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Dedicated teen swimmer hoping to repeat the ‘Maccabi Magic’

MEET LAUREN KERNER…

FAMILY:Mother Ellyn, fatherMichael, and sistersJaclyn, 18 and Erica, 9 HOMETOWN:Cherry Hill SYNAGOGUE:Temple Emanuel FAVORITE MEAL BEFOREA RACE:Peanut butter sandwich FAVORITE STROKE:Butterfly FAVORITE JEWISHSWIMMER:Jason Lezak FAVORITE FEMALESWIMMER More...

Cherie Finkelstein honored by Hadassah

Cherie Finkelstein recently received Hadassah’s National Leadership Award. She was honored at Herzl Hadassah’s installation ceremony. More...

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Obituaries

OBITUARIES

KAREN M. FRIED, of Tucson, AZ, died on Jan. 20. Sister of Sara-ellen (Alan) Greenberg and Susan (Arnold) Gross. Aunt of three and greataunt of two. Contributions can be made to the Jewish Fed of SNJ, www.jewishsouthjersey.org.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5  THE CHABAD CENTER  Six-week course entitled “To Be a Jew in the Free World” begins at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $80 and includes a course book. RSVP to 874-1500, ext. More...

Kid Stuff

Voice Camp Guide 2014

CAMP GAN ISRAEL   More...

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7  ADATH EMANU-EL  Family Shabbat at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200.  CONG. B’NAI TIKVAH-BETH  ISRAEL  Tot Shabbat dinner and service begins at 5:45 p.m. for children ages 2-7. More...

Columns

Still ‘kvelling’ over Super Sunday and Super Week excitement and effort

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey’s 35th annual Super Sunday and Super Week has passed. This year we raised $825,935 during Super Sunday and Super Week alone, and I’m still “kvelling.” What a great team effort! More...

Winter’s chill—some love it; some hate; and some do both

SALLY’S WORLD

It’s soup weather. Boy, is it soup weather!  As I write this, the TV weather guys and gals are exulting because there’s a lot to talk about. Snow. Frigid temperatures. Wind gusts. Yes, a lot of weather.   More...

Collectorz.com offers ways to inventory your books, music & more

COMPUSCHMOOZE

It’s been almost seven years (June 2007) since we looked at the book inventory software from Collectorz.com, a Netherlands-based company that offers a family of cataloguing programs covering books, music, DVDs, comic books, and games. More...

Special Sections

Half the Knesset marks Holocaust at Auschwitz visit

OSWIECIM, Poland— Watching thousands of Poles dance to Klezmer music just 50 miles from the Auschwitz death camp, Johnny Daniels could feel an ambitious plan taking shape. More...

‘JEWISH POP’ goes on the road: first stop was Burlington County

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Mideast

Israel sending team to Sochi

OLYMPICS

Israel will be sending five athletes to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.  Evgeni Krasnopolski, 25, a Ukraine native who grew up in Israel, will skate in the pairs competition with Andrea Davidovich, 16, of Vermont. More...

Shas leader criticizes PM’s son

CONTROVERSY…

The leader of the haredi Orthodox Shas party said the relationship between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son and a non-Jewish Norwegian woman is a matter of national concern.  More...

Netanyahu rips Kerry boycott remarks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rapped U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for warning that Israel would face more international boycotts if the peace process fails.  More...

Life Cycles

Birth:

PACEWIC   Alexis (nee Kaplan) and Ryan Pacewic joyfully announce the birth of their daughter, Tess Marielle, on Dec. 5, 2013. Tess weighed 7 lb., 13 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long.  More...

KIM-FELD

Fradele and Harry Feld of Cherry Hill announce the engagement of their son Abe to Jieun Kim, daughter of Yeonpal Kim and the late Hyeongija Jeon of Seoul, South Korea.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Dinner at Norma’s Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. Separate checks. Call Kachina at 630-8780.  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA.  More...

Editorial

It is clear Syria never intended to turn over its chemical weapons

One of the developments to come out of the Middle East in recent days concerns the reports that Syria is not living up to its end of the deal to turn over its chemical weapons. Is anybody at all really surprised about this?  More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Now is not the time for Congress to impose more Iran sanctions

Senators Menendez and Booker are supporting legislation to impose new sanctions on Iran and put conditions on a final deal with Iran. More...

Religion Column

God provides wisdom and understanding to create beauty

Parashat Ki Tissa Ex. 30:11-34:35  More...