March 30, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

WWII veteran stays vibrant advocating for women in the military

MEET MAY BRILL…

FAMILY: Husband Norman (deceased); daughters Barbara Weismann, Sharon Downes (Stephen), Bernice Williams, Judy Goldberg (Dr. More...

Israel advocate Frank Luntz offers guidance on ‘turning the tide’

When pollster, communication expert, and Israel advocate Frank Luntz spoke at the Middle East Institute, he did not mince words. He told those gathered at the JCRC event at Cong. More...

Over 400 enjoy evening of ‘funraising’ at JCC LIVE at the Fillmore

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KIDSLAND returning May 1

The entire community is welcome and invited to attend KIDSLAND 2016 at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill, a fun-packed South Jersey annual tradition, on Sunday, May 1 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. More...

‘Dear Esther’ to be featured at GHMEC’s annual fundraiser

JCRC’s Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center (GHMEC) will hold a special performance of “Dear Esther” for its annual community fundraiser at the Jewish Community Campus, Springdale & Kresson Rds. More...

Cong. Beth El will honor Educational Director Yaffa Fuchs

Education Director Yaffa Fuchs will be honored by Cong. Beth El on Thursday, Apr. 7 at 6:30 p.m., as the Voorhees synagogue fetes her on her retirement after 27 years. The tribute dinner will be held at the synagogue.  More...

Community rallies to help respected sports writer Ira Podell

Ira Podell was one of those sports-loving kids who could rattle off statistics about hits, runs, steals and RBIs. No matter how obscure the fact, the Cherry Hill native had the statistics on his brain’s speed dial. More...

South Jersey Gas supports JCC swimmers

JCC Sharks swim team coaches (from left), Christina Grundlock, Jim Strouse, Allison Delany and Jared Kaufman with swimmer Madison Krieger recently received a $1,000 “Game On” grant from S More...

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JCC’s ACHaD group has a happening spring

At the annual ACHaD Bowling Bonanza fundraiser were event chair Gloria Jensen (left) with participant Max Newman and his mother, Linda. More...

Appel Art Gallery featuring Passover artwork

Through the end of April in celebration of Passover, the Appel Art Gallery at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill is hosting an exhibit featuring the illustrated art of Mark Podwal from “Sharing the Journey: The Haggadah for the Contemporary Family.&rd More...

Rutgers Hillel 5K Apr. 10

The Ezra Schwartz Memorial FIT 5K Run/Walk, One Mile Fun Run/Walk and Israel Festival sponsored by Rutgers Hillel will be held Sunday, Apr.10. Proceeds benefit the Rutgers Hillel Center for Israel Engagement (RHCIE).  More...

JCC Film Fest brings it home with local ties

The Cherry Hill Volvo Cars Jewish Film Festival of the Katz JCC is right around the corner, and we would love for you to join us Sunday, Apr. 3 through Sunday, Apr. 10. More...

Tribute concert to Debbie Friedman Apr. 17

Anita Hochman was just picking up chords and discovering her singing chops when her best friend and jam partner Leon Sher shared a new vinyl album that would become the single greatest influence on both their careers.  More...

Princeton printer hacked with an anti-Semitic flier

Printers at a half dozen college campuses, including Princeton, were hacked with an anti-Semitic, racist flier in a breach of the schools’ computers.  More...

Growing older, growing better: Navigating the maze of illness and beyond

Sukkat Shalom is a Jewish hospice in Southern New Jersey affiliated with Samaritan Healthcare. Sukkat Shalom is sponsoring a Shabbat, Apr. 15-16, that is encouraging local congregations to look at the issue of end-of-life conversations. More...