   &ldqu More...

Har Zion members energized at Kallah

A delegation from Temple Har Zion in Mt. More...

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World News

To stay afloat, synagogues are merging across denominational divide

The Jews of Corpus Christi knew a decade ago they had to act fast to save their two synagogues. More...

British author Adam LeBor creates a modern Israeli heroine

ARTS & CULTURE

BUDAPEST—There’s a new Jewish heroine on the block, a tough but tender Israeli who does undercover work for the United Nations and stars in a new series of thrillers by the British author and journalist Adam LeBor.  More...

Israeli billionaire Ofer’s gift launching fellowship at Harvard

BOSTON — Idan Ofer, one of Israel’s wealthiest businessmen, made a gift to the Harvard Kennedy School to establish a graduate fellowship for emerging leaders in Israel and Palestine.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7  ADATH EMANU-EL  Book Bag and School Supply Drive all month. Drop off at the office. Call 608-1200.  THE CHABAD CENTER  More...

Editorial

Is Israel’s decision to free terrorists worth a gamble for peace?

At a time of ever growing instability in the Middle East, Israel has agreed to free 104 Palestinians convicted of terrorism from its jails as a precondition to restarting peace talks.  More...

DRY BONES…

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First flirting, then religion: A Jewish girl’s introduction to Jesus

PERSONAL ESSAY

The year I unwittingly decided to become Christian started innocently enough.  More...

Religion Column

For justice to be done, we all must accept responsibility

Parashat Shoftim Deut. 16:18-21:9  More...

 

Roiling region & pessimism behind Kerry’s urgency on talks

Analysis:

WASHINGTON— After 20 years of stops, starts and a bloody intifada in between, John Kerry believes he can pull out a final status Israeli-Palestinian peace deal in nine months. What clock is the U.S. secretary of state trying to beat? More...

Ehrlich wins gold in Israel

Cherry Hill’s Marlee Ehrlich, pictured with Olympian Lenny Krayzelburg, earned both a gold and a silver medal in freestyle swimming events for Team USA at the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Israel. More...

Mideast

Polio virus detected in Israel’s wastewater

ENVIRONMENT

The polio virus was detected in 30 sewage samples in Israel, the World Health Organization confirmed, spurring Israel to step up its vaccination efforts. More...

Turkey liberates alleged Mossad bird

ESPIONAGE?…

Turkey released a bird it accused of working for Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency.  The bird was set free following an X-ray examination that determined it was not equipped with a microchip or other bugging device, the Hurriyet Turkish More...

Israel’s budget passes after debate

Israeli lawmakers passed the nation’s 2013-14 state budget after 15 hours of debate.  More...

Federation

David learns about Federation’s impact

It was the late ’80s and David was a counselor at the Jewish Federation funded day camp. That summer, hundreds of Russian Jewish families were being integrated into our community.  More...

Are you a future Jewish leader?

Were you a youth group board member? Were you a campus leader? Are you an aspiring philanthropist or a community service maven? More...

Life Cycles

Engagements:

NADEN-LEVINE

Barbara Naden of Cherry Hill announces the engagement of her daughter, Emily Naden, to Haninah Levine, son of Hillel Levine of Boston and Shulamith Nebenzahl Levine of Jerusalem.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

WILLIAM R. “BILLY” LOEW, ESQ., 63, of Cherry Hill, died on July 19. Husband of Andrea “Andi” Loew. Father of Bryan (Bonnie) Loew, Daniel (Rachel) Loew and Jacob Loew. Son of Helen (the late Bernard Loew) Goldstein. More...

Jack J. Cohen dies at 87; active in AJA

Jack J. Cohen, 87, a prominent South Jersey businessman and longtime supporter of the Jewish community, died on July 26. He lived in Boynton Beach, FL.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA.  Dinner and planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Taste King Chinese Restaurant in Northeast Phila. RSVP to Jon at 787-0325.  FRIDAY, AUGUST 16  CONG. BETH EL  More...

Columns

Our community study will help us meet the needs of the next generation

FEDERATION 411

By now you may have heard about, or seen ads for “My Jewish Pop,” a community study and population survey that will be conducted this fall to assess the changing demographics and evaluate the needs of the Jewish community of Southern New More...

Thinking about the royal baby—and all the other babies born that day

SALLY’S WORLD

So the baby boy has a name. He’s no longer just “the baby.”  And he’s been bundled into his car seat and trundled off for the ride to grandma’s house.  So ordinary. More...

Enjoy the experience of a lifetime by helping us host the Maccabi Games

FRONT & CENTER

By the time you read this column, our JCC’s delegation of Jewish teen athletes will be getting ready to return home from the JCC Maccabi Games in Orange County, California. More...

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