September 12, 2018 RSS feed / Columns

The JFund campaign is closing, and your gift can help us do so much

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

Labor Day has come and gone. A very wet summer has flown by and the High Holidays are already upon us. Here at the Jewish Federation, the High Holidays coincide with the close of our current fiscal year on September 30, 2018. More...

South Jersey Region looking forward to a great new year

BBYO BLOCK

As the summer comes to a close, and the new school year arrives, teens around the South Jersey area rejoice as the next BBYO programming year starts! On Aug. More...

Try this sunken plum cake at your family’s holiday table

Holiday Foods

For as long as I’ve been cooking I’ve made honey cake for Rosh Hashanah. I do this just as my mother did, and my grandmother did, and likely my great-grandmother before her. More...

An evening of family togetherness mixed with a little role reversal

SALLY’S WORLD

They arrived in their characteristic styles: Oldest daughter Jill a tad late, youngest daughter Nancy early, and middle daughter Amy—yes, right in the middle.  More...

Small grants can lead to innovative programs benefiting the community

MONEY MATTERS

Since the late 1990s, the JCF has awarded biannual grants to local Jewish and other charities and synagogues for new and innovative programming, totaling nearly $2-million. More...

Thank you for pouring your heart and soul into all we do

FEDERATION 411

The High Holy Days are here, and it’s time to reflect on the year that’s passed and look towards the new one. More...

Volunteering this fall is great for both volunteers and those they help

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

Did you know that there are amazing positive and lasting effects of volunteerism? More...

Impress Sukkot guests with these spiced lamb burekas

By the time Sukkot arrives, and we are three weeks into nonstop Jewish holiday mode, some people might be a little tired of cooking. I don’t blame these people one bit. More...

Interesting new non-fiction books are available for all ages

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

Summer is leaving, and new books on a variety of topics are arriving. We gathered recently to discuss some of our libraries’ new nonfiction. More...