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Cancer survivor using her experience to help others

MEET DONNA FORMAN…

RESIDENCE: Cherry Hill FAMILY: Husband Rick, daughters Lindsay, 26, Karly, 22, and Sydney, 20 SYNAGOGUE: Cong. Beth El HEROES: Medical staff at Cooper, and Susan Bass Levin for her commitment to Pink Roses, Teal Magnolias event More...

Gala marks CH Brith Sholom’s 50th

Cherry Hill Brith Sholom Lodge 966 celebrated its 50th anniversary gala and installation of officers on Saturday, September 10, at the Mansion. 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

Passing of Shimon Peres marks end of era

TEL AVIV—The passing of Shimon Peres, the former defense hawk turned Nobel Peace Prize winner and the last of Israel’s founders, marks the end of an era. Peres died at age 93, More...

Prince Charles secretly visits grandmother’s grave

Charles, Prince of Wales, visited in secret the grave of his grandmother on the Mount of Olives in eastern Jerusalem.  More...

Israel’s population passes 8.5-million

Israel will have a population of 8.585-million citizens as the Jewish year of 5777 begins.  The growth rate, 2 percent, was similar to previous years, according to an annual report released by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

EUGENE ALEXANDER, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Aug. 25. Husband of the late Marcia Alexander. Father of the late Deborah Alexander, Susan (the late Steven Apel) Alexander and Amy Alexander. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tot Shabbat at 11 a.m. for children up to three years old. Contact Jill Hammel at jillh@tbsonline.org.  MONDAY, OCTOBER 17  CONG. More...

Columns

Excitement is building for the coming year of SJR-BBYO

BBYO BLOCK

Over Presidents’ Day Weekend 2017, more than 4,000 of the Jewish community’s top teen leaders, educators, professionals and philanthropists from across the world will come together in Dallas for BBYO International Convention (IC) 2017.&nb More...

Our community is stronger because of Vicki Zell’s leadership

FEDERATION 411

It’s hard to believe that time flies so quickly. It has been two years since Vicki Zell became the president of the Jewish Federation. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Unique dishes for a tasty Sukkot celebration

COOKING

Chag Ha-Sukkot, The Festival of Tabernacles, is referred to as Yom Simchateinu—The Days of Joy. We leave our homes and dwell in our sukkot (booths) for eight days. More...

 

Hammonton’s TBE tests the waters in Haddonfield, offering services

In 1937, the dedication of Temple Beth El in Hammonton fulfilled the dreams of a small group of merchants yearning to nurture Jewish communal life in their rural town. More...

Choral concert to fund Israel trips for struggling American war veterans

A Vietnam War combat veteran, Gordon Bocher, the Commander of Jewish War Veterans Post 126, understands the complexity of issues facing soldiers upon their return to civilian life. More...

Voice at the Shore

Creating a happy, healthy New Year with ancient Jewish wisdom and modern wellness practices

“We are lucky to have a fresh start every year,” said Chabad’s Ella Rapoport, speaking to 30 women attending a program at the Chai Center last month entitled A New Year, A New You. More...

Pastor discusses Church’s role in Holocaust during Atlantic County Library’s lecture series

What was the Church doing while Hitler was carrying out his Final Solution? More...

JStreet senior political advisor to speak to community

Jewish Federation and its Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) are pleased to announce that Rabbi Stephen Gutow, who served for ten years as the CEO of Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), will speak at the JCRC’s Civility Symposium o More...

Federation

Give your child an experience to last forever

Sending your child to Israel for a trip of a lifetime is one of the best gifts you can give to them. Studies show that a trip to Israel can transform them and enhance their Jewish identities. More...

Events to support Special Needs Coalition

For its third consecutive year, South Jersey will be a participating member of the International Shabbos Project. The Shabbos Project was introduced in South Africa in 2013.  More...

World News

Former ‘Russia Today’ anchor talks media bias

TV journalist Liz Wahl experienced her 15 minutes of fame when she resigned as a “Russia Today” (RT) anchor at the peak of 2014’s deadly Ukrainian conflict. Live and on air, she went completely off-script. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13 CONG. BETH TIKVAH Bingo every week at 7:15 p.m. Call 983-8090. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 ADATH EMANU-EL Sisterhood sponsors Sangria in the Sukkah at 6 p.m. Please wear pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All are welcome. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21  CONG. BETH EL  Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916. s   More...

Editorial

Shimon Peres, dreamer of peace, shaped modern Israel

The death of Shimon Peres at 93 indeed marks the end of an era. The last of the generation of leaders that founded Israel in 1948, Peres came of age fighting for the Jewish state’s independence. More...

DRY BONES… Sukkot Continuity

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Religion Column

The Days of Awe and Sukkot ask us to find our narrative

Parashat Ha’azinuDeut. 32:1-52 The Torah portion, Ha’azinu, along with the ethos of the Jewish New Year and holiday season begs the question: What’s in our story? More...

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