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Campers having fun in the sun

Getting into the swing of things during the first week at the JCC Camps at Medford were (from left), Paul Shenker, Aaron Sukoneck, Ilana Bernstein, and Taylor Filer, who were enjoying tennis lessons. More...

Local News

Southern town embraces local Holocaust survivor

MEET CHARLES MIDDLEBERG…

JOSHUA RIDER & CHARLES MIDDLEBERG  HOMETOWN: Marlton  SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

Mitzvot and fun at Beth El event

Cong. Beth El in Voorhees recently held its 20th Annual Family Fun Night. Over 350 families enjoyed the festivities, food and fun. More...

TALK TO US…

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Mideast

Reporter’s Notebook: One mother describes Israel’s worst fears realized

KARNEI SHOMRON, West Bank— For the first time in two and a half weeks, my children did not ask, upon opening their eyes in the morning, “Has there been any news about Naftali, Gilad and Eyal?”  More...

Security Council condemns murders

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French Jews depart for Israel

Hundreds of soon-to-be immigrants to Israel gathered at one of the French capital’s largest synagogues for a sendoff ceremony celebrating their departure.  More...

Life Cycles

DEUTSCH-GROSSMAN

Engagements:

Lauren Hillary Deutsch is the daughter of David Deutsch of Upper Saddle River and the late Glenna Deutsch. She is the granddaughter of Anna May and Morton Silverman of Florida and the late Irving and Faye Deutsch.  More...

COLTON-GOTTFRIED

Ron and Hope Ettinger of West Berlin, and Gary and Marla Colton of Jupiter, FL, announce the engagement of their son, Eric Mathew Colton to Dr. Jeffrey Andrew Gottfried. Jeffrey is the son of Drs. Allen and Adele Gottfried of Porter Ranch, CA. More...

Editorial

As we mourn Eyal, Naftali & Gilad, let us be inspired by their goodness

There are times when words fail to adequately describe the profound sorrow felt by Jews the world over. This is surely one of those times. More...

DRY BONES… Our Boys

Full Story

Bestselling book chronicles the life of Chabad leader

Did you know that in the entire Bible only one birthday is mentioned and it is that of Pharaoh, and according to some scientists, by accepting Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity, it is impossible to prove or disprove that the sun is the gr More...

Religion Column

‘Take me out to the ball game…’

Parashat Pinchas Num. 25:10-30:1  More...

Special Sections

 

Stop The Sirens!

The Jewish Federation of Southern NJ's Israel Relief Campaign

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Community mourns slain teenagers

Jewish Federation Vice President and President-elect Vicki Zell lights memorial candles for slain Israeli teenagers Naftali Frenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach at a service at the Jewish Community More...

Voice at the Shore

Shore losing a true mensch as Beth Judah Rabbi Gaber departs

“A true mensch.”  That is how most everyone who knows him describes Rabbi Aaron Gaber, who will be leaving Cong. Beth Judah after 14 years to take up the pulpit at Cong. Brothers of Israel in Newtown, PA, on Aug. 1.  More...

Coming together as ‘One Jewish Community’

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

We often refer to ourselves as One Jewish Community—a simple and, yet, very meaningful phrase—but what does it actually mean?  More...

Beth El hires new ‘Mainland Rabbi’

A new rabbi will soon be coming to town. Later this month, Rabbi Judi Ahavah Del Bourgo will arrive at the Shore and begin preparing for her new position as “Mainland Rabbi” for Beth El Synagogue. More...

Federation

Ukraine’s Jewish refugees: one family’s story

As the escalating crisis in Ukraine forces vulnerable Jewish refugees to flee their homes and seek shelter in safer cities, Federation’s international partner, The Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, JDC, is there – providing for needs r More...

Jewish professionals make connections

Some 20 members of the Jewish Business Network of Southern New Jersey enjoyed a night of making connections and socializing with area business professionals at a networking happy hour at Dublin Square Irish Pub in Voorhees. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

CHARLES “CHUCK” S. COHEN, of Moorestown, died on June 17. Father of Matthew (Beth) Cohen and Risa Cohen. Grandfather of Hannah, Raffi, Maya, Jacob and Elliot. Son of Leona Cohen and the late Edward Cohen. More...

Do It!

Calendar

FRIDAY, JULY 11  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Kabbalat Shabbat and Open House BBQ at 6 p.m. Free and open to the community. Contact Tracey@templeemanuel.org.  Tot Shabbat and Potluck Dinner for children up to 5 years old begins at 6 p.m. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, JULY 13 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA.  Trip to Island Beach State Park. Carpool at noon from ShopRite in Marlton. Dinner after the beach. Call Jon at 787- 0325.  TUESDAY, JULY15  KATZ JCC SOCIAL SINGLES  Meeting at 7 p.m. More...

Columns

Be a part of the biggest event around—the JCC Maccabi Games

FEDERATION 411

If you’ve visited the Jewish Community Campus in Cherry Hill recently, you’ve likely noticed a certain buzz about what may well be the biggest event in our community this summer; the 32nd Annual JCC Maccabi Games; and after 15 years, they More...

Hot new novels that will make your summer even warmer

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

We’ve been talking a lot lately about fiction. With summer in full swing, we’re still looking for great novels. We gathered recently to discuss new titles that are perfect for long, sunny days. Choose any, or all, of these and enjoy! More...

What happened to good, old-fashioned love of America the beautiful?

SALLY’S WORLD

Let me give it to you straight!  I love this country. When I stand and sing the “Star Spangled Banner,” I may be off-key, but I also feel something amazing— and stirring. More...