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Former teacher reflects on civil-rights assembly she founded

MEET ADA ROSEN…

FAMILY: Husband Paul Gould; daughters Susan Rosen-LaBattaglia, Judith Plon and Deborah Tartell, and seven grandchildren SYNAGOGUES: Cong. More...

Heads of area day schools meet

A recent meeting brought the heads of area day schools together to meet with the new CEO of Prizmah Center for Jewish Day Schools. At the gathering were (front, from left), Rabbi Dr. More...

TALK TO US…

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Mideast

This is how Trump could scrap the Iran deal

WASHINGTON—Enforce the Iran deal. Violate the Iran deal. Leave it to Congress. Do nothing. More...

Robert Kraft donates funds for sports campus

Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots and a noted Jewish philanthropist, has donated $6-million to create the Kraft Family Sports Campus in Jerusalem.  More...

Singer eulogized as someone ‘who loved Israel’

Israel’s president and prime minister both paid tribute to the Canadian Jewish singer and poet Leonard Cohen, who died at 82.  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Cohen as “a talented artist and warmhearted Jew who loved the pe More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

JOEL CHARLES CHACKMAN, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Nov. 10. Brother of Paula Shore, Allen Chackman and Karen Dalbey. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org. PLATT MEM. More...

Ruth Gruber, journalist aided Holocaust survivors

Ruth Gruber, an American journalist who escorted 1,000 Jewish Holocaust refugees from Europe to the United States, has died. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30 SHIRAT HAYAM Kids Yoga at two different times: 10 a.m. for age 2; 10:30 a.m. for age 3-4. Cost: $10 per class. For more information, call (609) 822-7116, extension 120. Location: 700 N. Swarthmore Avenue in Ventnor. More...

Columns

Being thankful for the impact that Federation and its agencies has

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

Although Thanksgiving is not a Jewish holiday, it incorporates many Jewish values and is a holiday that many American Jews celebrate all the same. More...

Teens across the region choose causes to give back to the community

BBYO BLOCK

Every fall, SJR and each of the chapters in the region choose Stand Up! causes to work with throughout the year. Stand Up! causes are BBYO’s way of giving back to the community to make it a better place to live in. More...

Secure email with ProtonMail—if you can find it

COMPUSCHMOOZE

What do you do when your product is being used by a half million people to secure their sensitive email conversations, but your company has mysteriously disappeared from the Google search results for your most important keywords? More...

Special Sections

Daniel Gordis talks about Zionism as Jewish liberation at Festival of ABC

When many people think of Israel today, the first thing that comes to mind is the conflict with the Palestinians and the Arab states. Too much of the image of Israel has been defined by its wars. More...

Voice at the Shore

Help for families struggling with Alzheimer’s

November is Alzheimer’s awareness month in the State of New Jersey. Unfortunately, some families will not need a governmental decree to raise their awareness of Alzheimer’s. More...

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. 1. More...

New book debuts on the birth of AC’s Jewish community

When Jerry Gordon was growing up in Atlantic City during the 1940s and ‘50s, the area had over a dozen different synagogues. More...

Federation

Area women experience ‘Momentum’

A group of South Jersey women experienced a 10-day trip sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey and the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP). More...

Children enjoying Feldman Memorial Playground

Thanks to Sandra Feldman, The Commons at 1721 Springdale Road is now home to a playground where children and families can enjoy life’s precious moments together. More...

Do It!

Calendar

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23 CONG. BETH TIKVAH Community Thanksgiving Service at 7 p.m. at the Wiley Church in Marlton. Call 983- 8090. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26 ADATH EMANU-EL Torah Talk and Bagels every Saturday at 8:45 a.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16  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

Jews must hold Trump to pledge to unify nation

EDITORIALS…

In the bleary hours in the aftermath of Election Day, Donald Trump delivered a victory speech that took a far different tone from the rhetoric that was his trademark over the bruising and divisive campaign season. More...

DRY BONES… Break the Anti- Israel Boycott

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Letters

It was racism that elected Donald Trump

DEAR EDITOR

I waited for all the experts to check in and tell me how a morally, ethically, and legally challenged person with no qualifications for the job, that’s Donald Trump, could be elected President of the United States. More...

Religion Column

Thanksgiving: The most Jewish of holidays

We are about to celebrate the most Jewish of secular American holidays: Thanksgiving. What makes it so Jewish? More...