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Maccabi coach draws from his own playing experience

MEET LEV KREYMER…

FAMILY: Wife Elizabeth, Mother Faena, Father Boris, sister Tamara  HOMETOWN: Mount Laurel  FAVORITE BASKETBALL TEAM: 76ers  FAVORITE BASKETBALL PLAYERS: Tim Duncan, Allen Iverson  FAVOR More...

Beth Sholom leaders learn at JTS

As part of a year-long leadership training program, Temple Beth Sholom’s Presidents’ Leadership Institute fellows spent a recent day learning and touring at The Jewish Theological Seminar More...

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World News

Report: Greece intercepted arms shipments Iran-bound

Greek authorities reportedly intercepted illegal arms shipments apparently sent by an Israeli that were intended for Iran.  More...

Orthodox Parliament candidate raises stir, refuses to shake women’s hands

An Orthodox Jewish candidate for the European Parliament has caused a stir by refusing to shake women’s hands.  Shneur Odze told the members of the right-wing populist UK Independence Party, or UKIP, that he will not shake women’s ha More...

Map charts the deportations of French children

A French historian has created an interactive map that charts the location of children deported from France during the Holocaust.  On Monday, the online map by Jean-Luc Pinol was so overloaded with connections that it could not be accessed.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, MARCH 6  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Bingo at 7 p.m. RSVP to Robin White at robinlisak@comcast.net.  JEWISH GENEALOGICAL  SOCIETY OF SNJ  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, MARCH 9  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA.  Trip to the Phila. Flower Show. Meet at 12 noon at the sculpture of the Chinese Soup Bowls. Dinner in Chinatown after. Call Gale at 215-331- 8194.  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  More...

Editorial

Federation-supported organizations are helping Ukraine’s vulnerable Jews

EDITORIALS…

Political upheaval is rarely a good thing for Jewish populations caught in the crossfire. Rising tensions in the Ukraine, home to between 70,000 to 300,000 Jews, is no exception.  More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Hadassah’s superb accomplishments speak for themselves

In his most recent “Jerusalem Journal column (Feb. 19 Voice, Pg. More...

Religion Column

Purim is my story, your story, but especially HIStory

Yes my friends, the Purim festivities have begun. Have you chosen your costume yet for this year? I wonder what new Hamantaschen recipes the Rebbitzin will come up with this year. For me, the only problem with Purim is that it is too short! More...

 

Breaking News - 3/7/2014 3:14 PM

Jewish Federations Announce Ukraine Assistance Fund

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) has announced the Ukraine Assistance Fund as an initial response to the situation in Ukraine. More...

Rabbi Richard Levine, 75, remembered as influential Jewish advocate

Mount Laurel's Adath Emanu-El's spiritual leader inspired many of South Jersey's Jewish leaders More...

Hasidic woman travels path from bereaved mother to activist

NEW YORK—  When a 16-year-old Lubavitcher named Ari Halberstam was gunned down on the Brooklyn Bridge on Mar. More...

Mideast

Israeli NGOs bringing their expertise to meet Africa’s needs

When they first arrived in northern Kenya in 2011 at the height of a massive drought, the Israeli refugee aid organization IsraAid planned to offer food and other core necessities to the 100,000 residents of the Kakuma refugee camp.  More...

Orthodox parties forbid haredi yeshiva students from enlisting

RELIGION

The rabbinic councils of three Orthodox parties in Israel issued a statement prohibiting their yeshiva students from enlisting in the Israeli military.  More...

Google acquired Israeli Internet security start-up

TECHNOLOGY…

Google has aquired the Israeli internet start-up SlickLogin.  The company was established last summer to simplify computer login security, the Israeli business daily Globes reported. More...

Federation

New YAD members welcomed at Mini-Mission

Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey's Young Adult Division (YAD) hosted a successful mini-mission on Wednesday, February 19th. More...

Life Cycles

Engagements:

LANDMAN-TUROFF

Robert and Randelle Landman of Sarasota, FL and Philadelphia, PA announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Eve Landman, to David Nachum Turoff, son of Allan and Jerilyn Turoff.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

NATHAN E. GETZENBERG, 93, of Cherry Hill, died on Feb. 18. Husband of Beverly Getzenberg. Father of Shelah Getzenberg, Joy Lynn Getzenberg, Andrew (Rita) Weber, and Richard Weber (Karen Lange). Grandfather of four and great-grandfather of four. More...

Ethyl Blumenfeld dies; was philanthropist devoted to helping

Ethyl F. Blumenfeld, of Voorhees, died on Feb. 16. She was a prominent philanthropist dedicated to making the lives of others better.  More...

Kid Stuff

Voice Camp Guide 2014

CAMP GAN ISRAEL   More...

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, MARCH 7  ADATH EMANU-EL  Family Shabbat at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200.  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Tot Shabbat Service and Dinner for children ages 0-5 begins at 6 p.m. RSVP to tracey@templeemanuel.org.  CONG. More...

Columns

Experiencing the work of Federation and its Family of Agencies firsthand

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

For me the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is personal. I want to see, feel, and touch—to experience the Jewish Federation family firsthand. It is fitting, therefore, that I got my start in Federation leadership through missions.  More...

A heartfelt thank-you to Southern New Jersey’s Queen Esthers

MONEY MATTERS

Purim is one of those fun holidays and Jewish celebrations that people of all ages enjoy. More...

Jodie’s Jewce

All the buzz on your favorite Jewish celebrities

Hi! I tried to give you a little bit of everything in this column… movies, documentaries, music and some Israel info along with news about someone trying to join our tribe!  Let’s get to the Jewce: FATHERHOOD  More...

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