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Township council addressed several items during its regular meeting this week, from a race request to the return of flowers to Main Street. Here's what you missed at this week's meeting: Council will hold its next regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. June 10, in the IT room at Moorestown High School.
Moorestown Jewish Association goes environmental for its first official act in reaching out to the community.
The newly formed Moorestown Jewish Association debuted this past weekend with a Hanukkah party at the Community House.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Rob Scott
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Being Jewish can be rather lonely—seeing as how they represent, according to most statistics, less than one-half of a percent of the world’s population. But for Moorestown Jews, the world just got a little bit smaller. Even though Moorestown is surrounded by towns with synagogues and Jewish community centers, the town itself lacks any sort of designated gathering place/group for Jewish people, and as a result, Moorestown’s Jewish population has never been able to establish a true sense of community. “Very often, when Jewish people live in an area where there’s not a large Jewish population, they want to have some way of connecting, and we don’t have that in Moorestown,” said longtime resident Ann-Linn Glaser. Spurred on by this yearning …