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Yoga instructor writes compassion-themed children’s Chanukah book

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HOMETOWN: Mount Laurel  FAMILY: Husband David; children Tara, Brooke and Brett  FAVORITE FOOD: Pizza  FAVORITE MOVIES: “Terms of Endearment,” “Forrest Gump”  FAVORITE PLACE&nbs More...

Auxiliary luncheon features ‘Jewish Words’ authors

The JGH Lions Gate Auxiliary held its Paid-Up Membership Luncheon on September 18. More...

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Life Cycles

Births:

Lauren, Adam and big brother Eli Greenberg of Cherry Hill, announce the birth of their twin baby boys, Spencer Hank (Shlomo Hillel), and Harrison Seth (Chaim Shaul) Greenberg, on Sept. 13, 2013. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

BEATRICE BERNSTEIN, of Marlton, died on Oct. 4. Wife of the late Harold Miller and the late Harry Bernstein. Mother of Alan Miller, the late Deborah B. Miller, Mitchell (Lucy) Bernstein, Amy (Andre) Jadkowski and Lisa (Nick) Esposito. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18  CONG. BETH EL  Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  More...

Editorial

Survey of Jewish engagement offers insight into national and local trends

EDITORIALS…

Two new studies of Jewish population and engagement, one a national population survey and one a local needs assessment, offer valuable information that will likely influence Jewish policy and programming for years to come. More...

DRY BONES… Now What?

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Religion Column

Abraham teaches us to appreciate life’s blessings

Parashat Chaye Sarah Gen. 23:1-25:18  More...

 

Local synagogues ‘do good together’ at first Community Mitzvah Day

If there was a record for the most mitzvahs occurring in South More...

Over 3,100 people responded to local MY JEWISH POP survey

More than 3,100 people answered the call of MY JEWISH POP, the first needs assessment of South Jersey Jews in more than 20 years.  More...

Mideast

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef mourned as sage who changed Israeli society & politics

TEL AVIV—Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the Israeli sage who founded the Sephardic Orthodox Shas political party and exercised major influence on Jewish law, died in Jerusalem at the age of 93. More...

Israel-based Teva announces layoffs

ECONOMY

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, headquartered in Israel, said it was laying off 5,000 employees.  The layoffs will take place at Teva sites worldwide and amount to 10 percent of the company’s workforce, according to the Israeli business da More...

Female soldier called to Torah

RELIGION…

An Orthodox female Israeli soldier was called up to the Torah during holiday services on a military base in what was being called a first.  More...

Federation

Lions Gate rehab: “I feel 20 years younger!”

STORY FROM THE HEART

Edith broke her ankle in three spots and required surgery, including the placement of a plate and multiple screws. After her surgery, Edith had a bad infection and caught pneumonia. “I thought I would never make it,” she said.  More...

Federation honors Martha Karasick’s 32 years of service

FOCUS ON FEDERATION

Federation volunteers, leaders, board members and staff, both past and present, recently gathered to honor Martha Karasick on her last day of work as Federation Annual Campaign Director.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16 ADATH EMANU-EL Social Action Committee will be collecting personal care items for the JFCS Domestic Violence Women’s Shelter. Drop all items at the office. Call 608-1200. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18 ADATH EMANU-EL Tot Shabbat at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200. CONG. B’NAI TIKVAH-BETH ISRAEL Tot Shabbat for children ages 2-7. Everyone is welcome. Contact www.cbtbi.org. More...

Columns

The latest trend is a welcoming one: Offspring returning to home turf

SALLY’S WORLD

It didn’t make the front page or warrant screaming headlines. More...

Celebrating a truly transformational year of accomplishment

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

This past Sunday, Oct. 13, we held our 91st Annual Meeting. I’d like to share excerpts from my remarks:  More...

Jodie’s Jewce

All the buzz on your favorite Jewish celebrities

Hi! I hope you enjoyed my first column and have come back for more because I have a lot more “Jewce” for you. Over the last month, our tribe has had some babies, engagements, and weddings that I’m excited to tell you about. More...

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