December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Renaissance woman reflects on life at the edge of 100

MEET MINNIE KAUFMAN…

AGE: 99 FAMILY: Husband Sydney (z”l); sons Daniel (z”I) (Dale) and David (Geraldine); two grandsons and four great-grandsons; sister Mollie FAVORITE ARTIST: Georgia O'Keefe FAVORITE COLOR: orange FAVORITE ACCESSORY: socks More...

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WCRE helps feed the needy through Thanksgiving Food Drive

Wolf Commercial Real Estate (WCRE) wrapped up its fourth annual Thanksgiving Food Drive by delivering 130 bags of food and $1,200 in supermarket gift cards to the Jewish Family and Children’s S More...

Abramsons honored as over 20 SNJ residents attend JNF Conference

Shelly and Gabrielle Abramson of Southern New Jersey were both recently honored at the Jewish National Fund Sapphire and Chai Women’s Shabbat Luncheon at JNF’s recent National Conference in Florida. More...

Community leaders discuss how #METOO is changing our society

On the day Today Show Host Matt Lauer landed on the ever-expanding list of powerful men facing consequences for alleged misconduct on the job, local community and business leaders gathered to discuss how the #METOO movement was changing societal norm More...

JNF sets speaker, Chanukah party for December 18

Jewish National Fund’s (JNF) Women for Israel (WFI) Speaker Series presents “More than Trees: Securing Israel’s Future,” on Monday, Dec. 18 at the home of Marsha and Marvin Raab in Cherry Hill. More...

Glow in the dark yoga coming to Katz JCC Dec. 10

On Sunday, Dec. 10 at 9:30 a.m., the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill is turning the lights down low and bringing out the fluorescent lights and getting its Glowga on! More...

JCC Camps at Medford welcomes teen travel director

The JCC Camps at Medford announced the hire of Mike Noble as director of Chaverim, camp’s teen travel program. Noble brings over 30 years of camp experience to the JCC Camps at Medford. More...

Beth El’s first Mitzvah Mall helps inspire participants

Cong. Beth El’s first ever Mitzvah Mall was a success, with over 30 different service organizations inspiring students and families to get involved in the community. More...

You can donate appreciated stock to the Federation

Year-end is often the most opportune time to consider financial and tax planning strategies. More...

Mel Brooks tribute at M’kor Shalom

Come prepared to laugh your kishkes off when the M’kor Shalom theater group pays tribute to Mel Brooks at its annual performance, titled “It’s Good to be the King: A Tribute to Mel Brooks.” The exclusive and original premiere More...

“Mensches with Wrenches’ help area seniors with projects

Over 50 men from the South Jersey Jewish community recently came together for a morning of mitzvot to benefit the residents of Jewish Senior Housing and Healthcare Service, an agency of the Jewish Fe More...

Spinning for a cause at the J

On Sunday, Dec. 17, celebrate the Chanukah season and jump on a spin bike to participate in the annual Cycle for Good cycling event. JCCs across North America will cycle at the same time for a good cause and for their own wellness. More...

Edward Adleman, active volunteer, philanthropist, mourned

Edward Charles Adleman passed away on Dec. 2. He was 93 years of age. Edward had a wonderful marriage of almost 63 years to Cynthia Fisher Adleman, until her sad passing in 2008. More...

Glick family donates Torah to museum

A special donation from Nella Distenfeld Glick (second from right), a Holocaust survivor, and her son Eli Glick (right) was made to the Raab/Goodwin Museum. During the Holocaust, Nella’s family knew they had to evade the Nazis and leave the More...

Sen. Jim Beach among chairs of legislators’ mission to Israel

The NJ State Association of Jewish Federations announced that State Senators Jim Beach and Kip Bateman and Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi and Valerie Vainieri Huttle have agreed to serve as Honorary Co-chairs of the State Association’s “201 More...

Kristallnacht observance features noted author Noah Lederman

The annual community-wide Kristallnacht observance, sponsored by the JCRC’s Esther Raab Holocaust Museum & Goodwin Education Center in conjunction with the Bank of America Arts, Books, and More...

Celebrating employees and employers at Annual Dubrow Vocational event

Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) welcomed over 200 attendees to an inspirational morning at the 12th Annual Dubrow Vocational Celebration Breakfast on Friday, Dec. 1. More...

Raab/Goodwin Center, ADL, Camden County College partner

The Raab/Goodwin Center partnered with The Center for Civic Leadership and Responsibility at Camden County College to hold a presentation and discussion pertaining to recent events in the country. More...

JCC unveils new equipment

The Katz JCC Fitness Center is always looking to stay on top of fitness center trends. More...

Beth El’s Chefs-in-Residence a tasty success for synagogue

Cong. Beth El recently hosted its Chefs-in-Residence Gefilteria event. More...

Register for high school basketball league

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill is proud to offer the Martin Tepper High School Basketball League for high schoolers in grades 9-12 in the community. This league is a fun and competitive league of player-formed teams of seven to 10 players.  More...

Katz JCC slates Open House Jan. 7

The community is invited to attend the Katz JCC’s annual winter Open House on Sunday, Jan. 7 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. More...

Enrollment open for Gift of Israel teen trip program

For over 20 years, our community has participated in a special kind of gift, The Gift of Israel. At its core, it is a cooperative savings plan to send postconfirmation age children to Israel. More...

Ground broken for new Welcome Center at Camp

The JCC Camps at Medford recently broke ground on the new Welcome Center, scheduled to open for Summer 2018. An old storage garage was demolished on Nov. More...

Character Breakfast set for Dec. 25

Join the Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center for a family fun day at our annual Character Breakfast on Monday, Dec. 25! More...

Six13 performs at M’kor Shalom

The a cappella group Six13 recently performed live at Cong. M’kor Shalom. Cantor Elaya Jenkins-Adelberg sang a few songs with them and had a solo. More...

Designer Bag Bingo event a fun-filled evening for a cause

They came, they noshed, they BINGO-ed! Over 300 attended the Katz JCC’s fall Designer Bag Bingo night, sponsored by Spivak Jewelers. More...