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Operation Yellow Ribbon organizer thrives by supporting troops

MEET DAVID SILVER…

FAMILY: Wife Deborah, sons Damien, 13, and Daniel, 9 SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

Rose Schmukler celebrates 100 with exhibit

Katz JCC Member Rose Schmukler (third from left) recently celebrated her 100th birthday at the Appel Art Gallery September/October exhibit, which showcased her beautiful watercolor paintings. More...

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Mideast

ISIS-inspired lone wolves seen as posing ‘significant’ threat to Jews

WASHINGTON—Jewish institutions, which have faced attacks in recent years by lone wolves—extremists who draw their inspiration from the like-minded but act on their own—now must be wary of returnees from the Iraq-Syria arena who are More...

1,200-year-old book on display

A Jewish prayer book believed to be the world’s oldest will be exhibited in Jerusalem for one month.  The 1,200-year-old siddur was unveiled at a ceremony at the Bible Lands Museum. More...

Israel’s population rises to 8.9-million

The official population of Israel on the eve of the Jewish New Year was 8.9-million, a slight increase from last Rosh Hashanah.  The population grew by two percent since the previous Rosh Hashanah, rising 173,811 to 8,904,373, according to the P More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

CHARLOTTE CARDONICK, of Cherry Hill, died on Sept. 15. Wife of the late Larry Cardonick. Mother of Jennifer (Glenn) Walker, Amy (Matthew) Cohn and Dan (Leticia) Cardonick. Grandmother of Benjamin, Allison and Amanda. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1  ADATH EMANU-EL  Life Long Learning Classes begin. Class descriptions and registration at www.adathemanuel.com.  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2  CONG. M’KOR SHALOM  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4  ADATH EMANU-EL  Yom Kippur Family Service at 2 p.m. No tickets needed. Open to the public. Call 608-1200.  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Yom Kippur Family and Tot Services at 3 p.m. No tickets required. More...

Columns

South Jersey region’s chapters start the year on a high note

BBYO BLOCK

During the first two weekends of September, the chapters in South Jersey Region BBYO all held their chapter kickoffs – a time for chapter members to reunite after the summer and “kick off” the year. More...

A new Jewish year signals new leadership for Federation

FEDERATION 411

As we welcome in a new year, we also welcome in a new president to the Jewish Federation board. On Oct. 19, Vicki Zell will be installed, along with her fellow board officers and new incoming members, to the board. More...

Producer Phil Roy bringing hilarious ‘Old Jews’ to Penn’s Landing Playhouse

ARTS & CULTURE

When you think of “Old Jews Telling Jokes,” you may be thinking back to your Uncle Harry or your Grandpa Sam. More...

Special Sections

Vicki Zell to be installed as Federation president Oct. 19

Vicki Zell will be installed as president of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey at its 92nd Annual Meeting on Sunday, Oct. 19. The dinner meeting will be held at the Jewish Community Campus in Cherry Hill from 6- 7:30 p.m. More...

Voice at the Shore

Making the High Holidays meaningful: A family approach

As we approach Yom Kippur, we do a personal accounting, or Cheshbon hanefesh. This is a process children can also take part in. More...

Tekiah!

Congregation Beth Israel Sunday School students from kindergarten through sixth grade took turns practicing with the shofar in preparation for the Sunday school’s shofarblowing contest, a High More...

Brown champions NJ State Assembly resolution in support of Israel

TRENTON— “Chessed.” That is the intent behind NJ resolution AR154—a resolution recently introduced into the NJ state legislature supporting Israel’s right to defend itself against unprovoked attacks by Hamas, according t More...

Federation

New building at 1721 Springdale Rd. opens Nov. 2

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new building at 1721 Springdale Road on Sunday, Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come help us celebrate this momentous occasion with the whole family!  More...

Come celebrate Sukkot with pizza in the hut

Looking to connect? YAD 20s/30s and The Collaborative invite you to celebrate Sukkot with pizza in the hut! Join us Monday, Oct. More...

World News

Court rules Arab Bank liable

Arab Bank provided material support to Hamas, a U.S. court found, and must compensate the victims of 24 attacks carried out by the terror group.  More...

Guinness shofar record broken in NJ

More than 1,000 people came together in New Jersey to break the Guinness World Record for largest shofar ensemble.  Participants in the “Great Shofar Blowout” at the Alex Aidekman Family Jewish Community Campus in Whippany blew the s More...

Orthodox synagogue hiring female clergy

Cong. B’nai David-Judea, an Orthodox synagogue in Los Angeles, said it is planning to hire its first female clergy member.  The hire would be a first among Orthodox synagogues in Los Angeles.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA  Break the Fast dinner at 8 p.m. at Country Club Diner on Cottman Ave. RSVP to Neil at 215-331-8194.  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA  More...

Editorial

New Jersey’s Israel support is powerful and comforting

Among the many reasons to give thanks in the New Year is this one: We live in a state that strongly supports Israel — and that sends a powerful message.  More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

At Yom Kippur, dreaming of a white yontif

LOS ANGELES—These days, more people are wearing white after Labor Day, especially on Yom Kippur. Last year, to keep up with the trend, I looked to buy a white suit to wear during my yearly battle of spirituality vs. somnambulism. More...

Religion Column

The cheer and challenge of Yom Kippur

“There were no happier days for the people of Israel than the 15th of Av and the Day of Atonement”— Rabbi Simeon Ben Gamiel (Taanit 4:8)  More...