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Rutgers student sees new side of Israel in study-abroad program

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FAMILY: Mother Helida; father Stuart  HOMETOWN: Atco  SYNAGOGUE: Cherry Hill East Minyan  FAVORITE PHYSICISTS: Neil Degrasse Tyson, Michio Kaku  FAVORITE PLACES IN ISRAEL: Tiberias, Jerusale More...

RCA director featured at Sons of Israel

As part of its 120th anniversary celebrations, Cong. More...

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World News

Orthodox high schools allowing women to lay tefillin could start trend

NEW YORK—The announcement that SAR, a modern Orthodox high school in New York, is allowing girls to lay tefillin is helping expose an increasingly sharp fault line within Orthodoxy.  More...

Romania has come a long way on Holocaust remembrance, but denial persists

BUCHAREST, Romania— Touring the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005, Romanian President Traian Basescu was unprepared to confront some painful truths.  More...

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Calendar

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Hazak will be screening “Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision” at 1 p.m. Bernard Epworth will speak on active U.S. Military members. Free to Hazak members and $5 for guests. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21  ADATH EMANU-EL  Tot Shabbat at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22  ADATH EMANU-EL  Special Needs Shabbat service at 10 a.m. Open to the community. More...

Voice Camp Guide

CAMP GAN ISRAEL   More...

Columns

Supporting Israel: Lessons learned from the Hadassah Hospital bankruptcy

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

In the late 1980s I started to become aware of how the Zionist political world works. More...

Join us as the results of MY JEWISH POP help us build our community

FEDERATION 411

Between September and October 2013, The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey conducted the first survey of our local Jewish population since 1991. More...

The JCRC salutes Congressman Andrews for all he has done for America

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY

I began to work on this month’s column almost two weeks ago while on the early morning Amtrak train down to Washington, DC for this year’s Jewish Federations of North America Government Affairs Institute. More...

Special Sections

Robert Paul, past Federation president, remembered for Jewish passion, sincerity

Robert Paul, who served as president of the Jewish Federation from 1988-1990, is being remembered as a man of honor, humility and passion for the Jewish people. A Voorhees resident and former resident of Cherry Hill, he died on Feb. 8. More...

Mideast

West Bank CEOs not losing sleep over boycott

TEL AVIV—Of the 200,000 wine bottles Yakov Burg produced last year, 16,000 went to Europe.  The possibility of a boycott and repeated rumblings that Europe is planning to label goods produced in the settlements could decrease that number, More...

Israel, Turkey talk normalization

DIPLOMACY

Turkey and Israel are close to normalizing bilateral relations for the first time since the 2010 Mavi Marmara incident, Turkey’s foreign minister said.  More...

Princeton partnering with Herzliya school

EDUCATION…

Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs established a joint program with the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya in Israel.  The joint program with the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strat More...

Federation

A young poet learns to express her Jewish soul

Family matters to Elizaveta, a seventeen-year-old girl who lives in Minsk, Belarus. Her mother and grandmother have always been there for her.  More...

Life Cycles

B’nai Mitzvah

ADATH EMANU-EL   BENJAMIN WILLIAM SATTINGER, son of Brian and Julie Sattinger, on Feb. 8.  MAYA PARVATI KRACHMAN, daughter of Drs. Samuel Krachman and Shanthi Subbiah, on Feb. 15.  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM   More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

DR. JOSEPH L. AZORSKY, of Cherry Hill, died on Feb. 3. Husband for 63 years of Beverly Azorsky. Father of Shauna (Emanuel) Greenberg and Gary (Jeanne Markey) Azorsky. Grandfather of four. Son of the late Drs. Abraham and Sarah Azorsky. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $3 for nonmembers. More...

Editorial

Sid Caesar, the king of comedy, set a high bar for funny acts

Sid Caesar, a comedic giant who became one of television’s first full-blown stars, set the stage for future generations of funny men and women.  More...

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Full Story

20-year-old was transformed by Birthright Israel experience

First Person:

On Dec. 18, I traveled with 41 other Americans on a 12- hour plane ride to the beautiful country called Israel with the Taglit-Birthright group. More...

Letters

Assumption behind recent foreign policy is misguided

DEAR EDITOR

The Bush-Obama years of foreign policy in the Middle East have been plagued with a faulty assumption. More...