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GW student creates media criticism online publication

MEET SCOTT NOVER…

FAMILY: Parents Neal and Teri, brother Adam and sister Rachel SYNAGOGUE: M’kor Shalom FAVORITE PART OF WASHINGTON, DC: Foggy Bottom FAVORITE MUSEUM: Newseum More...

Young Israel children give back to police

The Young Israel of Cherry Hill youth department spent a recent morning giving back through its “Cupcakes for Cops” program. 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

Religious single moms gaining acceptance

JERUSALEM—When Alexandra Benjamin was pregnant recently with her son, she went shopping for appliances for her new apartment in Jerusalem. At the store, the religious salesman asked about her husband. More...

Koret Foundation supports museum

The San Francisco-based Koret Foundation has given the Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot in Tel Aviv a $10-million grant—the largest from a U.S. philanthropic foundation in the museum’s 40-year history.  More...

Israeli army has a problem

Nearly 40 percent of Israelis are smokers by the time they finish their compulsory army service, according to a new study.  That is twice as high as the overall national rate and dramatically higher than among American soldiers, according to the More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

FREDERIC COMETZ, of Blackwood, passed away on Jan. 8. Father of Andrea (Justin) Dunlap, Samantha (Tristan) Baney and Abby Cometz. Brother of Edward Cometz and Ellen Kershner. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA Dinner and planning meeting at 6:45 p.m. at Espresso Café & Sushi Bar in Phila. Non-members welcome. RSVP to Jon at 787-0325.  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17   More...

Editorial

Meet Holocaust survivors’ needs

EDITORIALS…

The South Jersey Jewish community is proudly committed to remembering the Six Million and honoring our local survivors. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Honor Alberto Nisman’s sacrifice by continuing probe of Iran

WASHINGTON—On Jan. 18, 2015, Argentine terrorism prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead with a gunshot wound to his head in what was almost certainly murder, not suicide. More...

Special Sections

 

JFNA briefing, leadership phon-a-thon kick off Super Sunday/Super Week

This year’s Super Sunday/Super Week events actually kicked off a full week earlier than usual, as Federation and agency board members gathered for a leadership briefing from David M. More...

Voice at the Shore

Rabbis Geller & Krauss speak at Martin Luther King Day gathering

Jewish clergy joined with Christian and Muslim colleagues to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Atlantic City NAACP’s 45th annual celebration of Martin Luther King Day on January 16. More...

Jewish snowbirds flock together in Florida

This winter, Izzy Posner finds that he often runs into fellow congregants from Shirat Hayam in Ventnor—despite the fact that Posner has been living in Florida since mid-October. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, February 3 – 5:03 p.m.  Friday, February 10 – 5:11 p.m.   More...

Federation

Federation leaders briefed on programs

Danielle Mor, vice president of Israel and Global Philanthropy at the Jewish Agency For Israel (JAFI), recently came to speak to members of the Federation Executive Committee and Israel & Oversea More...

Spotlight on Community Engagement

The first projects funded through the Jewish Federation’s Community Shark Tank this past June are just being launched. More...

Hands-on philanthropy for your children

Want to give your children (or grandchildren) a hands-on experience in philanthropy and community involvement? Join our Family Philanthropy Giving Circle and learn how participatory philanthropy works to build a better tomorrow. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1 CONG. BETH TIKVAH Fundraiser at Rockhill Restaurant in Cherry Hill all day. Call 983-8090. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2 More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3 ADATH EMANU-EL Tu B’Shevat Family Shabbat Service at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. No charge. Call 608- 1200. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tot Shabbat at 11 a.m. for children up to age 3. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2017

CAMP GALIL Habonim Dror Camp Galilwww.campgalil.org215-832-0677 “The spirit of Kibbutz, close to home” More...

Columns

Women philanthropists leading the way in our Jewish community

FEDERATION 411

Women philanthropists are the change-makers and community shapers of the world. We are sisters and daughters, mothers and friends, compassionate and committed women at every stage of life and career. More...

Looking forward to celebrating with my own ‘funny Valentine’

SALLY’S WORLD

When I was a college junior, I made a list of what I wanted in a husband. For some reason, I saved that list. And I cringe when I read it. At that stage, we tend to think in a limited sphere. More...

Plenty of great novels to keep you entertained this winter

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

We know you love a good novel, and our shelves are filled with brand-new ones to keep you entertained and intrigued on cold winter nights. We gathered recently to discuss some of the latest fiction from our libraries.  More...