October 19, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

Cherry Hill native returns to discuss new teen novel at ABC Festival

MEET MATT BLACKSTONE…

AGE:30FAMILY:Wife Jamie, parentsAmy and Andy, brotherJaredHOBBIES:Writing, running, andbaseballFAVORITE BOOKS:“Catcher in the Rye,”“The Count of MonteCristo” and “Night”FAVORITE FOOD:Chips & Salsa More...

JCRC Israel Advocacy Initiative to launch with Nov. 8 program

Neil Lazarus, an expert in the field of Israel advocacy, will be the featured speaker at the launch of the Jewish Community Relations Council’s (JCRC) Israel Advocacy Initiative. Lazarus will speak on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. More...

Fascinating lives among highlights at Arts, Books & Culture Festival

Powerful, emotional, enlightening and humorous personal memories will highlight the daytime programming at the 22nd Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books, and Culture Nov. 13-20 at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill.  More...

Dubrow BBYO kicks off year

Over 30 teens from the Dubrow BBYO chapter in South Jersey Region (SJR) BBYO kicked off the year with a hayride, campfire, and s’mores at Springdale Farms. More...

Long term care symposium Nov. 3

Long term care insurance will be the topic of a symposium on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Family Activity Center at the Katz JCC. More...

See ‘The Golem’ with Har Zion

The Sisterhood of Temple Har Zion in Mount Holly is sponsoring an afternoon of theater Apr. 15. Tickets are available for the 5 p.m. performance of “The Golem” at the Prince Music Theater in Philadelphia. More...

Mitch Albom book slated for television

Southern New Jersey native Mitch Albom’s bestseller “Have a Little Faith” has been made into a movie for television. The Hallmark Presentation will air on ABC on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 9 p.m.  More...

Flu shots Oct. 31 at the Katz JCC

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill will be an influenza vaccine site for the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services on Monday, Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The local community is invited to attend and receive a flu shot. More...

South Jersey residents mentor students

Donna Bell (right) and Sharla Feldscher (second from left), two South Jersey residents, serve as co-chairs of the Temple University Hillel Mentors Program. More...

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Amb. Yehuda Avner will speak at Congregation Sons of Israel

Former Amb. Yehuda Avner, an advisor to five Israeli prime ministers, will speak at Cong. Sons of Israel on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Shopping event at Lee Newman benefits JCC Camps

Join the Katz JCC during Lee Newman/Tehen Week on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. for a special reception at the Lee Newman Store. The event is free and open to the community. More...

Showing respect in the schools

Volunteers from the JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center (GHMEC) marked the First Annual Week of Respect, created by recent New Jersey anti-bullying legislation, by reading book More...

Three synagogues set noted author for Torah Fund

The Sisterhoods of Cong. Beth El, Temple Beth Sholom and Cong. Ner Tamid will join together on Sunday, Nov. 6 at Cong. Beth El in Voorhees for their fourth annual collaborative Torah Fund Brunch. More...

Parenting issues focus of program at M’kor Shalom

“Blessing of a B Minus,”a special discussion of parenting issues, will be held at Cong. M’kor Shalom on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. The event will feature Rabbi Richard Address discussing Wendy Mogel’s book “The Blessing of a B Minus: More...

AARP driving class at the Katz JCC

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill will host the AARP Safe Driving Class on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 26-27 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants must attend both days in order to get credit. More...