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Cookies For Kids creator becomes an Eagle Scout

MEET SPENCER LEVY…

FAMILY: Parents Michael and Julie; brother Emerson, 18 HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill SYNAGOGUE: Temple Beth Sholom FAVORITE MERIT BADGE: Lifesaving FAVORITE COOKIE HE MAKES: Chocolate Chip FAVORITE MUSICAL: “SpongeBob SquarePants” More...

JWV helps lead Memorial Day observance

Colonel Nelson L Mellitz, USAF, Ret. and JWV National Quartermaster, addressed the audience at the recent Cherry Hill Township Memorial Day Ceremony. 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

Young Jews attend summit on innovation

A Swiss activist preventing malaria, a British gay civil servant advancing Brexit, and a Greek tool guru are among 150 participants in a Jerusalem conference for Jewish innovators. More...

Israeli orchestra disinvited from Spanish city

A Spanish municipality disinvited an Israeli orchestra and ballet group from its autumn cultural program. More...

Israel destroys terror tunnel that reached sea

Israel’s military destroyed a Hamas terror tunnel that reached several yards into the sea, which would have allowed the group’s naval commandos to launch an attack on Israel from its coast.  More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

JOAN SANDRA GROSSMAN, of Cherry Hill, passed away on June 6. Joan was born in Philadelphia to Esther (nee Goldberg) and Israel (Harry) Broder. She graduated from West Philly High in 1954. More...

Middle East scholar and author Bernard Lewis dies at 101

Bernard Lewis, a leading scholar on the Middle East and Bush White House Middle East policy planner, died at the age of 101. He was a long-time resident of Lions Gate Senior Living Community in Voorhees. Dr. More...

Editorial

Separating kids from parents at border goes against Jewish values

EDITORIALS…

The practice of separating children from parents caught crossing the border into the United States is immoral and does not reflect who we should be as Jews and Americans. More...

How a DNA test made me feel more Jewish

I had a life-changing experience recently that transformed how I feel about my body, my health, my sleep and my identity. And it all started with a gob of spit. More...

Religion Column

All people can recognize and relate to God

Parashat BalakNum. 22:2-25:9 In the upcoming Torah portion of Balak, the Israelites move north along the eastern edge of the land of Israel. More...

 

‘Terror kites’ shake residents in southern Israel, but not their resolve

NAHAL OZ, Israel— Dani Ben David fiddles with his radio, switching between it and his cellphone as he drives through the Beeri Forest, a nature reserve located on the border of Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. More...

Learning about the past can help make a better future, Malcolm Hoenlein tells audience

Jewish history has always identified the past as being crucial to the future. The Bible often describes where people are coming from as a prelude to where they are going. This, said Malcolm Hoenlein, is a crucial lesson for Jews living today. More...

Voice at the Shore

Local LIFE & LEGACY leaders gain inspiration from philanthropist Harold Grinspoon

The shore area’s four-month-old LIFE & LEGACY program— which has already secured an estimated $950,000 in future financial gifts for 10 local Jewish community organizations— received a huge dose of inspiration and expertise earl More...

Caregiving and ageless Judaism to be addressed by Shirat Hayam Scholar, July 13-14

“My dream is to empower all of us to find—and give—blessing as we grow older. I’ve been pursuing this dream for the past 30 years.” More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, June 22 – 8:10 p.m.  Friday, June 29 – 8:11 p.m   More...

Federation

Supporting the community now and in the future

Marge Sobel moved to the South Jersey area in 1958. That’s 60 years that she has been an active part of our South Jersey Jewish community. More...

Groundbreaking slated for July 10

Join us as the Jewish Federation breaks ground on our new affordable housing for older adults and adults with special needs on Tuesday, July 10, at 11 a.m., at 1721 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill.  More...

Jason Alexander sings, dances, and wows audience at celebration

The Katz JCC brought the year of celebration for the 20th anniversary of the Weinberg Jewish Community Campus to a close with actor, entertainer and comedian Jason Alexander. More...

Do It!

Calendar

FRIDAY, JUNE 22  ADATH EMANU-EL Installation Shabbat Service at 7:30 p.m. Call 608-1200.  SATURDAY, JUNE 23  ADATH EMANU-EL Torah Talk and Bagels every week at 8:45 a.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200.  SUNDAY, JUNE 24  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, JULY 1  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA. Dinner at Country Club Diner at 5 p.m. followed by mini-golf at Burholme Park Golf Center on Cottman Ave. Non-members are welcome. Call Neil at 215-331- 8194.  FRIDAY, JULY 20  More...

Columns

Visit Israel this October for a once-in-a-lifetime trip

FEDERATION 411

Our year of celebrating Israel’s 70th will culminate with a week-long mission in Israel, October 14-22, 2018, and I could not be more excited! More...

Join PJ Library at the shore

Looking for a fun-filled morning down the shore this summer? Join PJ Library families from across the region for the seventh annual Boker Tov at the Shore. More...

The impact of JCF scholarship funds lasts for a lifetime

MONEY MATTERS

A lot can happen in 20 years. Just over two decades ago, in 1997, construction completed on the Jewish Community Campus, a landmark occurrence for the Southern New Jersey Jewish community. More...

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