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Trailblazing lawyer is Cherry Hill’s first female Municipal Court judge

MEET JUDY CHARNY…

HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill  FAMILY: Husband Richard and sons David, Jacob and Adam  HOBBIES: Biking, walking and hiking  FAVORITE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE: Sandra Day O’Connor  FAVORITE TV SHO More...

Federation CEO featured at cancer event

Among the honorees at the recent Cooper Foundation’s Pink Roses Teal Magnolias brunch was Jewish Federation CEO Jennifer Dubrow Weiss (right). More...

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Mideast

Israel enacts major reform to ease conversion path for thousands of citizens

TEL AVIV—The Israeli government has adopted a major reform expected to ease the path to conversion for hundreds of thousands of Israelis now prohibited from marrying in the Jewish state.  More...

Israel rejects Amnesty report

Israel has rejected as biased and inaccurate an Amnesty International report that accuses Israel of committing war crimes during the summer’s Gaza operation.  The report details eight instances where residences in Gaza were attacked withou More...

Syria launches Hebrew website

Syria’s official news agency, SANA, has launched a Hebrew-language website to reach Israeli readers. The website joins existing pages in Arabic, French, Russian, Turkish, Chinese and Spanish.  More...

Life Cycles

EISNER-GOLDSTEIN

June and Steven Eisner of Cherry Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Danni, to Matthew Goldstein, son of Arthur and Debra Goldstein of Buffalo Grove, IL. The couple began dating in June 2013 and became engaged in August 2014.  More...

KAPLAN-MORRIS

Dr. Barnard and Amy Kaplan of Voorhees announce the engagement of their daughter, Naomi D. Kaplan, to Eric C. Morris, son of Howard Morris and Nancy Karr of Needham, MA.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16 SJ JEWISH SINGLES Dinner at Ruby’s Buffet at 5 p.m. Offering a 10% senior discount. Call Judy at 609-953- 8649. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18 KATZ JCC SOCIAL SINGLES More...

Editorial

It’s an ‘F’ for Amnesty report on Israel-Hamas Gaza conflict

If Amnesty International were a student, and its recent report accusing Israel of war crimes during the Gaza operation over the summer were submitted to the teacher, then Amnesty International would get an “F.” That report is so biased an More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

G.A. shows Jewish collaboration at its best

Reinventing. Rethinking. Rebranding. Innovating.  They’re all buzzwords we hear today whether talking about education, health care, product marketing or Jewish communal work.  More...

Religion Column

Let the Torah trope help tell the parasha’s story

Parashat Hayei SarahGen. 23:1-25:18 More...

Tanya Brown brings message of hope amid crisis of domestic violence

Twenty years after her sister’s brutal murder put a human face on domestic violence, Tanya Brown advised a riveted crowd that the best way to help someone in an abusive relationship is to listen, and not to judge.  More...

Community celebrates dedication of new building at 1721 Springdale

Over 500 people came out for the festive dedication of the Jewish Federation’s new building at 1721 Springdale Rd. in Cherry Hill. More...

Voice at the Shore

Shore native writes book about local’s Holocaust experience

“Brisko: A True Tale of Holocaust Survival,” tells the story of a dog who helped keep a little girl and her family safe from the Nazis.  More...

Your support is needed to bring Manna to the area’s hungry

Manna is the food that God miraculously sent down from heaven to feed the Israelites during their 40 years in the dessert. More...

Israel’s global humanitarian efforts spotlighted at donor event

“Pay it Forward,” the theme of this year’s Annual Federation Campaign, was also the theme for the night at a major donor event at the Penthouse Suite of the Schultz-Hill Foundation in Atlantic City on October 23.  More...

Federation

Hundreds come out to celebrate opening of new Federation building

Over 500 people from throughout the community came together for the dedication of the Jewish Federation’s new building at 1721 Springdale Rd. in Cherry Hill. More...

World News

U.S. Supreme Court debates Israel wording

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments over whether American citizens born in Jerusalem should have the option of listing Israel as their birthplace.  More...

Panel created after scandal

The Rabbinical Council of America has formed a committee to review its conversion process after a leading conversion rabbi was arrested on voyeurism charges.  More...

Zeldin wins in NY; restores GOP presence

State Sen. Lee Zeldin defeated Democratic incumbent Tim Bishop in New York to become the sole Jewish Republican member of Congress. Bishop has represented the eastern Long Island district for 12 years.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

LEONARD BERMAN, of Cherry Hill, died on Oct. 23. Husband of Estelle Berman. Father of Mark (Wendy) Berman, W. Steven Berman and Robert (Stacy) Berman. Grandfather of Stephanie and Evan. He was a local businessman and a graduate of Camden H.S. More...

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Calendar

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12  ADATH EMANU-EL  Y.E.S. Club presents the musical “Memory Lane.” Cost is $2 for members and $3 for guests. Bring lunch. Call Emily at 273-1797.  Coat Drive and Turkey Drive going on all month. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Breakfast and PJs Shema Party at 6:15 p.m. Email Jill Hammel at jillh@tbsonline.org.  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14  TEMPLE EMANUEL  Weekend at Camp Harlam for 9th-12th graders. More...

Columns

What a celebration to inaugurate our new building at 1721 Springdale!

FEDERATION 411

What an amazing and gratifying experience it was to see how many people took time from their busy Sunday on November 2 to share in our excitement and help us celebrate the Grand Opening of our newly acquired building just about a mile down the road a More...

Jewish teens repair the world through Stand UP initiative

BBYO BLOCK

One of BBYO’s initiatives, Stand UP, empowers teens to identify a cause that inspires them and allows them to create their own campaign to affect positive change in their local and global community. More...

Carrying on: Jewish genetic disorder awareness must be at the forefront

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

As individuals who are part of the Jewish people, we have specific traits, traditions, beliefs, and a shared history that make us who we are. These things are unique to us and highlight the aspects of our identity that make us distinct and special. More...

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