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‘Sneakerhead’ spearheads collection for underprivileged kids

MEET JUSTIN LIEBMAN…

FAMILY: Father Jesse, mother Lisa, sister Lauren, 16 HOME TOWN: Cherry Hill FAVORITE SPORT: Lacrosse FAVORITE SNEAKERS: Foamposite Phoenix Suns, Air Jordan 1 SIZE SHOE: 9 Back in seventh grade, when collecting basketball sneakers became a thing, Jus More...

Students learn to combat hatred

About 250 students from Cranberry Pines School in Medford, National Park School, Christ the King School in Haddonfield, and Southampton Township School recently attended a performance of “The T 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

Israeli innovation saves Chilean lives

Officials in Chile relied on Israeli technology in ordering a mass evacuation following, a 7.7 magnitude earthquake that struck the country. No fatalities were reported immediately following the temblor.  More...

Conductor will retire in 2019

ZUBIN MEHTA…

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Zubin Mehta said he would retire in October 2019, Ynet reported. More...

Netanyahu ‘deeply disappointed’ in Kerry’s speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected a policy speech by Secretary of State John Kerry, saying the emphasis by the United Nations and the Obama administration on settlement construction downplayed the role of Palestinian repudiation of I More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

DR. KOLMAN M. KLEINBORD, of Mt. Laurel, passed away on Dec. 14. Husband of Sharon Kleinbord. Father of Heather (Dean) Ilconich and Brian (Deborah) Kleinbord. Grandfather of Adam, Jamie and Zoe. Brother of Deanna DeBrier and William Kleinbord. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5 CONG. BETH TIKVAH Bingo at 7:15 p.m. Open to the public. Call 983-8090. Facebook Live Stream with Rabbi Nathan at 12 noon. Call 983-8090. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, JANUARY 8 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA Visit to the National Museum of American Jewish History to view the Bill Graham and other exhibits. Meet at 1 p.m. at the main entrance of the museum. The group will go to dinner afterwards. More...

Editorial

Obama’s U.N. vote unfairly puts the blame on Israel

President Barack Obama’s decision to abstain instead of veto the United Nations resolution condemning Israeli settlements was the wrong approach to advancing talks between Israel and the Palestinians. More...

DRY BONES… Welcoming David Friedman

Full Story

What’s next now that the UN resolution has passed?

TEL AVIV (JTA)—The feeling in this country following the adoption of the anti-settlements resolution in the U.N. Security Council is more than palpable. More...

Religion Column

Finding peace and meaning in our lives

Parashat Vayigash Gen. 44:18-47:27 More...

Special Sections

Housing for seniors, special needs takes a major step forward in SNJ

The Jewish Federation’s plans to build 128 independent living units for low- to moderate-income seniors and 32 units for adults with special needs took a major step forward as the Cherry Hill Zoning Board voted unanimously to approve the proje More...

Voice at the Shore

Kulanu students discuss identifying and responding to anti-Semitism at ADL workshop

Jew jokes and Holocaust jokes. Being told, “You don’t look Jewish.” Anti-Semitism disguised as anti-Israel activism. More...

Margate resident starts local Yiddish Club

Kum un redden Yiddish un hobn a gut tsayt! More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, January 6 – 4:32 p.m. Friday, January 13 – 4:39 p.m.   More...

Federation

Spotlight on M. Rosenblatt Roofing’s Eric Meller

Eric Meller began his career in the roofing industry as a small child, following his father and great-grandfather before him. His great-grandfather, Morris, founded M. Rosenblatt Roofing Company in 1929 in South Philadelphia.  More...

Making an IMPACT for Jews everywhere

Jewish communities in Israel and in 90 other countries around the world rely on our support to ensure that Jewish identity continues to thrive and that the safety, security, and wellbeing of Jews is maintained through our national and overseas partne More...

World News

VA Medical Center named for Medal of Honor winner

President Barrack Obama signed legislation to rename the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Long Beach, CA, as the Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center in honor of the Holocaust survivor, Medal of Honor recipient, and Jewish War Veterans membe More...

Montana faith leaders support Jewish community

Dozens of faith leaders in Montana signed on to published statements in support of the Jewish community following threats by white supremacists and neo- Nazis.  More...

Carrie Fisher, Leia of ‘Star Wars,’ dies at 60

Carrie Fisher, the actress best known for playing Princess Leia in the original “Star Wars” films, died days after suffering a heart attack on an airplane. She was 60.  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

FRIDAY, JANUARY 6  ADATH EMANU-EL Family Shabbat Service at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. Call 608- 1200.  SATURDAY, JANUARY 7  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tot Shabbat at 11 a.m. for children up to age three. More...

Columns

Make this year a special one during Super Sunday and Super Week

FEDERATION 411

Now that the holidays are behind us and the calendar has changed, it’s time to kick off 2017 right, and that means Super Sunday! More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: The mitzvah of Melave Malka

COOKING

Upon the conclusion of the weekly Sabbath, after the Havdalah ceremony, it is customary to “escort the Sabbath Queen” into the week by observing the mitzvah of Melave Malka (which means “Escort the Queen”). More...

Trying not to be too hard on myself as I resolve to change

SALLY’S WORLD

So here comes 2017, just as I’d gotten used to writing 2016 on my checks. More...