Most Israelis, Palestinians oppose current bilateral peace plan, says poll

JERUSALEM— Most Israelis and Palestinians oppose the kind of peace deal that has been under negotiation in the past, a new poll found. Nearly 60 percent of both Israeli Jews and Palestinians said they were against the permanent status agreement they were presented based on previous Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, according to the joint poll by leading Israeli and Palestinian think […]

Catholic Diocese to honor 3 South Jersey Federations

Recognizing the work that Jewish non-profit groups do to help vulnerable people of all faiths, the Diocese of Camden and Catholic Charities is honoring the three Jewish Federations in Southern New Jersey at its Justice For All Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15. Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, the Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties, and the […]

Moorestown resident living a life infused with Jewish values


AGE: 63 Home: Moorestown FAMILY: Husband, Dr. Ted Rosner; children, Brienne & Alex SYNAGOGUE: Temple Sinai, Cinnaminson CAREER: Guidance counselor; and mosaic artist ( She is, as that familiar phrase goes, “small but mighty.” Marcy Rosner may be petite, but she is a powerhouse of energy, commitment, talent and tenacity. She seems to have incorporated several lives in one, but […]

P.A.L.S. get a chance for summer fun


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Katz JCC will install officers, present awards on Sept. 19

Jeffrey H. Gottlieb will be installed for a second term as president of the Katz JCC at its 59th Annual Meeting on Monday, Sept. 19. He has been a member of the JCC Board of Directors for over 10 years, and served as a vice president from 2010 to 2015. He has chaired the JCC Camps at Medford Committee, the […]

Israeli man buys Palestinian new bike

An Israeli Jewish man bought a Palestinian girl a new bicycle after border guards took and broke hers. Sami Jolles donated the pink bike, according to The Times of Israel. He told the news website the girl’s experience reminded him of when anti- Semites attacked his father in 1920s Europe and threw his bike in the river. “I think that […]

Peru’s president leads Philharmonic


The president of Peru, whose father was a Jewish refugee, conducted Israel’s Philharmonic Orchestra during the playing of the Peruvian national anthem at a concert in Lima. Pedro Pablo Kuczynski took his turn with the baton at a performance at the National Grand Theater during celebrations of the 109th anniversary of the Lima Philharmonic Society, El Comercio newspaper reported. “More […]

In Israeli first, Orthodox shul hires female leader

In a first for an Orthodox congregation in Israel, a woman has been hired as a spiritual leader at a Jerusalem synagogue. Karmit Feintuch will serve at the Ramban synagogue alongside Rabbi Benny Lau, The Jerusalem Post reported. She will have the title “rabbanit.” A committee of the religious Zionist synagogue in the Katamon neighborhood unanimously approved the hiring earlier […]