December 23, 2015 RSS feed / Columns

Feb. 27 Yad b’Yad event will celebrate the Jewish leaders of tomorrow

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

My theme throughout my two-year term as Federation president is: “We are Building our Future.” One of the most important pathways to our future is through the Jewish Federation’s Young Adult Division (YAD). More...

A New Year’s Eve tradition lives on

SALLY’S WORLD

Twelve years ago, when they couldn’t find a babysitter willing to sacrifice THE social night of the year, our daughter Nancy and son-in-law Michael decided to make lemonade out of lemons and host a family party of their own. More...

JCRC’s interfaith dialogues remind us to ‘love thy neighbor’

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY

We are undoubtedly living during a time when our sensibilities as Jews are tested by a world in which a young mother can become a terrorist and leave her daughter an orphan. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: The mitzvah of Melave Malka

COOKING

Upon the conclusion of the weekly Sabbath, after the Havdala ceremony, it is customary to “escort the Sabbath Queen” into the week, by observing the mitzvah of Melave Malka (which means “Escort the Queen”). More...

Fighting hunger with ‘Mockingjay’ food drive

BBYO BLOCK

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, South Jersey Region held our annual canned food drive for the final installment of the Hunger Games franchise as part of the international order’s efforts to fight hunger. More...