September 30, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Former Rowan Hillel president helps community embrace Jews of color

MEET JARED JACKSON…

FAMILY: Mother, Shellie; Wife, Rebekah Jackson; Sisters, Sara, Rachel, Rebecca (z”l), Shayna, and six nieces and nephews  UPBRINGING: Willingboro  INTERESTS: Jewish diversity, live music, cooking, relationship building   More...

JFCS to show ‘Hunting Ground,’ film on campus sexual assaults

It’s difficult to think or speak about. It sends chills down our spines when the thought of it crosses our minds, but the fact is that college sexual assault—and protection from it—is something that we need to address. More...

JCC Road Race set for Oct. 25

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill will host its 16th annual 5K Road Race at the JCC on Sunday, Oct. 25. Whether an experienced runner or you simply want to run for fun, this is a great event for everyone to enjoy, and will take place rain or shine.  More...

GHMEC’s March of Remembrance will feature author Charlotte Bonelli

The Jewish Community Relations Council’s (JCRC) Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center (GHMEC) is hosting its 3rd Annual March of Remembrance, a community-wide fundraiser to support Holocaust education in South Jersey, on Sunday, Oct. More...

Katz JCC presents awards, installs officers at 58th Annual Meeting

1. The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill held its 58th Annual Meeting on Sept. 21. At the event, incoming JCC President Jeffrey H. More...

High Holiday cooking effort helps 300 seniors, homebound

Dozens of JFCS and local volunteers got together to prepare, pack, and deliver High Holiday meals to approximately 300 seniors and homebound individuals. More...

JCF course offers insights

The Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. recently hosted a twohour continuing education course for local accountants, financial advisors, and insurance agents/brokers. More...

Temple Sinai to host Mindfulness Prayer workshop

The Sisterhood of Temple Sinai in Cinnaminson will host a Mindfulness Prayer Writing Workshop on Sunday, Oct. 18 at its building at 2101 New Albany Rd. The event is from 1-5 p.m.  More...

Day for creative kids at ABC Festival Jr.

On Sunday, Nov. 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill, will offer kids ages 4-12 the opportunity to experience a variety of creative outlets at the inaugural ABC, Jr. (Arts, Books and Culture). More...

‘Tools For School’ helps area children with supplies

Tools For School made a donation of 100 backpacks for JFCS clients to go back to school. They also helped six other organizations in the area this year. More...

‘Active Aging’focus of events

Brightview Greentree, a senior living community in Marlton, is sharing “Active Aging” with the greater community with special events during Active Aging Week.  More...

Children celebrate Rosh Hashanah

Kindergarten students at the Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center of the Katz JCC learned about Rosh Hashanah and the importance of blowing the shofar, how it is made, and its origins. More...

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TD Bank brings hope and help to JFCS client

Last year, Steven Carbone was diagnosed with cancer. Fighting bravely, he is currently going through his 7th of 10 chemotherapy sessions. However, his illness affects more than his health. More...

Aliyah program director to speak

Marc Rosenberg, the director of pre-aliyah at Nefesh B’Nefesh, a non-profit organization that is revitalizing aliyah from North America and the UK, will be speaking at Cong. Beth El, on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m. More...

Shabbos Project, Challah Bake set for October

Southern New Jersey will join with 450 communities around the world by participating in the International Shabbos Project, Oct. 23-24.  More...

Beth El hires Joshua Laster as new director

Cong. Beth El in Voorhees has announced the hiring of a new executive director. Joshua Laster will begin his position Oct. 1.  More...

Cherry Hill East a cappella group set for TV show on Lifetime

Not every high schooler has the opportunity to appear in a television show. More...

Powerful women to share stories at Festival of Arts, Books and Culture

The Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill will celebrate its 26th year beginning Saturday, Nov. 7 through Sunday, Nov. 15. More...

Local author coming to Temple Sinai

Temple Sinai of Cinnaminson is hosting an Author Book Brunch, sponsored by the Sisterhood and Men’s Club, on Sunday, Oct. 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon. The event will take places at Temple Sinai, 2101 New Albany Road in Cinnaminson.  More...

JCC JFit Studio Brings Training to a New Level

Get ready to work out in a whole new way. The JCC’s JFit Training Studio opening this fall is designed to bring your workout to a new level. More...