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Educator to get prestigious honor for contributions to Jewish learning

MEET HEDDA MORTON…

FAMILY: Husband David; 3 daughters, Elissa, Lauren, and Devorah; 9 grandchildren  FAVORITE BOOK: “A Spiritual Life” by Merle Feld  FAVORITE FOOD: Chocolate   More...

Beth El welcomes entertainer Sarge

Entertainer Sarge had over 400 people laughing all night on Oct. 25 at Cong. Beth El in Voorhees. 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

Is Palestinian incitement responsible for terror wave?

TEL AVIV—Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of tampering with the status quo on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. More...

Site repaired in nighttime operation

Joseph’s Tomb, which was firebombed and vandalized, was repaired in a nighttime operation near the West Bank city of Nablus.  The site was cleaned and painted, the grave marker was restored and the marble covering of the tomb was replaced, More...

Minister backpedals on deporting felines

Israeli Agricultural Minister Uri Ariel has backpedaled on his controversial recommendation that Israel’s population of stray cats be transferred to a foreign country in order to control their numbers in a way that accords with Jewish law.  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13  ADATH EMANU-EL My Shabbat, formerly Tot Shabbat, at 6 p.m. Call 608-1200.  CONG. BETH EL Family Shabbat Service begins at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:45 p.m. Cost is $18 for adults and $8 for kids under age 13. More...

Columns

Surviving terrorism by eliminating fear through dialogue

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

In the latest wave of terror in Israel I learned something about myself.  October 13 was an especially difficult day.  I was in a morning class and we heard sirens. Lots of sirens.  More...

JFCS’ Supported Employment program embodies promise and offers hope

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

“There is no greater disability in society, than the inability to see a person as more.”—Robert M. Hensel  More...

Great books make great Chanukah presents for children

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

Chanukah presents!  Somewhere among the electronic games and other gifts, we hope you will purchase books to give to the children on your list. More...

Pew survey: 57% of U.S. Jews eat pork & Torah study more popular

NEW YORK—  Do you experience feelings of peace and well-being at least once a week? Did God write the Torah? Do you eat bacon?  More...

Crowds flocking to ABC Festival

The 26th Annual Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture kicked off with a sold-out crowd for news veteran Ted Koppel, one of the many renowned authors, entertainers and artists bringing t More...

Voice at the Shore

Stockton Kristallnacht concert: Symphony premiere creates beauty out of tragedy

As a high school student in Philadelphia, Daniel McCarter recalls hearing Holocaust survivors speak about their experiences.  “It stuck in my mind that the land itself, the country that they loved, turned against them,” McCarter rec More...

American attitudes shaped Hollywood’s portrayal of Holocaust, says lecturer

They’re two “H” words that don’t seem to belong together: “Hollywood” and “Holocaust.” While Hollywood is capable of spinning larger-than-life epics and fantasies that capture our hearts and minds, the More...

Rabbi achieves a personal best in AC Marathon

Rabbi David Weis crosses the finish line after running in the AC Marathon along with a team from Congregation Beth Israel in Northfield and hundreds of other runners on October 18.“I ran the Ha More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ROSALIND “ROZ” JELLINEK (nee Gerling), of Voorhees, formerly of Cherry Hill, passed away on Oct. 24. Wife of Ernest “Ernie” Jellinek. Mother of Burt Jellinek of Marlton, the late Sheryl Wolf of Medford and Steven (Dr. More...

Do It!

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11  ADATH EMANU-EL Adult B’nai Mitzvah Program for anyone who would like to experience this milestone. Call 608-1200. Coat drive all month to benefit Camden and Burlington Counties. Call 608-1200.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15  SJ JEWISH SINGLES Brunch at Kaminski’s at 11 a.m. Separate checks. RSVP to Judy at 609-953-8649. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17  KATZ JCC SOCIAL SINGLES Meeting at 7 p.m. in the Teen Lounge for line dancing. More...

Editorial

A commitment to civil discourse, democracy must be Rabin’s legacy

For many of those who were alive and remember the day when Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated, the shock and utter disbelief of that moment has not diminished.  More...

DRY BONES…

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Rabbi Sacks: ‘Jews need to stop navel-gazing’

NEW YORK—Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, a philosopher and member of the U.K. More...

Religion Column

The Torah is often a revolutionary manifesto

Parashat Toledot Gen. 25:19-28:9  More...

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