January 22, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

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MEET FERIDA WOLFF…

FAMILY: Husband Michael; daughter Stephanie; son Russell  FAVORITE PURSUIT: Trying new things  FAVORITE PASTIME: Traveling  FAVORITE DESTINATION: Galapagos Islands  FAVORITE CHILDREN’S BOOK AUTH More...

Veteran and emerging leaders learning to FLI with Federation

Valerie Linden’s introduction to Jewish Federation was at social events with the Young Adult Division (YAD). More...

Jay Roberts Jewelry Extravaganza will be held on new date—Mar. 22

The Jay Roberts Jewelry Extravaganza benefitting the Katz JCC will be held on Saturday, Mar. 22. More...

Israeli espionage comedy set for Katz JCC

It’s not often that an arch-terrorist’s assassination inspires a slickly produced espionage comedy caper with a big payoff. More...

Local ADL official set for Beth Tikvah

Nancy K. Baron-Baer, interim regional director of the Anti- Defamation League (ADL), will speak on the topic “ADL—Still Relevant after 100 Years” at Cong. Beth Tikvah (CBT), 115 Evesboro-Medford Rd., Marlton at 7:30 p.m. More...

Lexus Car Raffle tickets available

Don’t miss out on the Katz JCC’s annual Lexus Car Raffle, presented by Lexus of Cherry Hill. The lucky winner will drive home in a 2014 Lexus of their choice—an IS250 or an ES350. In addition four others will win cash prizes. More...

JCC celebrates Healthy Heart Month

February is Healthy Heart Month, and the Katz JCC is recognizing this through a monthlong series of programs, activities, and screenings in conjunction with Jefferson University Hospitals. More...

Screening for Hitchcock Holocaust film

A documentary about the Holocaust by Alfred Hitchcock will be screened for the first time as the renowned late director intended, a British newspaper reported.  More...

Special Needs Art Exhibit

ACHaD SPECIAL NEEDS ART EXHIBIT

In recognition of Jewish Disability Awareness Month coming up in February, the Joel & Linda Appel Art Gallery at the Katz JCC is featuring original artwork created by members of the Katz JCC ACHaD department (Achieving Community Hopes and Dreams) More...

Jewish leader gets in costume for kids

Scott Yellin, whose family business AELitho was based in Riverside, Burlington County for many years, helped underprivileged children celebrate Christmas. More...

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Maccabi Games Opening Ceremony set for Sun National Bank Center

It’s official!  More...

‘Al’s ChorAl’ an ongoing tribute to the legacy of Rabbi Albert Lewis

There were, suggests Gilah Lewis Sietz, three things that her late father, Rabbi Albert Lewis, held dear. They were music, interfaith understanding and seniors in a community.  More...

JCF announces award opportunities

The Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. (JCF) supports the community in many ways, and three of the JCF’s community oriented funding opportunities are kicking off now. More...

StandWithUs opens a regional office

StandWithUs (SWU), a 12- year-old Israel education organization, has opened a regional office staffed by Joseph Puder, who will serve as executive director, and Ferne Hassan, who will serve as associate director.  More...

Chabad offers course on Jewish challenges

“To Be a Jew in the Free World,” a six-week course that explores insights from modern Jewish history as Jews confront some of the greatest challenges they face today, will begin on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m. More...

Teen Shabbaton in NYC Feb. 28

The “International NYC Teen Shabbaton 2014” will take place in New York on Feb. 28-Mar. 2. The Chabad Shabbaton will leave Cherry Hill on Thursday, Feb. 27. More...

Northeast Philly bakery closes

Hesh’s Bakery, a Northeast Philadelphia bakery renowned throughout the Delaware Valley for its chocolate chip loaf, has shut down after 54 years in business.  More...

South Jersey teacher raising awareness for kidney disease

From a routine ultrasound during pregnancy, Cherry Hill resident Ellyne Dombro learned she had a life-threatening kidney disease that would progress gradually, eventually requiring her to seek out a kidney transplant.  More...