March 15, 2017 RSS feed / Columns

Our community will emerge from this crisis stronger than ever

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

My last column referenced what a great Super Sunday/Week our community had. More...

Negev resident tells of life— the bitter and sweet—on the Gaza border

Michal Uziyahu describes life on the border of the Gaza Strip as “90 percent paradise and 10 percent hell.” More...

If spring is here, can new Passover books be far behind

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

We didn’t have much of a winter—fortunately the weather was mild. But now we turn to spring, and that means it’s time to talk about Passover. We gathered recently to discuss new Passover books for adults and children. More...

SJR BBYO is growing strong, with a goal of 600 members

BBYO BLOCK

BBYO is more than a youth group. We are a movement striving to create and educate strong Jewish leaders. This year, South Jersey Region has been stronger than ever. Currently at our race to 600 members, we are all working hard to reach our goals. More...

Inspiring words of support have helped us get through a difficult time

FRONT & CENTER

We’ve all had a tough few weeks. While others JCCs were receiving threatening phone calls, we were spared. We practiced our drills and conferred with law enforcement just in case we were to get the call.  More...

Is it too much to ask in today’s world for a little eye contact?

SALLY’S WORLD

I want to be looked at. And honestly, I’m not an exhibitionist. It’s just that like proper enunciation, a good handshake and a hug that means something, eye contract is a casualty of modern life. More...

Band in a Box is a versatile program for professionals and amateurs

COMPUSCHMOOZE

When I was a kid, the year my parents celebrated their 25th anniversary, my dad bought my mother a fancy two-keyboard Lowrey organ. More...