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Shavelson family recalls joy of hosting Israeli Maccabi athletes

MEET THE SHAVELSONS…

In 1999, the last time the Katz JCC hosted the Maccabi Games, Cherry Hill residents Susie and Rich Shavelson took in three boys from the Israeli basketball team for the weeklong Olympic-style competition.  It was a memorable week, recalled Susie More...

TBS rabbis pay tribute to Lindemann

Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill recently held an Evening of Tribute honoring Rabbi Steven Lindemann. More...

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Obituaries

OBITUARIES

DR. LEON BERNARD COHEN, 92, of Cherry Hill, passed away on May 25. Born in Brooklyn, New York on Aug. 29, 1921 to Herman and Celia Cohen, he grew up on the streets of Brooklyn, developing a lifelong passion for sports. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, JUNE 12  ADATH EMANU-EL  Social Action Committee is collecting sheets, pillowcases and blankets for Project SARAH all month. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, JUNE 14 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA.  Trip to the Wilma Theatre to see Tom Stoppard’s play “The Real Thing.” Meet at 1 p.m. to stand in line for rush tickets for the 2 p.m. matinee. Dinner afterwards. More...

Columns

Each of you is helping to turn dreams into a great reality

FEDERATION 411

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”—Eleanor Roosevelt  Monday, May 19, was a day I will never forget. More...

Power belongs to the people, and not the politicians

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

When MK Aliza Lavie spoke to the Conservative Movement’s Rabbinical Assembly last month, she was probably proud to announce that she would be introducing a bill in the Knesset allowing Conservative and Reform rabbis to perform weddings in the J More...

BBYO teens join together to conclude year at Spring Thing 2014

BBYO BLOCK

Many Jewish teens around the community joined together in May at Camp Saginaw to celebrate the end of the programming year for South Jersey Region BBYO. More...

Special Sections

 

Susan Asbell, loyal friend and volunteer

Susan Asbell was a tireless volunteer, devoted to her family, and a loyal friend who never shied away from giving her opinion. More...

Voice at the Shore

Beth Israel and JCC to create new Mainland Preschool

When Congregation Beth Israel’s Preschool let out for summer, an era ended, ushering in a new future for the 50-year-old preschool.  More...

Voice at the Shore excitement builds

We hope you enjoy exploring the Jewish Community Voice with our new local insert Voice at the Shore.  More...

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY, JUNE 12  JEWISH FAMILY  SERVICE  Card party at Harbor Pines Golf Club, starting at 10:30 a.m. Cost: $50. To reserve, call 609- 822-1108, ext. More...

Mideast

After audit, corruption could become an expensive problem for Ramallah

When Israeli police found thousands of contraband cell phones in the car of senior Palestinian Authority official Rawhi Fattouh, he was promptly removed from office—for about two months.  More...

Iranian hackers spied on U.S., Israel

Hackers believed to be from Iran used social media and a fake news website to spy on leaders in the United States, Israel and other countries, a cyber intelligence firm said. More...

Residents satisfied, but feeling poorer

Jerusalem’s families are slightly bigger and more satisfied with life than the average Israeli family, but the city’s residents also feel poorer.  More...

Editorial

Lewis Katz’s generosity felt in Jewish South Jersey

“You can’t live a perfect day unless you do something for someone who will never be able to thank you.”  Those were words that Lewis Katz chose and lived by. More...

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Letters

‘Equal’ vs. ‘fair’ treatment in the Middle East

When is the equal treatment of clashing parties in a dispute unfair? When one side is right and the other side is wrong. But who is to determine which side is which? That’s where you come in.  More...

Religion Column

Grasshoppers or giants: Fulfilling our true destinies

Parashat Shelach Num. 13:1-15:41  More...