Philippe Karsenty, president of Media-Ratings, a French media watchdog organization, spoke at a breakfast hosted by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey on November 5 in Cherry Hill, NJ. Karsenty has been the target of lawsuits for nearly a decade for his efforts to prove that a video shot by a Palestinian photojournalist during the second intifadah, purporting to show a young boy killed by Israeli Army gunfire, was actually a hoax.
In his presentation, Karsenty showed the raw footage, which shows the boy moving after he has allegedly been killed, and discussed other forensic evidence.
In this news report for Jewish Community Voice Television, he describes his experience fighting for accurate media reporting.
Harriet Schulman was installed for a second term as president of the Jewish Community Voice at the Voice annual meeting tonight. Other board members and officers were also installed, and guest speaker Prof. Perry Dane of the Rutgers University School of Law-Camden, discussed the role of Jewish organizations in Jewish and secular life.
Betty Adler, president of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, in dark suit, installs Harriet Schulman as president of the Jewish Community Voice for a second term, while Voice editor David Portnoe, foreground, watches.
Temple Israel of Boston, affected by a regional lockdown while police searched for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, held Kabbalat Shabbat services on YouTube, thanks to former Cherry Hill resident and Rabbi Matt Soffer.
Rabbi Matt Soffer, former Cherry Hill resident, conducted Kabbalat Shabbat service via YouTube during Boston area lockdown while police sought the second Boston Marathon bombing suspect
Mark Shapiro, president of Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Southern New Jersey, describes the critical services provided by JFCS for families in need in South Jersey. Programs range from food pantries and job search counseling services to programs for developmentally disabled adults and home healthcare services for senior citizens.
The Bookmates reading program is one of many initiatives of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey that are supported through Super Sunday campaign contributions. In this video, JCRC President Myra Gutin describes the programs supported by the annual fundraising campaign.
Super Sunday co-chairs Jamie Dollinger and Suzanne Levy-Polikoff praised the many volunteers who manned the phones and handled donation paperwork during the January 27 Super Sunday fundraiser at the Katz JCC.The pair also invited volunteers to participate in “Super Week” followup phone calls.
The Mitzvah Camp, a program for children of people volunteering at the Jewish Federation’s Super Sunday fund raising event, donated $36, or “double chai” to the Super Sunday event. Sheri Pecarsky, Young Adult Division Community Service Co-Chair, visited the call center to talk about the donation with JCV-TV’s Steve Lubetkin. Pecarsky, dressed as Snow White, was accompanied by children participating in the Mitzvah Camp program.
Newly appointed as Jewish Federation CEO in South Jersey, Jennifer Dubrow Weiss describes some new program initiatives that will benefit from Super Sunday fundraising, in an interview with JCV-TV’s Steve Lubetkin.