February 18, 2015 RSS feed / Voice at the Shore

Avoda, a life-changing Jewish award program, is now accepting applications

Eight years ago, when Jason Benjamin was a senior at Charter Tech High School in Somers Point, his guidance counselor insisted that he apply for the Avoda Award. “I want you to win this,” she told him. “This is you.”  More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, February 20 - 5:22 p.m.  Friday, February 27 - 5:30 p.m.   More...

Beth Israel discontinues merger talks with Beth Judah

The board of Congregation Beth Israel in Northfield recently decided to halt discussions with Congregation Beth Judah in Ventnor about the possibility of joining the two congregations.  More...

Hadassah installs new officers at Sophia

Shaloma Hadassah members and guests met for a festive dinner at Sophia Restaurant in Margate on Thursday, January 22, as the group installed its new officers for 2015. More...

“Cocktails for a Cause” set for March 18

The 8th Annual JFS “Cocktails for a Cause” on Wednesday evening, March 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m., is at Nero’s Italian Steakhouse in Caesars Atlantic City. More...

HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD 101

An excerpt from the “D’var Torah of Awesomeness”

Remember Moses? Long beard, talks to bushes...the one who stood up to Pharoah and freed all the Jews from bondage?…What if I told you [that] you could be just like him?  More...

Purim at the shore; The whole megillah, spiels, carnival and more

Celebrate Purim at one or more of these events, which are open to the entire community:  More...

OBITUARIES

MYRON (MIKE) PRED, age 84, of Margate, passed away peacefully in his sleep on February 2 with his wife and two daughters by his side. More...

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19  BETH JUDAH – VENTNOR  “All About Purim,” a community Rosh Chodesh program for women, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., led by Rebbetzin Ellie Kremer and Marcia Fiedler. A $5 donation is requested. More...

Seniors always find warm welcome at Rosin Center

Even when it’s cold outside, it’s always warm and welcoming at Beron-Jewish Older Adult Services’ Rosin Center in Atlantic City, which offers daily social and educational activities for seniors, as well as lunch. More...

Our community’s best kept secret

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

One of the greatest misconceptions in our community is what, exactly, drives much of what happens within and beyond our Jewish community. Jewish Federation’s greatest mistake has been to assume everyone knows the facts. More...

My mother’s hamantaschen

Let’s celebrate Purim with homemade and delicious hamantaschen – so simple, and so tasty, the house will smell like you’re in patisserie. Yum!   More...

JCC to show Birdman Feb. 24

The Katz JCC in Margate will offer a special Dinner & Movie Event, featuring Oscarnominated Birdman, on Tuesday, February 24. More...

Students lead congregation in a fun and meaningful Shabbat

When a group of high school students from Beth Israel Temple Youth (BITY) sat down to plan a Shabbat service for their Northfield congregation, they had one important goal in mind: To make it meaningful.  More...

Funeral director honored for service

Jason Goldstein, funeral director for Roth-Goldsteins’ Memorial Chapel in Atlantic City, received the 2015 NextGen Professional of the Year Award from Selected Independent Funeral Homes, the world’s oldest and largest association of indep More...

Kid’s Calendar

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21  BETH EL - MARGATE  Tot Shabbat, 10:30 a.m., for children ages 2-7, with stories, songs, and snacks. Children will join the adult service when Torahs are replaced. More...