June 4, 2008 RSS feed / Local News

Zachor: Cherry Hill teen founds group to preserve the memory of the Holocaust

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Universities are 'battleground,' says Israeli scholar

American universities have become a "battleground," according to S. Ilan Troen, the final speaker in the "One People or Two: Israel and the Future" Lecture Series. More...

PA denounces Israel's plans to build new homes

(JTA)- Israel announced plans to build hundreds of new homes in Jewish neighborhoods of east Jerusalem. The Housing Ministry said Sunday it would invite construction bids for 763 new housing units in Pisgat Zeev and 121 in Har Homa. More...

JCF memorable moments

Representatives from grand sponsor SEI accept a thank you award from JCF President Nina Cohen (center) and JCF Executive Director Jeff Klein ( far right). Representing SEI were (from left), Justin Carreon, Astrid Rau, and Carolyn McLauren. More...

Kosher food at State Fair

The State Fair at the Giants Stadium Fairgrounds in the Meadowlands Sports Complex will feature a glatt kosher food stand. Knishes, hot dogs, pastrami and bagels will be available during the June 26 to July 13 fair. More...

'Hat trick' for Camden Hadassah

It was a "hat trick" for Camden County Hadassah as the chapter picked up its third consecutive "Most Outstanding Chapter" award. More...

Nearby church mounts production of 'Moses' to celebrate Israel's anniversary

Bethel Baptist Church found a glorious way to celebrate Israel's 60th anniversary. It staged the story of Moses. More...

JCC Men's League winners

The Katz JCC's Men's Basketball League winning team, sponsored by South Jersey Orthopedics, smiles for a picture after its big win. Team members include (front, from left), Alex Lahn, Jeff Smith, Dr. More...

Intergenerational program stresses acts of loving kindness

LOCALITES…

It's all about "chesed" according to (from left), Sandra Crass, Edith Sharfman and Marnie Katz, representing the Sons of Israel Bikor Cholim and the Politz day School of Cherry Hill. More...

In Trenton:

South Jersey delegation joins with 8 other Jewish Federations

Armed with documentation prepared by Jennifer Weiss, executive director of Samost Jewish Family & Children's Service, South Jersey professionals and lay leaders joined with representatives of eight other Jewish federations from throughout the state More...

Politz Day School dedicates Rudoler garden

The Politz Day Shool community and the community at large came together last month to honor the Rudoler family for its generosity which has enabled Politz to build a garden which will serve as an outdoor classroom. More...

Honors, installations mark 2008 Annual Meetings

Highlights at the Katz JCC

Steven Weinstein of Blank Rome LLP, recipient of the 2008 Distinguished Community Leader Award is joined by his wife Karin Elkis, JCC past president; special guest Sen. More...

JFCS Annual Meeting highlights

Samost Jewish Family and Children's Service installed new officers at its May 13 Annual Meeting on the Weinberg Jewish Community Campus. More...

Ceil Keim honored

Ceil Keim (right) was honored with the National Leadership Award from Anne Frank Hadassah at their recent installation event. Congratulating Keim were (from left), Carol Hirschfeld, incoming president, and Becky Levy, outgoing president. More...

'For every thing there is a season'

Saying, 'the time is ripe,' South Jersey philanthropist funds Mideast peace plan

"Peace is expensive, but war is worse," Richard C. Goodwin told a small group gathered for a briefing at the Jewish Federation offices. More...

Art auction at Adath Emanu-El

Adath Emanu-El will hold an art and memorabilia auction on Saturday, June 7 to raise funds for the synagogue's annual arts program. The event will feature fine art, sports, music and entertainment memorabilia. More...

Community mourns Irving Natkow

Led JCC and Cong. Beth El

Irving William Natkow, of Cherry Hill, died on May 17. A former president of both the Jewish Community Center and Cong. Beth El, he was a beloved community leader. Born Yizhak Natkovsky in Poland, Mr. More...