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Local News

Marlton lawyer becomes Burlington County’s top crime fighter

MEET SCOTT COFFINA…

FAMILY: Wife Kim; boys Alex, 11, Ethan, 9, and Dylan, 6 SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

JCRC hosts candidate Phil Murphy

Phil Murphy, who is vying for the Democratic Party nomination to succeed Gov. Chris Christie, recently gave a community leadership briefing. 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

Analysis: Why Bernie Sanders defending Israel on Al Jazeera is so important for the future

WASHINGTON—In an appearance on Al Jazeera, Bernie Sanders defended Israel’s right to exist, rejected BDS as a tactic and assailed the United Nations for singling out the country for condemnation. More...

Teens teaching Holocaust survivors to surf the internet

Nearly 700 Israeli teens studying in science and technology schools in Israel are teaching Holocaust survivors to use computers and the internet.  The students meet weekly in pairs with survivors in 22 cities across Israel through a program call More...

El Al to begin Tel Aviv-Miami nonstop flights

El Al Israel Airlines will begin nonstop flights between Tel Aviv and Miami in November. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, MAY 11 CONG. M’KOR SHALOM Two-week discussion entitled “Reading the Book of Ruth: Mapquest for the Messiah” at 10:30 a.m. Free and open to the community. Call 424-4220. FRIDAY, MAY 12 More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, MAY 13  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB Trip to the Annual Country Fair at the Walter Biddle Saul High School of Agricultural Sciences in Phila. Meet in front of the dairy barn at 11 a.m. Weather permitting, walk to Valley Green after the fair. More...

Editorial

Trump to try hand at brokering Middle East peace

The first international trip of Donald Trump’s presidency is an ambitious one. Of significance, he will start in Saudi Arabia before visiting Israel and then moving on to locales in Europe. More...

DRY BONES… This Scary New World

Full Story

Let Jews everywhere vote in Israeli elections

As Israel turns 69, world Jewry is in a state of crisis. More...

Religion Column

We deserve the land of Israel only if we are worthy

Parashat Behar-BehukotaiLev. 25:1-27:34 More...

Special Sections

M’kor Shalom’s Anita Hochman

Anita Hochman was just starting to teach herself guitar when the future cantor discovered music that rocked her world. More...

Israel part of planned Trump trip

President Donald Trump announced that his first overseas trip as president would be to Israel, Saudi Arabia and the Vatican. More...

Voice at the Shore

Shore community remembers and honors Holocaust victims

“Today, as every day, we mourn the six million cruelly murdered,” said Rabbi Aaron Krauss, during the invocation for this year’s Yom HaShoah commemoration “To Every Person there is a Name,” which took place at Beth El Sy More...

Survivor database, inspired by “Schindler’s List,” now accessible at Stockton

Before “Schindler’s List” came out in 1994, director Steven Spielberg conducted and filmed interviews with many people Schindler had saved. More...

Caring about community is main focus for Federation’s new Campaign chairs

“Connect for Community” is the theme for the local Jewish Federation’s Annual campaign this year. What, exactly, does that mean? More...

Federation

Jen Arey to help local families navigate

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is thrilled to have Jen Arey on staff as the Special Needs Navigator for the Jewish Abilities Alliance of South Jersey (JAA). More...

Innovative conference for area professionals

The Center for Impact & Innovation (CII), a department of Jewish Federation, is launching a forward-thinking Professional Development Conference: “Enriching Our Warm and Welcoming Community.” In South Jersey, we are privileged to have More...

World News

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, champion of Israel, retiring

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a congressional leader who has been a staunch defender of Israel and the rights of Holocaust survivors, is leaving Congress.  More...

Space denied for exhibit criticizing Israeli military

The Center for Jewish Life at Princeton University denied space to the local chapter of J Street U for an exhibition created by the left-wing Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence.  More...

New Zealand reaches out to restore Israel relations

New Zealand’s newly appointed foreign affairs minister has contacted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in an effort to restore diplomatic relations.  Gerry Brownlee received his ministerial warrant on Israel’s Independence Da More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, MAY 12  CONG. BETH TIKVAH Family Shabbat at 8 p.m. Call 983-8090.  SATURDAY, MAY 13  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tot Shabbat at 11 a.m. for families with children under age 3. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2017

CAMP GAN ISRAEL   More...

Columns

Now is the right time for all those interested in volunteering

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

At the end of April, Federation concluded its fourth Federation Leadership Institute (FLI), a program designed to educate and hopefully inspire current and future Jewish communal leaders. More...

New entries await in popular mystery series

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

Fans of mysteries love to follow their favorite sleuths in new adventures. We gathered recently to catch up with some series updates. More...

SJR and chapters looking to finish the year strong with Spring Thing

BBYO BLOCK

May is an exciting time in South Jersey Region BBYO (SJR). Spring has finally sprung and we have been hard at work preparing SJR for a bigger than ever end of year. More...