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Local News

Advocate for education is named Moorestown Citizen of the Year

MEET KATHY GOLDENBERG…

FAMILY: Husband, Dr. More...

Beth El young professionals celebrate

Cong. Beth El’s YoPro (Jewish Young Professionals of Southern New Jersey) event at Zed’s Beer in Marlton took place over Chanukah. 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

Israeli liberal arts college has Zionist mission

JERUSALEM—From the rooftop of Shalem College, students have a sweeping view of the Old City of Jerusalem. The golden-topped Dome of the Rock, an Islamic shrine, sits atop the Temple Mount, where the ancient Jewish temple once stood. More...

Israeli hospital sends delegation to aid Zambia

Medical professionals from Israel are helping to treat cholera victims in Zambia, which is battling an outbreak of the disease.  More...

VP Pence’s visit set for Jan. 19-23

Vice President Mike Pence will visit the Middle East Jan. More...

World News

Jewish families killed in Costa Rica remembered for social justice work

NEW YORK—Members of two families killed in a plane crash in Costa Rica were remembered for their involvement in Jewish and philanthropic causes. More...

This rabbinical student is explaining Judaism to Muslims—in Arabic

Is it true that Judaism doesn’t accept converts? Is it true that Jews have to wash their hands before they pray? Is it true that Jews have historically killed their prophets? More...

Fighting addiction at America’s Jewish wilderness therapy program

When Jory Hanselman was a high school student, she found herself struggling on multiple fronts. A family member was wrestling with addiction and mental illness. And two friends died suddenly, one from suicide and another from an overdose. More...

Editorial

Super Sunday benefits both volunteers and recipients

EDITORIALS…

Judaism teaches that the donors of tzedakah benefit as much or more than the recipients of charitable giving or acts. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

We need to stop using the phrase ‘More Jewish’

My family joined a synagogue a few months ago, and overall it’s been wonderful for us. But after our first family Shabbat service, I realized I had a lot to learn. And I wanted to learn. More...

Religion Column

What makes Israel’s G-d greater than Egypt’s gods?

RELIGION

Parashat BoEx. 10:1-13:16 “And I will execute judgments to all the gods of Egypt, I am HaShem”—Exodus 12:12 More...

 

Doing mitzvot on Martin Luther King Day

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Study on evangelical support has troubling news for Israel

NEW YORK— Anew study has some troubling news for Israel and its supporters, who have come to rely on the political and financial support of the 25 percent of Americans who identify as evangelical Christians. More...

Voice at the Shore

Federation may partner with Ayalim, an organization of 21st century Israeli pioneers

The pioneer spirit is alive and well in Israel among the students and young adults who take part in Ayalim, an organization of 21st century Zionists who are creating new communities in the Negev and Galilee. More...

Avoda awardees bring club members nachas & tales of academic achievement

Avoda award recipients home from college for winter break reported back to Avoda Club members on their academic pursuits during two meetings in late December and early January. More...

Beth El’s Joyce Bank retires

This year, for the first time in many, many years, Joyce Bank will no longer be a full-time presence at Beth El Synagogue in Margate. Bank officially retired last month, but that doesn’t mean she’s leaving Beth El, she stressed. More...

Federation

Form teams as excitement builds for Year 2

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is excited to launch our second Community Shark Tank initiative. More...

Young Families invited to Tzedakah Party

Join PJ Library in the Jewish Federation’s main lobby from 2-4 p.m. on Super Sunday (January 28) for a Young Families Tzedakah Party! Sure to be an afternoon filled with hands-on fun for the kids.  More...

Beth El, TBS teens build bonds with Israel during Confirmation trip

Forty-eight South Jersey teens felt their connection to Israel grow through transformative experiences during their recent Confirmation trip to Israel. Over a two-week stint, Dec. 16 through Jan.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ELAINE DENBO, of Sewell, passed away on Dec. 27. Mother of Jeffrey (Mary) Denbo and Steven (Nechuma) Denbo. Grandmother of Ryan Paige, Benjamin, Deena, Mordechai, Zahava, Shira, Ahuva, Shifra and Shalva. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc. s   More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17 CONG. BETH EL Rabbi Green leads the Men’s Club Torah on Tap at Tir NaNog at 8 p.m. to discuss “Can Reform, Conservative, Orthodox Coexist Indefinitely?” Call 675- 1166. THURSDAY, JANUARY 18 More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. More...

Kid Stuff

Voice Camp Guide 2018

CAMP GAN ISRAEL  856-438-0607 Info@welovecgi.com Rabbi Yitzchok Kahan, Director   More...

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19  ADATH EMANU-EL My Shabbat at 6 p.m. for children and their families. Call 608-1200.  More...

Columns

Make an impact at Super Sunday/Week starting on Jan. 28

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

As 2017 came to an artic end, we here at the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey are staying warm and preparing for Super Sunday/Week. More...

Saying goodbye as your JCRC director, but always staying involved

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY

For those of you who have been regular readers of my column, thank you for taking the time to learn about the important and impactful work of our Jewish Community Relations Council. More...

Jam-packed month of January features many exciting activities

BBYO BLOCK

As the temperature drops, 2018 is off to a hot start for South Jersey Region BBYO. Already having its Winter Kickoff, the month of January is jam-packed for all members. More...

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