October 14, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Moorestown event to kick off fund named for women’s rights trailblazer

FAVORITE CAUSE: Women’s Rights  FAVORITE FILMS: “Casablanca,” “Tender Mercies,” “Thelma and Louise,” “Tootsie”  FAVORITE BOOK: Any novel by Lisa Scottoline  FAVORITE JEWISH FOOD: He More...

Authors, chefs & musicians among highlights of Festival

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...

WCRE Food Sort fortifies the JFCS Fischer Food Pantries

On Sept. More...

Helping hands build sukkah

Members of the South Jersey Men’s Club and JCC staff worked together to assemble the JCC sukkah. More...

‘I Am Sarge’coming to Cong. Beth El

As a stand-up comedian who mines his own life story for laughs, it’s doubtful that Sarge could ever run out of material.  More...

Nelly Toll exhibit opens

The JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center (GHMEC) partnered with the Katz JCC’s Joel and Linda Appel Gallery for a special opening of artwork created by Nelly Toll when she More...

Sen. Beach offers ‘Reparations Tax Exemption Act’

New Jersey Sen. Jim Beach has introduced the “Holocaust Reparations Tax Exemption Act,” legislation that is designed to relieve the tax burden on Holocaust survivors and their descendants.  More...

Ravitz family markets honored

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the Ravitz family and their ShopRite stores and associates for reducing food waste and increasing fresh food donations to local food banks.  More...

Registration open for Junior Maccabi League

The Sun National Bank Junior Maccabi Basketball League is now accepting registrations for the upcoming 2015-2016 season. More...

SJMC presents check to GHMEC

The South Jersey Men’s Club (SJMC) presented a check for $500 to representatives of the JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center at the club’s meeting on Sept. 27. More...

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Torah ceremony marks dedication

A recent Torah ceremony at Cong. Ner Tamid in Cherry Hill featured the dedication of Torahs from Temple B’nai Israel in Burlington, which closed last year. More...

Vacation Days at the JCC

The first week of November means Election Day and Teacher’s Convention for South Jersey schools, and the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill is offering fun and exciting day trips for kids in kindergarten through 8th grade, the perfect solution to keep chi More...

Syrian refugees focus of briefing on October 19

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Southern New Jersey and the Syrian American Council (SAC) will host a community briefing on “The Syrian Refugee Crisis” on Monday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. More...

Families enjoy first JCC Fall Festival at Medford campsite

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill recently held its first Fall Festival at the Medford campsite. The event featured rock climbing, pedal boats, kayaking on the lake, pumpkin painting, a petting zoo, music and crafts. More...

JCC opens JFit Studio

The Katz JCC’s new JFit Training Studio, which is now open, is designed to bring a fitness workout to a new level. More...

‘Kinderblock 66’ film screening set for Camden County College

“Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald.” a film about four men returning to the camp where they were imprisoned as young children during the Holocaust, will be screened for free on Tuesday, Oct. 27. More...

Bring your kids to the J and relax

Parents are invited to take advantage of a relaxing evening out on Saturday, Oct. 17 while the kids enjoy a night with friends at the Katz JCC. Parents Night Out is open to all children ages 5-12.  More...

Bertram Greenspun, community leader, dies at age 81

Dr. Bertram Greenspun, 81, of Philadelphia and formerly of Southern New Jersey, passed away on Oct. 7.  A leader in the Southern New Jersey Jewish community, he was a recipient of both the Federation’s Young Leadership Award and H. More...