April 3, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Teen leader is inspiring others to develop their potential

MEET ALEXA VECCHIO…

AGE: 17  FAMILY: Parents Marla &Gary; brother, Justin; sister, Sarah  SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

Adults with disabled siblings connect at unique conference

Cherry Hill resident Cheryl Resnick remembers a long ago Chanukah when all she wanted was a brother or sister. More...

Sons of Israel to present awards at Sunday, Apr. 14 Annual Dinner

Cong. Sons of Israel, 720 Cooper Landing Rd. in Cherry Hill, will honor several distinguished members of the community at the synagogue’s Annual Dinner on Sunday, Apr. 14. The keynote speaker will be Dr. More...

Stepping Out fundraiser ‘slam dunk’ for JFCS as a record crowd of 550 shows its support

On Saturday evening, Mar. 16, the annual fundraiser for Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service, Stepping Out with JFCS, welcomed a record attendance of 550 friends, board members, donors, and staff to celebrate at Cong. Beth El. More...

‘The best is yet to be…’ for JGH Auxiliary at Lions Gate

“The best is yet to be…”  And yes, in an ideal world, older age would be a celebration, a happy time for those who have lived and learned and are ready to reap the benefits of all that.  But too often, our elderly are sid More...

KIDSLAND returns to JCC on May 5

A South Jersey favorite family tradition, KIDSLAND, returns to the Katz JCC on Sunday, May 5. From 11a.m. to 4 p.m. Families and children are invited to enjoy hands-on activities, educational exhibits, live entertainment, giveaways and food. More...

‘Jews & Kashrut’ at Temple Univ.

“How Kosher Is Kosher?” a conference sponsored by Cong. More...

Celebrated young female novelist to discuss her dark war novel

Wedged between celebrations of Women’s History Month in March and April’s Israel 65 festivities, the Katz JCC is hosting a young female author whose gripping debut novel speaks volumes about coming of age in modern Israel. More...

JCC staff attends national conference

Members of the Katz JCC staff, consisting of professionals from the executive staff, as well as the marketing, development, health & wellness, early childhood, camp, and adult departments, joined 480 JCC professionals from 102 Jewish Community Ce More...

JCC CELEBRATES PASSOVER!

The celebration of Passover was in full swing at the Katz JCC, enjoyed by community members of all ages.   More...

Politz celebrates Torah & technology

Thanks to a grant from the Kohelet Foundation, Politz Day School of Cherry Hill middle school students received their own iPads to use for their general and Judaic studies classes. More...

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Prime focus in Middle East must be confronting radical Islam, say speakers at JCRC program

Confronting the challenges posed by radical Islam and Iran, radical Islam’s chief sponsor and proponent, needs to be a prime focus of efforts in the Middle East if that region is to be stable, according to Yaron Sideman, consul general of Israe More...

Larry Smith will be featured at ‘Author on the Road’ event

Larry Smith, author of “Oy! Only Six? Why Not More? Six- Word Memoirs on Jewish Life,” will be at Cong. More...

Jewish Film Festival highlights Israeli cinema’s maturity & diversity

As part of the community celebration of Israel’s 65th year of independence, the Cherry Hill Volvo Jewish Film Festival of the Katz JCC will present a dozen Israeli films Apr. 18-28. More...

New Jersey-Delaware delegation helps Arad celebrate 50th birthday

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The unique bond between Arad and the Jewish communities of New Jersey and Delaware hit a new high when a delegation of 30 representatives from Jewish Federations in New Jersey and Delaware arrived in the southern Israeli city to take part in its 50- More...

Camden Reunion at Cong. Beth El

The Second Annual Camden Reunion will be held on Monday, Apr. 22 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Cong. Beth El in Voorhees. The evening will feature a kosher Chinese buffet and entertainment.  Reservations are required by Apr. 15. More...

Join the 76ers at Jewish Heritage Day

Families are invited to join the JCC to watch the Sixers take on the Cleveland Cavaliers as the team celebrates Jewish Heritage Day on Sunday, Apr. 14 at the Wells Fargo Center. More...

Islamic law focus of Apr. 14 event

“Islamic Sharia Law: Myths and Facts” will be the subject of a community program presented by the Jewish Catholic Muslim Dialogue of South Jersey (JCM Dialogue). The event will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Apr. 14 at Cong. More...

JCF to host networking event

To help local professional advisors and businesspeople connect with one another, the Jewish Community Foundation will be hosting a networking event, “Hobnob Over Hot Rods,” on Wednesday, May 1 from 6-8 p.m.  More...

JCC CAMPS AT MEDFORD SEEKS ALUMNI

Are you looking to reconnect with friends made during summers spent at the JCC Camps?  More...