February 17, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Dancer Leah Wayne hosting party to combat childhood pain disorders

MEET LEAH WAYNE…

FAMILY: Parents Missy and Adam; sister Nina, 7 SYNAGOGUE: Temple Beth Sholom FAVORITE DANCE STYLE: Tap FAVORITE MOVIE: “Pitch Perfect” FAVORITE SONG: “Stand by You” by Rachel Platten Cherry Hill fifth-grader Leah Wayne is tru More...

Trip to Poland, Israel inspires Mt. Laurel resident’s involvement

Joel Schwartz had been to Israel twice before, once as a teenager and then again two years ago on a Federation mission. The Mt. More...

TBS and Beth El to feature Rabbi Charles Sherman Feb. 25

Rabbi Charles Sherman, author of “The Broken and the Whole: Discovering Joy after Heartbreak, Lessons from a Life of Faith,” will be the featured speaker on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. More...

Aleph expanding services in its third year of operation

When her 99-year-old grandmother broke her hip, Cherry Hill resident Lori Godorov knew it would not be all that difficult hiring someone to provide light housekeeping help for the Towers of Windsor Park resident.  More...

NMAJH is free during February

The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia has announced that it will be offering free admission to all visitors throughout the month of February thanks to the support of an anonymous donor. More...

Daughter of pilot shares his story with JWV Post

Like many World War II veterans, Voorhees resident Amy Kaplan’s father returned to civilian life with a story worth preserving in the annals of history.  More...

Hundreds of Super Sunday/Super Week volunteers raise over $1,000,000

Super Sunday, Jewish Federation’s largest annual volunteer endeavor and fundraising campaign, kicked off a Super Week. Hundreds of South Jersey residents took shifts to help raise more than $1,000,000 over the week for JFund. More...

Heart and soul food…special needs program gets a new home

Walking through the new Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey building at 1721 Springdale Road in Cherry Hill, there is a mingling of sweet and savory scents that welcome you. More...

Yom Iyyun February 28 at Jewish Museum

On Sunday, Feb. 28, a Yom Iyyun (Day of Learning) will be held at the National Museum of American Jewish History from 8:45 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

Mikvah slates ‘Taste of Italy’ on February 20

Mikvah Ohel Leah will host a “Taste of Italy” Melavah Malkah on Motzei Shabbat, Feb. 20 at 8:30 p.m. Catering by Circa. The event will feature inspirational speaker Cheryl Epstein and will honor Mikvah Director Debi Epstein.  More...

Healthy Heart Month at the J

February is Healthy Heart Month at the Katz JCC, which is dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles and to generate awareness for heart health. More...

KBA students go ‘around the world’

Kellman Brown Academy middle schoolers spent the month of January researching unique pieces of architecture around the world. Their Expo of presentations was quite a trip! More...

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Cong. Sons of Israel members share insights on living in Israel

When our daughter Rena chose to attend Machon Raya Seminary in Israel this year we promised her that are we would try and visit. At the end of January, B”H, Debi and I were able to keep our promise.  More...

M’kor Shalom women celebrate

Cong. M’kor Shalom hosted a Tu B’Shevat Seder, attended by about 100 women. More...

Community leader M. Zev Rose to be honored

M. Zev Rose, a prominent community leader and attorney, will be one of five inductees into the Camden’s Best Hall of Fame by the Camden Schools Foundation at its fifth annual dinner. The event will take place on Wednesday, Feb. More...

Live at the Fillmore Mar. 12

Plans are underway for the Katz JCC’s annual fundraiser. This year’s event, Katz JCC LIVE at the Fillmore, will be taking place on Saturday, Mar. 12 at The Fillmore Philadelphia. More...

Rutgers Hillel launches Tanakh project in memory of Ezra Schwartz

More than 1,000 mourners packed Ezra Schwartz’s funeral in Sharon, Mass., last November 19. More...

Holocaust ed. In Catholic schools

During the past year, Bishop Sullivan of the Camden Diocese has been encouraging the schools under his supervision to enrich their Holocaust Education curricula. The week of Feb. More...

Israeli superstar David Broza at Cong. Beth El

Iconic Israeli singer-songwriter David Broza will be in concert on Thursday, Mar. 10 at 7 p.m. at Cong. Beth El, 8000 Main Street, Voorhees.  More...

Lifeguarding spring sessions at the Katz JCC

The Katz JCC, Cherry Hill, an authorized provider of American Red Cross training courses, will host four spring sessions for American Red Cross lifeguarding certification. More...