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Kellman Brown teacher is honored with two JCF awards

MEET TOBY MILLER…

FAMILY: Parents Eileen Bancroft and Sam Selzer; Sisters Stacey Macaluso and Karie Newman; Husband Michael; Sons Simon, 16, and Jordon, 14 HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill SYNAGOGUGE: Chabad FAVORITE SHABBAT FOOD: Home-baked challah HOBBIES: Reading, yoga, JCC e More...

Beth El hosts panel on Jewish college life

A room full of past, present and future college graduates attended a conversation and panel discussion on the challenges and triumphs of being a Jewish student. Hosted by Cong. 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

Can these academics save the Israel-Diaspora marriage?

JERUSALEM—When Adam Ferziger wants to describe the “deteriorating” relationship between American and Israeli Jews, he reaches back to a 2,000-year-old divide. More...

Prince William recalls relative, a Holocaust rescuer

Britain’s Prince William visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem and called it “a profoundly moving experience.” Also, the prince on the first official visit to Israel by a British royal met with two survivors of the More...

US and Israel team up to fight hackers

The United States and Israel have established a partnership to study energy issues, including cybersecurity. U.S. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

EDWARD THOMAS JARDINES, of Marlton, passed away on June 21. Husband of Louise Jardines. Father of Vicki (Gary) Salzman, Penny (Mark) Neisser and Edward “Rusty” (Jacqueline) Jardines.  More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, JULY 8  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA. Beach trip to Island Beach State Park. Carpool at 12 noon from ShopRite in Marlton. The group will go to dinner afterwards. Call Jon at 787-0325.  FRIDAY, JULY 20  More...

Columns

Join us as we proudly break ground July 10 at The Commons

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

On Tuesday, July 10, the Jewish Federation will break ground on The Commons, our new affordable housing for older adults age 55 and over and adults age 21 and over who have special needs. More...

Head outdoors and relax with some great summer reading

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

It’s summer—time to relax with a good novel. Head outside and settle in with these great reads (be sure to look for next month’s column where we’ll feature even more!). More...

The ‘Brick City’ is the hub of the Internet

COMPUSCHMOOZE

If someone asked you to identify the hub of the Internet, you might be surprised to know that one answer might be Newark, NJ. More...

Special Sections

Jewish liberals, conservatives often agreed—and disagreed—with Kennedy

NEW YORK— Not an hour after Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement as associate justice on the Supreme Court, the National Council of Jewish Women tweeted its dismay. More...

How the US pushed Poland to soften its Holocaust speech law

After the prime minister of Poland announced a major retreat on his country’s controversial Holocaust speech law, many of his right-wing critics accused him of capitulating to Israel. More...

Voice at the Shore

July 10 film event features Boardwalk Empire author Nelson Johnson

Shirat Hayam fundraiser at Resorts July 24 celebrates AC’s gaming history

“Atlantic City’s best days are ahead,” said Michael Pollock, a long-time Shirat Hayam/Beth Judah member who is also an international gaming consultant with the AC-based Spectrum Gaming Group. More...

Creating jobs is a form of tikun olam for Young Leadership Award winner

Work is a passion for Stephanie Koch, a local Jewish community member who serves on the Atlantic County Workforce Development Board. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, July 6 – 8:10 p.m.  Friday, July 13 – 8:07 p.m.   More...

Federation

Projects receive funding at second Community Shark Tank

The Jewish Federation’s second Community Shark Tank was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who participated and to the “Sharks” who made this program possible. More...

World News

Northernmost JCC opens shul in Russian Arctic

The Russian city of Arkhangelsk saw the opening of a synagogue inside what may be the world’s northernmost Jewish community center.  More...

Paris principal wins first European Jewish law tourney

The Tunisia-born principal of a rabbinical school in Paris won the championship in a European competition on halacha, or religious Jewish law.  More...

Presbyterian Church critical of Israel, but urges ‘reconciliation’

The Presbyterian Church USA passed several resolutions critical of Israel at its biennial General Assembly, including one that opposes laws in the United States meant to counter boycotts of Israel and a one-sided critique of Israeli policy in Gaza.&n More...

Do It!

Calendar

FRIDAY, JULY 6  ADATH EMANU-EL Family Shabbat Service at 7:30 p.m. Call 608-1200.  SATURDAY, JULY 7  ADATH EMANU-EL Torah Talk and Bagels every week at 8:45 a.m. All are welcome. Call 608-1200.  SUNDAY, JULY 8  More...

Editorial

Change to Poland’s Holocaust Law will help ease tension

Just months after making it a crime to accuse Poland of complicity in the Holocaust, the Eastern European nation has watered down the controversial measure, ostensibly due to pressure from the United States. More...

It’s time to reclaim the Z-word: Zionism

JERUSALEM—All too often, when I ask campus organizations that are pro-Israel and deeply Zionist why they avoid using the “Z-word” in their messaging and literature, I’m told, “Zionism doesn’t poll well.” More...