2008-04-09

Four children: Four Jews

Pesach 5768/Passover 2008

The Passover seder is a magical time. We sit around the table surrounded by family and friends reliving the epic of redemption through story, song, drama, good food and wine. Each year beloved figures from history and legend join our celebration- Elijah the Prophet, the Five Rabbis at B’nai Brak, Rabban Gamliel, the little goat from Chad Gadya, our heroes, […]

Symposium stresses urgency of genetic screening for Jews



They gathered to consider one of the most urgent issues facing Jews, an issue too little known, understood and examined. Gathered at the City Ave. Hilton for a symposium concerning Jewish genetic diseases are (from left), Joel Kaber; Jewish Federation of Southern NJ executive; Jack Dembow, executive director, Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia; Dory Zatuchni, executive director […]

MEET RABBI AVI & MINA RICHLER…

'The handwriting was on the wall,' for young Chabad couple

MEET RABBI AVI & MINA RICHLER… NAMES: Rabbi Avi & Mina Richler   STATUS: Married two years and two months MOTTO: "No Jew left behind," because Rabbi Shneerson believed in caring for every Jew. His legacy lives and he lives through his message. HOBBY: Making music with whoever wants to join them. Avi plays guitar, Mina, piano. CONTACT INFO: Chabad […]

LOCALITES…

All decked out for JCC Purim Masquerade Ball

Powerful film brings Darfur genocide to students



The horrors of the Darfur genocide were brought home to over 1,000 students from 16 high schools throughout Southern New Jersey during three special screenings of “The Devil Came on Horseback.” The gruesome film, with its images of burned children, tragic stories of death and loss, and pictures of destroyed villages, was screened for the students in a cooperative venture […]

Medford Chabad to hold seder



Commemorate the Exodus from Egypt with Chabad in Medford at a Community Passover Seder on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 8 p.m. The event will be held at the Lake Pine Colony Club, 21 Chestnut Rd., Medford. The cost is $36 for adults and $18 for children. All are welcome, and nobody will be turned away for lack of funds. For […]

“Emmis” author at Borders



Harvey Sheldon, author of “Emmis,” will sign books at the Borders Express, 2000 Rt. 38 in Cherry Hill, on Saturday, Apr. 12 from 3-5 p.m. “Emmis,” which means truth, is about the Holocaust and the media. The book features a chapter by award-winning journalist Marvin Kalb. .

FOR THE RECORD



There were several inadvertent errors in a caption the JGH Auxiliary @ Lions Gate Spring Luncheon the March 26 Voice. The date and place were both The event will be held at the Crown Plaza on Wednesday, April 30. We apologize for any confusion.

JFCS to offer support group for unemployed



Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service will offer Back to Work, a free 10-week support group for unemployed and underemployed individuals, beginning Thursday, April 10 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The group will meet at JFCS, 1301 Springdale Road, Suite 150, Cherry Hill. A professional job coach and social worker will facilitate and will tackle the practical aspects of conducting […]

Gracious, young Sabras on Hadassah College tour; thank Rabin chapter

By HARRIET KESSLER Voice staff

The “prickly on the outside, soft on the inside” Sabra is vanishing from Israel if Zvi Popper and Gilad Ben-Shlush are any indication. The two young Hadassah College students, beginning a tour as representatives of their school at the Weston Club in Marlton, exuded nothing but warmth as they addressed a recent Hadassah Rabin Chapter meeting attended by some 40 […]