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Voorhees father bringing road racing to wheelchair-bound kids

MEET DAVID GOLDSTEIN…

FAMILY: Wife Susan, children Josh, 20, Ryan, 16, and Jessica, 7 FAVORITE MARATHON: Philadelphia FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Team Josh FAVORITE COMPETITION FOOD: Wings David Goldstein, a Voorhees father of three, thrives on challenges. More...

Jewish community honors law enforcement

William F. Sweeney, Jr. More...

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Mideast

Study finds sympathy for Palestinians over Israel up sharply among young

NEW YORK (JTA)—Democrats more than four times as likely Republicans to say they sympathize more with the Palestinians than with Israel, according to a survey, and sympathy for the Palestinians among Americans overall is growing.  More...

Michelin lacks a guide to Israel

The president of the World Jewish Congress is taking the Michelin travel company to task for not including Israel in its repertoire of prestigious travel and dining guides.  More...

London’s first Muslim mayor attends Yom Hashoah commemoration

The newly elected mayor of London, the first Muslim to hold the position, attended a community program commemorating the Holocaust as his first official public engagement. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, MAY 14  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA Annual Country Fair at the W.B. Saul High School of Agricultural Sciences. Meet at 10:45 a.m. at the school sign in front of the Dairy Barn across from the main school building. More...

Editorial

As Israel celebrates 68 years, it needs our support more than ever

This week marks 68 years since the rebirth of the Jewish State in the land of Israel. Israel’s existence and survival is miraculous. It has arisen after 2,000 years of exile and loss of sovereignty. More...

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Religion Column

Our Israel connection: Yesterday, today and tomorrow

I was born into a world where love of Israel and commitment to maintaining a relationship between American Jewry and Israel was automatic. The defining moments in my Jewish journey were so often marked by developments in Israel. More...

 

As congregations shrink, cantors become rabbis—and work as both

MIAMI— After 30 years as a cantor, Mark Kula, who spent more than two decades at a Miami-area Conservative synagogue, became a rabbi. More...

Voice at the Shore

Jewish Business Network debuts with discussion on driving business back to Atlantic County

What can local Jewish business owners do to bolster Atlantic County’s flagging economy—as well as their own businesses, which are also threatened by economic uncertainty? More...

Cantor Kulp: Help Israel by volunteering for Sar-El

“I do anything that helps Israel,” said Ed Kulp, retired cantor of Congregation Beth Judah in Ventnor. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, May 13 - 7:45 p.m.  Friday, May 20 - 7:52 p.m.   More...

Federation

Future leaders can sign up for next year

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey just wrapped up its third cohort of the Federation Leadership Institute (FLI), a program designed to inspire key Jewish community leaders who are committed to a better tomorrow. More...

Scrub Daddy Aaron Krause to MC June 5

Join us on Sunday, June 5 from 4-6 p.m. for our Community Shark Tank LIVE! Our MC for the event will be the one and only Aaron Krause—Daddy of Scrub Daddy and the most successful entrepreneur on ABC’s Shark Tank to date. More...

Special ‘Stories from the Heart’

We’d like to share some recent “Stories from the Heart” from our Aleph clients. Aleph Home Care is a department of the Jewish Federation, providing in-home care for infants through seniors.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

MORTON COMER, of Voorhees, passed away on Apr. 27. Husband of the late Selina “Terry” Comer. Father of Caren (Mark) Fendrick and Joya Comer. Grandfather of Alec, Olivia, Leigh, Michaela and Jed. More...

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THURSDAY, MAY 12 ADATH EMANU-EL Steve Pollack leads a discussion “Essen with a Lesson: Jewish Influence in Opera & Theater” at 10:30 a.m. Cost is $20 and Bagel Breakfast included. Call 608-1200. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, MAY 13  ADATH EMANU-EL My Shabbat at 6 p.m. Call 608- 1200.  TEMPLE EMANUEL Tot Shabbat at 6 p.m. Go to http://www.templeemanuel.org.  SATURDAY, MAY 14  More...

Columns

Coming together to remember, collaborate, and build our community

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

This is the time of year of graduations, annual meetings, and lots of amazing programs and celebratory dinners throughout our community. More...

Look for a 5-Star Rating when choosing a care & rehabilitation center

ENRICHING SENIOR LIVES

Making the decision to move a loved one to a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center is one of the most difficult decisions a family may ever have to make. More...

SJR celebrates its 55th year with ‘States’ and Color Run

BBYO BLOCK

On Sunday, Apr. 10, South Jersey Region BBYO gathered for “States,” the state of the region address given by our regional board each year. More...

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