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Pickleball standout wants to spread the word about the sport

MEET ED KLARMAN…

HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill AGE: 69 FAMILY: Wife Karen (of blessed memory); children Brandon; Valerie Frank, and Darien Saft SYNAGOGUE: Temple Micah in Lawrenceville BEST PICKLEBALL SHOTS: Lob and drop volley FAVORITE PLACE TO PLAY: Green Valley Country Cl More...

Beth El’s YoPros tossing axes

Cong. Beth El’s YoPro (Jewish Young Professionals of South Jersey) group went to Choppers Hatchet House for a night of axe throwing fun, food, and drinks. 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

For reporters covering Gaza, charges of bias overshadow the stories they witness and tell

JERUSALEM—Of the more than 60 deaths that occurred during the recent clashes between Israel and Palestinians at the Gaza border, none was as divisive as that of Layla Ghandour. More...

Israeli rabbinate rejecting certain US Orthodox rabbis

An internal correspondence document written by a senior member of Israel’s Rabbinical Courts rejects the authority of all rabbis who receive their ordination from a yeshiva located in New York.  More...

Prince William to make historic Jerusalem visit

Prince William will come to Jerusalem at the end of June, the British royal family said, during the first visit to Israel by a senior British royal.  The announcement about the visit sometime between June 24 and 28 was the first confirmation tha More...

Editorial

Bipartisan support for Israel remains strong

Democratic and Republican lawmakers remain strongly committed to Israel in their deeds and actions despite partisan posturing that seemingly contradict this enduring fact. More...

Philip Roth’s greatest creation was a character named Philip Roth

AMHERST, Mass.—Philip Roth lent to American literature a singular, unapologetic voice to which nothing was sacred. More...

Religion Column

Integrate reminders of kedusha, holiness, in everyday life

Parashat Shlach LechaNum. 13:1-15:41 More...

Special Sections

Event for Women keynoter Randi Zuckerberg inspires with her story

Prior to the Jewish Federation’s Event for Women, it’s fair to say that few of the women attending the gala knew much about Randi Zuckerberg’s considerable accomplishments and talents. More...

Republicans and Democrats grapple with ‘Who is an anti-Semite?’

Two congressional races have been beset in recent days with charges of anti-Semitism, and each case—in California and in Virginia—uncovers challenges for Jews in the Republican and Democratic parties. More...

Voice at the Shore

Dedicated leaders, Israel, and LIFE & LEGACY take center stage at Federation Annual Meeting

The generosity and dedication of Jewish Federation donors and leaders was celebrated at the organization’s Annual Meeting on May 24 at the JCC in Margate, which included a cocktail reception, an awards presentation, and a keynote speech by Almo More...

JCC mixes trike-riding fun with tzedakah for St. Jude’s

The Margate JCC’s Early Childhood Education Center hosted its annual Trike-A-Thon for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on May 17. The JCC has raised over $10,000 for St. More...

Avoda club provides generous awards to three promising local teens

Tonight, Avoda club members will celebrate the three promising high school seniors selected to receive generous support from the club over their college careers. More...

Federation

See the top attractions Israel has to offer

Not sure what to expect from our Israel 70 Mission? There’s something for everyone, no matter what your Jewish identity is.  More...

Federation and agencies enrich mind & body

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is committed to providing family and youth services that enrich both the mind and body. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

HERBERT E. HORWITZ, of Black Hawk, CO, formerly of Cherry Hill, passed away on May 26. Husband of the late Elaine Horwitz. Father of Rhonda (Leonard) Horwitz-Romano and the late Eric (Katrina) Horwitz. Grandfather of Kamarah Horwitz. More...

Do It!

Calendar

FRIDAY, JUNE 8 CONG. BETH EL Prayers and Pajamas at 5:30 p.m. for families with small children. RSVP to Debbie Beideman at dbeideman@bethelsnj.org. SATURDAY, JUNE 9 ADATH EMANU-EL Shabbat Together at 9 a.m. for families with special needs. More...

Columns

New song leaders ready to inspire South Jersey Region

BBYO BLOCK

There is only one language that is truly universal: Music. South Jersey Region has been lucky enough to have had amazing teen song leaders over the past years who have been able to create a comfortable environment for all. More...

Lions Gate says ‘thank you’ to first responders at event

ENRICHING SENIOR LIVES

This is a story about the Circle of Gratitude. The more I live, the more I learn that when you ask for help, those who respond often take away even more from the interaction than they have invested in it. More...

A lifetime of experience confirms the importance of birth order

SALLY’S WORLD

“Oh, you must be a firstborn,” I recently said to an almost perfect stranger, but an obviously responsible young woman in whom I also sensed an ability—and need—to lead. She was, indeed, the oldest of three. More...