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Living with Mitochondrial Disease, she is raising funds for a cure

MEET SYDNEY BRESLOW…

FAMILY: Parents Sherri and Alan, brother Brandon, 26 SYNAGOGUE: Cong. Beth El FAVORITE PLACES TO TRAVEL: Las Vegas & Israel FAVORITE FOOD: Ravioli FAVORITE SINGER: Andy Grammer FAVORITE BOOK: “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio More...

Claymans honored at ZOA Gala

The Zionist Organization of America honored Southern New Jersey Jewish communal leaders Amy Clayman, president of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey, and Eric Clayman, past 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 one popular Palestinian café puts women first, and men in the corner

NABLUS, West Bank—The “Mountain of Fire.” The “terror capital” of the West Bank. More...

Israeli chief rabbi: Syria suffering ‘a small holocaust’

Israel’s Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef said “a small holocaust” was taking place in Syria. More...

Israel aids Taiwan with special tables for earthquakes

Israel donated 117 tables that provide shelter during earthquakes to schools in a Taiwanese city struck by a quake earlier this year.  Israel’s envoy to Taiwan, Asher Yarden, decided to cancel a celebration for Israel’s Independence More...

Life Cycles

Celebrations

B’nai_ Mitzvah:  ADATH EMANU-EL   More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

MICHAEL D. RAND, 86, formerly of Kfar Vradim, Israel, Camas, WA, Anchorage, AK, Cherry Hill and Phila., passed away on Sept. 27 in Jerusalem, Israel. Husband of the late Janice (nee Kurs). More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26 ADATH EMANU-EL Rabbi David hosts an Israel Trip Summer 2017 Open House at 8 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608- 1200. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29  CONG. BETH EL Shabbat Spot from 9:30-11 a.m. No charge. Call 675-1166.  CONG. BETH TIKVAH Campfire and Hayride at Springdale Farms at 7 p.m. Call 983-8090.  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30  More...

Columns

Looking to build on the tremendous accomplishments of the past

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

L’dor v’dor, from generation to generation. More...

Benefits of being connected for today’s social (networking) senior

ENRICHING SENIOR LIVES

According to the Pew Research Center, nearly 65% of American adults utilize social networking websites, with usage among those age 65 and older tripling since 2010. More...

Adath Emanu-El teens start off the year with a splash!

TEEN SCENE

Hello everyone! More...

Special Sections

Installation of officers, awards highlight Federation Annual Meeting

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey held its 94th Annual Meeting on Oct. 19 at the Weinberg Jewish Community Campus. More...

Voice at the Shore

Israel’s new Consul General in NY seeks to “keep open channels of dialogue”

The Consulate General of Israel in New York has a new set of priorities, said Amir Sagie, deputy consul general, who spoke to a room full of local Jewish leaders at the Linwood Country Club on October 6. More...

Acclaimed artist’s portraits of local Holocaust Survivors’ murdered siblings exhibited at Stockton

Distant memories and faded photographs are now more vivid and permanent for seven South Jersey Holocaust survivors whose siblings, murdered by the Nazis, were artistically rendered as 5-foot charcoal portraits drawn by international artist Manfred Bo More...

Jewish community service gives local native a new life direction

Doug Winkelstein, a longtime EHT middle school teacher and director of the Margate Players theater group, is living proof that getting involved in the Jewish community can be a positive, life-changing experience. More...

Federation

Meet ‘White Walls’ author Judy Batalion Nov. 16

Jewish Women’s Philanthropy is proud to offer an intimate meet and greet session with Judy Batalion, author of “White Walls: A Memoir About Motherhood, Daughterhood, and the Mess in Between” on Wednesday, Nov. 16.  More...

Tap Into the power of Jewish South Jersey

With just a few taps on your smartphone or mouse, you can have access to everything you need here in Jewish South Jersey.  More...

World News

Nobel winner is son of German who escaped Nazis

One of the three British-born scientists to win the Nobel Prize for physics is the son of German Jews who escaped the Nazis.  Michael Kosterlitz was recognized along with David Thouless and Duncan Haldane for their pioneering work in topology, a More...

Warsaw’s Jewish Theatre finds temporary spaces

The Jewish Theatre in Warsaw has found new temporary venues with the help of two government ministries.  The historic company has faced eviction since the beginning of June when its landlord, looking to build a new high-rise on the site, blocked More...

Australian Greens leader slammed for critique of Peres

The leader of the Australian Greens party was slammed by fellow lawmakers and a Jewish group for attacking the late Shimon Peres in a speech in the Senate.  Speaking two weeks after the former Israeli president died at 93, Sen. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18  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

Don’t sit out this election: Exercise your right to vote

EDITORIALS…

Regardless of the outcome, the 2016 presidential election will go down in history. Voters will either break barriers by electing Hillary Clinton as the first female President of the U.S. More...

DRY BONES… Campus Life

Full Story

Our date with an opponent of Israel

“We are ardent Zionists and work every day to make Israel stronger…socially, economically and politically.”  More...

Religion Column

Through creation, G-d shows His faith in us

Parashat BereshitGen. 1:1-6:8 The High Holidays, Sukkot and Simchat Torah are all in our rearview mirror. But don’t despair: There is still one big landmark to celebrate—reading the Torah from the beginning. More...