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Dancer Leah Wayne hosting party to combat childhood pain disorders

MEET LEAH WAYNE…

FAMILY: Parents Missy and Adam; sister Nina, 7 SYNAGOGUE: Temple Beth Sholom FAVORITE DANCE STYLE: Tap FAVORITE MOVIE: “Pitch Perfect” FAVORITE SONG: “Stand by You” by Rachel Platten Cherry Hill fifth-grader Leah Wayne is tru More...

KBA students go ‘around the world’

Kellman Brown Academy middle schoolers spent the month of January researching unique pieces of architecture around the world. Their Expo of presentations was quite a trip! 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

How a one-armed American soldier fought his way back into the IDF

JERUSALEM—The hardest part was loading the assault rifle.  That’s not because he was a newbie, unaccustomed to the workings of a Tavor rifle. Rather, 1st Sgt. Izzy Ezagui had lost an arm in combat.  More...

Arab MKs suspended for meeting families

Three Arab-Israeli Knesset members have been suspended from the parliament for meeting with the families of Palestinians who were killed while perpetrating terror attacks.  More...

Astronaut’s equipment on display in Israel

Pieces of equipment used by Ilan Ramon, a member of the ill-fated Columbia space shuttle crew 13 years ago, went on display in Israel. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17  ADATH EMANU-EL Men’s Club is collecting men’s business attire all month that will be donated to help men reenter the workforce. Call 608- 1200.  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19 TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON Levi Strauss Jean Family Shabbat at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to wear Jeans. Call 829-0658.  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20  ADATH EMANU-EL Havdalah in Pajamas at 6 p.m. No charge. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2016

CAMP GALIL  Habonim Dror Camp Galil www.campgalil.org 215-832-0677   “The spirit of Kibbutz, close to home”  More...

Columns

A hands-on WINSTY shows that every action counts

TEEN SCENE

Over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, Reform Jewish teens from across Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Southern New Jersey gathered at Temple Emanuel in Cherry Hill.  More...

Our community’s vital programs exist because of the funds you donate

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

When I got involved in Federation about 12 years ago, it was on the condition that I would never have to ask anyone for money. I liked to organize and help others and build community— and I felt that would be enough. More...

Tournies brings out the spirit for over 330 local teens

BBYO BLOCK

Over a recent weekend at the Cherry Hill Health and Racquet Club, South Jersey Region BBYO competed in Tournies, a 12-hour spirit competition to win the Tower of Spam and Spirit Stick, signifying the most spirited chapters in the region. More...

Special Sections

Muslim community program spreads message of tolerance and dialogue

Education about Islam from the perspective of South Jersey’s Muslim community was the theme of an evening at the Weinberg Jewish Community Campus on Feb. More...

Voice at the Shore

Seashore Gardens kicks off its 100th birthday celebration

Turning 100 is a special milestone. More...

Project Prom collecting dresses for needy girls through March 10

Those who’ve visited the Margate JCC recently are bound to have noticed an unusual sight: Mannequins dressed in beautiful, sparkly cocktail dresses and evening gowns, along several racks of dresses and boxes of fancy high-heeled shoes, adorning More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, February 19 – 5:21 p.m.  Friday, February 26 – 5:29 p.m.   More...

Federation

Aleph Home Care celebrates three years

Aleph Home Care, a department of the Jewish Federation, is celebrating its third birthday this month! In honor of the occasion, we’d like to share some recent “stories from the heart” from our clients.  More...

Taking a new direction in 2016!

The Jewish Federation’s Mobile ReSale Boutique is taking a new direction in 2016! We will be focusing our efforts on making the most of every donation! More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ANN J. BELSKY, of Voorhees, passed away on Feb. 1. Wife of Dr. Daniel Belsky. Mother of Michael (Theo) Belsky, Sheryl (R. Michael) Dunmire, Dr. Martin (Theresa) Belsky, Marcia (David) Obstfeld, Adam Belsky and Linda (Ronald) Resnikoff. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25  SJ JEWISH SINGLES Meeting at Temple Emanuel at 7:30 p.m. More...

Editorial

Sanders’ run for presidency achieves Jewish milestone

EDITORIALS…

Bernie Sanders has made history as the first Jew to win a presidential primary. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Why the Western Wall deal is a victory—for now

On the morning of Dec. 1, 1988, a group of about 70 Jewish women entered the sacred space of the Western Wall. The women represented all the major streams of Judaism. Some wore prayer shawls or kippahs. Some did not. More...

Religion Column

Caring for the light within us and in those around us

Parashat Tetzaveh Ex. 27:20-30:10  In the Book of Proverbs we read, “Ner Adonai nishmat adam”—the lamp of God is the soul of man.  More...