November 11, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Educator to get prestigious honor for contributions to Jewish learning

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Faith leaders rally in Trenton

Jewish, Muslim and other faith leaders from around the state took part in the “Stand Up for the Other Rally” in Trenton on Nov. 1. More...

Setting new priorities for local Jewish War Veterans

In June, I was installed as the commander of our local JWV post. In the speech that I gave when I accepted this honor, I informed the members of Post 126 that I would steer our future endeavors in a somewhat different direction. More...

Students combine cartons, imaginations

Temple Emanuel’s preschool recently held its annual Carton Day, when a room is filled with boxes and the children use their imaginations as their guide. More...

GHMEC event will focus on family history

Join the JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center (GHMEC) for “How to Tell Your Story: An Evening Discussion with Lisa Lipkin” on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. More...

South Jersey residents among ZOA honorees

The Zionist Organization of America’s Greater Philadelphia Chapter recently honored several South Jersey residents at its Annual Gala. More...

JCRC & JCM to co-host tour of Israeli art exhibit

The Jewish Community Relations Council’s Israel Advocacy Initiative and the Jewish Catholic Muslim Dialogue of Southern New Jersey are cosponsoring a private tour and reception around what is being billed as the largest exhibition of contempora More...

M’kor Shalom sets Casino Night for November 14

Cong. M’kor Shalom in Cherry Hill invites the entire community to roll the dice at Casino Night on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. The fundraiser will feature professionally-run casino games, raffles, silent auctions and food. More...

Community stays fit at JCC 5K Run and Fun Walk

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill recently held its annual JCC 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk. Runners get ready to begin the 5K Road Race. More...

Condolences sent for Russian crash

Israel sent its condolences to Russia over the crash of a Russian passenger plane in the Sinai that killed all 224 people aboard, including a former program director for Hillel Russia.  More...

JFCS Project SARAH attracts packed crowd for ‘Hunting Ground’

Nearly 200 attendees joined the JFCS Project SARAH Domestic Violence Program at Carmike Cinemas in Voorhees for the screening of “The Hunting Ground” documentary about the prevalence of c More...

Beth El welcomes entertainer Sarge

Entertainer Sarge had over 400 people laughing all night on Oct. 25 at Cong. Beth El in Voorhees. More...

ABC Festival closing weekend will feature Pogrebin, Solomonov

The Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture at the Katz JCC is halfway through its incredible lineup of authors, entertainers and artists, but the closing weekend of the Festival has several fantastic speakers you won’t want to miss More...

FOR THE RECORD:

The “Come Play With Us” playgroup at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill meets at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays. It was erroneously listed in the Oct. 28 Voice as meeting on Sundays. The Voice regrets the error.   More...

Rowan to announce creation of new Holocaust/Genocide Center

With the launch of a new Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies set for Nov. More...

A ‘Major’ success as 2016 campaign year kicks off at Major Gifts event

1. The Event for Major Gifts kicked off the Jewish Federation’s 2016 campaign year with great success! At the event were (from left), Event Co-chairs Dr. More...

Bikur Cholim sets lecture on heart health

Bikur Cholim of Sons of Israel is sponsoring Dr. Ross Zimmer as its lecture series speaker on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the synagogue, 720 Cooper Landing Rd. in Cherry Hill. More...

Sisters who broke with hate-filled church bring their story to KBA

Unlike most young children whose families teach them to value love and respect for others, Megan and Grace Phelps- Roper and their nine siblings were raised to appreciate and exhibit hatred.  More...

Chabad plans Chanukah events December 6-13

Chabad of Camden and Burlington Counties invites the entire community to celebrate the Festival of Lights at public Menorah lighting ceremonies and community Chanukah celebrations. More...

FIDF honors local survivors

The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) recently honored some of the Holocaust survivors from the South Jersey community at their Fifth Annual Gala, thanking them for sharing their stories to More...

‘End-of-life’ topic at Adath Emanu-El

Rabbi Richard Address, D. More...

Flyers Wives make donation supporting JFCS Project SARAH

The Flyers Wives joined forces with the JFCS Project SARAH Domestic Violence Program and created a video to raise awareness of the program and its services, and to honor board member Heather Leibowit More...

Thousands attend Katz JCC’s October Baby & Toddler Expo

Over 1,000 families with young children or expecting families attended the JCC’s Baby and Toddler Expo last month. More...