November 25, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

Local teen competes as ‘Chopped Junior’ chef in upcoming episode

FAMILY: Parents Evan & Tara Marcus; brothers Daniel & Andrew FAVORITE JEWISH FOOD TO COOK: Pastrami & bagels FAVORITE TV SHOW: “The Flash” FAVORITE PODCAST: Hardcore History More...

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

JCRC, Diocese of Camden, and CJC to co-host Nostra Aetate celebration

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate, the document that transformed relations between Catholics, Jews, and people of all faiths, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey, the Diocese of Camden, and the Catholic More...

For the record:

An obituary that appeared in the Nov. 11 issue of the Voice incorrectly stated the name of Joseph George Slotoroff, who died in Margate on Oct. 17, 2015. The Voice regrets the error.   More...

JCF launches funding webpage to connect donors

To serve as a central connection point between generous donors and deserving non-profit organizations that serve the Southern New Jersey Jewish and secular community, the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. has launched a new online resource. More...

Harold Kushner to speak at JCC on Dec. 16

The Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books, and Culture of the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill will host prominent Rabbi Harold Kushner on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. More...

Feminist icons Jong and Pogrebin talk about their newest fiction

On the surface, new works of fiction by two icons of the women’s movement could pass as light-hearted romances.  But that would be severely underestimating the sharp minds of Erica Jong and Letty Cottin Pogrebin, both of whom spoke to larg More...

Little ones learn gymnastics

The Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center recently partnered with My Gym Cherry Hill to teach children’s enrichment gymnastics classes at the JCC. More...

A fun night out for kids, and parents too!

Kids are invited for a fun night while parents enjoy a night to themselves on Saturday, Dec. 5. The JCC is teaming up with Philly Art Center for activities including 2 and 3D art projects, a fun hip-hop Groovics class, and a pizza dinner.  More...

Children’s book helps youngsters safeguard others

A new, multi-part illustrated book series introducing young readers to the mitzvot of helping others and saving lives has rolled out in time for the holidays. More...

GHMEC, ABC Fest mark Kristallnacht

The JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center (GHMEC) partnered with the Bank of America Festival of Arts Books and Culture of the Katz JCC to mark the 77th Anniversary of Kristallna More...

‘Anne Frank’ in Haddon Heights

JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center recently partnered with The Village Playbox as they performed the “Diary of Anne Frank” at the 1st Presbyterian Church of Haddon More...

New equipment at Katz JCC

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill Health & Wellness Center is now equipped with two new Precor Adaptive Motion Trainers, which take fitness to a whole new level with the new Open Stride feature. More...

Sen. Beach teaches class at Kellman Brown

State Senator James Beach paid a visit to Kellman Brown Academy on Nov. 5. He taught a full lesson on politics and the legislative process to the 7th and 8th grade students. Welcoming Sen. More...

Jerusalem Post’s Gil Hoffman discusses ‘Israel under attack’

In 2007, Israel destroyed a nuclear reactor being built by the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad. That reactor, if it were not destroyed, would be in territory controlled today by ISIS.  More...

Beth El Sisterhood cooks for needy

Linda Markoff, daughter-in-law Phyllis Markoff, and granddaughter Samantha Markoff participated in Cong. Beth El Sisterhood Chesed Committee’s Cook for a Friend on Nov. 1. More...

Thousands enjoy authors & entertainers at Bank of America ABC Festival

1. The Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture of the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill saw thousands of attendees hear the best in authors and entertainers during the weeklong festival. More...

M’kor Shalom Cabaret to perform Jule Styne music

The community is invited to attend The M’kor Shalom Players Cabaret, which will celebrate the work of Jule Styne at performances on Dec. 5 at| 8 p.m. and Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. at the synagogue in Cherry Hill. More...

Arlene & Alan Alda mine the memories of ‘Just Kids from the Bronx’

ABC FESTIVAL:

Growing up in the 1940s, Arlene Alda’s universe was not much larger than the corner of the Bronx where her family lived. More...

Ali Chesnick and her sister Sara lead the fight against pancreatic cancer

Ali Chesnick of Cherry Hill always remembered one of her late grandfather’s favorite sayings: “A goal without a plan is a wish,” her beloved Pop-pop, the late Dick Weissman of Moorestown, used to tell Ali and her sister Sara.  More...

Fun-filled celebration at the J

You are invited to the JCC’s annual Community Chanukah Celebration on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 6-8 p.m. A fun-filled evening of activities is in store! More...

Beth El takes JAG tourney

Cong. Beth El won the Fall Jewish Athletic Group tournament held at Playdrome Lanes. There were 25 bowlers representing five of the area’s Jewish men’s clubs. More...

Agencies welcome Assemblyman Greenwald

NJ Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald met with staff and board members of Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) of Southern New Jersey and JCRC to discuss key issues involvin More...

Trip to URJ Biennial inspires in so many different ways

On November 4, I embarked on a trip that would change my perspective on Jewish life in the United States. I was privileged to attend the Union for Reform Judaism’s Biennial in Orlando, Florida. More...