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Community mourns Dick Dollinger

Breaking news … By DAVID PORTNOE Voice staff H. Richard “Dick” Dollinger, a beloved pillar of the Southern New Jersey Jewish community, died on Sept. 23 at the age of 73. Hundreds of friends, family, and community leaders paid their respects at his Sept. 24 funeral, remembering him as a true gentleman and a tireless worker on behalf of Jews […]

New building, new name; Kellman Brown Academy to open Oct. 16 in Voorhees

The Jewish New Year will mean not only a new home, but a new name as well when the Harry B. Kellman Academy moves to Voorhees on Oct. 16. Established in 1958 at Cong. Beth El, when it was still at Camden, the now independent Jewish Day School will begin its next 50 years as the Kellman Brown Academy. The […]

Incoming Federation president sees challenges ahead

With our uncertain national economy, David Farber looks forward to a challenging first term as president of the Jewish Federation of Southern NJ. The 43-year-old businessman will be installed along with his board and officers on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Federation’s 86th Annual Meeting. The tri-county Jewish community was already feeling the strain of economic hardship before the government […]


'I do a lot of preaching,' says ovarian cancer survivor

AGE: 60something FAMILY: Husband, Kenneth, a land developer. Daughter, Marnie, 39, and son, David, 36. INTERESTS: Theater, travel, friends, working out in the gym. FAVORITE FILMS: “An Affair to Remember,” “My Cousin Vinnie.” PROFESSIONS: Retired X-Ray technician, interior designer and entrepreneur. “I ran my own cleaning service and sold handbags.” We are coming to the end of National Ovarian Cancer […]

Lions Gate resident celebrates 80th with gift of music


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Barrack Hebrew Academy celebrates opening of spacious Radnor campus

“Beautiful” was the word used by Arielle Belfer to describe the new home of the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, formerly Akiba Hebrew Academy. Arielle, a junior, was speaking on Sept. 14, the day students, parents, and school leaders dedicated Barrack’s new home in Radnor, PA. It was also the day before Arielle and her classmates departed for a semester […]

Masada plans October shows

The B’nai B’rith Masada group will see “Jekyll and Hyde” and “Five Pianos” in October. Buses for both trips will leave Landmark and Windsor Towers. “Jekyll and Hyde” will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the Bucks County Playhouse. Dinner will be at the New Golden Eagle Diner. The cost of $75 for members and $79 for nonmembers includes […]

Jewish community responds to Ike

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey (JCRC) is accepting contributions from the community to assist the residents of southeast Texas and the Louisiana Gulf Coast impacted by Hurricane Ike and other recent storms, announced Alan Respler, JCRC Executive Director. “The JCRC has been our Jewish community’s lead agency for collecting funds to assist other communities experiencing catastrophic […]

A New Year’s tradition