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Cherry Hill retiree donates land to AC church in need

James Horowitz, a retired Jewish businessman from Cherry Hill, has given away a parcel of land valued at up to $125,000 to an Atlantic City church.  Horowitz, 82, was planning to sell the vacant parcel of land in Egg Harbor Township when he was More...

Orthodox rabbis slam video calling for revenge

The main modern Orthodox rabbinical group in the United States expressed its “outrage” over a video that shows Jewish revelers at a wedding celebrating the murder of three Palestinians in a West Bank firebombing. More...

Lautenberg refugee amendment extended for additional year

A law facilitating resettlement for Iranian religious minorities, including Jews, seeking refuge was extended for another year.  The language, known as the Lautenberg amendment, was included in the massive spending bill passed by Congress and si More...

Mideast

6 numbers that describe Israel’s economy

TEL AVIV—It has the highest poverty rate among affluent democracies, the fourth-worst income inequality and the seventh-lowest government spending on social services. More...

Schwartz family at site of killing

The parents and four siblings of Ezra Schwartz visited the West Bank spot where the American yeshiva student was killed by a Palestinian terrorist.  More...

Shimon Peres: ‘I’m not dead yet!’

Amid rumors of his death, Shimon Peres took to social media to reassure the public he was very much alive.  Rumors flew around social media that the 92-year-old Peres had died, starting on Whatsapp groups and snowballing from there.  More...

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 7  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...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SATURDAY, JANUARY 9  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tot Shabbat for children up to age 3 at 11 a.m. Email Jill Hammel at jillh@tbsonline.org.  FRIDAY, JANUARY 15  ADATH EMANU-EL My Shabbat at 6 p.m. More...

Columns

Just one gift on Super Sunday can change a life forever

FEDERATION 411

It’s hard to believe that another year has passed and another Super Sunday/Week is nearly here! I want to extend a personal invitation to our entire community to join us in making 2016 another successful year here at the Jewish Federation. More...

‘Generations After the Shoah’ holds annual Chanukah event

Over 45 members of the Generations After the Shoah, a group established for the children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, gathered for their annual Chanukah brunch. More...

AEFTY vice president looking ahead

TEEN SCENE

My name is Kelsey Talarico, and this year I am serving as AEFTY’s Social Action vice president. As a youth group, we have done so many amazing things this year to help our community.  More...

 

Jews we lost in 2015

We’d like to take a moment to honor the memories of those who we lost over the past 12 months. More...

Voice at the Shore

Jewish leaders & community show solidarity with local Muslims at vigil

Jewish community members came out in force to support the local Muslim community at an Interfaith Vigil against Islamophobia and racism at City Hall in Atlantic City on December 15.  More...

Federation reaches out to gay community, offering event Jan. 21 and Israel Mission

The Jewish Federation of North America is now recruiting participants for its first-ever mission to Israel specifically tailored to Jewish people who are gay— or “LGBTQ” (a more inclusive acronym preferred by the gay community that More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, January 8 – 4:33 p.m. Friday, January 15 – 4:41 p.m.   More...

Federation

Looking for another way to connect Jewishly?

The Jewish Federation’s national partner agency, The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), is hosting three mission trips in the first half of 2016. More...

Congratulations to our 2016 Yad b’Yad honorees

We’d like to take this opportunity to congratulate our 2016 Yad b’Yad honorees. More...

Obituaries

Obituaries

ZELDA BRYEN, of Voorhees, formerly of Cherry Hill, passed away on Dec. 21. Wife of the late George Bryen. Mother of Dr. Stephen (Shoshana) Bryen, Lora (Stanley) Geftic and Cynthia (William) DelConte and the late Charles Robert Bryen. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, JANUARY 15  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  SATURDAY, JANUARY 16  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  More...

Editorial

2016 holds promise to be a big news year

It’s only days into the New Year and already 2016 seems destined to be a year of consequence.  More...

DRY BONES…

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Religion Column

Teaching us to cultivate an attitude of gratitude

Parshiot Va’era/Bo Ex. 6:2-13:16  More...

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