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Marlton resident helping women expand their Jewish lives

MEET GAIL TISHMAN…

FAMILY: One son, daughter-in-law, seven grandchildren, three siblings, and mother  SYNAGOGUE: Temple Har Zion  FAVORITE BOOKS: Jewish writings, Torah commentaries and modern Midrash  FAVORITE BIBLICAL FIGURE: Sarah, the Matriarch   More...

Budding scientists take first place

Politz Day School in Cherry Hill recently held its Science Fair. More...

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Mideast

U.S. and Israel escalate war of words

Israel and the Obama administration have stepped up their war of words over the framework agreement that aims to limit Iran’s nuclear activities in exchange for a gradual rollback of sanctions.  More...

Missile system passes key test

DEFENSE

The joint U.S.-Israel air defense system known as David’s Sling has passed a set of tests that potentially clears the way for full-scale deployment.  The Israeli Defense Ministry announced the successful tests of the midrange missile and r More...

FIFA rejects bid to ban Israel

The president of FIFA, the international governing body of soccer, expressed opposition to a Palestinian request to ban Israel from international competition.  Sepp Blatter told the French news agency AFP that “such a situation shall not o More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

BERNICE “CHICKIE” ALPER (nee Neff), 84, passed away on Feb. 20. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15  THE CHABAD CENTER  Women’s Circle sponsors Canvas and Cocktails at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $25. RSVP to 874-1500.  THURSDAY, APRIL 16  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SATURDAY, APRIL 18  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM  Tot Shabbat at 11 a.m. for children up to age three. Details at tbsonline.org/totshabbat.  FRIDAY, APRIL 24  CONG. BETH TIKVAH  Family Shabbat Service at 7 p.m. More...

Voice Camp Guide

CAMP GAN ISRAEL   More...

Columns

Jewish Federation knows the value of a day school education

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

As our mission statement affirms, “The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey cares for those in need, enhances Jewish life and ensures the continuity of a vibrant Jewish community locally, in Israel and around the world.”  More...

AEFTY members ‘painting a better world’

TEEN SCENE

Every year, the Adath Emanu- El Senior Youth Group, AEFTY, has a shul-in, which is dedicated to social action, with programs ranging from dealing with relevant social issues to hands-on projects that are donated to the community. More...

We all must act to ensure that ‘Never Again!’ becomes reality

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY

What would you do to help build a better world for our children?  More...

 

Well-known American Judaism expert is longtime Rowan professor

Although Rowan University has never had a full-blown Jewish studies program, it has been the home of serious Jewish scholarship for several decades. More...

Pew study: Muslims to overtake American Jews by the year 2050

NEW YORK — In 20 years, there will be more Muslims in North America than Jews, according to a new Pew Research Center report. The report also found that more American Jews are leaving Judaism than non- Jews are joining the Jewish people. More...

Voice at the Shore

EHT Middle School teaches Holocaust awareness and tolerance

How can American tweens and teens understand the Holocaust, and what lessons can they learn from it—especially if they’re not Jewish?  More...

Miss America visits Seashore Gardens

Here she comes:

Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev stopped by Seashore Gardens Living Center (SGLC) on Tuesday, March 31 to visit with residents, many of whom grew up with the pageant.  More...

PJ Library stirs up kids love of books—and matzo ball soup

Some very helpful Jewish frogs showed 25 children, ages one through eight, how to make matzo ball soup last month at Congregation Beth Israel in Northfield. More...

Federation

It’s back after a 10-year hiatus

After a 10-year hiatus, Jewish Federation is excited to reintroduce “The Event for Men” on Thursday, May 28 at the Jewish Community Campus. More...

Mobile ReSale Boutique on the move!

The Mobile ReSale Boutique accepts gently used donations and brings them out to the community. The concept is called “pop-up boutiques.” Donations can be brought to the JCC, where there is a donation box in the lobby. More...

Daddies and daughters come dancing

Break out your dancing shoes and join the members of the Young Adult Division (YAD) on Sunday, Apr. 26 from 3-5 p.m. at the Jewish Community Campus for a day you won’t forget. More...

Life Cycles

Engagement:

ZUCKER-MENASCHE

Lary and Nina Israel Zucker of Cherry Hill and Mary and Maurice Menasche of Marlboro, NY are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Jane Rand Zucker to Alexander Peter Menasche.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15  SJ JEWISH SINGLES  Dinner at Ponzio’s Restaurant at 5 p.m. Separate checks. Call Judy at 609-953- 8649.  FRIDAY, APRIL 17  CONG. BETH EL  Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. More...

Editorial

Iran nuke framework requires much fine-tuning

The goal of negotiations regarding Iran’s nuclear program has always been a long-term solution to rein in the Middle Eastern nation’s nuclear ambitions. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Mourning the loss of Msgr. Joseph Devlin

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), the Catholic Jewish Commission (CJC) and the Jewish Catholic Muslim Dialogue (JCM) jointly express our profound sorrow on the passing of our dear friend, Msgr. Joseph Devlin.  More...

Religion Column

We need to be there for others during frightening times

Parashat Tazria Lev. 12:1-13:59  More...

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