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9 things you might not know about Passover

Here are nine things that many likely wouldn’t know about the Festival of Freedom: 1. In Gibraltar, there’s dust in the charoset. More...

Local News

Moorestown activist turns attention to gun violence prevention

MEET ANN-LINN GLASER…

HOMETOWN: Moorestown AGE: 70 FAMILY: Husband Larry; children Brian and Jamie; grandchildren Ethan, 9, Miles, 8, and Adam, 6. More...

Hadassah readies for Apr. 17 bingo event

Camden County Chapter of Hadassah is gearing up for its major fundraiser of the year, “Drag Queen” bingo, on Apr. 17. The not-to-be missed event will be fun for everyone. 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

What does Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State mean for Israel and the Jews?

WASHINGTON—Like the rest of the world, Rex Tillerson got the news of his firing on Twitter. More...

Israel acknowledges it destroyed reactor

The Israel Defense Forces acknowledged that in 2007 it destroyed a nuclear reactor in its last stages of construction in northeastern Syria.  The news was released after the IDF Military Censor cleared it for publication, 10 1/2 years after the More...

Actress won’t stop defending Israel

Jewish American actress Mayim Bialik said that her support for Israel has led to calls to boycott her and the popular television show she stars in, “The Big Bang Theory.”  More...

Life Cycles

Celebrations

B’nai Mitzvah:  ADATH EMANU-EL   LANDON WILLIAM FRIEDMAN, son of Abbie and Adam Friedman, on Mar. 3.  TREY GEHRIG FRIEDMAN, son of Abbie and Adam Friedman, on Mar. 3.  More...

Do It!

Calendar

FRIDAY, MARCH 30 TEMPLE SINAI Passover Seder at 6 p.m. Cost is $40 for adults and $10 for children over five. Call 829-0658 or 912-1849. SATURDAY, MARCH 31 More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4  CONG. M’KOR SHALOM Spring Break Puppet Show from 10:15 a.m.-12 p.m. Cost is $20 per family. Call 424-4220.  FRIDAY, APRIL 6  ADATH EMANU-EL Family Shabbat Service at 7:30 p.m. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2018

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

Columns

Make an impact this Passover for Jews at home and around the world

FEDERATION 411

The tastes, smells, and memories of Passover are some of what we hold dearest when we gather around our Seder tables to retell the story of our ancestors’ courage. More...

SJR BBYO experiences tremendous growth, with over 700 members

BBYO BLOCK

South Jersey Region (SJR) BBYO is always growing, but this year the region set even loftier goals for its members. SJR wanted to grow to over 700 brothers and sisters, which would be nearly an additional 100 members in just one year. More...

What has Facebook been doing with my data?

COMPUSCHMOOZE

Social media and mainstream news outlets were exploding with the revelation that a data analytics firm—bankrolled by conservative hedge fund billionaire Robert Mercer and his daughter Rebecca, and whose board once included Breitbart.com leader More...

 

Photo

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A guide uncovers Passover secrets in the Met Museum’s Egyptian wing

NEW YORK— I have roamed the Metropolitan More...

Voice at the Shore

JOAS outreach brings Passover—and Jewish connection—to local seniors

Passover is one of the most celebrated holidays for American Jews. More...

Famous physicist speaks at Beth El on his trials as a Russian-Jewish scientist

Noted Russian physicist Vladimir Fridkin spoke at Beth El Synagogue on Sunday, March 11, on his experiences as both a Russian Jew and a scientist who came of age during the Stalin Era. More...

Rabbi asks: Why, where were you?

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

With Yom HaShoah and our community’s annual commemoration of it just a couple of weeks away, it is certainly timely for us to reflect on the Holocaust and increasing anti- Semitism around the world. More...

Federation

‘Autism Goes to the Movies’ to explore challenges

Join us for “Autism Goes to the Movies” on Tuesday, Apr. 17, hosted by the Jewish Abilities Alliance, the Katz Jewish Community Center, and Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service. More...

Charlene Green to participate in prestigious program

Creating meaningful experiences that engage young adults with the Jewish community is among the top priorities for the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

FRIEDA GARY, of Voorhees, passed away on Mar. 15. Wife of the late Walter Gary. Step-mother of Sharon Hettrick. Grandmother of Larry (Lora) Gillert and their son Logan, Amanda Gillert, and Kelly Quintana and her three daughters. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, APRIL 7  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA. Phila. Orchestra concert at the Kimmel Center featuring the works of Bernstein, Machover and Mussorgsky. Meet at the box office at 4:30 p.m. More...

Editorial

The Passover story of freedom continues to guide our actions

Thousands of years after our ancestors escaped Egypt, we recall the bitterness of slavery at the Seder table, using the experience as a guide for how we engage in the world. More...

DRY BONES…

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From a Passover of alienation to a Passover of empathy

One of the most oft-repeated themes of the Torah is that we must remember that we were slaves and strangers in the Land of Egypt, and that God redeemed us with an outstretched hand. More...

Religion Column

We must be ready to clean the chametz from our souls

The holiday of Passover is just a few short days away. (Takes a deep breath.) Yes, you read that correctly. Passover is almost here. My heart just skipped a beat as well. Many of us are now fully in pre- Passover deep clean. More...

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