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Israeli volunteers helping refugees

Israeli volunteers are on the ground in Europe helping Syrian refugees. More...

Local News

Former Rowan Hillel president helps community embrace Jews of color

MEET JARED JACKSON…

FAMILY: Mother, Shellie; Wife, Rebekah Jackson; Sisters, Sara, Rachel, Rebecca (z”l), Shayna, and six nieces and nephews  UPBRINGING: Willingboro  INTERESTS: Jewish diversity, live music, cooking, relationship building   More...

Children celebrate Rosh Hashanah

Kindergarten students at the Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center of the Katz JCC learned about Rosh Hashanah and the importance of blowing the shofar, how it is made, and its origins. 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

Why violence has spiked in Jerusalem

TEL AVIV—For Israelis, the Ten Days of Repentance from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur turned into days of violence. More...

Netanyahu to address Nov. General Assembly

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address the annual Jewish Federations of North America’s General Assembly.  Netanyahu will speak on Nov. More...

SodaStream offers to take in Syrians

The Israeli company SodaStream has offered to take in Syrian refugees and employ them in its new factory in the Negev Desert.  In an announcement, SodaStream and the mayor of Rahat, which is near the home beverage maker’s factory, said the More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30  CONG. BETH EL Sushi in the Sukkah from 5:45-7 p.m. Cost is $5 per person or $20 per family. Call Tamar Barkan at 675-1166, ext. 418.  CONG. M’KOR SHALOM Tot Pizza in the Hut at 5 p.m. More...

Editorial

Jews are one people despite our differences

The stereotype goes that two Jews in a room will engage in high-decibel debates and hold at least three opinions. And that’s okay. More...

DRY BONES… Happy Holiday

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Being Jewish beyond the holiday season

If a stranger followed you around for a few days, how long would it take for him to figure out that you are Jewish?  This question was posed to me in a parenting discussion group many years ago and has intrigued me ever since.  More...

Religion Column

Why the simple sukkah is one of our most potent symbols

Our fall holiday season reaches its climax in Sukkot, the Feast of Booths. The sukkah, its central feature, is a temporary shelter roofed loosely with branches so that starlight might enter. More...

 

ZOA to hold Annual Gala

The local chapter of the Zionist Organization of America will hold its Annual Gala on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at the Hilton on City Avenue in Philadelphia. More...

Installations, award presentations set for Federation Annual Meeting

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey will host its More...

Voice at the Shore

Bridge of Faith mourns 9/11 victims, seeks unity to address current racial tensions

Bridge of Faith, an organization of local Jewish, Christian and Muslim clerics, held a 9-11 Community Commemoration at Congregation Beth Judah on the morning of September 11.  More...

Holidays go smoothly with Emeth Shalom and Trocki Shul sharing building

The shofar rang out at Temple Emeth Shalom in two separate sanctuaries this year, as two congregations — one Reform and one Orthodox— held services at the same time in the same building at 8501 Ventnor Avenue in Margate.  More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, October 2 - 6:21 p.m.  Friday, October 9 - 6:17 p.m.   More...

Federation

Steven Flatow to headline October 29 event

The Jewish Federation is pleased to announce The Event for Major Gifts on Thursday, Oct. 29. More...

Touch the lives of Jews at home and abroad

No other gift touches more Jewish lives than donating to the Jewish Federation’s JFund. It’s more than a donation to one person, one thing, or one cause. More...

Life Cycles

B’nai Mitzvah

Adath Emanu-El   CORY SAMUEL ZEITZ, son of Holly and Jeff Zeitz, on Sept. 12.  ALEXANDER RIMERMAN, son of Douglas and Barbra Rimerman, on Sept. 26.  Cong. Beth El   More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

EVELYN “EVIE’ C. ABRAMSON, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Sept. 9. Wife of the late Morton Abramson. Mother of Leslie (Jerry) Serlen, Judi (Howard) Peltzman and Rabbi Shmuel “Brad” (Joy) Abramson. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA Hike in the Five Mile Woods Nature Preserve. Carpool at 10 a.m. from the Target store on Bustleton Ave. Dinner after the hike. Call Janet at 267-205- 6651.  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16  More...

Columns

JFund dollars are hard at work supporting Jews locally & around the world

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

Thank you for supporting the Jewish Federation’s JFund, the fund for Jewish living, formerly known as our Annual Campaign. More...

AEFTY having an amazing year & looking forward

TEEN SCENE

AEFTY (Adath Emanu-El Federation Temple Youth) is having an amazing year so far. Our first event of the year was “Say Chai to Aefty!” We went mini golfing and then headed back to Adath for a barbecue. More...

South Jersey Region BBYO chapters kick off the New Year!

BBYO BLOCK

Although BBYO is worldwide, the most special memories and bonds are created right at home in South Jersey Region within our chapters. After a summer apart, the 12 chapters of SJR have respectively kicked off their 2015-2016 year. More...

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