April 13, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Teen’s family story of expulsion from Iraq featured in contest

MEET NAOMI GUBBAY ABRAMS…

FAMILY: Parents, Jerry Abrams and Eilat Gubbay; siblings: Daniella, 11, Judianna, 8 and Judah, 4 SYNAGOGUE: Chabad FAVORITE JEWISH HOLIDAY: Passover FAVORITE IRAQI FOOD: Polow (rice with shredded carrots, meat and herbs) FAVORITE INDIAN FOOD: Mahasha More...

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Historic Rowan ‘Shabbat for 120’ exceeds expectations with 140

Billed as “Shabbat for 120,” 140 students and faculty filled a specially erected tent on the grounds of Chabad at Rowan for a traditional Shabbat dinner. More...

KBA Tribute Dinner May 3

Kellman Brown Academy will hold its 13th Annual Tribute Dinner, “Celebrating Tradition, Inspiring the Future,” on Tuesday, May 3 at the school, 1007 Laurel Oak Road, Voorhees. More...

JCC seniors celebrate Purim

Enjoying a Purim celebration held during the senior adult lunch at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill were (from left), Al Kaiser; Marcy Weiner Lahav, JCC adult department director; and May Brill. More...

South Jersey Men’s Club donates for ‘Toys for Tears’

The South Jersey Men’s Club will be providing law enforcement officials in the South Jersey area with more than 600 plush teddy bears, as part of the club’s “Toys for Tears” p More...

TBS Author Brunch to host former Hasid Shulem Deen

Shulem Deen, author of “All Who Go Do Not Return,” will be speaking at Temple Beth Sholom, 1901 Kresson Rd, Cherry Hill, on Sunday May 15, 9-11 a.m. More...

Rowan student bringing camp to kids touched by a parent’s cancer

The word “Kesem” in Hebrew means “magic.” A new Rowan University student group intends to bring a little magic to children who have been touched by a parent’s cancer in the form of a free week at Camp Kesem overnight cam More...

Get ready for the big race June 5

The JCC’s 12th annual Kids Triathlon is coming up on Sunday, June 5, and whether your child has participated before or is considering signing up for the first time, the JCC is offering a Kids Triathlon Training Program to help get your athlete More...

Tickets on sale for new musical ‘WaistWatchers’

The Battle of the Bulge— the struggle to be that perfect weight—a topic women around the world know only too well— comes to toe-tapping, hysterical life in Alan Jacobson’s “WaistWatchers The Musical!” through May 2 More...

Teens brush up on Israel advocacy

JCRC’s Israel Advocacy Initiative recently hosted over 20 local teenagers at the second session of their three-part Israel Advocacy Training series in cooperation with StandWithUs, BBYO and other loca More...

JFCS Annual Meeting May 10 will feature installations & awards

Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) will host its 72nd Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jewish Community Campus, Springdale and Kresson Rds. Cherry Hill. More...

Hundreds come out to show their support for JFCS at annual event

Over 300 people attended Stepping Out with JFCS on April 2 at Pinsetter Bar & Bowl in Merchantville to show their support for JFCS, its clients, programs, and volunteers. More...

JCC to host Open House for realtors

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill will host a Realtors Breakfast on Thursday, Apr. 14 from 9-10 a.m.  More...

JCF to celebrate second year accomplishments of LIFE & LEGACY

For the second straight year, the LIFE & LEGACY initiative of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation has proven to be a great success across the Southern New Jersey Jewish community. From Apr. 1, 2015 through Mar. More...

Daddies and daughters have a fun time at YAD/PJ Library dance

1. The Jewish Federation’s Young Adult Division (YAD) and PJ Library recently hosted the Second Annual Daddy Daughter Dance. More...

M’kor Shalom hosts ‘Being Mortal’ film, community discussion

Cong. M’kor Shalom will host a free screening and discussion of the PBS Frontline documentary, “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” on Wednesday, Apr. 27 at 7 p.m. More...

JCC Early Childhood sets open house for Sunday, Apr. 17

The Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center, an award-winning pre-school and daycare, is hosting an open house on Sunday, April 17 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. More...

Find the balance that works for you

Did you know that the Katz JCC, a leader in the community in health and wellness classes, programs and events, also offers nutrition counseling and guidance? More...

Parents Night Out program Apr. 16 at 1721 Springdale

On Saturday, Apr. 16 from 6-10 p.m., parents can take advantage of a night out while kids ages 5-12 get to sample serious studio fun at the Cherry Hill outpost of Philly Art Center.  More...

Boys & Girls Club Extravaganza on Thursday, May 5

The Boys & Girls Club of Camden County is pleased to announce that Forman Mills will be the primary sponsor of their “Be Great Extravaganza,” which will take place on Thursday, May 5 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Lucien’s Manor, 81 W. More...

SAR fraternity alums gearing up for 100th anniversary celebration

When Jerry Steiner was 16, he took charge of his fraternity’s massive conclave, a gathering in Cherry Hill of hundreds of Jewish boys from as far away as California and Canada. More...