January 20, 2016 RSS feed / Voice at the Shore

Author series looks at how the world sees Israel—and how Israelis see themselves

Which is Israel: David or Goliath? More...

The 2015 campaign – a qualified success

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

It is 2016-the beginning of a new year. And in the business of local Jewish Federations, December 31 marks the end of each year’s annual campaign.  More...

Happy New Year!

A festive group of 75 leaders and members of three local synagogues— Beth El and Emeth Shalom in Margate and Beth Judah in Ventnor— rang in 2016 together at a party at Beth El Synagogue. More...

A shore family volunteer tradition continues in NYC

Margate native Cassandra Kane, age 26, grew up helping out with Congregation Beth Judah toy drives and coat drives, as well as with the Chanukah bazaar and with serving meals to the elderly through Jewish Older Adult Services.  More...

The Shore celebrates Tu B’Shevat

Tu B’Shevat, the birthday of the trees, begins Sunday evening, January 24. Here are a few local celebrations planned:  More...

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21  YOUNG ISRAEL – MARGATE “Parsha Delights and Bites,” 6:30 p.m., with lectures by Rabbi Yaacov Orimland. All men and women from the community are welcome. For more information, call (609) 418- 0357. More...

JCC offers Mahjong classes and brunches this winter

The JCC in Margate is the place to be this winter for Mahjong! Whether you are a seasoned player or a beginner, the JCC offers just what you need.  More...

Stockton holds first reunion for Holocaust studies master’s program

Approximately 50 graduates and faculty of Stockton University’s Master of Arts program in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MAHG) gathered together, along with their families, for the program’s first-ever reunion this fall at Stockton. More...

Army medic from Six Day War to speak at Margate JCC on Feb. 3

Dr. Itzhak Brook, M.D., a physician who served as an army medic in the Six Day War and a battalion physician during the Yom Kippur War, will talk about his experiences at the JCC in Margate on Wednesday, February 3. More...

AC’s Rodef Sholom welcomes Shalom Ever as new rabbi

Atlantic City’s only synagogue, Rodef Sholom, now has a new rabbi. On January 1, Rabbi Shalom Ever officially started as rabbi of the 120-yearold Orthodox shul. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, January 22 – 4:48 p.m. Friday, January 29 – 4:57 p.m.   More...

Yad Vashem to teach free teacher workshop

Yad Vashem (the Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority) in Jerusalem will team up with Stockton University’s Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center and Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage to offer a free tea More...

The Katz JCC in Margate’s 2016 Summer Series offers jazz, Broadway and comedy

The line-up for the Katz JCC 2016 summer of entertainment is better than ever with performances by comedian Colin Quinn, Capitol Steps, Broadway’s Stephanie Block and jazz performer Steve March Torme.  More...

A dynamic duo…

Cantor Ralph Goren and Golda Meir Hadassah President Denise Borisch sing Chanukah songs last month at the Hadassah group’s Chanukah Party at Beth El Synagogue in Margate. More...

Kid’s Calendar

FRIDAY, JANUARY 22  More...

B’nai Mitzvah

CONGREGATION BETH JUDAH ZACHARY POETSCH, son of Andrea and Gary Poetsch, on Oct. 10. ARIELLE FOREST, daughter of Joann Greenstein-Forest and Richard Forest, on Oct. 17. MOLLIE SHARE, daughter of Eric and Dr. Lisa Share, on Oct. 24. More...

Alzheimer’s Garden named “Innovative Program of the Year”

The Alzheimer’s Sensory Trail and Healing Garden at Seashore Gardens Living Center (SGLC) has been named “Innovative Program of the Year” by LeadingAge New Jersey, the statewide association of not-for-profit senior care organization More...

JFS “Cocktails for a Cause” set for Feb. 4th

Jewish Family Service’s 9th Annual JFS “Cocktails for a Cause,” promises to be a night that all will enjoy. The event will be held at the new event center at Resorts Atlantic City on Thursday, February 4, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Margate JCC offers Hebrew class

There’s still time to sign up for the Margate JCC’s new beginning Hebrew class for adults, Aleph Hebrew 101, which meets 7-8 p.m. Thursdays, starting Jan. 28. The three-week class concludes Feb. 11.  More...