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Thousands come out for community-wide Israel 70 celebration

Sunday’s Israel 70 Festival Community Celebration brought out thousands of Southern New Jersey residents for a parade from Cherry Hill East to the Katz JCC, followed by shopping, music, food, and informational booths from synagogues, organizat More...

Local News

New to Cherry Hill, SOI congregant Ilana Weiss is making her mark

MEET ILANA WEISS…

FAMILY: Husband Jeffrey; girls Naama 8; Meira, 6; Adira, 4; and Ahuva, 2 SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

Murphys hosts Seder at Drumthwacket

First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Gov. 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

Israel at 70: How 1948 changed American Jews

One year after Israel’s establishment, in the dead of night, three students ascended a tower at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York and raised the Israeli flag. More...

Famed creation finds new home at Ben-Gurion U.

An Israeli flag created by a woman dubbed the “Betsy Ross of Israel” has been donated to Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in honor of Israel’s 70th anniversary.  More...

Syrian base reportedly housed Iranian air defenses

The Syrian air base attacked in an airstrike, reportedly by Israel, was home to an advanced Iranian air-defense system.  More...

Life Cycles

B’nai Mitzvah

Adath Emanu-El  AARON BELTRA, son of Sonia Cohen, on Apr. 14. JUSTIN AARON GALDA, son of Lisa and Jeff Galda, on Apr. 21. DYLAN SHUGAR, son of Tara and Gregory Shugar, on Apr. 28.   More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

EDWARD GOTLEIB passed away on Apr. 10. Edward spent 60 years in the insurance business and received numerous awards for his achievements throughout his career. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, APRIL 29  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA. Hike in the Brendan T. Byrne State Forest to Pakim Pond in NJ. Meet in front of ShopRite in Marlton at 10:30 a.m. to carpool. Out to dinner after the hike. More...

Editorial

On its 70th anniversary, support for Israel remains vital

EDITORIALS…

This has been a time of jubilant celebration of the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel, in Israel, in South Jersey, and worldwide. More...

A Yom Hashoa reflection: Remember the names

I thought a lot about what I wanted to post today. Which pictures I wanted to share, and what exactly I wanted to say. I apologize in advance for the length of this post. More...

Religion Column

Jewish and American holidays rightfully frame our lives

Parashat Emor Lev. 21:1-24:23 More...

Special Sections

 

Rabbi Aaron Panken remembered as joyful leader who embodied the ‘best of the Reform movement’

By Josefin Dolsten More...

Siblings honor camp counselor killed in Parkland shooting with benefit run

By JAYNE JACOVA FELDVoice staff More...

Kellman Brown Academy celebrating 60th anniversary with Tribute Dinner honoring community leaders, teachers

Kellman Brown Academy (KBA) will be celebrating 60 years of excellence at its 15th Annual Tribute Dinner on Wednesday, Apr. 25. The event, chaired by Abby Belafsky and held at Cong. More...

Voice at the Shore

Cantor Wisnea tells of being survivor and liberator at Yom HaShoah service

The community came together to remember the six million Jewish victims of the Shoah on April 10 at Congregation Beth Israel in Northfield. More...

Stockton holds “Walk to Remember” for Genocide Prevention Month

Roughly 50 years after the Nazi Holocaust, the world once again remained silent as one million Rwandan Tutsis were slaughtered in their homes, churches, schools and fields by their Hutu neighbors during a 100-day killing spree. More...

Fox speaks at NAACP event on 50th anniversary of MLK’s death

JCC CEO Jack Fox expressed the Jewish community’s solidarity with the Atlantic City African American community at an NAACP event commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. More...

Federation

Volunteers join to give back to seniors

On Sunday, Apr. 8, men from around our community joined together to take part in our second MENsches with Wrenches program, helping older adults with some of the tasks we tend to take for granted. More...

Randi Zuckerberg to headline on May 23

Join us for The Event for Women on Wednesday, May 23!  This year’s Event will feature guest speaker Randi Zuckerberg, entrepreneur, investor, bestselling author, and tech media personality.  More...

Spotlight on Federation’s Global Connections

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey creates global connections through its partnerships with agencies like The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), and The Jewish Agency for Isra More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25 KELLMAN BROWN ACADEMY Tribute Dinner beginning at 6 p.m. honoring Zev Rose and teachers Sarah Salmansohn and Ilene Mautner. Contact Jamie Richman at jrichman@kellmanbrownacademy.org or call 679- 2929, ext. 1515. THURSDAY, APRIL 26 More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SUNDAY, APRIL 29  CONG. BETH TIKVAH Tikvah Tots at 9 a.m. for children ages 3-5. An adult must accompany each child. Contact www.btikvah.org.  FRIDAY, MAY 4  ADATH EMANU-EL Lag B’Omer Family Shabbat Service at 7:30 p.m. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2018

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

Columns

On the ‘March of the Living’ and the power of memory

FEDERATION 411

Our Jewish Federation March of the Living mission started in Poland, where we toured three concentration camps. The first, Majdanek, remains much as it was when the camp was liberated. We walked through the site, in and out of the bunkers.  More...

A spring walk deepens the mother-daughter bond

SALLY’S WORLD

It’s one of those simple refrigerator magnets, and on it are the words: “There is nothing quite as precious as a daughter who is also a friend.” I look at that magnet nearly every day of my life. More...

Moorestown Mount Laurel BBYO takes the initiative with a day of service

BBYO BLOCK

On Sunday, Apr. 15, Moorestown Mount Laurel BBYO took the initiative by launching its very own J-Serve project. J-Serve is a community service initiative run by BBYO chapters and regions internationally. More...