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New special needs coordinator at M’kor Shalom felt a calling

MEET ADAM ROTH…

FAMILY: Husband Eric Sherman- Roth; Parents Alan and Cindi; Grandmother Helene Roth; Brothers Andrew, 31, and Alec, 26; Aunts and Uncle Michael and Helen Roth and Andi Loew: dogs Jaxx and Tucker SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

Excitement is building for ABC Festival

The 29th Annual Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture of the Katz JCC is quickly approaching, and a fantastic lineup is in store with incredible, thought-provoking authors and entertain 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

‘The Israel Bible’ highlights links to Land of Israel

JERUSALEM—In 1903, American evangelist and Christian Zionist William E. Blackstone sent Theodor Herzl a personal Bible. It was a gift with a specific message. More...

Administration slashes funding

The Trump administration cut funding to the Palestinians by $200-million, citing Hamas rule in the Gaza Strip.  More...

Israel bans Juul e-cigarette

Juul’s rapid international expansion hit a speed bump when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu banned the Silicon Valley startup’s e-cigarettes at the request of local health officials.  More...

World News

Swastikas scrawled at cradle of Lubavitch movement

Anti-Semitic slogans were scrawled on the fence of a Jewish cultural center in the Russian village of Lyubavichi, the cradle of the Chabad Hasidic movement.  More...

US indicts 2 Iranians for surveillance of Jewish sites

The United States has indicted two Iranian citizens on charges of carrying out surveillance on Israeli and Jewish facilities in the United States on behalf of the Iranian government.  More...

Michael Cohen’s Holocaust survivor father played role

Michael Cohen’s decision to turn on one-time patron Donald Trump was partly motivated by a conversation with his father, a Holocaust survivor. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. Trip to the St. Stephen’s Theater on Ludlow St. at 8 p.m. to see the Tom Stoppard play “Hapgood.” Tickets are available through the Lantern Theater Company. More...

Columns

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Sweet dishes for a sweet Rosh Hashanah 5779

COOKING

Rosh Hashanah marks the beginning of the new Jewish year. The High Holidays are a time of reflection of the past year and charting the course for the New Year. More...

Celebrating what is really important at the High Holy Days

SALLY’S WORLD

It might as well have been etched in stone. Holidays in the Friedman family were a done deal: Rosh Hashanah, absolutely Mom and Dad. Thanksgiving, Jill. New Year’s Eve, Nancy. Passover, Amy. More...

Podcasting may finally be getting its due

COMPUSCHMOOZE

I’ve been making a good chunk of my income from producing podcasts for the past 13 years now, and it’s heartening to learn from Edison Research (bit.ly/EdisonPods), the market research firm that does the most detailed data analysis of the More...

Special Sections

 

Family experience, Wiesel friendship, led Kingsley to Eichmann role

LOS ANGELES— Ask Ben Kingsley about why he was keen to portray Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann in the new film “Operation Finale” and he describes the traumatic childhood incident in which he first learned about the Holocaust. More...

Beth El’s Andy Green begins term as president of Board of Rabbis

A little over four years ago, Rabbi Andy Green was new to Southern New Jersey. Fresh out of rabbinical school at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in his native Los Angeles, he was coming to the area to serve at Cong. More...

Voice at the Shore

Israeli Chef Ido Zarmi serves as “ambassador” for his country’s culture

Acclaimed Israeli chef Ido Zarmi said he’s “passionate about sharing my love of Israeli cuisine with people throughout the world.” More...

NextGenAC making, baking, and taking orders for “Challah for Hunger”

What’s better than freshly baked homemade challah? Combatting hunger with every loaf that you buy. More...

Beron-JOAS celebrates 40-year anniversary and other milestones

Forty years ago, as casinos first opened in Atlantic City, many elderly residents were displaced from their homes. Audrey Perskie was deeply concerned. Perskie, a community advocate and Jewish community leader, worked tirelessly with Dr. More...

Federation

Federation Major Gifts Event set for Oct. 9 at Historical Society

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey will hold The Event for Major Gifts on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. This annual event is both an opportunity to thank and recognize major donors to the Jewish Federation family and to kick off the new year. More...

Online video series features live Q&A

The Jewish Abilities Alliance is thrilled to announce the second season of its “JAA Your Way” online video series, featuring live Q&A video sessions on Sept. 4, Oct. 9, and Nov. 6! More...

Aleph Home Care provides a safe environment

Aleph Home Care provides a high-quality safe environment that allows you or your loved one to age with dignity at home. Aleph helps so many people, and here is one of their stories:  More...

Life Cycles

Celebrations

B’nai Mitzvah:  Cong. Beth El  SOFIA GARDNER, daughter of Debra and Mark Gardner, on Aug. 12. ALEXANDER GRIFE, son of Cheryl Osnayo, on Aug. 18.   More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

CARL BLAKER, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Aug. 16. Father of the late David Blaker, Maxine (Leonard) Licata, and Alan (Susan) Blaker. Grandfather of Lee (Rachel) Licata, Samantha, Austin, Alex and Matthew Blaker. Greatgrandfather of Simon Licata. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29 ADATH EMANU-EL Rita’s Water Ice Fundraiser in the Marlton location from 5-8 p.m. Call 608-1200. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 ADATH EMANU-EL Torah Talk and Bagels every week at 8:45 a.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200. More...

Editorial

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn’s views threaten Jewish life in Britain

In July, all three of Great Britain’s major Jewish community newspapers took an unusual stance by jointly publishing a front-page editorial warning of “an existential threat to Jewish life in this country that would be posed by a Jeremy C More...

’BlacKkKlansman’ recalls the possibilities of black-Jewish alliance

SAN FRANCISCO—In a dramatic scene, word reaches local officials that the leader of a militant black organization coming to town is intent on stirring up trouble. More...

Israel: The 8th most powerful nation in the world

“U.S. News and World Report” presented a study of the 25 most powerful nations in the world, taking into account such factors as political and diplomatic influence, economic success, as well as military strength of the ranked nations. More...

Religion Column

Life can be fragile, but God’s presence is forever

In just a matter of days, Jews around the world will gather together and recite the words of the Unetaneh Tokef prayer. We sing, “mi yichye u mi yamoot,” who shall live and who shall die. More...