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Marlton practice has special relationship with Orthodox community

MEET JEROME CHECK…

FAMILY: Wife Diane; children Matthew, Darren and Brittney; seven grandchildren  PRACTICES: Marlton and Melrose Park, PA.  HOBBIES: Cancer research, collecting antiques and dinosaur fossils, and medieval and Egyptian mummification. More...

A musical event for JGH Auxiliary

The JGH Auxiliary at Lions Gate recently held its paid up membership luncheon. Betty Girlya (right) introduced the entertainment. 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

Who was Haj Amin al-Husseini?

TEL AVIV—When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Haj Amin al-Husseini, the mufti of Jerusalem prior to the establishment of Israel, for inspiring Hitler to exterminate the Jews of Europe, he meant to show the long history of Pales More...

Immigrants arrive despite violence

Sixty-five new immigrants from the United States and Canada arrived in Israel amid a wave of terror attacks.  The immigrants, or olim, who arrived on Oct. 14 hail from 13 states as well as Quebec. More...

Restaurant wants Arabs, Jews to eat

Can a shared love of hummus bring Jews and Arabs together? More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7  Mosaic Outdoor Club of Phila Hike in Pennypack Park in Phila. Carpool at 10 a.m. from the Dunkin Donuts on Castor and Bustleton Ave. Lunch afterwards at the White Elephant Thai Restaurant in Huntingdon Valley at approx. More...

Editorial

J.K. Rowling, other UK artists to be applauded for BDS opposition

Where diplomacy fails - and politics only widen the gaps among divided nations - it is the realm of artists to bridge cultural chasms and show divided people the humanity in others.  More...

DRY BONES…

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Religion Column

Hagar is Us!—Her experience mirrors our own

Parashat Vayeyra Gen. 18:1-22:24  More...

Special Sections

Hundreds share Challah Bake

Some 300 women and girls collectively kneaded dough and learned about challah’s special place on the Sabbath table at the COMM-UNITY Challah Bake at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill on Oct. 22. More...

Voice at the Shore

A joyous Simchat Torah at the Shore

Jews at synagogues throughout the area celebrated Simchat Torah earlier this month by dancing with the Torah and sharing festive holiday meals. Many congregations also added their own unique twist to the festivities.  More...

Israeli Jazz musicians perform at Cape May festival

This year’s Exit Zero Jazz Festival in Cape May, November 6-8, will feature two acclaimed Israeli Jazz musicians: Oran Etkin and Shai Maestro.  More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, October 30 - 5:41 p.m.  Friday, November 6 - 4:34 p.m.   More...

Life Cycles

Celebrations

B’nai Mitzvah:   Adath Emanu-El  JOSHUA ROSENBLUM, son of Dean and Dawn Rosenblum, on Oct. 3.  SARAH CURTIS, daughter of Judith and Jonathan Curtis, on Oct. 10.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

SHARON S. ENGEL, of Mt. Laurel, passed away on Oct. 15. Wife of Seymour “Sy” Engel. Mother of Tracy (Steven) Abrams, Jodi (Paul) Napoli and Dr. Scott (Kelly) Engel. Grandmother of Zoey, Hailey, Remy, Laine, Logan, Brock and Marli. More...

Do It!

Calendar

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Scholar-in-Residence weekend with Rabbi Danny Nevins, dean of The Rabbinical School at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Details at tbsonline.org/rabbinevins.  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1  THE CHABAD CENTER Shterna Kaminker leads the Bat Mitzvah Club for girls ages 11- 13 which meets twice a month from 5-6:15 p.m. Email shterna@thechabadcenter.org to register.  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4  More...

Columns

Helping to design the ‘Next Generation JCC’ here in South Jersey

FRONT AND CENTER

One of the great challenges facing any organization is the need to be innovative in a risk averse environment. More...

We can build our future together—turning dreams into reality

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

We are building our future. That is how we began our Federation journey together just one year ago. As I often say, I believe when all of us work together our vision becomes reality. And what a reality we have created together this past year! More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: The craft & rituals of baking Shabbat challah

COOKING

Challah is not just a fancy loaf of bread. This is the bread of the holy Sabbath. This is the dough that our matriarch Sarah, the wife of our patriarch Abraham baked 5,000 years ago. Challah is therefore unique to the Jewish people. More...