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Cherry Hill native aspires to guide millennial Jews back to the spiritual

MEET MICHAEL PERICE…

FAMILY: Parents Eileen and Sal; brother Joe, 28, and sister Leanne, 26 FAVORITE RAPPERS: Beastie Boys and Eminem FAVORITE SCI-FI TV: “Battlestar Galactica” & “Star Trek: The Next Generation” FAVORITE NOVELS: Harry Potter S More...

Welcoming Israeli shlichim to community

Four young Israelis are making South Jersey home for the summer while working at the JCC Camps at Medford and teaching campers about Israel. 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 Israel stays a ‘well-regulated militia’ in a country with so many guns around

Analysis:

Dirty, hot and exhausted Israeli soldiers waiting for their bus home from the army base tend, understandably, to be in a hurry to get on board. More...

Trip offering college credit

The first Birthright trip offering participants academic credit is now in Israel. More...

Rio to feature Israeli security

An Israeli high-resolution imaging satellite will strengthen security during the Olympics and Paralympic Games taking place in Rio de Janeiro this summer.  The announcement was made by Brazilian Defense Minister Raul Jungmann, who said the Eros- More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

DOROTHY KRAKOVITZ, of Voorhees, passed away on June 10. Wife of the late Howard Krakovitz. Mother of Dr. Jay (Linda) Krakovitz and Billie (Dr. Marc) Stein. Grandmother of Dr. More...

Arie Gluck, was director of Camp Harlam

Arie Gluck, who directed the Reform movement’s Camp Harlam for 37 years and ultimately oversaw all 12 of the Reform movement’s camps, died June 23 at the age of 86. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, JULY 10  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA Trip to Island Beach State Park. Carpool at 12 noon from ShopRite in Marlton. Dinner after the beach. Call Jon at 787-0325.  FRIDAY, JULY 15  More...

Columns

Your support of JFund shapes future Jewish leaders throughout the world

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

It seems the school year is barely over before we’re packing our kids up for a wonderful Jewish summer camp experience. For some of us, we’re just packing lunches and swimsuits for the day. More...

More reading suggestions for those leisurely summer days

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

Knowing how much our readers look forward to new novels, we met recently to continue last month’s column highlighting great selections for summer reading. More...

Making the world of the JCC more inviting & welcoming for everybody

FRONT & CENTER

Last year I traveled to Israel and was part of a group of 25 JCCs from around the world. And recently I traveled with a group of JCC leaders to Baltimore to collaborate with 600 JCC professionals and leaders to discuss the business of JCCs. More...

Special Sections

NJ lawmakers pass anti-BDS legislation

Joining the growing number of states countering the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, the New Jersey legislature has approved a bill prohibiting the state from investing pension and annuity funds in companies that boycott Israel or Is More...

Voice at the Shore

Chabad holds Mega Challah Bake July 21

Two hundred women, making challah together in the same room—braiding, baking and bonding together in a show of unity—that’s what Chabad at the Shore hopes to see at its Mega Challah Bake on Thursday, July 21 at 6:45 p.m. More...

Spirit of giving infuses JFS Annual Meeting

Fifteen years ago, Jordan Kleinman started getting up at 5 a.m. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, July 8 - 8:09 p.m.  Friday, July 15 - 8:06 p.m.   More...

Federation

Put your business in front of Jewish South Jersey

FedConnect brings our South Jersey Jewish community together through programming for children, teens, seniors, and individuals with special needs; puts you in touch with what’s happening right here in South Jersey; and gives you access to the r More...

Donors support medical clinic at the Sofia JCC

Allied Health professionals who increased their gifts to the Jewish Federation’s JFund to at least $180 between May 15 and June 15 of this year were part of an exciting opportunity to support a medical clinic operated out of the Sofia, Bulgaria More...

World News

Sharansky: No future for French Jewry

The Jews of France have no future in their country because of Arab immigration and deep-seated anti-Semitism, said Natan Sharansky, the head of the Jewish Agency for Israel.  Sharansky made the declaration in Paris, where he was attending a Jewi More...

Beckham says he feels like a member of the tribe

Former British soccer star David Beckham told a JCC audience in London that although he was not raised Jewish, he feels like a member of the tribe.  Beckham, 41, was asked at a public interview at the JW3 center, “Do you see yourself as Je More...

PA man admits lying about surviving Auschwitz

A Pennsylvania man who for years traveled the country giving speeches and media interviews about his experiences as a Holocaust survivor acknowledged that he had been lying and apologized.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, JULY 7 CONG. BETH EL “Keep It Cool” with Rabbi Green at Masso’s from 5:30-7 p.m. No charge except to buy food. Call 675-1166. CONG. BETH TIKVAH Bingo every week at 7:15 p.m. Call 983-8090. FRIDAY, JULY 8 More...

Editorial

World leaders must unite against all acts of terrorism

EDITORIALS…

The latest wave of high-profile terrorist attacks tragically hit in Istanbul, where 42 were killed and 230 hurt, and then in Israel, where a teenage girl was fatally stabbed in her sleep by a Palestinian attacker in the West Bank.  More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Did I encounter subtle anti-Semitism in the grocery store?

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that if you have a child, random strangers will talk to you. More...

Religion Column

Camp brings our entire community together each summer

Parashat Korach Num. 16:1-18:32   More...