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Author serves up mouthwatering recipes—and steamy stories

MEET CINDY SILVERT…

FAMILY: Husband Dan; children Eden, Ben and Jake SYNAGOGUE: Chabad and Torah Links CURRENT FAVORITE RECIPE: Wild rice FAVORITE JEWISH RECIPE: “My homemade Hamantaschen” FAVORITE FOOD MOVIE: “Mostly Martha” FAVORITE TV CHEF: Th More...

Cherry Hill dentist aiding Israelis

Dr. 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

Pew: 48 percent of Israeli Jews want Arabs out

TEL AVIV—Nearly half of Jewish- Israelis want to expel Arabs from the country. More...

Poll: Jewish-Israelis prefer Clinton to Sanders 2 to 1

Of the two Democratic candidates in the U.S. More...

NASA: Recent drought worst in 900 years

A recent 14-year dry spell in the Middle East was the worst drought in the past 900 years, according to a new NASA study.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ANNA COHEN, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Mar. 4. Wife of the late Irving Cohen. Mother of Katz JCC Director Les (the late Cindy) Cohen, and the late Jerome Cohen. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, MARCH 18  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  SUNDAY, MARCH 20  SJ JEWISH SINGLES Dinner at Voorhees Diner at 5 p.m. Separate checks. More...

Editorial

Echoes of Esther’s story resonate in the Middle East of modern days

Some 2,500 years ago, the Jewish people, exiled in the vast empire of Persia, faced a plot engineered by the king’s chief minister to annihilate them.  More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

This is why we finally joined a synagogue

Before we had children, my wife and I spoke about someday joining a synagogue. We desired an end to shuttling back and forth between our parents’ places of worship on holidays. More...

Religion Column

The message of Purim is one of pride in being Jewish

The Talmud teaches that we should reach the Megillah in a language that we understand. More...

Special Sections

 

Amid the wave of terror, an amazing story of survival

PETACH TIKVAH, Israel— Only after Yonatan Azriaev grabbed the terrorist’s arms and threw him against a wall of soft drinks did he think he was about to die. More...

Voice at the Shore

Jewish women celebrate Purim, Rosh Chodesh and their new place at the Kotel

This month, Jewish women have cause to celebrate. That was the consensus among women in the Beth Judah Rosh Chodesh group, a Jewish women’s group that meets monthly at Congregation Beth Judah in Ventnor. More...

Weis plays part in shaping creation of Kotel’s official new egalitarian area

Rabbi David Weis of Congregation Beth Israel was among the rabbis that helped Michael Oren, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., come up with Israel’s recent groundbreaking plan to create a government sanctioned egalitarian section of the Kot More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, March 18 - 6:51 p.m.  Friday, March 25 - 6:58 p.m.   More...

Federation

Former Navy Seal Kevin Lacz to star

Registration is now open for The Event for Men on Wednesday, Apr. 13. More...

YAD & PJ Library event coming up Apr. 3

Join our Young Adult Division (YAD) and PJ Library for the 2nd Annual Daddy Daughter Dance on April 3. If you’re a dad with young daughters, put on your dancing shoes and come out for this great event! More...

World News

In Jerusalem, Biden criticizes those who don’t condemn attacks

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in Jerusalem appeared to criticize the Palestinian Authority and some in the international community for not condemning terror attacks in Israel.  More...

Life Cycles

FRESCHMAN-COHEN

Engagements:

Ferne and Mitchell Cohen of Voorhees announce the engagement of their son, Evan, to Samara Freschman, daughter of Robin and the late David Freschman of Hockessin, DE.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, MARCH 17  ADATH EMANU-EL Men’s Club sponsors a Manly Movie Night showing of “The Godfather” at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Cost is $5 per person. Call 608-1200. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, MARCH 18 TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON Nursery School Shabbat at 6 p.m. All are welcome. Call 829- 0658. SATURDAY, MARCH 19 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tot Shabbat at 11 a.m. for children up to age 3. Email Jill Hammel at jillh@tbsonline.org. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2016

CAMP GALIL Habonim Dror Camp Galilwww.campgalil.org215-832-0677 “The spirit of Kibbutz, close to home” More...

Columns

Our values and those of the people who have gone before us can live on

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S PAGE

During my tenure as president of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, I have had the honor and privilege of representing Federation at the funerals of our fellow community members.  More...

South Jersey Region has sprung into spring

BBYO BLOCK

South Jersey Region BBYO is comprised of 12 different chapters. Though united as one region, each chapter has its own unique identity and culture. The strength and character of each can be shown through the programming and events.  More...

The miracles of parenthood never cease—no matter what the age

SALLY’S WORLD

I finally managed it—lunch with a young friend who is a new empty nester. She’d already made it through the send-off, through the first visit home, winter break, and is now almost at the freshman finish line/summer re-entry. More...