January 20, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

JCC fitness instructor writes yoga-themed children’s book

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Jerusalem U senior educator to speak at JCRC Israel event

The Jewish Community Relations Council’s Israel Advocacy Initiative will be hosting an event featuring Zeev Ben-Shachar, Jerusalem U’s senior Israel educator and internationally acclaimed expert in the field of Israel advocacy training. More...

FLI participants learn about role of board members in development

Nanette Fridman (standing) of Fridman Strategies recently met with participants in this year’s Federation Leadership Institute (FLI), a program for both veteran and emerging leadership from thr More...

New year, new us at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill

To provide an exceptional experience for its members, the Katz JCC continually updates its programs, services and facilities to remain cutting edge. More...

Pernot & Bennett coming to JCC Wine & Dine event

The community is invited to attend the Katz JCC’s 6th annual Gourmet Wine & Dine on Sunday, Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. More...

M’kor Shalom volunteers host homeless

Cong. M’kor Shalom volunteers were active over the holidays hosting homeless men through the synagogue’s IHOC Hospitality Program. More...

Biggest questions of Judaism is topic for Chabad course

Chabad of Camden and Burlington Counties will begin a course on the biggest, most challenging, most controversial, and most quizzical questions in all of Judaism.  More...

JCF invites grant and scholarship award applications

Spring is “Awards Season” for the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. as multiple deadlines have been announced for funding award opportunities. More...

Beth El and TBS join up for Israel confirmation trip

As 16-year-old Jake Stofman tells it, one of the unforgettable moments of his confirmation trip to Israel last month was the experience of floating in the Dead Sea. More...

ACHaD Squadron visits Sixers

In lieu of practice on a Monday night, 21 members of the ACHaD Squadron basketball team, the coaches and their families attended a Philadelphia Sixers game. More...

Survivor Fred Kurz talks to students in Maple Shade

Holocaust survivor Fred Kurz answers a question from a Maple Shade High School student during an assembly put together in partnership with the JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Cent More...

Teen leaders hear from Sarah Bienenfeld

Teen leaders at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill recently had an opportunity to hear from Rebbitzin Sarah Bienenfeld of Young Israel of Cherry Hill. More...

Tickets are on sale now for Apr. 2 ‘Stepping Out with JFCS!”

Mark your calendars, because on Apr. 2, the community is invited to the JFCS annual fundraiser, “Stepping Out With JFCS!,” at the super-swanky Pinsetter Bar & Bowl in Merchantville. More...

JCF set to reunite with Florida ‘Snowbirds & Snowflakes’

Winter has arrived in Southern New Jersey, and that means that the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. is heading down South for a special day trip. More...

Inter-Agency Security Council meets

Representatives from various Federation agencies came together to discuss security on the Federation campus. More...

Brith Sholom supports JFCS

Brith Sholom Lodge #966 recently made a generous donation to Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS). More...

Support the JCC at Jay Roberts Jewelry Extravaganza

Pick out the perfect gift, take advantage of exclusive discounts and make a difference in the community at the Jay Roberts Jewelry Extravaganza on Saturday, Feb. 6. The event will run from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

All smiles at JCC Open House

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill hosted its annual Winter Open House on January 10, where the community enjoyed facility tours, fitness demos, a moon bounce, snacks, and took advantage of JCC membership s More...

Beth El scholar weekend will focus on Converso Jews

Rabbi Devin Maimon Villarreal, a descendant of two Converso families (Spanish/ Portuguese Jews forced to convert in the Inquisition) will share personal stories with congregants and guests at Cong. Beth El, Voorhees, over the weekend of Feb. More...

Major Protestant branch divests from Israeli banks

The pension fund for the United Methodist Church, one of the largest Protestant denominations in the United States, has removed five Israeli banks from its investment portfolio.  More...

Kids celebrate ‘Noon Year’s Eve’

Students and teachers at the Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill didn’t have to wait for the ball to drop at midnight on New Year’s Eve. More...

JNF director and Refusenik Marina Furman inspires Camden County Hadassah at installation

She is petite. Somehow, one imagines that Marina Furman, the internationally known Refusenik, would be toweringly tall. More...

Survivor Erna Anolik mourned; shared her story through GHMEC

Holocaust survivor Erna Anolik, a Cherry Hill resident, is being mourned by her friends, family, and all those who knew her.  More...