January 6, 2016 RSS feed / Columns

Just one gift on Super Sunday can change a life forever

FEDERATION 411

It’s hard to believe that another year has passed and another Super Sunday/Week is nearly here! I want to extend a personal invitation to our entire community to join us in making 2016 another successful year here at the Jewish Federation. More...

When children are in the army, the fear and worry are constant

JERUSALEM JOURNAL

When my oldest son Shemer was very young he had an asthma attack. We had to use a nebulizer with medicine for several nights. We called it “the breathing machine.” I was so happy. More...

Donor geography shows how much people love this Jewish community

MONEY MATTERS

Avid readers of this column are likely familiar with the fact that every winter, the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. hosts the Florida Reunion in Southeast Florida, connecting “snowbirds and snowflakes” from Southern New Jersey. More...

Unleashing my inner creativity with the coloring book craze

SALLY’S WORLD

Back in elementary school, I was the kid the art teacher tried to reform. A total left-hander from birth, I was the one who somehow couldn’t manage to grasp that most basic of skills: Printing the letters of the alphabet. More...

‘Generations After the Shoah’ holds annual Chanukah event

Over 45 members of the Generations After the Shoah, a group established for the children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, gathered for their annual Chanukah brunch. More...

AEFTY vice president looking ahead

TEEN SCENE

My name is Kelsey Talarico, and this year I am serving as AEFTY’s Social Action vice president. As a youth group, we have done so many amazing things this year to help our community. More...

Sharing and education can help to end prejudice

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

This month marks the 71st anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp— Auschwitz. More than ever, this is a moment to remember those lost during this unspeakable period in world history. More...

‘Up Periscope’ now means live video everywhere

COMPUSCHMOOZE

From the same folks who gave us Twitter, now may we present Periscope, aimed at smartphone users who aren’t satisfied telling their friends in words what they are doing. More...

Roundtable bids farewell to Judy Brookover, looks back at favorites

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

This meeting of the Roundtable is bittersweet as we celebrate Judy’s retirement and acknowledge her contributions to this column and to the world of Jewish libraries. More...