September 4, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Cherry Hill teen among the best in martial arts

MEET MAGGIE PETERSON…

AGE: 18  HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill  SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

Donna Bell to be installed as president at JCC Annual Mtg.

Donna Bell will be installed as president of the Katz JCC at its 56th Annual Meeting on Monday, Sept. 16th. She succeeds Dr. Mark Dannenbaum, who is completing his second consecutive term. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. More...

Barbara Walkes to be featured at national needlework conference

Barbara Walkes of Cherry Hill will be leading a session on the creation of a Purim Grogger in counted cross-stitch at the biennial convention of the Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Needlework. More...

Team South Jersey brings home 22 medals from Calif.

Team South Jersey, comprised of 60 Jewish teens ages 13-16, recently traveled to Orange County, Calif. to participate in the 2013 JCC Maccabi Games. More...

Abandoned Mt. Laurel building has a storied Jewish history

Just up the road from Springville Elementary School in Mt. Laurel, rests a shabby and abandoned building. The decrepit foundation has a unique Jewish history dating all the way back to the early 1900s.  More...

Kids enjoy end-of-summer activities

The JCC recently provided over 80 families with safe, supervised end-of-summer activities for their children. More...

In small-town South, Jewish newcomers provide infusion of optimism

Standing beneath the chuppah during his wedding in May, Doug Friedlander said he felt a “magical moment,” and it wasn’t just because of his blushing bride. Theirs was the first Jewish wedding in Helena, Ark., in more than 20 years. More...

Excitement building for ABC Festival

Showing off some of the prominent authors attending this year’s 24th annual Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture at the Katz JCC were ABC Committee members (from left), Pat Litwa More...

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JCF announces Fall Grants Cycle

As part of the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc.’s mission of supporting the community, the JCF holds semi-annual Grants Cycles to benefit non-profit organizations. More...

JCRC at Fatherhood Forum

David Snyder (right), executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council, recently took part in the first annual statewide Fatherhood Forum sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Childre More...

JCC hosting Simcha in Sukkah

Taking the Sukkot tradition of welcoming the “Ushpizin”— Aramaic for “the exalted guests”—to grander proportions, the Katz JCC welcomes the entire community to its annual Simcha in the Sukkah holiday celebration on More...

Fall programs at the JCC

The Katz JCC is offering a wide variety of exciting and enriching fall programs and activities for children, teens, adults, families, seniors and individuals with special needs.  More...

JCC gearing up to host 2014 Games

Members of the 2014 Katz JCC's Maccabi Games Executive Committee recently traveled to Austin, Texas to observe the logistics and operations of this year's Maccabi Games. More...

Hosting teens in PALS program

The JCC's ACHaD special needs department recently hosted eight teens ages 12-19 who are multiply disabled and require the assistance of an Augmentative and Alternative Communication Device (AAC). More...