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Feel-good stories from Israel will echo into 5777

TEL AVIV— The Jewish state has nearly made it through another Jewish year and, as always, there was plenty to kvetch about in 5776. But Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a time to take stock and celebrate. More...

Local News

Jewelers pursue family dream by opening business

MEET GARY SPIVAK…

FAMILY: Wife Sherrie and son Josh HOMETOWN: Marlton FAVORITE RUSSIAN FOOD and DRINK: Caviar and vodka FAVORITE ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF WORK: Car club events and trying new restaurants By JAYNE JACOVA FELD Voice Staff More...

Raising awareness for Mitochondrial Disease

Cousins for a Cure is planning a fundraiser in honor of Sydney Breslow and to raise awareness and funds for Mitochondrial Disease. More...

TALK TO US…

‘Who’s news?’ will appear on this page of every issue of the Voice. Does anyone you know belong here? More...

Mideast

Arab lawmaker Aymen Odeh wants to save the Israeli left, but not join it

TEL AVIV—Aymen Odeh has a tough job. He is the first person to represent all of Israel’s Arab political parties in the Knesset, or parliament. More...

Family of Israeli held by Hamas marks two years

The family of an Ethiopian-Israeli man held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip demonstrated in front of the prime minister’s residence in Jerusalem to mark two years since his disappearance. More...

Letters to God placed in Wall

Hundreds of letters addressed to “God,” “Our Heavenly Father” and other monikers, as well as to the Kotel, were delivered to the Western Wall. More...

World News

Indian-American student becomes pro-Israel symbol

When Milan Chatterjee arrived at UCLA’s law school in 2014, Middle East politics wasn’t one of his core interests. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

DOLORES D. FEDERMAN, of Mt. Laurel, passed away on Sept. 15. Wife of the late Eugene Federman. Mother of Karen (Ken Ellner) Federman Ellner and Kevin Federman. Grandmother of David and Steven Ellner, and Aaron and Josh Federman. More...

Do It!

Calendar

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1 ADATH EMANU-EL Torah Talk and Bagels every Saturday at 8:45 a.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200. MONDAY, OCTOBER 3 CONG. BETH EL New Year’s Party at 5 p.m. before going to tashlich as a group at 6 p.m. Call 675-1166. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3 CONG. BETH EL Family Shabbat service at 10:15 a.m. Call 675-1166. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7 ADATH EMANU-EL Family Shabbat service at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608- 1200. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9 More...

Columns

After two years as president, it is the people who stand out

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

As I stare at the computer screen, it is so hard for me to believe that I am writing my last column as the president of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey. It is impossible for me to comprehend that two years are already coming to a close. More...

Celebrity chefs share some of their best Rosh Hashanah recipes

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, gives Jews a sense of change and new beginnings. More...

A break-the-fast with just a bit of bling

For many families, the Yom Kippur break-the-fast is a bagels and schmear-filled inevitability—just add some lox, maybe some slices of tomato and orange juice, and everyone is happy. More...

L’Shanah Tovah 5777

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Study shows Jewish vote could be crucial

BOSTON— Anew study, touted as the first-ever state-by-state, county-by-county Jewish population estimate, shows how the Jewish vote could play a crucial role in key battleground states. More...

Voice at the Shore

“Chabad on Campus” officially opens at Stockton University

“Chabad on Campus” has officially arrived at Stockton University, just in time for the 2016-7 school year, and for Jewish year 5777. More...

Holocaust survivor-authors speak at Atlantic County libraries for fall series

Betty Grebenschikoff, who was a small child in Berlin just before the Holocaust, recalled when the gentile kids she always used to play with started calling her a “‘dirty rotten Jew.’” More...

Success is only possible with your help

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

On Thursday, September 15, our Jewish Federation, along with our sister federations in Vineland and South Jersey, was honored with the Organizational ACTION Award by the Diocese of Camden and Catholic Charities during the memorable and uplifting annu More...

Federation

MaryAnn Taglioli to be honored Oct. 19

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is proud to recognize and honor MaryAnn Taglioli, of Aleph Home Care, with the Staff Achievement Award for 2016. MaryAnn was chosen for her hard work, dedication and positive attitude. More...

Aides of the month are recognized

Aleph Home Care has the cream of the crop when it comes to home health aides and companions. Mazel Tov and our many thanks to our Aides/Companions of the Month for this quarter! Companion of the Month for July: Cindy Khalil More...

Life Cycles

Wedding:

BARNETT-ETTINGER

Michele and Joel Ettinger of Cherry Hill and Janice and Edward Barnett of Derwood MD, announce the marriage of their children, Jared David Ettinger to Lisa Renee Barnett. More...

B’nai Mitzvah:

Adath Emanu-El CAMRYN NICOLE EPSTEIN, daughter of Spencer and Michelle Epstein, on Sept. 10. JACKSON SAMUEL EDELMAN, son of Meredith and Bill Edelman, on Sept. 17. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916. s More...

Editorial

As 5777 arrives, the Jewish people has every reason to be optimistic

There is an old joke that has one Jew sending a telegram to another along the lines of, “Start worrying. Details to follow.” More...

DRY BONES…

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Why I’m going to High Holiday services this year

NEW YORK—I just bought Rosh Hashanah tickets for the first time ever. The last time I attended services for the High Holidays was on my parents’ dime. More...

Religion Column

Remember that Rosh Hashanah is a day to ‘BEE Happy’

When Rosh Hashanah arrives, we surround ourselves with sweetness. We serve Raisin Challahs and Tzimmis (sweet carrots); and many abstain from bitter and sour foods as a symbol of hope for a sweet new year. More...

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