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Cherry Hill native to bring Thai-style ice cream to hometown

MEET KYLE BILLIG…

AGE: 20  FAMILY: Parents Steven and Wendy; Brothers Jacob, 21, and Ross, 16; dog Charlie  SYNAGOGUES: Temple Emanuel & Chabad  FAVORITE FLAVOR: Monkey See Monkey Do (Banana Nutella)   More...

JCRC hosts Palestinian Israel supporter

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey recently hosted Palestinian Human Rights activist and pro-Israel supporter Bassem Eid. 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

This women’s sport is taking Israel by storm

TEL AVIV—Every week, thousands of women across Israel gather to play a sport almost no one outside the country has heard of. For that matter, few Israelis knew about catchball—or “cadur-reshet” in Hebrew— a decade ago. More...

Famed photographer took iconic pictures

David Rubinger, the Israeli photographer who took the iconic photo of Israeli paratroopers standing in front of the Western Wall after its capture in the Six-Day War, has died.  Rubinger, whose photos chronicled much of the history of the Jewish More...

Waze to help save animals

The navigation app Waze has teamed up with an Israeli NGO to help wild animals from becoming roadkill on Israeli roads.  The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel has launched a campaign that calls on Israeli drivers to use Waze to repo More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

SARRA FELDLEYFER, 92, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Jan. 15 at Virtua Hospital in Voorhees. Daughter of the late Berl and Eva Feldleyfer. Wife of the late Simeon Salzberg. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

FRIDAY, MARCH 17  CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662-7916.  SATURDAY, MARCH 18  More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SATURDAY, MARCH 18  TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tot Shabbat at 11 a.m. for children up to age three. Contact Jill Hammel at jillh@tbsonline.org.  FRIDAY, MARCH 24  ADATH EMANU-EL My Shabbat, formerly Tot Shabbat, at 6 p.m. More...

Voice Camp Guide 2017

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Columns

Our community will emerge from this crisis stronger than ever

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

My last column referenced what a great Super Sunday/Week our community had. More...

Inspiring words of support have helped us get through a difficult time

FRONT & CENTER

We’ve all had a tough few weeks. While others JCCs were receiving threatening phone calls, we were spared. We practiced our drills and conferred with law enforcement just in case we were to get the call.  More...

Negev resident tells of life— the bitter and sweet—on the Gaza border

Michal Uziyahu describes life on the border of the Gaza Strip as “90 percent paradise and 10 percent hell.” More...

Special Sections

 

NJ elected officials push for funding for area security

U.S. Senator Cory Booker (at the podium) and Rep. More...

Young Jewish leaders see different side of Israel during OnBoard mission

Cherry Hill resident Alison Shapiro’s trip to Israel five years ago was everything she had hoped and expected of a first visit to the Jewish homeland. More...

Voice at the Shore

David Lieberman to become new Federation president

As of April 1, the Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties will have a new president—46-year-old David Lieberman, a local business owner with young children, who represents a new generation of leadership in the Jewish community. More...

Women’s Seder, March 30, tells Passover story from a woman’s point of view

The weeks leading up to Passover can be a stressful time for Jewish women, who often find themselves caught up in a flurry of spring cleaning as well as prepping kitchens for the holiday and preparing Passover foods. More...

Ethical Wills class explores how to create a lasting legacy of values

An ethical will is designed to pass on ethical values and family stories from one generation to the next.  More...

Federation

Last chance to register for Mar. 26 event

Dads and daughters are invited to join us for the Daddy Daughter Dance. All ages are welcome, and if you can’t come with your dad, bring your grandfather, uncle, or brother instead! Join us on Sunday, Mar. 26, in the Katz JCC social hall. More...

Lunch event introduces the art of Zentangle

Lions of Judah members enjoyed lunch and the art of Zentangle, a relaxing, creative, meditative, and fun art form, on March 1, led by papercut artist and certified Zentangle teacher Mindy Shapiro. More...

World News

How a single mom revolutionized Moldova’s Jewish community

BERSHAD, Ukraine—Olga Levus didn’t set out to revolutionize the Jewish community of her native Moldova when she opened its first-ever support group for single mothers. More...

New book designed for Jews with dementia & Alzheimer’s

NEW YORK—The book is large and fits comfortably on a lap. The color photographs nearly fill each page. More...

With few safeguards, Jewish cemeteries make easy targets for vandals

NEW YORK—Sometime between the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 17, and the following Monday morning, vandals damaged 170 gravestones at the Chesed Shel Emeth Jewish cemetery outside St. Louis. More...

Editorial

Trump moves to reignite Middle East peace talks

It is a good sign that President Donald Trump’s recent moves to reinvigorate the Middle East peace process are premised on the idea that Israeli and Palestinian leadership negotiate directly with each other. More...

5 things every American can do right now to help

My mother swims at the JCC. These days, she packs a “go bag” with all of her stuff to bring to the pool in case she is evacuated in her bathing suit by a bomb threat. It doesn’t seem unlikely. This is not what America should be. More...

DRY BONES… The Unspoken Truth

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Religion Column

Exploring Moshe’s message by dramatizing the text

Parashat Ki TisaEx. 30:11-34:35 More...