October 28, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Marlton practice has special relationship with Orthodox community

MEET JEROME CHECK…

FAMILY: Wife Diane; children Matthew, Darren and Brittney; seven grandchildren  PRACTICES: Marlton and Melrose Park, PA.  HOBBIES: Cancer research, collecting antiques and dinosaur fossils, and medieval and Egyptian mummification. More...

A ‘Conversation with Rabbi Shmuley’ on everything from marriage to Iran

You wouldn’t think that Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, author of “Kosher Sex,” would think that there is too much love in the world, but that is exactly what he told an audience at the Westin Mount Laurel gathered for the Southern New Jerse More...

YU Torah Tour comes to Cherry Hill Young Israel

During the Jewish holidays, over 250 Yeshiva University undergraduates traveled to synagogues across the United States and Canada to enrich holiday celebrations by sharing divrei Torah, youth program More...

Private lunch planned with author Talia Carner

The Jewish Federation is hosting a private lunch for Lion of Judah donors with Talia Carner, author of “Hotel Moscow,” following her appearance at this year’s Bank of America Arts, Books and Culture Festival of the Katz JCC on Tuesd More...

Awards and installations highlight Jewish Federation Annual Meeting

1. The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey held its 93rd Annual Meeting and Award Presentation on Oct. 18 at the Jewish Community Campus in Cherry Hill. More...

309 people form the largest human menorah, aid seniors

Corralling 309 volunteers into the formation of a human menorah—and requiring them hold the pose for five minutes— is not as easy as it sounds.  More...

Teachers honored by Camden Co.

Camden County Freeholder Jeff Nash recently presented proclamations to three Sterling High School teachers— Mimma-Marie Cammarata, Michelle Myers, who is also a member of the JCRC Board and the More...

Chabad course on the soul

“Journey of the Soul,” a course being offered by Chabad’s Jewish Life Institute, will examine the meaning of life, the great beyond, reincarnation, and the Jewish take on heaven and hell. More...

Artists showcase at Katz JCC’s ABC Festival

The Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books, and Culture of the Katz JCC will showcase four extraordinary artists and their work in the Appel Art Gallery. The community is invited to meet and greet these artists on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. More...

Scenes from South Jersey’s Third Annual Mitzvah Day

The Jewish Federation, its agencies, and synagogues across Southern New Jersey collaborated on the Third Annual Mitzvah Day on Sunday, Oct. 11. Hundreds of volunteers participated in dozens of projects. The event was chaired by Gail Forman.   More...

Rabbi Peltz to lecture on Herzl

Rabbi Micah Peltz of Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill will speak on Theodor Herzl, one of the founders of modern political Zionism, Monday, Nov. More...

A musical event for JGH Auxiliary

The JGH Auxiliary at Lions Gate recently held its paid up membership luncheon. Betty Girlya (right) introduced the entertainment. More...

TALK TO US…

‘Who’s news?’ will appear on this page of every issue of the Voice. Does anyone you know belong here? More...

TBS renames preschool in memory of Eric Jacobs

Temple Beth Sholom recently renamed the Early Childhood Education Center and Day Care Program the “Eric B. Jacobs Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC)” in his memory. More...

FOR THE RECORD:

The photo caption “WCRE Food Sort fortifies the JFCS Fischer Food Pantries” (Oct. 14 Voice) was incorrect. More...

Federation appreciates the community support

Susquehanna Bank, just one of our generous supporters, stopped by the Jewish Federation office on October 15 to drop off a donation. More...

Get involved with upcoming ABC Festival

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

Beth El & TBS will host event

The Sisterhoods of Cong. Beth El and Temple Beth Sholom will host their annual Torah Fund Brunch on Sunday, Nov. 22, at 9 a.m. More...

Interfaith community discusses how to help Syrian refugees

With the Syrian Civil War still raging, the best way to help refugees is to pressure lawmakers to set up a no fly zone in Syrian airspace, said Huda Shanawani, president of the New Jersey chapter of the Syrian American Council.  More...

Nov. 8 Kristallnacht commemoration to feature author Heidi Neumark

The annual community-wide Kristallnacht observance, sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council’s (JCRC) Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center (GHMEC) in conjunction with the Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture o More...

Memory of Katz & Dalsey was honored

The Community Foundation of South Jersey (CFSJ) honored the memory, generosity and impact of two of South Jersey’s most generous philanthropists, Lewis Katz and Marcy Dalsey, at the 2015 Legacy of Giving Award Event, which took place Oct. More...

JCC Camps join CoP

The JCC Camps at Medford has been selected to participate in the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s inaugural Community of Practice, (CoP). More...

Students meet Holocaust survivors

Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS), JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center (GHMEC) and the NJ Commission on Holocaust Education partnered to host a Café Europa prog More...