2020-01-15 E-Edition

South Jersey residents among 25,000 at NY anti-Semitism rally

A sold-out bus left South Jersey for New York City on Sunday Morning, January 5, for the March Against Anti-Semitism, where an estimated 25,000 people participated in a mile-and-a-half walk from Lower Manhattan across the Brooklyn Bridge. The rally, which was endorsed by the New York Times Editorial Board and was cosponsored by a host of Jewish organizations, was planned […]

The amazing experience of completing the 7+ year study of the Talmud


EFRAT, West Bank— I didn’t start learning the Talmud to take a stand or voice an opinion. When I started learning a page of Talmud per day (Daf Yomi) at age 10, I didn’t realize that anyone would even notice. To me, it was just something I did, a part of my day that was dedicated to learning Torah with […]

Temple Har Zion in Mt. Holly welcomes new rabbi


HOMETOWN: Philadelphia FAMILY: Late husband Cantor Nathaniel Entin HOBBIES: Piano lessons, attending the opera, orchestra, theater, and the Mummer’s Parade CURRENT STATE OF MIND: Excitement of new doors opening GREATEST EXTRAVAGANCE: A 1924 Steinway piano Despite just beginning as the new rabbi at Temple Har Zion in Mount Holly, Rabbi Cynthia Kravitz considers herself old news. “I’m the first generation […]

Camden County Hadassah celebrates installation

Camden County Hadassah held its annual installation brunch on January 5 at Braddock’s Tavern with over 60 attendees. Celebrating were (from left), Barbara Walkes, Yvonne Friedman, Lois Linker, Joyce Kimmelman, Miriam Grossman, Jane Satenoff, Andrea Millstein, Stephanie Whitson, Carol Roth, and Barbara Frantz. For membership information, email: tensb@aol.com


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Shabbat candlelighting

‘Seeing Is Believing’ at Feb. 8 Stepping Out with JFCS event

Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) will host its annual fundraiser, Stepping Out with JFCS, on Saturday, Feb. 8, beginning at 7 p.m. at Cong. Beth El in Voorhees. With this year’s theme, “20/20 Vision,” seeing is believing, as the event shines a light on the work JFCS does to empower people in South Jersey to create lives full […]

Katz JCC partners with IVNation to offer IV hydration and wellness

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill is pleased to announce that IVNation, New Jersey’s premier mobile IV therapy company, will open a location in the JCC Fitness Center this month. IVNation was created by a group of emergency medicine physicians and nurses whose years of experience managing the sickest of patients on the front lines led to their passion for […]

What the killing of Qassem Soleimani means for Israel, the US, and Jews

WASHINGTON—A U.S. strike on a vehicle near Baghdad airport that killed Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s most influential military commander, prompted talk about what comes next. Soleimani was the leader of the Iranian Quds Force, which had ties to American and Israeli enemies such as Hamas and Hezbollah, and was directly responsible for some of the actions against Israel in Hezbollah’s war […]