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Adath Emanu-El musical accompanist turns to composing

MEET HERB MALAMUT…

HOMETOWN: Southampton  FAMILY: Wife Myra, children Liza and Dennis  SYNAGOGUE: Adath Emanu-El  FAVORITE AUTHOR: Tom Clancy  FAVORITE MOVIE: Shawshank Redemption  FAVORITE JEWISH FOODS: Homemade chicken soup with matzoh balls, More...

Terrorism awareness event held

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey (JCRC), in cooperation with the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, Voorhees & Cherry Hill Police Departments, and Young Israel More...

TALK TO US…

‘Who’s news?’will appear on this page of every issue of the Voice. Does anyone you know belong here? More...

Mideast

Win for families is Round 2 in the Israeli-Palestinian judicial wars

Round 2 in the judicial wars between Israel and the PLO went to Israel, and Israel isn’t about to let the Palestinians forget it.  More...

Scholarship memorializes lone soldier Max Steinberg

A scholarship endowment fund has been established in memory of Max Steinberg, an American lone soldier killed in Gaza during last summer’s Operation Protective Edge.  More...

Israeli producers wooing Taylor Swift to Tel Aviv

Taylor Swift reportedly has been offered as much as $2.5 million to perform in Tel Aviv.  Ynet reported the figure this week, citing unnamed sources in the Israeli music industry, for a Yarkon Park performance likely in June, when the American p More...

Life Cycles

BARISH-SMITH

Estelle and Joseph Barish, of Cherry Hill, and Deborah and Henry Smith, of Lewes, DE, announce the marriage of their children, Maxine Shana Barish to Gregory Lawrence Smith.  The ceremony and reception took place on Nov. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, MARCH 8  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA  Trip to the Phila. Flower Show at noon at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Meet at the Chinese Tea Cups sculpture on the first floor. Dinner in Chinatown after. More...

Editorial

Historic U.S. terror verdict charges Palestinians for terrorism

No amount of money can bring back loved ones tragically lost to terrorism. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Support paid sick days for New Jersey Families

Across our state, workers struggle when it comes to their own health or the health of a loved one, a problem compounded by the lack of paid sick days that forces them to choose between their health and their job.  More...

Religion Column

Flipping Jewish Learning in honor of Purim

Purim offers inspiration for many reasons. First, there is the example of Esther, whose brave intercession on behalf of her people presents a worthy model. More...

 

A birthday homecoming

U.S. Army Sgt. More...

Voice at the Shore

JCC holds Kids’ Sports & Fitness Festival March 15

The Katz JCC in Margate is getting into kids’ fitness in a big way. More...

Young Israel’s Rabbi Orimland celebrates new Torah, helping others

Rabbi Yankey Orimland of Young Israel in Margate loves to celebrate joyous occasions.  “I like to party,” said the rabbi, who prefers to be called “Rabbi O,” if not by his first name.  More...

Local “Queen Esthers” to be honored at Beth El

Queen Esther, the heroine of Purim who saved Shushan’s Jews from slaughter, epitomizes the “Woman of Valor” lauded in the Talmud.  More...

Federation

Moorestown resident inspired by Heart to Heart heritage trip for women

Barbara Schwartz, 56, of Moorestown, just came back from a trip of a lifetime. She and more than 90 other women from about 22 states around the country took part in the Heart to Heart Mission in Israel from Feb. 1-5, 2015. More...

Soups & Sweets “shower” planned for Good Deeds Day

Good Deeds Day, an international event for the celebration of good deeds is on March 15, and Jewish Federation is joining in. More...

Women’s Philanthropy celebrates Yemenite culture on March 29

Author Nomi Eve will be discussing her new novel Henna House while guests enjoy delicious Sephardic treats. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

BERNARD M. DRIZIN, of Audubon, PA passed away on Feb. 11. Husband of the late Leona Drizin. Father of Marcia (Jon) Hinden, Barbra Drizin, Dr. Gary (Donna) Drizin and Tami (Reuben) Warshawsky. Brother of Jerome Drizin. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4  ADATH EMANU-EL  Social Action Committee is collecting used towels and sheets for animal shelters. Bring to the office. Call 608-1200.  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Purim celebration begins at 5:30 p.m. More...

Kid Stuff

Voice Camp Guide 2015

CAMP GAN ISRAEL   More...

Kid Stuff

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Family Megillah Reading at 5:30 p.m. followed by a Green Eggs and Ham-antashen Seudah at 6:30 p.m. More...

Columns

The power of women to build our community

FEDERATION 411

March is Women’s History Month! During this month, we take the time to celebrate and honor the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. More...

Take the opportunity this Purim to teach your children about charity

MONEY MATTERS

Take a moment to think— What are some of your favorite traditions or memories of Purim over the years?  Is it making hamantaschen with your children? More...

Winter darkness brings out ‘scary-time’ even in adults

SALLY’S WORLD

Amy used to call it “scarytime.”  It was when the light had begun to fade, the rawness of evening had set in, and the first lamps were lit. More...

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