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Jewish values lead teen to a summer of helping others

MEET DREW MEKLINSKY…

FAMILY: Mother, Susan; Dad, Ian; Brother, Jake (20)  SYNAGOGUE: Temple Beth Sholom  FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Margate  FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Philadelphia 76ers  FAVORITE SCHOOL SUBJECT: U.S. History   More...

Bar mitzvah donates to support ACHaD

Josh Boro recently celebrated his bar mitzvah and generously donated $2,500 of gifts received to the Katz JCC’s ACHaD Special Needs department. 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

Egyptians and their leaders warm up to Jews, Israel

CAIRO—It’s been a particularly challenging summer for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. More...

Israeli exhibit part of new museum

The Museum of the Bible, set to open in Washington, DC, in 2017, will house a large collection from the Israel Antiquities Authority.  More...

Haredi woman in pilot training

Israel’s national airline, El Al, accepted a haredi Orthodox woman into its pilot training program.  Identified in Israeli media only by her first name, Nechama, the new recruit is a 30-year-old mother of three from a town near Jerusalem, More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3  CONG. BETH TIKVAH Bingo every week at 7:15 p.m. Call 983-8090.  CONG. M’KOR SHALOM Help prepare food at 7 p.m. for the hungry. All are welcome. More...

Editorial

May the coming year be better for Jews and Israel supporters

As we prepare to turn the page on 5775 and begin the new Jewish year of 5776, we are hoping that things change for the better. We hope the world becomes a more peaceful place. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Save space on the fridge for a Jewish calendar

LOS ANGELES—It’s no miracle that I know the exact minute that Rosh Hashanah is coming; my trusty Jewish calendar hanging on the refrigerator tells me.  More...

Religion Column

This Rosh Hashanah, learn to let it bee

The buzz of Rosh Hashanah is in the air. More...

 

P.A.L.S. Camp provides non-verbal teens super (hero) lessons

It was the day before her first starring role in a camp show and 15-year-old Maria Sangataldo was understandably nervous.  More...

Voice at the Shore

Weis carries Torah through Alabama on NAACP march

Rabbi David Weis of Congregation Beth Israel walked 18 miles with a Torah in the 100-degree heat—from Montgomery, Alabama, to Tuskegee—along with well over 100 other people, both black and white. More...

A reflection for the Days of Awe: Is distracted living unholy?

How many of us feel obligated to multitask in our work lives or in our personal lives (or both)? I know that I do.  More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, September 4 - 7:07 p.m.  Friday, September 11 - 6:55 p.m.   More...

Federation

A warm thank-you to Jameson Fischer & Anna Culp for a great summer

Jewish Federation was very fortunate to have two great interns this summer. Jameson Fischer and Anna Culp seamlessly fit into the Federation family, learning many new skills and helping in variety of ways. More...

World News

Forget the agonizing, here’s an easy and elegant Rosh Hashanah menu

NEW YORK—We love to kvetch about how early or late Rosh Hashanah falls—as if we have any control or say when the holidays will appear. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

WILLIAM BARSKY, 90, of Mt. Laurel, passed away on Aug. 7. Husband of Evelyn (nee Kurland), father of Howard Barsky and Murray (Shiori Koizuma) Barsky. He was the owner of E. Stein, Inc. a manufacturer of commercial kitchens and a WW II Army veteran. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12  SJ JEWISH SINGLES Dinner at the Stratford Diner at 5 p.m. Separate checks. RSVP to Judy at 609-953-8649.  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. More...

Columns

Celebrating love, fulfilling our potential, and nurturing Jewish life

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

I recently read an article describing Rosh Hashanah as being about love, potential, and life. As I thought about these three concepts, I thought about my own Rosh Hashanah memories and my hopes for the future of our community.  More...

Celebrate the sweetness of the New Year with baker Paula Shoyer

The Jewish High Holidays are a time when family and friends come together to share a meal and celebrate the new year. More...

Pomegranate and honey-glazed chicken that is sure to impress

Pomegranates, or rimonim in Hebrew, are one of the most recognizable and highly symbolic fruits in Jewish culture. More...

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