September 2, 2015 RSS feed / Columns

Celebrating love, fulfilling our potential, and nurturing Jewish life

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

I recently read an article describing Rosh Hashanah as being about love, potential, and life. As I thought about these three concepts, I thought about my own Rosh Hashanah memories and my hopes for the future of our community.  More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Festive foods for a sweet 5776

COOKING

Rosh Hashanah marks the beginning of the new Jewish year. The High Holidays are a time of reflection of the past year and charting the course for the New Year. More...

SJR kicks off the year after an amazing summer

BBYO BLOCK

Summer in BBYO is always accompanied by life changing experiences and great trips for members all over the world. Teens in South Jersey Region are no exception. More...

The amazing things people will swallow because they are online

COMPUSCHMOOZE

The more time people spend online, it seems the less skeptical they have become of the things they see there. More...

Senior living communities are meeting the demands of Baby Boomers

ENRICHING SENIOR LIVES

From physical fitness to health care to lifestyle preferences to entertainment, the country’s 75 million Baby Boomers are changing the landscape of retirement and senior living. More...

Celebrate the sweetness of the New Year with baker Paula Shoyer

The Jewish High Holidays are a time when family and friends come together to share a meal and celebrate the new year. More...

Pomegranate and honey-glazed chicken that is sure to impress

Pomegranates, or rimonim in Hebrew, are one of the most recognizable and highly symbolic fruits in Jewish culture. More...

Nothing lasts forever, not even Rosh Hashanah dinner hosting

SALLY’S WORLD

Even as we drag the bridge chairs up from the basement, and start the massive shopping list that will require, we now realize, multiple trips to multiple stores because we forgot something, or changed the menu, the question surfaces: Will this be the More...

TEFTY to host 2016 social action weekend

TEEN SCENE

Every year NFTY-PAR (our local Reform youth movement region) accepts bids from affiliated congregations and selects one to host WINSTY, its annual winter social action weekend. More...

Memoirs and biographies offer insights into fascinating Jewish lives

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

Stories about interesting people— we love them! We gathered recently to discuss several new memoirs and biographies about famous Jewish people.  More...