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Publicist draws on life experiences in writing self-help book

MEET MINDIE BARNETT…

HOMETOWN: Voorhees AGE: 44 FAMILY: Parents Rick and Sandy Barnett; sister Carolyn Kellerman; children Arielle, 9, and Julian, 6 SYNAGOGUE: Temple Beth Sholom HOBBIES: Running, singing and dancing INSPIRATION BOOKS ON HER SHELF: “Einstein and th More...

Sterling students remember Holocaust victims

Students from Sterling High School in Somerdale worked together to dedicate a garden that they created as part of The Crocus Project, an Irish initiative that encourages students throughout Europe to 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

AIPAC reaches out to progressives with endorsement of the two-state solution

WASHINGTON—The American Israel Public Affairs Committee opened its arms to progressives, launching its annual policy conference with direct appeals to pro-Israel liberals who have lately considered the lobby an unwelcoming extension of Israel&r More...

Guatemala will move its embassy in May

President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala said his country would move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in May. More...

Hezbollah fearing an Israeli attack

Hezbollah reportedly has declared a state of emergency, fearing an Israeli attack. More...

World News

Congressmen from opposing parties teach colleagues about getting along

WASHINGTON—When the two congressmen representing Memphis meet on the plane home from the nation’s capital, the lawmakers catch up on what they have in common: The NCAA Division I basketball team at the University of Memphis; mutual friend More...

Complaints that Google searches are returning anti-Semitic results

Google is facing criticism in Sweden for its failure to prevent anti-Semitic material from topping searches featuring the term “Jews in Sweden.”  One such search delivers as the second result a list of prominent Jews compiled by anti More...

Some Montreal residents wear badges to protest Hasidic buses

Decades-old tensions in a Montreal borough between Hasidic Jews and their neighbors flared again after some from the latter group donned yellow badges reminiscent of those Jews were forced to wear during the Nazi era.  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SUNDAY, MARCH 18  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Sunday Funday with PJ Library at 9:15 a.m. in the Noah’s Ark Playroom. Details at tbsonline.org/sundayfundays.  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Breakfast and PJ’s at 9:15 a.m. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2018

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

Columns

Learn how our community innovates way beyond its size

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

As Federation president, I am so proud that our Jewish Federation continues to pave the way with innovative programming and funding mechanisms. More...

With IT and recruitment, March is a big month for SJR BBYO

BBYO BLOCK

March is a very important month in the eyes of many. Whether it is the March Madness basketball tournament, the onset of Passover, or simply the start of spring, March has a lot of key events to look forward to. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Dishes for your festive Passover Seders

COOKING

The holiday of Passover is soon upon us! The Jewish month of Nissan marks the redemption of the Jewish people from Egypt. This year, Passover begins on Friday evening, Mar. 30 and ends after sundown on Saturday, Apr. 7. More...

Special Sections

In Israel, Netanyahu is embattled; at AIPAC, he was at home

WASHINGTON— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is mired in several corruption scandals back home, and his political future seems increasingly under threat. More...

KBA second graders explore traditions and heirlooms in Film Festival movie

In Lilah Kutikov’s family, a century-old pocket watch has been passed down from father to son while six generations of women have used the same roller to make pastries for Shabbat. More...

Voice at the Shore

Florida school shooting hits home with local Jewish community

This must never happen again, says Parkland parent with local ties

Every morning I wake up thinking I’ve had a nightmare about my daughter’s school getting shot up. But then, as I become fully awake, I realize: It really happened. More...

Pesach: Hard work that’s worth it

Pesach is coming! Pesach is coming! More...

Kulanu kids speak out on Parkland shooting

Kulanu students sent this letter to President Trump and their local members of U.S. More...

Federation

Locals wintering down south gather

For the past 21 years, the Jewish Federation and Jewish Community Foundation, Inc., have hosted a Florida Reunion for those in our South Jersey community who winter in the South. We met with donors and held multiple programs. More...

Aleph clients pay tribute to their aides

Aleph Home Care home health aide Henry Okraku shared a moment with Aleph client Pat Sheppard. More...

Life Cycles

Wedding:

SADAN-JOSEPHS

With much happiness, Susan Josephs of Marlton and Mitchell Josephs of Cherry Hill, announce the marriage of their son, Adam Henry Josephs, to Naama Sadan, daughter of Yonit Sadan and Rami Sadan of Israel.  The couple, who met in Israel, were mar More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ANDREA BURNBAUER, of Marlton, passed away on Feb. 20. Preceded in death by parents Evelyn and Homer I. Harris; sister Marsha Melgood; husband Samuel Lapenson; aunt Hazel H. Hahn; and grandson Zachariah Burnbauer. More...

Do It!

Calendar

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

Editorial

Spike in hate crimes in NJ must be met with action

From bomb threats to vandalism to cyber bullying, reported anti-Semitic incidents in New Jersey increased by 32 percent in 2017, marking the fourth straight year of growth in these alarming crimes. More...

DRY BONES…

Full Story

Why does Netanyahu compare King Cyrus to Trump?

Before their Oval Office meeting last week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel lavished praise on President Donald Trump for, among other things, declaring Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and vowing to fix or scrap the Iran nuclear deal. More...

Religion Column

Life ain’t all sunshine and rainbows…but Nissan is here!

At this point in our lives, we know that life isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. As Rocky Balboa once said, “The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. More...