April 16, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Couple has grand plans for Maccabi special-needs competition

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Linda Newman’s favorite place on Earth is the Katz JCC basketball court on a Monday night. More...

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Jewish Federation heading to DC for briefings & congressional visits

“One of the most significant lessons from all my years of public service is that people underestimate the importance and the impact of a group of citizens who tell their stories and bring their message to their representatives in person,” More...

Cong. Beth Tikvah to hold its first Yom Hashoa program

The Men’s Club and Sisterhood of Cong. Beth Tikvah (CBT), 11 Evesboro- Medford Rd., Marlton, will hold its inaugural commemoration of Yom Hashoah on Sunday, Apr. 27 from 10-11:30 a.m., at the synagogue.  More...

Broadway talent to visit the JCC on Monday, May 12

The magical voices and talent of Broadway stars return to the Katz JCC stage for the fifth annual production of “Broadway Live” on Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m. More...

Adath Religious School Principal Errol Schlessinger reflects on 38 years

During four decades as a religious school educator at Adath Emanu-El, Errol Schlesinger has remained close to many of his former students. More...

Volunteer driver legislation supported by Federation Assoc., non-profit groups

The passage of concurrent resolutions by the New Jersey State Senate and General Assembly to foster a more supportive environment for individuals to choose to volunteer as drivers of mobility-impaired residents, including elderly and disabled individ More...

Kids learn all about matzah

Six-year-old Abbe Frey, a kindergartener at the Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center, helps Rabbi Yitzchok Kahan demonstrate matzah-making. More...

Katz JCC wins Excellence Awards at JCCs of North America Biennial

The Katz JCC and its leadership were recently recognized at the JCCs of North America Biennial in San Diego, CA. More...

Politz honors community leaders

Gathered at Politz Day School’s 15th Annual Scholarship Dinner were this year’s honorees. More...

Kids swim, bike and run for health

On Sunday, June 1, the 10th annual Kids Triathlon returns to the Katz JCC, encouraging all children in the community ages 7-12 to participate. Kids will swim, bike and run to the finish line in this age-appropriate competition. More...

Beth El a third-time JAG champion

Cong. Beth El won the Jewish Athletic Group bowling tournament for the third time in a row. Two dozen bowlers participated in this year’s event. More...

Community Holocaust observance will feature story of the St. Louis

The annual Yom Hashoah Community Holocaust Observance, sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council’s (JCRC) Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center (GHMEC) in cooperation with the Tri-County Board of Rabbis, will be held on Monday More...

Crowds enjoy diverse movies at annual Volvo Film Festival

Thousands of film fans from throughout the Delaware Valley enjoyed 26 films, including 22 regional premieres, at this year’s Ninth Annual Cherry Hill Volvo Jewish Film Festival of the Katz JCC. More...

Family day of fun planned by JFCS for community

Are your kids missing the game of gaga from their days at camp? Now they can play gaga and help JFCS programs and services. More...

Jewish Business Network joins forces with Federation

Since 2002, the Jewish Business Network of Southern New Jersey has provided its members with a supportive and friendly environment to connect with each other and join forces for educational opportunities. More...

Rabbi Weiner energizes Beth Tikvah’s young

It was the Sunday morning following the shift to spring Daylight Saving Time. That precious hour of sleep had been lost, but things were still bustling at Congregation Beth Tikvah Sunday School. More...

Enjoying Chabad Israel experience

Chabad Rabbis (from left), Avi Richler, Mendy Mangel, and Yitzchok Kahan during the recent Chabad of Camden, Burlington and Gloucester counties trip to Israel. More...

Hundreds support JCC programs at Apr. 5 JFinity Live event

Over 400 people came out in support of the Katz JCC’s JFinity Live fundraiser on Saturday, April 5, presented by Lexus of Cherry Hill. More...

Karin Elkis joins Senate Democratic staff

TRENTON—Senate President Steve Sweeney announced that Karin Elkis has joined the staff of the Senate Democratic Majority, where she will serve as Chief of Staff to the Senate Democratic caucus. More...

Experts discuss charitable giving

Rabbi Ari Marburger (left), of the Business Halachah Institute, and Bryan Clontz, of Charitable Solutions, LLC, presented to local attorneys and community leaders for a two-hour Continuing Legal Educ More...

Early Childhood Center to hang new mezuzot

The Community is welcome to join the Sari Isdaner Early Childhood families and staff for a blessing ceremony on Monday, May 5 at 3pm, as new mezuzot are hung on all of the classroom doorposts. More...