October 15, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Local Ukrainian-born author to recount his journey at ABC Festival

MEET LEV GOLINKIN…

Ukrainian-born Lev Golinkin arrived in America as a child refugee, determined to put the turbulent past behind him. But his Cold War-era exodus story refused to remain a repressed memory.  More...

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Shabbos Project coming to area October 24-25

The Shabbos Project, an effort that began last year in South Africa, will be coming to Southern New Jersey Oct. 24-25. It is a unique, international grassroots Jewish identity movement that unites all Jews to keep one full Shabbat together. More...

Women’s Philanthropy showing of ‘Gone Girl’ heightens abuse awareness

“Gone Girl” is a film noir about a wife who vanishes into thin air. More...

Rabbi Micah Peltz to be installed head rabbi at TBS

Eight years after his arrival as Temple Beth Sholom’s junior rabbi, Micah Peltz will be officially installed as head rabbi of the Conservative Cherry Hill synagogueina9a.m.ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 2.  More...

Celebration planned for Rabbi Frenkel

Cong. M’kor Shalom in Cherry Hill will host a celebration for Rabbi Jennifer L. Frenkel, who was installed on Sept. 12 as the synagogue’s senior rabbi. The celebration in her honor will take place on Sunday, Oct. 26 from 6-9 p.m. More...

Story of heroic diplomat who saved 30,000 Jews will be told Oct. 26

Like so many Jewish families in Europe in the dark days as the winds of Worlds War II swirled, Lee Sterling and his family were on the run.  More...

Vacation Days at the Katz JCC in November

The first week of November means Election Day and Teacher’s Convention for South Jersey schools, and the JCC in Cherry Hill is offering fun and exciting day trips for kids in kindergarten through 7th grade.   More...

Junior Maccabi Basketball Kicks Off New Season

The 2014-2015 season of the Sun National Bank Junior Maccabi Basketball League is now accepting registration for the upcoming season. More...

Scout completes project at Crescent

Zachary Goldstein, a Scout with Temple Beth Sholom’s Troop 36, recently completed his Service Project to attain his Eagle Scout Rank. More...

Jewish Federation and its CEO to be honored by business magazine

A regional business publication has singled out the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey for the company’s positive effect on economic development in Southern New Jersey. More...

Fascinating lives on tap at Arts, Books & Culture Fest

The Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture at the Katz JCC will celebrate its 25th year beginning Sunday, Nov. 9 through Sunday, Nov. 16. More...

Community joins together for High Holiday Cooking Project

Dozens of volunteers joined together to aid the Jewish Family & Children’s Service High Holiday Community Cooking Project, which took place at Cong. Beth El and Temple Beth Sholom. More...

Adath hosts wellness events

Adath Emanu-El in Mount Laurel is hosting several Health & Wellness events in October and November. Planned events include:   The Social Action Committee is holding a Bone Marrow Registration on Sunday, Oct. More...

JGH Auxiliary holds luncheon

The JGH Auxiliary at Lions Gate recently held its Annual Paid-up Membership Luncheon. The event featured entertainment by Andy Kahn, who played and sang songs from the 1930s through 1950s. More...

JCC Medford Camps sets Open House for October 19

The JCC Camps at Medford will host its fall open house on Sunday, Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Amazing Stunt Bicycle Show at the JCC

The community is invited to attend a high-energy bicycle stunt show on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 12:30 p.m. More...

Locustwood starts expansion of Jewish section

Locustwood Memorial Park has broken ground on a $1.2- million, two-acre construction project in the Garden of Jacob area and future expansion of the Garden of Jacob Mausoleum to add several thousand additional burial space options.  More...