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Metal artist’s unique style has led to successful career

MEET ISZY GAITELBAND…

SYNAGOGUE: Temple Beth Sholom  PETS: A dog, Lucky  FAVORITE FOOD: Flanken  FAVORITE MOVIE: Exodus   More...

Michael Perloff honored by FJMC

Local resident Michael Perloff (left) was recognized for his Israel advocacy by the International Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs at its recent convention in Boston. More...

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World News

Going straight to the source of Rosh Hashanah sweetness

LOS ANGELES—Here’s the buzz about Rosh Hashanah: Beyond a congregation or family, it takes a hive to have a holiday. More...

Traditional and modern tastes have a place at Rosh Hashanah tables

NEW YORK—Nearly 30 years ago, when my first cookbook was published, I wrote that kosher cooking wasn’t just about traditional recipes like gefilte fish and chopped liver, that you could make gourmet meals and international dishes using ko More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21  ADATH EMANU-EL  Book Bag and School Supply Drive all month. Drop off at the office. Call 608-1200.   THE CHABAD CENTER  More...

Special Sections

Joining Mike Epstein for ‘Weight Loss’

Voorhees resident Mike Epstein (second from right) and members of his family (from left), wife Nanci; daughter Gabrielle; son Aidan; and niece Jordyn, watch Mike’s progress on ABC’s Extre More...

Despite Netanyahu’s pleas, top House Dems see Iran opening

WASHINGTON— In increasingly strident tones, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been telling his American friends that the purported moderation of Iran’s new president is a ploy aimed at relieving international pressure and buyi More...

Mideast

17 Yemeni Jews airlifted to Israel

ALIYAH

Seventeen Yemeni Jews were airlifted to Israel in a covert operation. Four of the Jews were flown directly from Yemen to Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport, Haaretz reported. More...

Firm plans gas exports

ECONOMY…

An Israeli energy company announced plans to export natural gas via pipelines through Turkey and other countries in the Middle East.  More...

Lawmaker criticizes Kerry peace policy

John Kerry has put Israel in an “impossible situation,” Knesset member Ayelet Shaked wrote in a letter to the U.S. secretary of state.  More...

Federation

Estelle: Finding a helping hand

Estelle is 87 and alone. “I have no family nearby, and all my lady friends died without my permission,” she reflected sorrowfully, if with a touch of dark humor.  More...

What makes a leader step forward

Strong dedicated leaders nurture and sustain communities from generation to generation. More...

Life Cycles

Celebrations

B’nai Mitzvah:  ADATH EMANU-EL   ISABEL GILA MAXINE ROSS, daughter of Dale Ross, on July 6.  NICOLE MORGAN REEDY, daughter of Michael and Stacey Reedy, on Aug. 24.   More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

SARA BLANK, of Moorestown, died on Aug. 7. Wife of the late Bernard Blank. Mother of Dr. Andrew (Erin) Blank, Tracy (Art) Felderstein, Dr. Ben (Dr. Sue) Blank and Rachel (Steve) Tyler. Grandmother of 10.   More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Cost for non-members is $3. Call Judy at 609-953- 8649.  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  More...

Columns

Are Israelis strong enough to be an open and hopeful people?

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

My eight-year-old son, Osher, and I had about an hour to spend together between running errands, so I decided to take him to Liberty Bell Park, named after the replica of the Liberty Bell in the center of the park. More...

As we enter the year 5774, help us reach even more people

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

On behalf of myself and my family, the family of officers, Board of Directors and staff of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, and Our Family of Agencies, I would like to wish a Shana Tova Tikatevu—a sweet New Year— to you and y More...

Begin the New Year by volunteering to help your neighbor

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

In just a short time, the High Holidays will be upon us, and we will again be enveloped in the true meaning of reflection and self-evaluation. More...