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MEET MAX GREENBERG…

HOMETOWN: Voorhees  FAMILY: Wife (the late) Gloria; children Sharon, Tony and Willa; grandchildren Stephanie, Rachael, Anthony Jr., Rebecca, Eric and Theo. More...

Peace activist addresses JCM Dialogue

The Jewish Community Relations Council, in cooperation with the Jewish Catholic Muslim Dialogue of Southern New Jersey, hosted columnist, peace activist and founder of the Israel/Palestine Center for More...

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Mideast

Will Israel end child subsidies for anti-vaxxers?

TEL AVIV—Each month, the Israeli government sends a check to every Israeli family with at least one child. The more children you have, the more money you get.  Unless, that is, you don’t vaccinate your children.  More...

Israeli military admits mistake

The Israeli military admitted its error in punishing a soldier from the United States who brought non-kosher sandwiches on his base.  The punishment, missing a weekend furlough, also was lifted.  “Bottom line, we were wrong,” Is More...

Israel ‘all in’ for Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu contacted him to offer him Israel’s support in the NBA Finals.  “He said all of Israel is behind the Cavaliers,” Blatt said, according to More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

EVELYN B. AGRE, of Voorhees, passed away on May 20. Wife of the late James Agre. Mother of Rachel (Jeffrey) Rohrer and Lisa (Steven) Brown. Grandmother of Alison Rohrer, Heather Rohrer, Jacqueline Rohrer and Samuel Brown. More...

Do It!

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10 ADATH EMANU-EL Jewish Choral Festival at 7:30 p.m. No charge and open to the community. Bring an item to donate to the Fischer Food Pantry. Call 608-1200. THURSDAY, JUNE 11 ADATH EMANU-EL More...

Editorial

Jewish groups redouble effort to fight BDS movement on campuses

As the humidity builds and college students settle into summer plans, the Jewish community will not be taking a break from the work of fighting the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement impacting Jewish students on college campuses.  More...

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Religion Column

Unlocking the key to God’s promise of forgiveness

Parashat Shelach Lecha Num. 13:1-15:41 God made known His ways to Moses, His deeds to the children of Israel  More...

 

Assemblyman Schaer meets leaders

Jersey Assemblyman Gary Schaer, a native of More...

Famed Israeli chefs serve ‘A Taste of Israel’ at shore

Most people would never guess that Israeli chef Ido Zarmi, who has cooked for elite restaurants in New York City and throughout Israel, began his career as a cook for El Al airlines. More...

Voice at the Shore

Former Ventnor church to become Chabad’s new home, “The Chai Center”

Chabad at the Shore has announced plans to purchase a building at 6605 Atlantic Avenue in Ventnor as its new home. More...

All are invited to help fight cancer at June 12 event

Several weeks before Amy Anderson’s Bat Mitzvah, her mother, Karen, made an urgent request to Congregation Beth Israel’s Rabbi David Weis: “Make sure my daughter has a good time at her Bat Mitzvah.” Karen herself did not make More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, June 12 - 8:07 p.m.  Friday, June 20 - 8:10 p.m.   More...

Federation

Jewish genetic link to Parkinson’s discussed

About 40 caregivers and family members attended an education session hosted by Aleph Home Care in conjunction with the Michael J. More...

An ultimate sports night at Federation’s Event for Men

It was a night of sports, movies, trivia and camaraderie at the Jewish Federation’s “The Event For Men” on May 28. More...

Life Cycles

BENNETT-SKULSKY

Engagement:

Sima and Jonathan Bennett of Cherry Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Shira Elizabeth Bennett, to Bryan Jonathan Skulsky, son of Carol Skulsky, of Commerce Township, MI, and Craig and Tammy Skulsky, of West Bloomfield, MI.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, JUNE 13  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA  Trip to the Franklin Institute to view the Genghis Khan exhibit. Meet outside the main entrance at 4:30 p.m. Group will go to dinner after the museum. More...

Columns

A well-deserved ‘Thank You’ to Karen from AEFTY

TEEN SCENE

In honor of her 20-plus years of service to AEFTY, current members would like to dedicate this article to thanking Karen Federman-Ellner. Karen, you have been such a great role model and friend for the youth in our community. More...

A great year at SJR BBYO is capped off with tremendous growth

BBYO BLOCK

The BBYO and school year are ending and the South Jersey Region (SJR BBYO) has had a tremendous year. More...

Will you help build our community’s “tomorrowland”?

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

Over the weekend, my husband and I saw the movie “Tomorrowland.” Ok, it may not have been the best movie ever, and yes, part of my motivation to see it was because George Clooney was the star, but I was surprised by how much the movie&rsq More...

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