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Moorestown teen goes all out to restock flooded Camden library

MEET NORI HORVITZ…

AGE: 17  PARENTS: Steven Horvitz & Heidi Cooperstein  FAVORITE BOOK GENRE: Historical novels  FAVORITE AUTHOR: Tamora Pierce  GOAL: Author/entrepreneur   The love of reading was always there. More...

Beth Tikvah partners to raise awareness

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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

Will Obama and Netanyahu reconcile in 5776?

WASHINGTON—Now that enactment of the Iran nuclear deal appears to be a sure thing, the profound and often personal disagreement between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over Iran is not about to go away.  More...

Families receive all reports on sub’s loss

The families of the 69 sailors who died when an Israeli submarine sank nearly a half century ago have received all of the reports generated after the incident.  The reports on the sinking of the Dakar on Jan. More...

Hebrew University launching network

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is forming an alumni network.  The university said in a statement that is the first Israeli university to reach out to former students through an alumni networking platform.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

HATTIE DISKAN, of Mt. Laurel, passed away on Aug. 29. Wife of the late Milton “Mickey” Diskan. Mother of Paula Susan (partner Saul Sternberg) and Shirley Bernstein (spouse Lula Blocton). More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17  ADATH EMANU-EL Men’s Club sponsors a Manly Movie Night showing of “Invincible” at 7 p.m. Cost is $5. Call 608-1200.  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18  CONG. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20  More...

Columns

May we, and Israel, have the blessing of good timing in 5776

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

“To everything there is a season and a purpose under heaven…” (Kohelet 3:1-8).  Like many, I usually frame my life in seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, seasons, years, and decades. More...

As the JFund Campaign closes, join me in supporting our community

FEDERATION 411

The High Holidays are always a special time of year, both personally and professionally. It is a time to reflect and take stock of the year that has passed. And, it is an opportunity to look to the future. More...

A time of introspection allows us to look in the mirror and move forward

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

The High Holidays are upon us, a time to be appreciative of past challenges, but ready to start again with renewed hope. More...

 

JCRC event brings together Dershowitz & Beinart to discuss merits of Iran Deal and ‘the day after’

By the time Alan Dershowitz and Peter More...

Human menorah to set record, help local seniors

How many people does it take to set a record for the world’s largest human menorah? The answer will be revealed on Sunday Oct. More...

Voice at the Shore

Panel: With or without deal, Iran is a continuing threat

Members of the shore community came out in force for a panel discussion on the Iran Nuclear Deal on August 24 at the Katz Jewish Community Center in Margate.  More...

Federation hires new director for Stockton Hillel, YLD

Andrea Heymann, a 25-yearold Cherry Hill native and graduate student in Stockton University’s Holocaust Studies program, is the Federation’s new Hillel and Young Leadership Division (YLD) director. More...

Chabad Summer Fest draws a crowd

Hundreds attend Chabad’s 10th Annual Jewish Summer Fest at the Jersey Shore. More...

Federation

Staff Achievement Award to be presented to Deena Sherman

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is proud to recognize and honor Deena Sherman with the Staff Achievement Award for 2015.  On Sunday, Oct. More...

Federation is proud to participate in the 3rd Annual event Oct. 11

Once again this year, the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is partnering with our local synagogues for the 3rd Annual Community Mitzvah Day on Sunday, Oct. 11. More...

World News

Hungarian Jews collect for refugees

Hungarian Jews have collected about $5,000 and half a ton of food and nonperishables for refugees from the Middle East.  In the collection drive, the Mazsihisz umbrella group of Hungarian Jewish communities and its youth department gathered food More...

New tests negate Nisman suicide possibility

The results of new tests on the gun believed to have killed Alberto Nisman appear to negate the possibility that the AMIA special prosecutor committed suicide.  More...

Yukon Jewish history to be documented

Jews in Canada’s far North have received a government grant to document Jewish history in the Yukon.  The $55,000 grant from the Yukon territorial government will allow the Jewish Cultural Society of Yukon to research a small, Gold Rush-er More...

Editorial

Jewish teachings and history instruct us to help Syrian refugees

The haunting image of a child’s lifeless body washed ashore like debris on a Southern European beach has rightly turned the world’s attention to the explosive crisis resulting from Syria’s civil war. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Reflections on being Jewish—and being in Berlin

Being a Jew visiting Berlin for the first time creates a true dichotomy of feelings, and can be an emotionally difficult experience.  More...

Letters

Supporting local day schools

I applaud Jewish Federation CEO Jennifer Dubrow Weiss’ article on Jewish Day Schools in our community (Help our community thrive by supporting our local day schools/Pg. 13/Aug. 19 Voice). More...

Religion Column

‘Stopping, listening, reflecting, and returning home’

Parashat Vayelekh Deut. 31:1-30   Have you ever felt like you didn’t know where you were or where you were headed? You are not alone.  More...

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