January 16, 2019 RSS feed / Columns

Gift of Israel program can help give your child the experience of a lifetime

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

From personal experience I know that a teen trip to Israel can be impactful. When I was just 13 years old, I had a truly unique adventure backpacking through Israel with a junior high school friend. It was a meaningful and formative experience. More...

Taking a tour of the JCC to learn what the people want in 2019

FRONT & CENTER

Welcome to 2019! I imagine many of you have made resolutions for the coming year. Well…good luck. When we make a promise or a resolution to do better, it’s up to us to hold ourselves accountable. More...

‘Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!’

SALLY’S WORLD

Long, long ago, when I was a kid growing up in a Philadelphia neighborhood called Wynnefield, I LOVED winter. I became rhapsodic when the radio—yes, almost always radio—was delivering the potential snow forecast. More...

Every teen can have an unforgettable experience in SJR BBYO

BBYO BLOCK

South Jersey Region made a strong statement at the beginning of the year by having over 220 teens at their Winter Kickoff at Dave & Buster’s on Saturday, Jan. 5. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Celebrating the bounty of Israel on Tu B’Shevat

COOKING

Tu B’Shevat, the 15th day in the Jewish month of Shevat, is known as the New Year for Trees. This year it will be celebrated on Monday, Jan. 21. More...

Settle in with a good book during these cold winter nights

LIBRARIANS ROUNDTABLE

Winter evenings are perfect for settling in with a good book. We gathered recently to discuss some of the newest fiction in our libraries. More...