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Local News

Low Cut Connie front man Adam Weiner discusses love of Jewish soul

MEET ADAM WEINER…

FAMILY: Wife Adriana; Parents Fred and Shelly, Brother Evan. More...

Hadassah, JFCS team up to help hungry

Camden County Hadassah and Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) provided sweetness to families for the High Holidays. 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

Netanyahu announces 1,000 more to enter

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he has decided to bring some 1,000 Ethiopian Falash Mura who have children living in Israel to the country.  Netanyahu made the announcement at a meeting of the Ministerial Committe More...

Thousands mourn stabbing victim

For more than four hours, thousands mourned at a West Bank cemetery for Ari Fuld, the victim of a terrorist stabbing who is being called a hero and “a lion of Israel,” a play on his name, which means lion. More...

World News

Meet the ‘bar mitzvah boy’ leading the charge against clergy sex abuse

The first days of November 2016 were a tense time for America, for Pennsylvania and for Josh Shapiro, a Democrat running for attorney general in a state that looked like it might go red. More...

How a Herman Wouk novel shaped the debate over removing a president

WASHINGTON—It’s hard to follow the news these last weeks without running into a reference to the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which provides for the removal from office of a president unfit to serve. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

WEDNESDAY,  OCTOBER 10  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA. Dinner and planning meeting at 6:45 p.m. at Taste King Chinese Restaurant on Bustleton Ave. Non-members welcome. RSVP to Jon at 787-0325.  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19  More...

Columns

Great to be back home for new JCRC executive director

BUILDING COMMUNITY

From the moment I pulled into the parking lot in mid- August for my first day of work and read the sign on the front of the building, “There’s something special about this place,” I knew I was home. More...

AZAA Football brings out the spirit of friendly competition

BBYO BLOCK

There is nothing more competitive than a game of AZAA Football. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: The festive holidays of Sukkot & Simchat Torah

COOKING

The holiday of Sukkot begins Sunday evening, Sept. 23. More...

 

Super Bowl Champions Jenkins, Kelce among the highlights at sold-out Katz JCC Sports Award Dinner

On the same day that quarterback Carson Wentz was finally cleared to start in Week Three’s game against the Indianapolis Colts, his teammates Jason Kelce and Malcolm Jenkins assured fans that last year’s underdogs were just as hungry to c More...

The promises and failures of Oslo

Reporter’s Notebook

The wall separating Bethlehem from Israel-controlled territory is silent and noisy at once, like the breakdown in conversation between Israelis and Palestinians that helped kill the Oslo peace accords. More...

Voice at the Shore

Israeli Border residents share stories of fire and terrorism at Shirat Hayam

The balloon looked like a beautiful birthday cake, recalled Yedidya Harush, a farmer living near Israel’s Gaza border. It wafted down from the sky, landed in a field that was almost ready to be harvested, and set it aflame. More...

As hate speech increases, so does demand for ADL intervention

“The answer to hate speech is more speech. Our voices must be louder and more informed than those that spew hatred and violence.” More...

Jane Weitzman to discuss shoes and philanthropy at Oct. 17 luncheon

What’s it like to walk in the shoes of Jane Weitzman, a noted philanthropist, author, and wife of world-renowned shoe designer Stuart Weitzman? More...

Federation

Autism Goes to the Movies on October 10

Join us for Autism Goes to the Movies on Wednesday, Oct. 10, hosted by the Jewish Abilities Alliance, the Katz Jewish Community Center, and Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service. More...

Meet other new parents at the Shalom Baby Shower

Have a new baby in the family? PJ Library invites families who have welcomed a new child in the past six months (or are soon welcoming a new child) for coffee and snacks at our Shalom Baby Shower. More...

Life Cycles

B’nai Mitzvah:

Adath Emanu-El GIANNA HELENE KASINETZ, daughter of David and Josie Kasinetz, on Sept. 8. LINDSAY DAWN RABIN, daughter of David and Bonnie   More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

LILA FLINKER, of Moorestown, passed away on Sept. 15. Wife of the late Dr. David Flinker. Mother of Sharon (William) Lear, Jacqueline (James Wallenberg) Flinker, Jonathan Flinker and the late Karen (Alexis) Genest. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 CONG. BETH TIKVAH Rabbi Weiner leads a yearlong Intro to Judaism seminar at 6 p.m. Free for members and $360 for non-members. Contact www.btikvah.org. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 More...

Editorial

DOE is right to reopen Rutgers anti-Semitism probe

Just as the academic year revs up, the United States Department of Education (DOE) has reopened a seven-year-old complaint brought against Rutgers University alleging that the university allowed a hostile environment for Jewish students in violation More...

Religion Column

Embracing the fragility of life this Sukkot

Sukkot provides a caution against overconfidence, and a forced embracing of the fragility of life after Yom Kippur. More...

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