July 9, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Southern town embraces local Holocaust survivor

MEET CHARLES MIDDLEBERG…

JOSHUA RIDER & CHARLES MIDDLEBERG  HOMETOWN: Marlton  SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

B’nai Tikvah-Beth Israel in Sewell welcomes Rabbi Jordan Gendra

Cong. B’nai Tikvah-Beth Israel in Sewell has welcomed Rabbi Jordan “Jordi” Gendra as its new spiritual leader. Gendra started his tenure on July 1 at the 130-family synagogue.  More...

Adath Emanu-El hires new ‘rabbi educator’

When Adath Emanu-El leaders started the search for someone to replace their retiring Religious School Director, they knew what a pivotal role that person would play in their congregation. The Mt. More...

JCF Annual Meeting honors Arlene & Ed Plasky, JCC Maccabi Games

With over 200 guests in attendance, the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc., hosted its 34th Annual Dinner on June 19 in the Lahn Social Hall of the Jewish Community Campus. More...

Get in on the Maccabi fun by becoming a volunteer

In a few short weeks, from August 10-15, the entire South Jersey community will be abuzz with the JCC Maccabi Games hosted by the Katz JCC. More...

SAILebration celebrates 10 years of special needs employment programs

On June 22, Samost JFCS hosted SAILebration, a celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the JFCS SAIL and Supported Employment Special Needs Programs. The evening, held at the beautiful Cooper River Boathouse, was a tremendous success. More...

Freeholders honor Maccabi Games

The JCC Maccabi Games was recently recognized by the Camden County Freeholder Board for its positive impact on the community and local businesses. More...

Mitzvot and fun at Beth El event

Cong. Beth El in Voorhees recently held its 20th Annual Family Fun Night. Over 350 families enjoyed the festivities, food and fun. More...

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Bat mitzvah project aids BookMates

Rebecca Raush, who recently celebrated her bat mitzvah, collected books for BookMates as part of her mitzvah project. More...

Illene Rubin to be installed VP for national women’s group

Illene Rubin, of Cherry Hill, will be installed as vice president of the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism at its 2014 convention.  More...

Honors and installations at Jewish Senior Housing Annual Meeting

Marlene ‘Sis’ Levy receives Helen F. Spiegel Leadership Award

Cherry Hill native Marlene “Sis” Levy has a long legacy of volunteerism, community service and philanthropy. More...

Katz JCC members celebrate 70th anniversary, life adventures

A long lasting marriage can be a rare thing to come across these days, but every once in a while, you’re lucky enough to meet a couple that has been married for 50 or even 60 years. More...

Gallery features seniors’ art

The Katz JCC’s Appel Art Gallery will once again be host to the Senior Citizens Juried Art Contest & Exhibition, hosted by the Camden County Cultural & Heritage Commission. More...

A look back at a successful year for South Jersey Region BBYO

A memorable year for South Jersey Region BBYO has come to a close. This year proved successful when SJR’s numbers surpassed goals with over 400 teens from 8th to 12th grade active in our youth movement. More...

Housing Associates presents awards

The Federation Housing Associates (of Dubin, Gesher and Saltzman Houses) held its Annual Meeting and Board Installation on June 23. More...