April 6, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

Young leader is gearing up to defend Israel on college campuses

MEET JUDAH JOSEPH…

AGE:17FAMILY:Parents Joyce and Jeff;siblings Sarah & EffieSYNAGOGUE:Cong. Sons of IsraelPET:“Shekel,” a SheltieFAVORITE BAND:ColdplayFAVORITE BOOK:“The Glass Castle” byJeannette Walls More...

JFCS will install officers at May 11 Annual Meeting

Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) will hold its 67th Annual Meeting and Recognition of Volunteers event on Wed., May 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Katz JCC. More...

South Jersey Region BBYO will celebrate 50 yrs. on May 7

South Jersey Region (SJR) BBYO will celebrate 50 years of shaping Jewish teens in the area on Saturday, May 7 at an event at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill. More...

Young girl donates life-saving defibrillator to Croft Farm Arts Center

She’s a dancer studying with celebrated Pennsylvania Ballet alumna Dalia Hays in Cherry Hill. More...

‘Warsaw’ performance benefits JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum

Cong. Beth El recently hosted a production of “Warsaw: A Musical Drama.” The event raised over $18,000 for the JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum & Education Center (GHMEC). More...

Settlements focus of JCRC talk

The Jewish Community Relations Council hosted Jeremy Maisel (second from right), facilitator of Israel Seminars, at a program addressing the issue of Jewish settlements in the West Bank. More...

Medford Chabad will host seder

Chabad in Medford has announced plans to host a Community Passover Seder on the first night of Passover, Monday, Apr. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Lake Pine Colony Club, 21 Chestnut Rd., Medford.   More...

Seminar addresses men’s health issues

Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) and Cooper University Hospital will sponsor a free seminar, “Men’s Sexual Health: Aging Gracefully and Learning to Deal with Male Prostate and Urinary Issues,” on Sunday, Apr. More...

Hadassah begins centennial events

Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, kicked off its centennial celebrations with a reception at a Tel Aviv skyscraper built on the site of what once was a Hadassah hospital.  More...

LBI synagogue begins rebuilding

The Jewish Community Center of Long Beach Island recently broke ground on a new building that will replace the original structure dedicated in 1961. The synagogue has 280 member families. More...

Helping to make children smile

Ian Bernard, who recently celebrated his bar mitzvah at Cong. Beth El, donated 16 LEGO toys to the Ronald McDonald House in Camden. More...

Sunni lights up life at Lions Gate

Every week, Sunni pays a visit to the residents of Lions Gate’s Health Center. A certified therapy dog, Sunni brightens everybody’s day. More...

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Jewish community will honor law enforcement on Apr. 10

The Jewish community will honor those serving in local, state, and federal law enforcement in Camden, Burlington, and Gloucester counties at the Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Awards program on Sunday, Apr. 10 at 9:15 a.m. More...

SAIL members celebrate Purim

Members of SAIL (Supports to Achieve Independent Living), a program of the special needs department of Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service, made hamantaschen for Purim together with m More...

Over 400 enjoy Katz JCC fundraiser at Adventure Aquarium in Camden

1. The Katz JCC’s Under the Sea fun’raiser at the Adventure Aquarium presented by Lexus of Cherry Hill with special sponsor Jay Roberts Jewelers was a huge splash. More...

‘Joyful Noise’ at Temple Sinai set for Apr. 29

Temple Sinai of Cinnaminson presents a Joyful Shabbat Noise on Friday, Apr. 29 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Lions Gate celebrates Purim

The residents of Lions Gate celebrated Purim with children from Cong. Beth El’s kindergarten class. More...

Sussman Tournament winners show off their new trophies

Celebrating their recent triumph and showing off their trophies for the first place win in the teen tournament at the Eric and Andy Sussman 3-on-3 Tournament at the Katz JCC were (top photo, third fr More...

Project Heart seeks to aid Holocaust victims

Holocaust victims and their families who owned property that was confiscated, looted or forcibly sold in countries governed or occupied by the Nazi forces or Axis powers during the Holocaust era may be eligible to participate in the Holocaust Era Ass More...

Davis wins Manischewitz cook-off

Stuart Davis of Cherry Hill exults after winning the Man-OManischewitz Cook-Off. Davis and his Chicken and Egg Donburi recipe took home the $25,000 top prize last week at the event in New York. More...

Colorful Purim at the Katz JCC

Julia Capozzoli has her face painted by (from left), Jackie Susuni, Molly Schultz and Talia HaLevy, members of the SJR BBYO, during the Katz JCC’s recent Community Purim Celebration. More...