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ELECTION COVERAGE

This issue of the Voice went to press before results of the 2016 election were announced. For election coverage, visit us online at www.jewishvoicesnj.org   More...

Local News

Amazing 89-year-old creates challah plates for Shabbos Project

MEET DOROTHY KLEIN…

AGE: 89  RESIDENCE: Marlton  FAMILY: Daughter Mindy Rosen and her husband Larry; Daughter Jerri Pinsky and her husband Bob; 5 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren  FAVORITE PLACE TO BE: “Wherever my family is.”  FAVORI More...

Beth El takes JAG Bowling Tourney

Cong. Beth El won the Jewish Athletic Group’s (JAG) fall bowling tournament. 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...

Federation

Celebrating our donors with a ‘night off’

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey touches thousands of individuals every single day. More...

Aleph Home Care is here to help

When our parents get older, they often rely on their adult children for assistance. That could mean driving them around, running their errands, administering medical treatments, and providing emotional support. More...

Federation visits Urban Garden in Camden

The Urban Garden in Camden, a project created through the partnership of Cong. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA Trip to the Univ. of Pennsylvania Museum to view the King Midas exhibit and a program on magic in the ancient world. Meet at 10:30 a.m. at the museum entrance at 3260 South St. in Phila. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12 ADATH EMANU-EL Special Needs Shabbat at 10 a.m. Open to the community. Call 608-1200. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Breakfast and PJs at 9:15 a.m. Contact Jill Hammel at jillh@tbsonline.org. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18 More...

Columns

Look for exciting changes from Federation in the coming year

FEDERATION 411

Here at the Jewish Federation, we are always striving for innovation and collaboration. These are the keystones to everything we do here: From our programs and services to how we handle the day-to-day tasks of running a business. More...

JFCS Holiday Food Sort packs 17 truckloads for area families

The JFCS High Holiday Food Sort sponsored by WCRE welcomed 170 volunteers who helped pack and sort 17 truckloads of food collected by local synagogues and organizations. More...

Teens gather to watch Clinton-Trump debate and glimpse the future

BBYO BLOCK

On Oct. 19, the Teen Lounge was full and most people would have been surprised why. More...

Special Sections

Black rabbinical student leads Chicago’s ‘Army of Moms’

CHICAGO— The same week Tamar Manasseh’s African- American son was going to become a bar mitzvah, gang violence killed two 13-yearold black boys who were also from Chicago’s South Side. More...

NYPD’s highest-ranking Muslim officer talks about building bridges

One of the youngest captains in the New York City Police More...

Voice at the Shore

Hadassah president gets tours of Jerusalem hospitals

Shimon Peres once said, “No institution models a place of peace under the most demanding circumstances more than Hadassah.” More...

Shirat Hayam offers 92nd Street Y programs with Dershowitz, Ross, and Kushner

During November, Shirat Hayam is offering several recent and very relevant programs from the archives of the 92nd Street Y’s world-renowned speaker series. More...

Brigantine shul hosts Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Temple Beth Shalom will be hosting Brigantine’s annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service on Tuesday evening, November 22, at 7:30 p.m. The entire community is invited to attend.  More...

Mideast

Meet 3 couples who found love on Israel trips

In the two-part finale of the third season of “Broad City,” the show’s main characters, Abbi and Ilana, embark on a “Birthmark” trip—a thinly veiled allusion to the famed Birthright Israel trip that sends Jews aged More...

Netanyahu to make visits to 4 nations

Benjamin Netanyahu will visit four countries in the coming months, including three that he said have never been visited by a sitting Israeli prime minister.  Netanyahu announced at the weekly Cabinet meeting that he would travel to Australia, S More...

Nefesh B’Nefesh opens new centers

Nefesh B’Nefesh, an organization dedicated to helping Diaspora Jews make aliyah, will open two new centers in Israel to help new immigrants.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

GLORIA EISENBERG AARON, of N. Wales, PA, formerly of Marlton, passed away on Oct. 31. Wife of the late Daniel Eisenberg and the late Matthew Aaron. Mother of Beverly (Dr. Edmond) Weiss, “Buz” Stewart (Marcine) Eisenberg, Esq. More...

Bernice Gothard, office manager at Federation

Bernice Gothard, an active and devoted member of the Jewish community, passed away on Oct. 28. More...

David Paul Jacobs, was a founder of Cong. Beth Tikvah

David Paul Jacobs of Moorestown, who in 34 years as a public defender in New Jersey represented clients ranging from accused drug offenders to accused murderers, and who was one of the founders of Cong. Beth Tikvah in Marlton, passed away on Oct. More...

Editorial

With the election over, we must come together

As the Voice went to press earlier this week, the campaigning was all but over — but results of the 2016 election were not yet known. As you read this, however, the long, embittered season is finally over. More...

DRY BONES… Mosul Q & A

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Religion Column

Allow yourself to be a part of a generation that walks in God’s ways

Parashat Lech Lecha Gen. 12:1-17:27  More...