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MEET KAREN WAGNER…

HOMETOWN: Marlton  FAMILY: Husband Michael; son Aaron; daughter Lesley  FAVORITE BAGEL: Rye or Sesame  FAVORITE FOOD: Spaghetti  FAVORITE NOVEL: “The Great Gatsby” by F. More...

Rabbi Ben David takes to the stage

Rabbi Benjamin David of Adath Emanu-El in Mount Laurel recently took to the stage as, what else, the rabbi in the Moorestown Theater Company’s production of “Fiddler on the Roof.” D More...

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Mideast

As rockets fly, poor towns in Israel cry out for better shelters, protection

RAHAT, Israel—Fares Alhozael doesn’t want much from the Israeli government.  The roads in his neighborhood aren’t paved, and earlier this year Israel destroyed his cousin’s house for having been built illegally.  More...

Lawmaker censured over statements

Israeli-Arab lawmaker Hanin Zoabi was censured over statements she made encouraging Palestinian “popular resistance” and saying that the kidnappers of three Israeli teens were not terrorists.  More...

Six-decade career ends; Rivlin sworn in

Israeli President Shimon Peres officially exited Israeli politics for the first time in six decades as his successor, Reuven Rivlin, was sworn in.  More...

Life Cycles

Engagement:

MILLER-APPLE

Janice and Dr. Jerry Apple of Voorhees, and Mindy and Rick Miller of Denver, CO, announce the engagement of their children, Andrew Edward Apple and Lauren Callie Miller.  More...

Birth:

NORRIS

Rebecca (nee Brown) and David Norris of Marlton, along with big brothers Jacob Asher and Eli Caleb, announce the birth of their daughter and sister, Maya Sabrina (Miriam Shiri), on Dec. 1, 2013.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA.  Dinner and planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Uzbekistan Restaurant on Bustleton Ave. RSVP to Jon at 787-0325.  SUNDAY, AUGUST 10  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Dinner at Sage Diner at 5 p.m. More...

Columns

Leadership Training Conference helps build skills, create friendships

BBYO BLOCK

Chapter Leadership Training Conference, more commonly know as CLTC, is a BBYO summer program aimed at teaching teens leadership skills to bring back to their home communities. More...

Welcoming the Maccabi Games to our community!

FEDERATION 411

It’s hard to imagine that after so much planning, the Maccabi Games are finally here! The games officially kick off on Sunday, Aug. 10, and run through Friday, Aug. 15. More...

‘Todoist’ task list uses web, smartphones, and cloud to organize projects

COMPUSCHMOOZE

For many years, I have been a project list junkie.  The earliest project lists I created were simple Word documents, and I spent a great deal of time prioritizing projects, and then moving them between priority categories by cutting and pasting. More...

 

U.S.-Israel tensions are rising amid uncertainty of long war

WASHINGTON— The dramatic developments in the war between Hamas and Israel have been accompanied by sharp ups and downs in U.S.-Israel relations. More...

Voice at the Shore

“Shoestring Philanthropist” Marc Gold speaks at Beth Judah

Marc Gold’s father—wellknown Atlantic City photographer Al Gold—spent much of his life photographing celebrities like Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe. More...

Israel, unified by adversity

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

For the past several issues of Voice at the Shore, our Federation column has focused on community unity building. Never did we imagine, nor would we have hoped, that Israel being bombarded by Hamas missiles would be our great unifier. More...

Standing with Israel

Miriam and Larry Hirsch, co-chairs of the Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties’ Israel-P2G committee, were among dozens of shore residents who participated in the Israel solidari More...

Federation

POP STUDY

The results are in! Last year, we conducted an extensive survey of our Jewish community here in South Jersey. We popped the question and you answered! More...

World News

In Paris, Sharansky warns of ‘beginning of end’ for European Jewry

PARIS—On their 40th wedding anniversary, Avital and Natan Sharansky went sightseeing in the City of Light.  But the Sharanskys didn’t follow the trail of countless couples who come here to kiss at the Eiffel Tower or slip so-called l More...

New president at Grinspoon Foundation

Harold Grinspoon, a prominent Jewish U.S. philanthropist, is stepping down as president of his foundation.  More...

After 50 years, headstone replaced

A World War II soldier buried in a national cemetery in Wisconsin now has a Jewish star marking his grave, in place of the Christian cross it bore for almost 50 years.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

EDITH BERAN, of Cherry Hill, died on July 12. Wife of the late Milton Beran. Mother of Ronald (Cheryl) Beran, Kenneth Beran, and Robin (Ralph) Hummel. Grandmother of Jeffrey (Stacey) Beran and Daniel Beran. Great-grandmother of Claire and Mae. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6 ADATH EMANU-EL Three-session Life Long Learning Class entitled “Jonah: Prophet, Parody or both?” from 6:45-8 p.m. Open to the community. Call 608-1200. TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON Learn to blow the Shofar at 7 p.m. More...

Editorial

There is only one just side in Israel’s war with Hamas

Israel, like every other nation in this world, is not perfect, but in its ongoing war against Hamas, it is clearly in the right. More...

DRY BONES… Changing Times

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Finding equality in a Jerusalem bomb shelter

NEW YORK (JTA)—When the siren sounded, the Rolling Stones’ tortured 1969 track “Gimme Shelter” popped into my head, oddly enough.  More...

Religion Column

The importance of remembering our spiritual triumphs

In its literary setting, the Book of Deuteronomy presents the final orations of Moses to the generation that came of age in the Wilderness, some 40 years after the Exodus from Egypt, as they were encamped on the plains of Moab, across from Jericho, a More...

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