March 16, 2016 RSS feed / Voice at the Shore

Jewish women celebrate Purim, Rosh Chodesh and their new place at the Kotel

This month, Jewish women have cause to celebrate. That was the consensus among women in the Beth Judah Rosh Chodesh group, a Jewish women’s group that meets monthly at Congregation Beth Judah in Ventnor. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, March 18 - 6:51 p.m.  Friday, March 25 - 6:58 p.m.   More...

JCC’s Camp by the Sea Summer has options for every interest and budget

It may not feel like summer now, but blink, and it’s going to be here. The time is now to start planning what you will be doing with the kids during summer break. More...

JCC offers free “Learn Move Create” classes for adults 60+

The JCC in Margate is offering five free new health and wellness classes for adults 60 and over living in Atlantic County. More...

JCC Spring Break Camp starts March 25

No School? No Problem. If a family trip out of town is not in the cards this spring, the kids can still enjoy an awesome spring break with a camp-style staycation at the JCC in Margate. More...

“Project Maus” showcases lessons learned by students about the Holocaust

Come see the “Maus” that roared: The community is invited to see the second annual presentation of “Project Maus” at the Fernwood Middle School in Egg Harbor Township on Tuesday, March 22, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY, MARCH 17  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...

Weis plays part in shaping creation of Kotel’s official new egalitarian area

Rabbi David Weis of Congregation Beth Israel was among the rabbis that helped Michael Oren, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., come up with Israel’s recent groundbreaking plan to create a government sanctioned egalitarian section of the Kot More...

Vibrant group of seniors - age 90+ - inspire a crowd of admiration

A vibrant group of 25 seniors over the age of 90 inspired a crowd of admiration at a “Nine- Agenarian” Celebration on February 30 at the Rosin Center of Beron Jewish Older Adult Services in Atlantic City. More...

The solitude of winter, the promise of spring

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

As the seasons turn – from a time of solitude and quiet introspection during the winter months, to activity and renewal as spring rapidly approaches – so turns the calendar of Jewish Federation. More...

Purim recipes: Poppy seeds, Hamantaschen and more

Why do Jewish people traditionally eat treats with poppy seeds on Purim? Is it just an Ashkenazi tradition, or did Queen Esther actually eat poppy seeds, as some Jews believe? More...

Kids and teens take the bima at Beth Israel service

Last month, Congregation Beth Israel spotlighted its younger members with a creative service led by teens in its youth group. More...

Kid’s Calendar

FRIDAY, MARCH 18  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...