June 12, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

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Evesham School Trustee resigns position over alleged remarks

Rosemary Bernardi steps down from the Evesham school board and state association

Rosemary Bernardi, the Evesham Township trustee under fire for alleged anti-semitic remarks, tonight quit her positions on the local school board and the New Jersey School Boards Association.In an email addressed to Evesham school officials, Bernardi More...

Helping care for furry friends

As part of her tzedakah project for her bat mitzvah, Mount Laurel student Gila Ross hosted a successful Humane Education Day at the Larchmont Elementary School. More...

South Jersey J Street to host foreign policy expert

The South Jersey chapter of J Street will present Lara Friedman in a discussion of why the American Jewish community should support United States efforts to assist Israel and the Palestinian Authority in negotiating a two-state solution.  The pr More...

Kids enjoy Blumenfeld Field Day

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JCF announces new fund to benefit local day schools

In Jewish communities large and small throughout the country, a push to grow Jewish day school education has strengthened in recent years, and the same is happening in Southern New Jersey. More...

TBS kids help mothers

The four-year-old classes at the Temple Beth Sholom ECEC collected, packaged and decorated toiletry bags for Mothers Matter, which helps challenged mothers get back their independence. More...

Kellman Brown’s ‘Samson’ grows hair for a cause

For more than two years, 10- year-old Samuel Hershman was the Samson of Kellman Brown Academy—growing his mane of hair to near biblical proportions.  More...

Sen. Menendez visits Israel

Senator Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, recently visited Israel. While there, he met with top Israeli officials, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. More...

Beth Judah in Ventnor sets events

The women of Cong. Beth Judah in Ventnor will hold their Annual Mah Jongg and Card Party on Wednesday, June 26 at Linwood Country Club. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Play ends at 3:30 p.m.  The cost is $25 per person including dairy luncheon. More...

Local composer honored for tolerance-teaching musicals

This year marks the 30th anniversary of local composer Andrea Green’s first musical for children, “On The Other Side of the Fence,” which she wrote to help foster acceptance and increase communication between children who are percei More...

Senior Volunteer Recognition Lunch

The Katz JCC adult department held a recognition luncheon to honor their senior adult volunteers. More...

Disability has never slowed down this Eagle Scout & passionate Jew

MEET ROBBIE FRIEDNER…

AGE: 56  FAMILY: Wife Debbie; children Sarina, Ari, and Ilan; 5 grandchildren  SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

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JCRC installs Jonathan Korn

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), an agency of the Jewish Federation, recently held its Annual Meeting. Jonathan Korn (right) was installed as president. More...

Nuanced view of U.S. response to Holocaust needed, says Steven Bayme

Decades later, Dr. Barnard Kaplan still remembers the day back in 1961 when his father’s unusual habit of reading the New York Times from back to front yielded an exclamation from the older Kaplan. More...

Early registration underway for Jewish stitchery convention

From “Gefelted Fish,” a popular trend in stitchery, to the study of Jewish texts in search of ritual items and symbols that can be used in future Judaica projects, the October 6-8, 2013 biennial convention of the Pomegranate Guild of Juda More...

Young triathletes compete

Nine-year-old Sabrina Greenberg reaches the finish line as mom Robyn cheers her on. Sabrina was one of 150 kids ages 7-12 who competed in the Ninth Annual Kids Triathlon at the Katz JCC. More...

JCC’s Appel Art Gallery bringing Israel to life

As part of the year-long Israel 65 celebration, the community is invited to walk through and experience the latest exhibit in the Appel Art Gallery at the Katz JCC. More...

ACHaD basketball players honored

The ACHaD Basketball Squadron, now in its third year, is comprised of 29 players with special needs, ages 14-21. More...

Katz JCC offers June Vacation Days

At the end of the school year and before camp begins in mid- June, the JCC is kicking off summer break with three fun-filled Vacation Day trips for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade.  On Wednesday, June 19, splash into fun at Sahara Sam&r More...

Shabbat Dinner at JCC Camps at Medford

Parents and children enjoyed a unique way to celebrate Shabbat with a BBQ dinner, bonfire, scavenger hunt, Kiddush, traditional songs and roasted marshmallows at the JCC Camps at Medford.   More...

NMAJH offers summer special

Every Wednesday through Aug. 28, admission to the National Museum of American Jewish History is free from 5-8 p.m. Donations of any size are welcome. The entire museum, including the core exhibition and special exhibitions, will be open. More...