April 1, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Cherry Hill artist recalls her heavy metal years

MEET LINDA MARKOFF…

FAMILY: Sons Michael (Phyllis), Matthew, and Robert (Adriane); grandchildren, Samantha, Jacob, and Leo  SYNAGOGUE: Cong. More...

Array of films to be featured at CH Volvo Jewish Festival

Boasting an impressive decade of gripping and insightful films, the Tenth Annual Cherry Hill Volvo Jewish Film Festival of the Katz JCC will screen 26 films from Sunday, Apr. 19 through Sunday, Apr. 26. More...

Childhood anxiety is focus of program at Kellman Brown

“Managing Childhood Anxiety: What Parents Can Do to Reduce their Child’s Stress” will be presented by Clinical Psychologist Scott Poltrock, Ph.D. on Tuesday, Apr. 14 at 7 p.m. More...

Over 360 women experience the mitzvah of making challah

The traffic on Springdale Road in Cherry Hill on a recent evening was more than usually jammed, with streams of cars turning into The Fox EDU Center, a conference space just off that road.  By the time the traffic quieted down, more than 360 wom More...

Bret Stephens to speak at Beth El event

Bret Stephens, Pulitzer Prizewinning foreign affairs correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and former editor-inchief of the Jerusalem Post, will be speaking at Cong. Beth El’s Café 67, the annual Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration on Apr. More...

TBS to host Zahav chef Michael Solomonov

Temple Beth Sholom will feature Zahav Chef Michael Solomonov on Sunday, May 17. The evening will be a multisensory experience as Solomonov shares his compelling story and background and discusses his journey through Israeli cuisine. More...

Celebrate Shabbat with Your Little One

The Katz JCC will host its monthly, free community wide Tot Shabbat celebration this Friday, Apr. 3 from 10:30-11:15 a.m., for parents or grandparents and their children ages 12 months to three years. More...

Swarthmore Hillel votes to cut ties with Hillel International

NEW YORK—Swarthmore Hillel’s student board voted to drop its affiliation with Hillel International and change its name, citing Hillel International’s restrictions on Israel issues.  Following an extended debate, the 11-member b More...

Fun day at Tess Norton Classic

Pictured at the recently held Katz JCC ACHaD Department’s Tess Norton Purim Classic were (from left), Linda Newman, event co-chair, along with her husband Eric (far right), who presented a comm More...

TBS preps for Passover

Temple Beth Sholom got into the Passover spirit with its Passover University program. More...

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Auschwitz survivor to share life story at Yom Hashoah event

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 (TCBOR), will be held t More...

Rabbi David to be honored for 40 years as Emanuel turns 65

When Midwesterner Jerome David arrived at Temple Emanuel to start his rabbinic career, it was with the understanding that he would gain some seasoning and move on after two years.  More...

Israel experience offered to teens of interfaith families

The Big Tent Judaism/- Interfaith Israel 2015 Summer Teen Fellowship is the first ever Israel experience for teenagers from interfaith families. More...

Grammy-winning composer Julie Gold at M’kor Shalom

Grammy Award-winning composer Julie Gold, the writer of Bette Midler’s hit song “From a Distance,” is coming to Cherry Hill to perform in concert at Cong. M’kor Shalom, 850 Evesham Rd. in Cherry Hill, on Sunday, Apr. More...

Food drive a great success

Nearly 100 volunteers with generous hearts collected and bagged food to stock the shelves of the JFCS Betsy and Peter Fischer Food Pantry, at the Second Annual JFCS Purim Food Sort on Mar. 8. More...

Bring your musical talent to Open Mic Night

Warm up your voice, prepare your favorite poetry reading, or tune up your guitar for the return of Café J, teen open mic night at the JCC, on Saturday, Apr. 18 from 7-9 p.m. More...

Philly Art Center expands to SJ

The Philly Art Center has expanded to Southern New Jersey, and will offer classes at the Federation Annex, 1721 Springdale Rd. More...

After Brooklyn blaze kills seven children, grief spans an ocean

NEW YORK—Even in a city accustomed to deadly fires, this one stood out for the sheer scale of the tragedy: Seven children, ranging in age from five to 16, killed in the middle of the night after awakening from their Sabbath slumber to smoke and More...