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Rowan religious studies professor pens Chanukah history book

MEET DIANNE ASHTON…

HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill  SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

Cherry Hill Mayor leads discussion on business networking at TBS

Cherry Hill Mayor Chuck Cahn spoke at Temple Beth Sholom Men’s Club’s 3rd Annual Business Networking Event Nov. More...

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Life Cycles

Engagements:

MALIN-STERLING

Hope Malin of Cherry Hill, Scott Malin of Cherry Hill, and Helene and Gerald Sterling of Cherry Hill announce the engagement of their children, Jessica Leigh Malin and Matthew Elliot Sterling.  More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

ADATH EMANU-EL  CONNOR FARKAS, son of Scott and Shirley Farkas, on Nov. 2.  EMMA PAULINE JAMES, daughter of Jennifer DuFault James and Lyle James, on Nov. 30.  CONG. BETH EL   More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

CHARLOTTE BUCHMAN, of Cherry Hill, died on Nov. 16. Wife of the late Joseph Buchman. Mother of Myron “Bucky” (Tanya) Buchman and Irene Buchman. Grandmother of three and great-grandmother of six. More...

Shelley M. Zeiger, Holocaust educator

Shelley M. Zeiger, 78, of Moorestown, died on Nov. 10.  He was a prominent Trenton businessman who opened the first American restaurant in the Former Soviet Union. He promoted   Russian-U.S. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27  CONG.BETH EL  Annual Turkey Trot begins at 7 p.m. for 8th-12th graders. Wear Neon! Cost is $12 or $10 with a canned food item. Call 675-1166.  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30  TEMPLE EMANUEL  More...

Columns

Building bridges and engaging those who are different is vital for all

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.”  More...

Continue the spirit of the holidays by giving back on #GivingTuesday

FEDERATION 411

To the rest of America, Thanksgiving will be the typical celebration of turkey, football and family. It will be a day of gratitude, enjoying the parade, and power shopping as the end of the year holiday season kicks off. More...

Convergence of Thanksgiving and Chanukah means more joy & mayhem

SALLY’S WORLD

It’s the season. The riotous preparations, the rush of homecomings and the 21-lb. More...

Special Sections

 

Community mourns Harel Dabush at tearful Politz School service

During his short time in South Jersey, Harel Dabush had two dreams. More...

Mideast

Naftali Bennett still figuring out religious road map

NEW YORK—Naftali Bennett doesn’t like to waste time.  More...

Ill Gaza child treated at hospital

MITZVAH

An Israeli hospital treated the seriously ill granddaughter of Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh.  One-year-old Amal Haniyeh, accompanied by her grandmother, crossed from Gaza into Israel to be seen by doctors at the Schneider Children’s More...

Netanyahu offers job to U.N. interpreter

UNITED NATIONS…

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said there would always be a job waiting in Israel for a U.N. More...

World News

Jewish groups laud time off proposal

Jewish groups made up nearly half the faith groups that praised proposed federal regulations clarifying compensation time for religious holidays. More...

Hoarder of looted art vows to fight for stash

Cornelius Gurlitt said he is the legal owner of the 1,400 works of Nazi-looted art found in his Munich apartment and he will fight for them. More...

Hasidic recruit wins his case

A Hasidic police recruit who said he was fired from the New York Police Department because he would not trim his beard was the victim of religious discrimination, a federal court ruled.  Fishel Litzman, 39, could be reinstated, according to the More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27  ADATH EMANU-EL  Toy Drive. Drop off new, unwrapped toys by Dec. 23. Call 608-1200.  THE CHABAD CENTER  Haddonfield Menorah Lighting and Chanukah celebration at 6 p.m. at Library Point. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Dinner at Ruby’s Buffet at 5 p.m. RSVP to Judy at 609-953- 8649.  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA.  More...

Editorial

A miracle for modern times: reviving Hebrew in the Diaspora

Chanukah’s literal translation is “rededication.” This 2,200-year-old holiday celebrates one of the greatest miracles in Jewish history – the oil that enabled ancient Jews to recommit the second Temple of Jerusalem to God.&nbs More...

DRY BONES… Bibi’s Alarm

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Letters

The Obama administration’s policies threaten Israel

DEAR EDITOR

Recently, our President, through his Secretary of State, issued the latest in a series of damaging statements regarding Israel. More...

Religion Column

The light of Chanukah can light up our Jewish lives

Rabbi Irving Greenberg once wrote: “The proper response, as Chanukah teaches, is not to curse the darkness but to light a candle.” We live in an age that can at times seem so dark: A government paralyzed by bureaucracy and partisan politi More...