December 12, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

Local chocolatier shares his love of sweet treats

MEET JACQUES DAHAN…

FAMILY: Wife Laura, children Jennifer, Jessica, Abigail and Rebecca  FAVORITE CHOCOLATE: Macaroons or anything that is not too heavy  FAVORITE PLACES TRAVELED: San Francisco and Israel   More...

America-Israel business group aims for the future with new name

The America-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Central Atlantic Region, changed its name to Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (PICC), effective in November. More...

KBA students learn tzedakah

Kellman Brown Academy held a “Mitzvah Mall” the day of Thanksgiving eve. More...

FIDF NJ Chapter’s Tribute Dinner Dec. 15 due to Hurricane Sandy

The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) New Jersey Chapter’s 8th Annual IDF Tribute Dinner, is set for Saturday, December 15, after being postponed last month due to Hurricane Sandy. The event will take place 8 p.m. More...

JCC Fit Club set to start on January 7

Back by popular demand, the JCC Fit Club will start on Monday, Jan. 7 and will feature a six-week intense weight-loss and fitness program. More...

JCC’s Camp 365 to offer skating on December 27

The Katz JCC’s new Camp 365 program, which offers the fun and friendship of camp yearround, is hosting a number of events during the course of the year. More...

Local company hosts food drive in support of JFCS

Sonstein Financial Group is hosting a general needs food drive to support the Betsy and Peter Fischer Food Pantry at the Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service. More...

Bat mitzvah helps those in need

Amanda Ravitz decided at her bat mitzvah to donate $500 from the Stanley and Doris Ravitz Loving Acts of Kindness Fund (started by her great-grandparents) to the JFCS Food Pantry in honor and in memo More...

Family fun at the J on Dec. 25

The Katz JCC will host its annual Character Breakfast for children and families on Tuesday, Dec. 25 from 10 a.m. to noon. The event is open to the community and is a fun way to celebrate Chanukah! More...

Those with special needs, employers honored at event

The Annual Vocational Celebration Breakfast is intended to be just that—a celebration. More...

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Emanuel ‘Crams the Van’ for hungry

Temple Emanuel recently held two events to collect and sort food for the hungry—a Thanksgiving Basket Sorting Food Drive and “Cram the Van” event with Religious School kids. More...

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Beth El volunteers serve kids

Volunteers from Cong. Beth El served Thanksgiving Dinner to members of the Boys & Girls Club of Camden. More...

Donor creates first endowment for Festival of Arts, Books & Culture

Valerie Gladfelter, a member of the Jewish Community Foundation’s board and its investment committee, has set up a small initial endowment fund to support the Katz JCC’s annual Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books & Culture, the fi More...

Authors share their views on media bias against Israel

The book entitled “Pressing Israel: Media Bias Exposed from A to Z” was the hot topic of conversation in the Katz JCC Social Hall Thursday, Nov. 29. More...

Life Long Learning at the Katz JCC begins registration

Registration for the Saltzman Foundation Life Long Learning Institute at the Katz JCC is now open for the January-February- March semester. Life Long Learning courses are open to the entire community.  More...

Boardwalk Bingo huge success for Kellman Brown Academy PTG

The Kellman Brown Academy PTG recently hosted an extremely successful fundraising event. More...

Kids enjoy a night of dancing

Nearly 150 kids enjoyed a night of dancing, games and more at the Katz JCC’s annual Plymouth Rock Hop Thanksgiving dance. More...

Samost JFCS Annual Vocational Breakfast celebrates the accomplishments of individuals with special needs

Samost JFCS hosted the Special Needs Vocational Program Celebration Breakfast at the Doubletree Hotel where nearly 150 attendees celebrated the achievements of special needs employees and their South Jersey employers.   More...

New members at Adath Emanu-El

Adath Emanu-El in Mt. Laurel recently welcomed new members at a special breakfast. The new members had an opportunity to meet with synagogue leaders and learn about activities and programs. More...

Women face concerns about reaching financial retirement goals

Women today exude confidence, juggling work and home life responsibilities seamlessly. One area where they are not so sure of themselves though is their ability to maintain their standard of living during retirement.  More...