September 2, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Jewish values lead teen to a summer of helping others

MEET DREW MEKLINSKY…

FAMILY: Mother, Susan; Dad, Ian; Brother, Jake (20)  SYNAGOGUE: Temple Beth Sholom  FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Margate  FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Philadelphia 76ers  FAVORITE SCHOOL SUBJECT: U.S. History   More...

Eric Meller to receive Young Leadership Award

A leader in the roofing industry; a leader within the different departments and agencies of Jewish Federation; and a leader in the Jewish community—these are all the traits of Eric Meller, this year’s recipient of the Shellie Greenspun Yo More...

A day in the life at the JFCS TOPS special needs program

Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) services bring joy and a sense of community to many individuals. More...

Committee gears up for Festival

Committee members of the Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture at the Katz JCC are gearing up for a fantastic lineup of authors and entertainers that will appear at this year’s Fe More...

Rep. Norcross announces opposition to Iran deal at Sons of Israel forum

At a meeting intended to bring together the broadest spectrum of local community interests around the Iran nuclear deal, Rep. More...

Dina Eliezer is new director of Beth El ECC

Cong. Beth El in Voorhees has announced that Dina Eliezer is the new director of the Early Childhood Center. More...

Temple Emanuel’s religious school helps develop Jewish identity

The Religious School at Temple Emanuel’s innovative programs provide opportunities for experiential learning, often involving family engagement. The school offers opportunities for special education, inclusive of many differing needs. More...

Book donated 37 years ago turns up in daughter’s class

In keeping with a family tradition, Matthew Sataloff was excited to pick out a book to donate to his JCC preschool class library marking his fifth birthday.  More...

Recovering victim of Pride Parade attack has South Jersey connection

An Israeli law school student who was stabbed by an extremist during Jerusalem’s Gay Pride Parade said he’s hopeful the nation’s collective horror over the attack will lead to more acceptance, safety and rights for gays in Israel.&n More...

Bar mitzvah donates to support ACHaD

Josh Boro recently celebrated his bar mitzvah and generously donated $2,500 of gifts received to the Katz JCC’s ACHaD Special Needs department. More...

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Katz JCC to hold its first Fall Festival Sept. 27

On Sunday, Sept. 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill will host its first Fall Festival at the JCC Camps at Medford. More...

Boys & Girls Club to celebrate the life of Ronald Dubrow Sept. 10

The Boys & Girls Club of Camden County will pay tribute to Ronald Dubrow, the organization’s president when he passed away in December. “Ronald L. Dubrow: Celebration of Life” will be held on Thursday, Sept. More...

Nelly Toll art exhibit opening Sept. 17

“Imagining a Better World: The Artwork of Nelly Toll” opens to the public on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill. More...

South Jersey athletes back on the road for JCC Maccabi Games

What a difference a year makes.  A little over a year ago, the Katz JCC welcomed 1,300 Jewish teen athletes to South Jersey for the JCC Maccabi Games. More...

New director, new programs at Temple Emanuel Pre-School

“It’s like coming home,” said Tracey Perchick, the new director of Early Childhood Education at the Pre-School at Temple Emanuel.  More...

Temple Sinai Religious School looking forward to an exciting year

Temple Sinai Religious School, along with our synagogue, is ready to meet new and exciting changes this school year. After 30 years as the spiritual leader, Rabbi Steven Fineblum retired and Rabbi Boaz Marmon arrived. More...

European Maccabi sees largest gathering of Jews in Berlin

The European Maccabi Games saw the largest gathering of Jews in Berlin since before the Holocaust. Over 2,300 athletes from 36 countries were joined by 10,000 spectators for the Opening Ceremony. More...