August 16, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Beth El member helping develop culture of reading in Lindenwold

MEET LARRY ABRAMS…

FAMILY: Wife Stacy; Children Hannah, 20, and Rob, 18 HOBBIES: Reading and running SYNAGOGUE: Cong. Beth El CURRENT FAVORITE BOOKS: “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt; “The Fixer” by Bernard Malamud More...

Complexities of Israel focus of Adath Emanu-El trip

Since Ruth Gubernick last visited Israel 44 years ago, deserts have bloomed into thriving metropolises, world-class restaurants line the streets of Tel Aviv and Jaffa, and ruins have been uncovered to reveal far more of our Jewish past. More...

Appel Gallery hosts local artists

On Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m., the Joel and Linda Appel Gallery at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill will be celebrating the work of three local artists: Denise Cooperman, Annie Stone and Michael Bruce. More...

Festival Committee gears up

Members of the Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture Committee at the Katz JCC are preparing for another wonderful week this November 5-12. More...

Janet Kirschner installed at Women’s League

Janet Coleman Kirschner, of Moorestown, was installed as treasurer of Women’s League for Conservative Judaism at its 2017 convention, July 23-26, in Arlington, VA. Kirschner is a member of Cong. More...

‘Ruggedly Jewish’ opening at Philadelphia Theatre Co.

Philadelphia Theatre Company kicks off its 2017-18 season with the world premiere of “Ruggedly Jewish,” a multimedia monologue written and performed by Bob Garfield. The show is presented for three performances only, Sept. More...

Too Hot to Cook

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How this African-American Jew uses cooking to fuse his two identities

NEW YORK— When Michael Twitty dressed in the outfit that slaves wore in the American South — wool stockings, waistcoat and kerchief tied around his neck — to cook meat in an open-hearth oven on a historic Virginia plantation, more t More...

Brith Sholom Lodge #966 helps students

Cherry Hill Brith Sholom Lodge #966 recently awarded Jay W. Malis memorial scholarships to five deserving college students. More...

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20th Anniversary Committee plans year to celebrate Weinberg Campus

Individuals representing the Jewish Federation and its family of agencies recently gathered to discuss the upcoming year in anticipation of the 20th anniversary of the Weinberg Jewish Community Campu More...

Katz JCC Open House Sept. 10

The community is invited to attend the Katz JCC’s annual Fall Open House on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. More...

Jews join other faith groups for One America service project, dialogue

While stuffing backpacks with school supplies for needy students, Voorhees resident Shera Goldstein found herself discussing the differences and commonalities among the major world religions with her tablemates as they put pens, pencils and notebooks More...

Former SJ resident comes to the aid of terror victims in Israel

Former Cherry Hill resident Tali Lando has always thought of her Israeli first cousin Michal Solomon as the kind of person to have around in a crisis. More...

Creative activities keep kids engaged at JCC’s Medford, ECC camps

1. Joan Yesner, nature specialist, helped Juliana Presnell complete a shark tooth necklace project. More...

Schmear campaign: Baking a perfect bagel in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – When Robb Abrams first moved to this mountain city from the New York area six years ago, he loved the idea of living in an outdoorsman’s paradise. More...

Junior Maccabi Basketball kicks off new season

Get ready to hit the courts!  The 2017-2018 season of the Katz JCC’s Junior Maccabi Basketball League is now accepting registration for the upcoming season, and is now open to the entire community. More...