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JCC offers great camp experiences

Summer is quickly approaching, and the JCC wants to know: What are your kids doing this summer? No matter what your child’s interests, the JCC offers a variety of options for summer fun for all ages. More...

Adath Emanu-El cantorial soloist knows more than singing

MEET SANDRA MESSINGER…

FAMILY: Mother Suzanne, siblings Ethan and Lori, significant other David Aguilar  FAVORITE OPERA: Turandot  FAVORITE MUSICALS: Flower Drum Song & Victor/Victoria  FAVORITE WINE: ’97 Amarone  FAVORITE VACATION SPOTS: Isra More...

Capping a successful JGH Auxiliary event

Betty Girlya (left) and Chloe Handler, co-presidents of the JGH Auxiliary at Lions Gate, presented a check to Morris Funk, Lions Gate director, at the group’s Annual Boutique Fashion Show and L More...

Mideast

For Netanyahu and Obama, mistrust is personal

WASHINGTON—Obama administration officials have long contended that the friction between the U.S. More...

Immigration up over last year

Immigration to Israel under its Law of Return increased in the first quarter of 2015 by 41 percent over the corresponding period last year.  More...

Woman gives birth at age 65

A 65-year-old haredi Orthodox woman became the oldest woman ever to birth a child in Israel and one of the oldest in the world.  Chaya Sarah Schachar of Bnei Brak delivered her first child, a healthy boy, at the Meir Hospital in Kfar Saba.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, MAY 28 CONG. BETH EL Congregation Librarian Amy Kaplan leads a Short Story Discussion Group at 1:30 p.m. No charge. Call 675-1166. SATURDAY, MAY 30 ADATH EMANU-EL Torah Talk and Bagels every Saturday at 8:45 a.m. All are welcome. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, MAY 29 ADATH EMANU-EL My Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. for families with young children. Open to the community. Call 608-1200. CONG. BETH TIKVAH Family Shabbat Service at 7 p.m. Call 983-8090. SATURDAY, MAY 30 ADATH EMANU-EL More...

Columns

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Lite specialties for a summer Shabbat

COOKING

As the sun sets on Friday evening, the Sabbath Light approaches. It is the high-“lite” of the Jewish week. It culminates the workweek with enlightened spirituality. More...

A whole new life wrapped up in a new address book

SALLY’S WORLD

The address book that my daughters presented to me one long-ago Mother’s Day was always kept in the kitchen, an arm’s length away from the phone. More...

Saluting JCF’s visionary leaders

MONEY MATTERS

People often ask, “What does the Jewish Community Foundation do?” The straightforward, technical answer is that the JCF operates primarily as a grant making organization. More...

Special Sections

Bubbies Bistro: A small kosher restaurant in Ventnor with a big reputation

On an unassuming street corner in More...

Voice at the Shore

Beth Judah garden lays groundwork for feeding the hungry

On a sunny but cool Sunday morning in early May, a hardy group of middle-aged volunteers joined Sunday school students in planting a community garden in front of Congregation Beth Judah in Ventnor. More...

Teens honored at Kulanu Graduation

The Kulanu High School for Jewish Studies held its graduation ceremony at Beth El Synagogue in Margate on May 12. More...

Federation and local restaurants bring high-profile Israeli chefs to shore

Do you love fabulous Israeli food and wine? This summer, the Federation is offering an exceptional opportunity to enjoy authentic, fine Israeli cuisine without getting on an airplane bound for Israel. More...

Federation

Dads and daughters love to dance

Dads and their daughters had a great time dancing at the Federation Young Adult Division (YAD) Daddy-Daughter Dance at the Jewish Community Campus. Enjoying the event were Dr. More...

Seniors enjoy Spring Fling in Mt. Laurel

Aleph Home Care sponsored a Senior Spring Fling at the Mt. Laurel Community Center in Burlington County. Zachary Taglioli sang Oldies hits and guests enjoyed bingo, raffles and food. More...

Life Cycles

B’nai Mitzvah:

EMANU-EL ZACHARY IVAN FOX, son of Nikki and Albert Fox, on May 2. JACKSON MATTHEW FOX, son of Nikki and Albert Fox, on May 2. AARON MATAN KLEIN, son of Eva and Kenneth Klein, on May 9. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

THURSDAY, MAY 28 SJ JEWISH SINGLES Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $3 for nonmembers. Call Judy at 609-953- 8649. SUNDAY, MAY 31 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA More...

Editorial

Politics and soccer should not mix in FIFA vote

The latest effort to delegitimize Israel’s stature among world nations is the showdown taking place in the soccer arena — and it doesn’t belong there.  The Palestinian Football Association (PFA) has put a motion before FIFA, th More...

DRY BONES…

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Why I love being a religious school teacher

First person:

I recall enjoying Hebrew school as a student, but I truly delight in teaching it. As I read the evaluations my students wrote about their experiences, I reflect on what a wonderful year we’ve had.  More...