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MEET JASON SPRINGER…

FAMILY: Wife Sarah Kaplan; son Brandon, 4 months; father Steve Springer; mother Sharon Kalich; step-father Murray Kalich; siblings, Amanda, Jared, Jaymee and Jill. More...

Beth El honors graduating seniors

Cong. Beth El in Voorhees recently held a “Senior Sendoff Ceremony” for graduating seniors. 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

Trump wants to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia; Why is Israel (and its friends) keeping quiet?

WASHINGTON—The year was 1981 and the director of AIPAC was calling for a “showdown” with the Reagan administration, saying, “This country is being held hostage to the whims of the Saudis.” At issue was the sale to Saudi More...

Palestinian prisoners end hunger strike

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli prisons ended their extended hunger strike after reaching a compromise on receiving more family visits.  More than 800 prisoners ended the strike after 40 days, which also was the first day of the month-long R More...

Israeli minister, Goldman Sachs CEO, among pullout critics

Israel’s energy minister and the CEO of the Goldman Sachs bank, Lloyd Blankfein, joined the chorus of critics who condemned President Donald Trump’s decision to exit the Paris climate deal.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

SAMUEL LEROY “ROY” FRANKEL, 90, of Cherry Hill, NJ, died peacefully on May 20, 2017, surrounded by his beloved family. More...

Editorial

Six Day War was a struggle over Israel’s very existence

EDITORIALS…

Regardless of one’s take on the legacy of the Six Day War, there is no dispute that the young Israeli state was fighting for its very survival during those fateful days in June 1967 – or that the consequences of a shockingly swift and dec More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

The war never ended for poor, elderly Jews in the FSU

We Americans use the phrase “the greatest generation” to describe those who grew up during the Depression, prevailed in World War II and contributed to America’s postwar prosperity and influence.  More...

Religion Column

Pesach Sheni: It’s never too late!

Parashat Beha’alotchaNum. 8:1-12:16 More...

Special Sections

 

Benchmarks met, agreement between Federation & KBA moves forward

The Jewish Federation and More...

Voice at the Shore

Community leaders honored and CNN correspondent speaks at Federation Annual Meeting

The Jewish community came out in force to honor its new and long-time community leaders and to hear CNN Jerusalem correspondent Oren Lieberman speak at the Annual Meeting of the Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties at the Linwood Count More...

Jewish leader, lawyer and activist James Cooper, z”l, embodied tikkun olam

An inspiration. A man who spent a lifetime dedicated to social justice and Jewishinspired values. A true leader. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, June 9 – 8:06 p.m.  Friday, June 16 – 8:09 p.m.   More...

Federation

A moving story from the heart

Aleph Home Care received this letter from the daughter of an Aleph client:  “I am writing to tell you about two exceptional people at Aleph: My father’s home health aide and nurse.  More...

Women enjoy Philly dinner and show

Jewish Federation’s Lion of Judah women enjoyed an evening of dinner and theatre on May 16. More...

Celebration marks PJ Library’s 8th birthday

David (left), Micah, and Jill Hulnick celebrated PJ Library’s 8th birthday on Sunday, May 21. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7 THE CHABAD CENTER Annual Chabad Gala honoring David and Libby Bierig, Albert and Karen ElGrissy, and Judith M. Krupnick. RSVP to www.thechabadcenter.org/dinner. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, JUNE 16  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  SATURDAY, JUNE 17  More...

Columns

For a long and lasting marriage, it’s the little things that matter

SALLY’S WORLD

Every single morning, as predictably as the sunrise, my husband leaves me a note on the kitchen table, and while it’s hardly in the category of a love letter, invariably it’s got some funny twist. More...

These books would make great gifts for dads and grads

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

June is a month for Dads and grads. We met recently to discuss new books in our libraries— some fiction, some non-fiction—that would also make great gifts for the special people in your life. More...

20 years and counting: Looking forward to our next chapter

FRONT & CENTER

Twenty-seven years ago, I came to Cherry Hill to interview for the executive director’s position for the Katz Jewish Community Center. More...