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Cherry Hill artist recalls her heavy metal years

MEET LINDA MARKOFF…

FAMILY: Sons Michael (Phyllis), Matthew, and Robert (Adriane); grandchildren, Samantha, Jacob, and Leo  SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

TBS preps for Passover

Temple Beth Sholom got into the Passover spirit with its Passover University program. More...

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Mideast

Netanyahu facing challenges from Jewish liberals

WASHINGTON—With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing escalating criticism and pressure from the White House, he could use some help from Israel’s erstwhile allies in the American Jewish community—especially those with sway in li More...

Western Wall notes removed

Workers at the Western Wall removed the notes placed in the cracks by worshippers in advance of Passover.  The notes were removed under the supervision of the rabbi of the Western Wall, Shmuel Rabinovich. More...

Rivlin digs at Netanyahu

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin seemed to chide Benjamin Netanyahu for the prime minister’s Election Day comments about Arab-Israeli voters before tasking him to form the next government.  More...

Life Cycles

Wedding:

OEHL-GROSS

Matthew Louis Gross and Fanny Abigail Oehl were married on Nov. 29, 2014, at the bride’s parents’ home at the Private Residences of the Plaza Hotel in New York. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

MORTON K. WEITZ, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Mar. 16. Husband of Edith Weitz. Father of Scott (April) Weitz and Russ (Merle) Weitz. Grandfather of Robin, Rachel, Erica, Jenna and Austin Weitz. Contributions may be made to the Michael J.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA  Dinner and planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Rib Rack Restaurant in Northeast Phila. RSVP to Jon at 787-0325.  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  More...

Editorial

May the Exodus story inspire peace in our time

When we gather with family and friends around the Seder table to retell our ancient story of deliverance from slavery, conversations may turn to Israel’s more recent struggles for freedom, including the freedom of security and peace in a fractu More...

DRY BONES…

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Rabbi David remembers Rabbi Richard Levine

As Shabbat began on the evening of Friday, Mar. 20, we at Adath Emanu-El marked the first anniversary of Rabbi Richard Levine’s passing. It is hard to believe that it has been a full year already. More...

Religion Column

The Exodus from Egypt is our living heritage

My favorite biblical verse for Passover comes from the Eighth Century BCE prophet, Amos (Chap. 9, Verse 7). More...

 

A sweet and happy Passover!

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JFCS “Right in Our Backyard” educates on heroin addiction

Standing next to a photograph of a smiling young man, Voorhees resident Gregg Wolfe told Beth El Hebrew High School teens and their parents about his son Justin’s life before he came into the grips of heroin. More...

Voice at the Shore

Shore residents gather to watch, discuss Israeli election results

The Katz JCC in Margate served as Israeli Election Headquarters for the shore on Tuesday evening, March 17, as 71 people—including around 20 high school students from the Kulanu School of Jewish Studies—gathered to watch and discuss elect More...

Local “Women of Valor” honored for community contributions

It was impossible not to feel awed and inspired at Beth El Synagogue’s Woman of Valor Celebration, which honored the contributions of more than 20 local women, representing numerous community groups, synagogues and organizations.  More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, April 3 - 7:06 p.m.  Friday, April 10 - 7:13 p.m.   More...

Federation

Growing with you, and now great through 8!

Were you aware that over 950 children in our community receive the gift of highquality Jewish books and music each month through the mail for FREE? This is a huge increase; up from 600 families only a few months ago.  More...

Daddy/Daughter Dance on April 26

Dust off your dancing shoes this spring and get ready to party with the members of the Young Adult Division (YAD) of the Jewish Federation of Southern NJ! Join us on Sunday, Apr. 26 from 3-5 p.m. More...

World News

Israel opens Lithuania embassy

Israel opened its first embassy in Lithuania. More...

Nazi refuge found in Argentine jungle

A team of archaeologists and researchers discovered what they believe was a refuge for Nazis in an Argentine forest near the border with Paraguay.  It is believed that the Nazis prepared the hideout in the first half of the 1940s as a place to f More...

Y.U. will merge Stern, Yeshiva faculties

Yeshiva University announced plans to merge the faculty of its two undergraduate schools, Yeshiva College and Stern College.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1  CONG. M’KOR SHALOM  Red Cross Blood Drive from 2:30-7:30 p.m. Donors must be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. Contact Mark Pinzur at blooddrive@mkorshalom.org.  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SATURDAY, APRIL 25 ADATH EMANU-EL My Shabbat Service at 10 a.m. for families with young children. Open to the community. Call 608-1200. FRIDAY, MAY 1 ADATH EMANU-EL Special Needs Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. for children and adults. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2015

CAMP GAN ISRAEL   More...

Columns

An unforgettable new member convention

BBYO BLOCK

The great thing about BBYO is that it creates opportunities for young teens to develop leadership and life skills before many others get that chance.  More...

Taking the time to treasure those around us at Passover

FEDERATION 411

Every year, I sit down at Passover with friends and family and reflect about the meaning of the holiday. More...

NFTY-PAR’s new president looking to future

TEEN SCENE

Over the past four years I have learned more about Judaism and connected with my religion more than I did for the previous 13 years combined. More...

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