February 3, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Political newcomer wants to become first millennial in U.S. Congress

MEET ALEX LAW…

FAMILY: Parents Peter and Nancy Law, brother Zach  FAVORITE POLITICAL FIGURE: Robert Kennedy  FAVORITE ACTOR: Daniel Day Lewis  FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Kibitz Room  FAVORITE JEWISH FOODS: Hamantaschen & pastrami sandwiches   More...

Cong. Norcross to be honored at Sons of Israel Annual Gala

Last August, just weeks before Rep. Donald Norcross (D-1) would be voting on the historic Iran nuclear deal, he was in Israel seeing for himself the extraordinary provisions necessary to safeguard Israelis in the tumultuous Middle East.  More...

JCRC to host Muslim community outreach event on ‘Radical Islam’

The Muslim American Community Association, also known locally as the Voorhees Mosque, will be presenting a program titled “Extremism, Radicalization and Islam: Why are there so many acts of violence in the name of Islam?” This event, one More...

Daughter of Holocaust survivor retraces her mother’s steps

As a child of a Holocaust survivor, Renee Siegel is well acquainted with stories of the horrors that her mother, Helen Rieder, had endured under Nazi persecution. More...

Mid-Atlantic Junior Maccabi returns to SJ

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill will host the Mid-Atlantic Junior Maccabi Games on Sunday, May 15, a one day sporting event for Jewish athletes ages 10-12. More...

JCC is green for Tu B’Shevat

In honor of Tu B’Shevat, a celebration of trees, JCC members were encouraged to bring in their junk mail, which was turned into a “junk mail tree” to show the environmental impact o More...

Great Vacation Day programs at the J

When schools are closed, the JCC offers the perfect solution to keep kids in kindergarten through fifth grade busy through fun-filled Vacation Day programs!  More...

Voorhees teen works hard to make dream semester in Israel happen

While many high school juniors may be busy taking college tours, 16-year-old Amber Soffer decided on a different agenda. The Voorhees teen definitely plans on going to college. More...

JCF welcomes dir. of philanthropy

The Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. has announced the hiring of Seth Mirowitz for its newly-created Director of Philanthropy position. More...

Rutgers offers free courses in Holocaust ed.

Registration is now open for free professional development courses in Holocaust education at Rutgers University. More...

Mitzvah Day at Temple Sinai

Temple Sinai’s Annual Mitzvah Day brings out the entire congregation on the Sunday before Martin Luther King Day. Members are committed to giving back to the community. More...

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Unity Choir celebrates MLK at Cong. M’kor Shalom

Congregants and guests at Cong. M’kor Shalom were on their feet, clapping and swaying, when the acclaimed Unity Choir celebrated the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Hundreds of women to join for 2nd Mega Challah Bake

Hundreds of women will join together for the Second Annual South Jersey Mega Challah Bake event on Thursday, Mar. 3 at 7 p.m.  More...

Movie chronicling wartime experiences of local veteran Arthur Seltzer premiers

Since he broke the silence and started talking about his experiences as a U.S. soldier during World War II some 15 years ago, Arthur Seltzer has been a highly sought-after chronicler of history. More...

JCC LIVE at The Fillmore set for March 12

Experience an evening of rock and eclectic elegance at the JCC LIVE at The Fillmore, the JCC’s annual “funraiser” on Saturday, Mar. 12 at 8 p.m., presented by Lexus of Cherry Hill and special sponsor Jay Roberts Jewelers. More...

Area teens gain insights into campus Israel advocacy

How serious is the threat of the anti-Israel movement on college campuses and what can Jewish students do to spread the truth about Israel?  The answer varies widely across the nation from campus to campus, said Zeev Ben- Shachar, an Israel expe More...

Basketball champs crowned

The Blumenfeld Family adult basketball league recently wrapped up its fall season, which included six teams who competed throughout the 10-week season. More...

Special needs artists exhibit

Join the JFCS and ACHaD Special Needs departments for the Appel Art Gallery opening on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. More...

Herzl Hadassah installs officers

The Herzl chapter of Hadassah recently installed its 2016 board members. Among those at the event were (from left), Co-VP for programming Bobbi Bernstein and Iris Rosen. More...