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Torah Links celebrates 13 years; embarks on major expansion

Thirteen years ago, 10 men met in the den of Rabbi Yisroel Serebrowski’s newly purchased home in Cherry Hill for the Shabbat Torah reading. More...

Local News

Renaissance woman reflects on life at the edge of 100

MEET MINNIE KAUFMAN…

AGE: 99 FAMILY: Husband Sydney (z”l); sons Daniel (z”I) (Dale) and David (Geraldine); two grandsons and four great-grandsons; sister Mollie FAVORITE ARTIST: Georgia O'Keefe FAVORITE COLOR: orange FAVORITE ACCESSORY: socks More...

Glick family donates Torah to museum

A special donation from Nella Distenfeld Glick (second from right), a Holocaust survivor, and her son Eli Glick (right) was made to the Raab/Goodwin Museum. During the Holocaust, Nella’s family knew they had to evade the Nazis and leave their home. 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

Why so many African-American pro basketball players love Israel

NEW YORK—Chris Watson played four standout years of basketball at Niagara University, where he became one of the upstate New York school’s all-time leading scorers. More...

3 Israeli universities recognized

Three Israeli universities were ranked in the top 100 most innovative universities in the world on an annual list by Reuters. The Hebrew University was 82nd, climbing 12 spots from last year. More...

Iranian wrestler throws match to avoid Israeli

An Iranian wrestler acknowledged that he intentionally lost at an international competition where he was favored to take the gold medal rather than face an Israeli challenger in the next round.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB Dinner and planning meeting at 6:45 p.m. at Uzbekistan restaurant on Bustleton Ave. Nonmembers are welcome. RSVP to Jon at 787-0325.  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15  More...

Editorial

Chanukah’s light burns bright in the quest for religious freedom

When we celebrate Chanukah next week, we will be honoring our ancestors who prevailed in the first known fight for religious freedom. More...

DRY BONES…

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Religion Column

Chanukah reminds us that miracles occur every day

Excitement is in the air. Chanukah is soon upon us! Gifts, donuts, latkes, parties, and, of course, the nightly lighting of the menorah. More...

Special Sections

Trump's Jerusalem announcement is a big deal that may not actually change much

By RON KAMPEAS JTAWASHINGTON -- In announcing U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, President Donald Trump spoke loud and clear -- except when he didn't. More...

Seven SNJ staff and lay leaders inspired at Federation General Assembly

This year’s General More...

Voice at the Shore

JFNA assembly calls for religious pluralism in Israel, lauds successes of Jewish unity

The Jewish people are strongest when we work together, return to Jewish values, and unite in service to those values while respecting each other’s differences. More...

Locals of all faiths count their blessings at Thanksgiving service

In 1789, President George Washington issued our nation’s first Thanksgiving proclamation. More...

LIFE & LEGACY ensures future of local Jewish community

A $59 trillion intergenerational transfer of wealth is now underway in North America. More...

Federation

Enhancing quality of life for special needs families

The Jewish Federation is committed to enhancing the quality of life for members of our community with special needs. More...

Aleph Home Care is making a difference

Aleph Home Care makes an impact every day in the lives of older adults and their families. When you become a client, you become a part of the Aleph family. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

SIDNEY B. BAUMGARTEN, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Nov. 26. Husband of the late Anne Baumgarten. Father of Dr. Steven (Jacqueline) Baumgarten and Jill (Brooks) Crandall. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6 ISRAELI CHABAD CENTER Fabrengen featuring Rabbi Aryeh Weinstein, dir. of the Jewish Learning Academy at Lubavitch of Bucks County, PA, at 7:30 p.m. Contact programs@thechabadcenter.org. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8  TEMPLE SINAI Shabbat Heroes interactive service at 5:30 p.m. for toddlers through 2nd grade. Call 829- 0658. Family Shabbat Service at 7:30 p.m. Call 829-0658.  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10  More...

Columns

So much to be thankful for and so many ways to be involved

FEDERATION 411

This time of year, we are reminded to give thanks for what we have and to give back for those in need. More...

South Jersey Region reaches out for #GivingBBYOday

BBYO BLOCK

South Jersey Region gathered on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving to delve into a night of fundraising on #GivingBBYOday. More...

A look at the Chanukah-themed books for children—and adults

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

Kindle the Chanukah lights, spin the dreidel, fry the latkes, and…share a Chanukah story with the children. Each year brings a new crop of books for the holiday, and our libraries have them. More...