Feeling outwitted when looking for a little fashion inspiration


I am staring at myself in a department store mirror and trying not to laugh. I am decked out in what the sales consultant has called a “must-have accessory.” In my ignorance, I would simply have called it a scarf. This gauzy, flimsy object that looked absolutely wonderful draped around the neck of a mannequin, looks absolutely absurd on me. […]

Stockton donates railroad tracks to Philadelphia Holocaust Memorial

Last month, Stockton University donated three railroad track segments from Bialystok, Poland, used by trains that transported Jews to death camps, to the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation. The Foundation plans to use them as part of Philadelphia’s new Holocaust Memorial Plaza that is currently under construction and scheduled to open later this month. Bialystok was a central point in the […]

Remembering survivors and their contributions is a 30-year-old local tradition

Growing up in Vineland, Barbara Cinger Roth never realized that most of her family had been murdered in the Holocaust. “I didn’t realize I didn’t have family because I thought everyone in Vineland was our family. I could tell you about all of them!” said Roth, the daughter of Manya Cinger, z’l, an Auschwitz survivor, and Albert Cinger, z’l, a […]

New Stockton AC campus brings promise and opportunities for entire community

Move over, Ann Arbor and Amherst; “There’s a new college town on the scene…and our College Avenue is the Atlantic City Boardwalk,” said Leo Schoffer, Stockton University’s vice chairman of the board, to a crowd of hundreds that came to witness the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Stockton’s Atlantic City Campus on September 20. The event took place on the boardwalk near […]

Walter Laqueur passes away, was a top scholar

Walter Laqueur, a Holocaust survivor and one of the 20th century’s most prominent scholars, has died. Laqueur passed away at his home in Washington, D.C. He was 92. Born in Wroclaw, Poland, and raised in Breslau, Germany, he was a teenager when his parents sent him to Mandatory Palestine only days before the 1938 Kristallnacht pogrom. His parents would later […]


MICHAEL A. GOLDENBERG, of Margate, formerly of Cherry Hill, passed away on Sept. 22. Husband of Carol Goldenberg. Father of Beth (Rob) Kaplan, Robyn (Em Kuker) Goldenberg and Gregg (Lynn) Goldenberg. Grandfather of Kyrie, Matthew, Chelsea, Haley, Madison and Sloan. Son-in-law of Sylvia Feinman. Contributions may be made to the Humane Society, www.humanesociety.org/donate. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc., Cherry Hill, NJ […]

Over 70 join Louis Van Amstel for LaBlast Fitness Master Class

JCC staff gathers to celebrate & brainstorm

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. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. Fall hike in the NJ Pine Barrens from the Carranza Memorial to Apple Pie Hill. Carpool at 10 a.m. from the ShopRite in Marlton. […]

JFCS, JCC & Voice joining forces for a ‘Check Up From the Neck Up?’


When most people hear the name “Shark Tank,” they think of eager entrepreneurs presenting products to a panel of multimillionaires hoping that one of them will bite and propel them onto a path of success. Do these hopeful business people want to improve their local communities through their products and services? Maybe some do, but I’m not sure that most […]