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Local News

Voorhees teen Sophia Sloves installed as USY’s new regional president

MEET SOPHIA SLOVES…

FAMILY: Parents Glenn and Juli; siblings Ben, 15, and Raquel, 12; grandparents Sam and Sheila Mandel SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

Programs honoring veterans inaugurated

Retired Air Force Col. Nelson L. 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...

Federation

The Light in the Darkness

Jim and Bess Soffer have been a part of our Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey since 1975. In the last two years, the loving couple moved to Margate, but still consider Cherry Hill as their home. More...

World News

A French Muslim woman reflects on her visit with Tunisia’s tiny Jewish community

DJERBA, Tunisia — El Ghriba, the venerable synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba, is traditionally described as a place of miracles. The Arabic term for the shrine, Gharaba, can also be translated as wonders. More...

Britain’s first Orthodox female rabbi is ordained

Dina Brawer became Britain’s first Orthodox female rabbi. She received her smicha, or rabbinic ordination, in London from British-born Israeli academic and rabbi, Dr. Daniel Sperber, after he administered a two-hour exam. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

MARVIN SCHULTZ, 85, of Cherry Hill, passed away on May 14. Husband of Anita Schultz. Father of Steven (Norma) Schultz and Herb (Stuart Leviton) Schultz. Step- Father of Gary Gold and Jerry (Trisha) Gold. More...

Do It!

Calendar

THURSDAY, MAY 24  CONG. BETH EL Amy Kaplan leads the Library Short Story Discussion Group from 1:30-3 p.m. to discuss “The Lady of the Lake” by Bernard Malamud. Open to the public. Call 675-1166 ext. 503. More...

Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

SATURDAY, MAY 26  TEMPLE HAR ZION Tot Shabbat with songs and stories. Email rabbitiferet@templeharzion.org.   FRIDAY, JUNE 1  ADATH EMANU-EL Family Shabbat Service at 7:30 p.m. Call 608-1200.  FRIDAY, JUNE 8  More...

Columns

Hot, hungry & in need of our help: Giving to food pantries in the summer months

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

It is a long, warm season, and all the children are outside playing. You can hear the sounds of laughter, squeals of excitement, and the hum of plans being made for the weekend sleepover. More...

Reminders to live in the now travel through cyberspace

SALLY’S WORLD

Leave it to Joycie, the woman our younger grandkids used to call my “bestest” friend. Joycie is my soul-sister/soul sharer who had the audacity to pick up and move across this whole huge country to Portland, Oregon. More...

SJR BBYO welcomes members of its 58th regional board, starts planning for the year

BBYO BLOCK

As the school year comes to a close and awards ceremonies and proms are happening at school, BBYO begins to look to next year. More...

Special Sections

Politz Day School Annual Gala celebrates 50 years of success

In his 22 years at Politz Day School of Cherry Hill, Rabbi More...

Voice at the Shore

A night to drink, schmooze and talk Torah with the guys

They drink, they eat, they kibitz, they talk Torah—though not necessarily in that order. That’s the night’s business for the men who come to Chabad’s Whiskey, Wings and Wisdom group on Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. More...

Decorated local World War II veteran, “a true American hero,” dies at 96

Bernard Friedenberg, one of the most decorated World War II veterans in New Jersey and former commander of a Margate Jewish War Veterans’ post that now bears his name, passed away earlier this month at the age of 96. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, May 25 – 7:55 p.m.  Friday, June 1 – 8:01 p.m.   More...

Mideast

Israel defends Gaza crackdown as self-defense: ‘We are saving human life’

NEW YORK—Despite growing condemnation for the deaths of Palestinians on the Gaza border, Israel defended its military’s actions as an act of self-defense in the face of a mass attack. More...

Guatemala moves Israel embassy

Guatemala inaugurated its embassy in Jerusalem, the second country to move its main diplomatic mission from Tel Aviv.  Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales attended the opening of the embassy in the Technological Park of southern Jerusalem’s More...

Israeli series wins top prize

The new Israeli television series “On the Spectrum” won the top prize at the Series Mania Festival in Lille, France.  The show, about three 20-something roommates with autism living together in an assisted-living apartment, was award More...

Life Cycles

Celebrations

B’nai Mitzvah:  Adath Emanu-El JESSICA HOLLANDER, daughter of Jill and Jon  Hollander, on May 5. JASON STREIT, son of Stephanie Streit Machionne, on May 19.   More...

Engagement:

Gail and Robert Belfer of Cherry Hill are thrilled to announce the engagement of their daughter, Arielle Sima Belfer, to Jacob Irving Wischnia, son of Janet and Eric Wischnia of Elkins Park. More...

Going Solo

Going Solo

SUNDAY, MAY 27  MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF  PHILA. Walk through Grounds of Sculpture in Hamilton. Carpool at 10 a.m. from Target on Bustleton Ave. in Northeast Phila. or meet us there. The group will go to dinner afterwards. More...

Editorial

U.S. Embassy opening is a powerful endorsement of history

The opening of the United States Embassy in Jerusalem should rightly be acknowledged as a commanding endorsement of the historical bonds between the Jewish people and this most sacred city.  More...

Letters

Not only Europe suffers from anti-Semitism

Regarding your lead story (May 9), “Will Europe’s Jews stop wearing kippahs? More...

Religion Column

Recalling Rabbi Aaron Panken and his inspirational life

The holiday of Shavuot, which we celebrated earlier this week, has us recall that fateful moment when Moses brought the Torah down from Mount Sinai to the Jewish people waiting below. More...