February 18, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Teacher reaches his students through music

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HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill  FAMILY: Wife Robin, daughters Megan and Brittany, granddaughter Remy  FAVORITE COMPOSER: Frédéric Chopin  FAVORITE NIGHT OUT: Dinner and a Broadway show  FAVORITE YOUNG ADULT FICTION: “Wonder” by More...

Chip Kelly to keynote JCC Sports Award Dinner

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly will be the keynote speaker at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill’s Fifth Annual Sports Award Dinner, presented by Friedman LLP, on Tuesday, Mar. 3.  More...

Schlangers to be honored at JCRC’s Middle East Institute; John Bolton is featured speaker

Eva and Marvin Schlanger, who have been actively engaged in numerous organizations and activities in support of the State of Israel, will receive this year’s prestigious JCRC Israel Advocacy Award at the JCRC’s 46th Annual Middle East Ins More...

Chabad sets annual Purim celebration

Chabad Lubavitch of Camden and Burlington Counties will host its annual Purim bash on Wednesday, Mar. 4 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Chabad Center, 1925 Kresson Rd., Cherry Hill. All are welcome.  More...

Register for Rutgers Hillel 5K

Registration and sponsorship opportunities for the Fourth Annual FIT (For Israel Team Hillel) 5K Run/Walk and One Mile Fun Run/Walk to be held Sunday, Apr. 19, are now open for students, businesses and the general community. More...

TBS gets ‘all wrapped up’

Temple Beth Sholom’s Men’s Club gathered with Rabbi Micah Peltz and Director of Congregational Learning Alex Weinberg to learn about the mitzvah of tefillin for the Federation of Jewish M More...

Gourmet evening at the JCC

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill recently hosted its Fifth Annual Gourmet Wine & Dine, with proceeds benefiting the JCC’s adult nutrition program. More...

‘Above & Beyond’ at Volvo Film Fest

The Cherry Hill Volvo Jewish Film Festival of the Katz JCC kicks off its 10th year in April, and the community is invited to a pre-event documentary screening of “Above & Beyond” on Thursday, Mar. 12 at 7 p.m. More...

SJ Men’s Club supports GHMEC

Marc Cohen, representing the JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center (GHMEC), accepted a $250 check from the SJ Men’s Club during a recent SJ Men’s Club event. More...

Cherry Hill couple honored by donation

Karen and Joe Borish of Cherry Hill were recently honored by their daughter and son-in-law, Lindsay and Joey Schottenstein of Columbus, Ohio (pictured). More...

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Win a 2015 Lexus for $250

Don’t miss out on the Katz JCC’s annual Lexus Car Raffle, presented by Lexus of Cherry Hill. More...

Beth Tikvah students & Lions Gate seniors learn from each other

There was no need to ask exactly where at Lions Gate the intergenerational event was happening on a recent winter Sunday. More...

Hundreds joining to make Challah on March 12

Bringing the warmth and tradition of Challah baking to the entire Southern New Jersey community, Chabad is inviting all Jewish women to participate in a Mega Challah Bake event on Thursday, Mar. 12 at 7 p.m. More...

Planning Hadassah Gala event

The Planning Committee for the upcoming Camden County Hadassah 90th Anniversary Gala is hard at work. Organizing the Mar. More...

Temple Sinai’s Rabbi Steven Fineblum honored in retirement year

Rabbi Steven Fineblum came to Temple Sinai in Cinnaminson in 1985 with his wife, two young children, and one on the way. More...

Cong. Sons of Israel helps feed the hungry in area

Cong. Sons of Israel hosted its first “Cook for a Friend” day. More...

From MSG stands to NHL throne, hockey always king for Gary Bettman

In the late 1960s, Gary Bettman would finish classes at his Queens high school, take the subway to Madison Square Garden and whip out his student ID card to land a ticket for 50 cents to a New York Rangers game. More...