September 13, 2017 RSS feed / Columns

Tax credit approval at 1721 Springdale brings housing one big step closer

FEDERATION 411

We here at the Jewish Federation are thrilled to announce that our project to build affordable housing for older adults and adults with special needs is one big step closer to becoming a reality. More...

Help remove hunger’s seat from the tables of area families

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

Remember when you were a child, and you looked forward to seeing what mom or dad packed in your lunch for school? Maybe it was the way they made the sandwich—extra mayo, a slice of yummy cheese, or a pickle? More...

You’ll love these apple and honey holiday pie pops

Like most Jewish holidays, Rosh Hashanah brings to mind certain traditional food customs— the most well known being the dipping of apples in honey. More...

Here’s an easy-to-prepare holiday menu rich with flavor

Two things are especially important to my holiday dishes: Ease of preparation ahead of time and, of course, appeal to crowds. When time is short— and really when is it not short? let’s make things as simple as possible. More...

Recalling a tech milestone with the Grateful Dead 40 years ago

COMPUSCHMOOZE

Forty years ago (Sept. 3, 1977), the Grateful Dead headlined a legendary rock concert in Middlesex County, NJ that drew an estimated 100,000 fans to the famous Englishtown Raceway Park. More...

A Rosh Hashanah toast to our family and to everyone: ‘L’chaim, to life!’

SALLY’S WORLD

Our oldest daughter and her husband will be late because Jill and Jeff always are. More...

JCF & Aleph partnering to offer help to the ‘Sandwich Generation’

MONEY MATTERS

A crisis is brewing that is quietly but quickly expanding in our community, in our country, and around the world. It is the crisis of the “Sandwich Generation.” More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Festive dishes for a sweet Rosh Hashanah 5778

COOKING

Shofar blasts are again being sounded in the synagogue. Is it actually the month of Elul? Wow…the summer flew by quickly, once again. More...

Plenty of new books for children this High Holiday season

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

It’s back-to-school time, and we’re seeing lots of high-quality new books for children of all ages. More...

Kickoff events mark the beginning of a new BBYO year

The BBYO programming year is officially underway in South Jersey, as the region held its annual Fall Kickoff on Sunday, Aug. 27 at Sahara Sam’s Indoor Oasis. More...