February 17, 2016 RSS feed / Voice at the Shore

Seashore Gardens kicks off its 100th birthday celebration

Turning 100 is a special milestone. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, February 19 – 5:21 p.m.  Friday, February 26 – 5:29 p.m.   More...

JCC names new marketing director

Regional marketing executive Cathleen Kiernan Kunkle was recently hired as the JCC’s new director of marketing, development and special events. More...

Birthright group spends picture-perfect day in Yafo and Tel Aviv

Nearly 40 local 18-26 year olds spent a day visiting Yafo and Tel Aviv as part of a Birthright Israel trip this winter led by Rabbi Weis of Congregation Beth Israel.  More...

Rosin Center to honor 90-somethings on Feb. 29

Celebrate longevity! Those aged 90 through 99 will be honored at a special celebration at the Rosin Center of Beron Jewish Older Adult Services on Monday, February 29, at 11:30 a.m. More...

New book chronicles life of NJ woman hidden as a child during Holocaust

Of the 1.6 million Jewish children who lived in Europe before World War II, only 100,000 survived the Holocaust. Most were hidden children. Maud Dahme was one of those children, hidden from the Nazis by righteous gentiles in the Netherlands. More...

Preschoolers celebrate the wonder of trees

Preschoolers and their parents came together at Beth Israel on Jan. 28 for a JPlace Tu B’Shevat program. More...

Kid’s Calendar

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19  BETH ISRAEL - NORTHFIELD JPlace Tot Shabbat for children under 7, parents and siblings, starting at 5 p.m., led by Rabbi David Weis. Child-friendly service will be followed by arts and crafts and a pizza dinner. More...

Project Prom collecting dresses for needy girls through March 10

Those who’ve visited the Margate JCC recently are bound to have noticed an unusual sight: Mannequins dressed in beautiful, sparkly cocktail dresses and evening gowns, along several racks of dresses and boxes of fancy high-heeled shoes, adorning More...

Hillel at Stockton students train to become interfaith leaders

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

While our region was bracing for winter storm Jonas, a group of Stockton University students and their chaperones, representing Hillel, the Muslim Student Association, and Newman Club (Catholic Campus Ministry), escaped on one of the last flights out More...

Camp by the Sea 2016: putting the “SPECIAL” in specialty camps

It used to be that all a kid had packed in his or her bag as they headed off to summer day camp was a bathing suit, towel and sunscreen. Today, that bag may also hold dance shoes, theater makeup, golf clubs or a tennis racquet. More...

Cape Bank donates $60,000 to JFS

The Cape Bank Charitable Foundation is proud to announce its support of Jewish Family Service (JFS) as a community partner in 2016. As a Visionary Sponsor of the agency, the Foundation will once again donate $60,000 to JFS. More...

New JFS program gives volunteers 55+ a meaningful outlet

Are you retired and looking for something meaningful to do with your time? Jewish Family Service may have just what you’re looking for. More...

Manna seeks volunteers to help feed the hungry

Manna volunteers prepare 2,000 meals per month for people who might otherwise not eat. Volunteers will be preparing meals this month at Congregation Beth Israel in Northfield on Thursday, Feb. 4 and Sunday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. More...

Community Event Calendar

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17  CHABAD Whiskey, Wings and Wisdom – Men’s Torah Study, 8 p.m. Study, schmooze and enjoy delicious kosher wings. Location: Chai Center, 6605 Atlantic Avenue in Ventnor. More...

OBITUARIES

MARVIN PLOTKA, 78, of Egg Harbor Township and formerly of Margate, passed away on January 29th. More...