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Teen helps make magical memories for sick children

MEET JULIE ZEIBERG…

FAMILY: Mother Sally; Father Andrew, Brother Daniel, 18, Sister Emily, 10  HOMETOWN: Mount Laurel  SYNAGOGUE: Temple Emanuel  FAVORITE HOBBIES: Swimming and Driving (with permit)  FAVORITE M More...

Student helps build African orphanage

Mia Zaretsky with James and Basilio, two teachers from Kenya, who recently visited the Anjali Yoga Studio in Maple Shade as part of the Africa Yoga Project. More...

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World News

Bruce Pearl tapped as Auburn coach

Bruce Pearl, who led the U.S. More...

Jewish mogul Rabinovich running for presidency

Ukrainian Jewish businessman Vadim Rabinovich announced his candidacy for president of Ukraine in the May elections.  Rabinovich, 61, the owner and cofounder of Jewish News One and cochair of the European Jewish Parliament, made the announcemen More...

Swiss, Dutch denounce boycotts

The federal Swiss government and the Dutch parliament separately issued statements condemning boycotts of Israel.  In Switzerland, the Federal Council— the country’s seven-man federal government— issued a statement that said th More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, APRIL 3  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Men’s Club meets with the rabbi for “Jews, Brews and Views” at Dubh Linn Square at 8:30 p.m. More...

Kid Stuff

Voice Camp Guide 2014

CAMP GAN ISRAEL   More...

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, APRIL 4  ADATH EMANU-EL  Family Shabbat at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200.  CONG. BETH EL  Parent and Child First Notes Music Program at 9:45 a.m. for children ages 0-3 years. First session is free. More...

Columns

Federation & its Family of Agencies were there when I needed them most

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

It is hard for me to adequately express just how grateful I am for the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey and our Family of Agencies. More...

Jewish teens get inspired at BBYO’s East Coast Kallah

BBYO BLOCK

Over 700 Jewish teens gathered in Bethesda, Maryland Mar. 21-23 to join together and celebrate their Judaism. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Time to prepare for the festive Passover meals

The Holiday of Passover is just around the corner! In addition to shopping, cooking and cleaning our homes from Chametz, it is a time to reflect upon the lunar month of Nissan, which marks the redemption of the Jewish people from Egypt. More...

Special Sections

Braun’s back, Kinsler in Detroit, and other Jewish Major Leaguers

Play ball!

BALTIMORE—  In the biblical tradition of wandering in the desert en route to the Promised Land, Major League Baseball teams have packed up and embarked on their exodus from Arizona (and Florida) spring training sites to begin the new seaso More...

Mideast

Stymied by Israeli bureaucracy, Ukrainian has been making aliyah for three years

LOD, Israel—Sitting in his sister’s living room in this town outside Tel Aviv, Yuriy Yukhatskov says he’s glad to be far from his home city of Kiev.  More...

Ex-pres. backs settlement labels

CARTER

Former President Jimmy Carter said his group of former international leaders would not endorse a boycott of Israel but encouraged nations to make clear which Israeli products originated in West Bank settlements.  More...

Tel Aviv allowing business on Shabbat

RELIGION…

Tel Aviv will permit a limited number of grocery and convenience stores to stay open on the Sabbath and holidays. More...

Federation

Help the Jews of Ukraine get the aid they need

Marianna Tikich, is a 14-year-old who lives in Mariupol, a city in southeastern Ukraine. Marianna was recently hospitalized after a stroke.  More...

Life Cycles

Engagements:

KAPLAN-SPRINGER

Dr. Barnard and Amy Kaplan of Voorhees joyfully announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah M. Kaplan, Esq., to Jason R. Springer, son of Stephen Springer of Mt. Laurel and Sharon and Murray Kalich of Marlton.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

RUTH FEINSTEIN, of Voorhees, died on Mar. 22. Wife of the late Frank Feinstein. Mother of Marsha (Jeffrey) Wolf, Arthur Feinstein and Amy (William) Green. Also survived by five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. More...

Frank Adler remembered as man of values, devoted to family

Frank Adler, who passed away on Mar. 16 at the age of 60, was remembered as a loving husband, father, and devoted friend at his funeral at Platt Memorial Chapels. More...

Editorial

ADL report on antisemitism has good news and bad news

EDITORIALS…

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has good news and bad news for New Jersey residents. The good news is that the Garden State saw a 55 percent decline in antisemitic incidents from 2012 to 2013. More...

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Full Story

American Jewry must reclaim the Hebrew language

NEW YORK (JTA)—A key component that unifies a people or nation is a common language. The Jewish people are no exception; the Hebrew language is an essential element of what constitutes the Jewish nation.  More...

Religion Column

Accounting for our freedom from one Pesach to the next

This year, the first day of Passover is on April 15—tax day. This means that by the time we begin the first Seder on the evening of April 14, our tax returns will need to be in. Yet there will still be more accounting to do.  More...