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Voorhees teen documents powerful experiences at Pan Am Maccabi

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FAMILY: Parents Marc and Cathy, sister Hannah, 15 brother Jacob, 21 SYNAGOGUE: Cong. Beth El FAVORITE SOCCER PLAYER: Alex Morgan FAVORITE CHILEAN FOOD: Dulce de Leche FAVORITE TV SHOW: One Tree Hill FAVORITE JEWISH HOLIDAY: Rosh Hashanah More...

Rowan Chabad at Philly Shabbaton

Rowan University students joined Jewish students from nine universities gathered at the Chabad Center at Drexel University Feb. 19-20 for the annual Philly Jewish Student Retreat weekend. More...

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Mideast

Obama weighs in on BDS settlement fight

WASHINGTON—The controversy over whether laws protecting Israel from boycotts should include West Bank settlements found its way into a presidential signing statement, but President Barack Obama’s decision to ignore a trade law’s req More...

IDF releases attack warning app

The Israel Defense Forces Home Front Command has released a mobile application to warn Israelis of local security threats.  The application, detailed in a call with reporters, was developed by a staff of some 15 people in the Home Front Command, More...

Square renaming for slain teenager

Zion Square in downtown Jerusalem will be renamed for the teenage girl who was stabbed to death last summer at the city’s gay pride parade.  More...

Do It!

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THURSDAY, MARCH 3  ADATH EMANU-EL David Aguilar leads “Managing Stress Through Mindfulness Meditation” at 7 p.m. Cost is $7 for members and $10 for guests. Call 608-1200.  CONG. BETH TIKVAH Bingo every week at 7:15 p.m. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, MARCH 13  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA Trip to the Phila. Flower Show. Meet at Chinese Soup Bowl sculpture at 12 noon. Dinner in Chinatown after. Call Gale at 215-331-8194.  TUESDAY, MARCH 15  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, MARCH 4  ADATH EMANU-EL Family Shabbat at 7:30 p.m. Open to the community. Call 608-1200.  More...

Voice Cmp Guide 2016

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

Columns

Florida Reunion highlights connection snowbirds have with South Jersey

FEDERATION 411

A few weeks ago, we traveled down to Florida with the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. (JCF) for their annual Florida Reunion. More...

Rachel Mindel looking to excel on the diamond at Cherry Hill East

KESSLER’S CLUB BOX

[Welcome to the inaugural column of KESSLER’S CLUB BOX written by Cherry Hill resident Scott Kessler. Each month, he will focus on local athletes and sports happenings throughout Southern New Jersey. More...

70 local teens have inspiring experience at BBYO International Convention

BBYO BLOCK

BBYO’s International Convention comes once a year and a more exciting time in the BBYO calendar cannot be found. More...

 

Rabbi Ben David fighting cancer; drawing inspiration from community

Rabbi Ben David wanted to “own the message.” The 39- year-old husband, father of three young children, and spiritual leader of Adath Emanu-El in Mount Laurel let his congregation and the outside world know soon after he was diagnosed wit More...

Voice at the Shore

YI Shabbaton with Traveling Chassidim warms up cold winter weekend

On a bitter cold weekend last month, The Traveling Chassidim brought their customary warmth and special Chassidic flavor to the Shabbat celebration at Young Israel of Margate, helping all in attendance forget the frigid temperatures and bitter winds More...

New Stockton online program attracts people worldwide seeking to prevent genocide

“Never Again.” What if we had a fail-safe way of keeping this resolution, uttered by countless Jews since the horror of Nazi death camps was revealed? More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, March 4 - 5:36 p.m.  Friday, March 11 - 5:43 p.m.   More...

Federation

Federation chosen for prestigious leadership program

The Jewish Federation is excited to announce its acceptance into the second cohort of the Legacy Heritage OnBoard Program, which focuses on the development and strengthening of the board members nominated into the program. More...

Thanks to Rosenblatt Roofing & Samson Foundation

As we celebrate a record-breaking total of $1,040,455 raised during Super Sunday/Week 2016, we’d like to take a moment to thank two very important sponsors who helped make our biggest fundraiser of the year such a resounding success: M. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

REBECCA FRALIN, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Feb. 20. Wife of the late Alan Fralin. Mother of Jay Fralin and the late Steven Fralin. Grandmother of Eric Fralin. Contributions can be made to Paw It 4ward Foundation, P.O. More...

Molly Furman, beloved teacher at Cong. Beth El, passes at 85

When the announcement was made during services at Cong. Beth El that Molly Furman had passed away, an audible gasp rippled through the congregation, according to Rabbi Aaron Krupnick, Beth El senior rabbi. More...

Editorial

Iran’s support of Palestinian terrorism must be stopped

Flush with cash that has been freed up by the historic nuclear deal, Iran is back in the business of funding Palestinian terrorists.  More...

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Letters

Recent events confirm bias against Israel

For many years, I assumed bias against Israel was as a result of my sensitivity about the country I love. More...

Religion Column

A member of the community is there in good times and bad

Parshiot Vayakhel/Pekudai Ex. 35:1-40:38  More...

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