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Beth El congregant opens area’s first microbrewery & coffee house

MEET DAN NATKIN…

FAMILY: Wife Rachel; children Jacob, 16, Ethan, 13 AGE: 45 Hometown: East Greenwich SYNAGOGUE: Cong. Beth El HOBBIES: Camping, running FAVORITE DOMESTIC BEER DESTINATIONS: Ashville, NC, and Richmond, VA More...

Kellman Brown students have special first day

The middle school students of Kellman Brown Academy had a very exciting first day of school, as they traveled to Lincoln Financial Field. 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

Worried about pluralism in Israel? So are Israelis.

JERUSALEM—For non-Orthodox Diaspora Jews worried by the Israeli government’s unfriendly policies toward them this year, a new poll has some good news. More...

Tamar, Muhammad leading baby names

For the third straight Jewish year, the most popular baby names in Israel were Tamar and Muhammad.  The Population and Immigration Authority of Israel’s Interior Ministry released the figures ahead of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.&nb More...

Israel to host prestigious race

Stressing the chance to show off Israel to the world, Israeli officials joined with their Italian counterparts in announcing that three stages of the prestigious Giro d’Italia cycling race will be held in the country, starting in Jerusalem.&nbs More...

World News

A Yom Kippur tradition dating back to the invention of electricity

AMSTERDAM—As one of Europe’s oldest and most impressive Jewish buildings, this city’s Portuguese Synagogue is known far and wide for its majestic beauty. More...

Leonard Cohen memorial concert to feature Sting, Elvis Costello

The family of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has announced a benefit concert in Montreal to mark the first anniversary of his death.  More...

Neo-Nazi group marches in run-up to Yom Kippur

A group that promotes an openly racist and anti-Semitic doctrine marched through Sweden’s second largest city ahead of its neo-Nazi march planned for Yom Kippur.  More...

Editorial

We are alarmed by far-right group’s showing in Germany’s election

EDITORIALS…

A far-right party in Germany will have representation in the democratic nation’s parliament for the first time since the 1950s, and Jews worldwide should be alarmed. More...

DRY BONES…

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Turning a heart of stone into a heart of flesh

LOS ANGELES—Was your father a rabbi? When I tell people that I wanted to be a rabbi from the time I was four years old, they always ask me that same question. No, my father made women’s clothing, but he was my rabbi. More...

Religion Column

We should also recognize what we did right

We are in the season of apologies. Over the High Holy Days we are encouraged to make a litany of apologies, righting the wrongs we committed over the past year. We apologize to friends and family we may have hurt, either knowingly or unknowingly. More...

 

Visionary Ron Wolfson urges synagogues, organizations to foster sacred relationships

Dr. Ron Wolfson brought his high-energy presentation on “Relational Judaism” to Southern New Jersey, when the visionary educator and co-founder of Synagogue 3000 spoke about using relationships to transform synagogues and organizations. More...

‘Mourners’ solve murder/mystery to benefit Center for Impact and Innovation

There was a murder in the house of shiva. Actually, there were several murders. More...

Voice at the Shore

Rodef Sholom Cantor Isaac Wall honored for his 100th birthday; Torah reader Irving Raab, z”l, also remembered

Rodef Sholom Cantor Isaac Wall, who turns 100 years old this year, was honored at a tribute dinner at the shul on Sept. 3. More...

Rachel Waldman named new Hillel and Young Leadership director

Rachel Waldman likes to joke that working as a Jewish community professional was not her choice but her destiny. More...

Leaders call for action to end injustice and hate at emotional 9/11 commemoration

As Hurricane Irma tore through Florida, local leaders and residents of all faiths, races and ethnicities came together on September 10 to commemorate 9/11 and speak out against hate at Beth El Synagogue in Margate. More...

Federation

Area educators learn from Dr. Ron Wolfson

Dr. Ron Wolfson presenting at the Community Professional Development Day on September 10. More...

Great Big Challah Bake slated for Oct. 26

Join us for the Great Big Challah Bake on Thursday, Oct. 26, where we’ll be joining together as a community for The Shabbat Project South Jersey. More...

Community Engagement programs bring us together

When it comes to convening the community, we are committed to creating lasting and meaningful ways for Jews to connect with and strengthen their Jewish identity. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

BARBARA GOLDSTEIN, of Manalapan, passed away on Sept. 5. Mother of Nicole (Bradley) Goldstein and Brienne (Jason) Reverendo. Grandmother of Aiden and Chloe Goldstein and Ellen Reverendo. Sister of Harriet (Harold) Cohen. More...

Do It!

Calendar

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 TEMPLE BETH EL OF HAMMONTON Pre-Yom Kippur potluck, nondairy dinner at 5:30 p.m. followed by Kol Nidre Service at 7 p.m. Go to www.tbenj.org. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB Break-the-Fast dinner at Country Club Restaurant in Northeast Phila. at 8 p.m. Nonmembers welcome. Call Neil at 215-331-8194. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1 More...

Columns

As Federation’s fiscal year closes, please help us help others

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

It’s hard to believe that summer is gone and the High Holidays have arrived. At this time of year, we reflect and take stock of the year that has passed, and take the opportunity to look to the future. More...

Stand UP initiative will focus on the entire South Jersey community

BBYO BLOCK

On Monday, Sept. More...

Versatile dishes for great holiday eating and entertaining

Apple Pie Kugel

One day many years ago— during the High Holidays yet—I called my mother early in the morning to yell at her about kugel. Really. In my family, kugel meant skinny noodles mixed with eggs, schmaltz, salt and fried onions. More...

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