May 11, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Voorhees father bringing road racing to wheelchair-bound kids

MEET DAVID GOLDSTEIN…

FAMILY: Wife Susan, children Josh, 20, Ryan, 16, and Jessica, 7 FAVORITE MARATHON: Philadelphia FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Team Josh FAVORITE COMPETITION FOOD: Wings David Goldstein, a Voorhees father of three, thrives on challenges. More...

Israel’s Anat Hoffman bringing religious pluralism message to TE

Cherry Hill resident Jack Sattin had no idea that meeting the leader of the Israel Religious Action Center would be one of the truly unforgettable moments of his first visit to Israel last summer. More...

‘Protect U’ event May 24 to educate about campus assault

According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, it is estimated that the percentage of completed or attempted sexual assault victimization among women in higher educational institutions may be between 20 and 25 percent over the course of a More...

Chabad Annual Gala slated for June 8; to celebrate expansion

Chabad of Camden & Burlington Counties will hold its 12th Annual Gala on Wednesday, June 8 at The Merion. The event begins at 5:30 p.m., and will feature an elaborate dinner buffet followed by a presentation to honorees and dessert. More...

David Gregory set for June 16 as part of Festival

David Gregory, former moderator of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” will make his rescheduled appearance as part of the JCC’s Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture on Thursday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Marlee Ehrlich leads Harvard to Ivy League Championship

Marlee Ehrlich, who grew up in Cherry Hill, started her swim career at the JCC, and swam for CHHSE, led her team to an Ivy League championship as co-captain of Harvard University’s women’ More...

Yom Hashoah speaker talks about the trauma of survivors after liberation

Rabbi Joseph Polak makes a request when he speaks publicly about the lives of survivors after liberation. More...

M’kor’s new Explore and More room is fitting tribute to beloved teacher

Custom-designed with a tile backsplash, a large island and upgraded countertops, the kitchen in Cong. M’kor Shalom Preschool and Kindergarten’s new Explore and More room is surprisingly elegant for durable play equipment. More...

‘Camp Sibshops’ kicks off for siblings of kids with special needs

JFCS is offering group support and fun for brothers and sisters (age 7 years and up) of kids with disabilities. The group is scheduled for Tuesday, June 21, Wednesday, June 22, and Thursday, June 23, from 6:30-8 p.m., and the cost to register is $85. More...

All ages celebrate during Katz JCC’s Passover events

  Barbara Dillenschneider, ACHaD program assistant, assists Beth Fromm as she reads the Haggadah. Looking on at the ACHaD Passover Seder for individuals with special needs is Myrlie Misskelly. More...

Jewish community honors law enforcement

William F. Sweeney, Jr. More...

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Interfaith ‘Breaking Bread’ program focuses on defeating extremism

JCRC’s Jewish Catholic Muslim Dialogue held their annual Breaking Bread interfaith program on Sunday, May 1 at Christ our Light Church. More...

Beth El wins JAG bowling

Beth El, led by Steven Dubin’s 246, won the JAG spring bowling tournament. The event had 25 participants representing five of the area men’s clubs. More...

Tribute to Debbie Friedman captures songwriter’s spirit

An emotional concert of the music of Debbie Friedman brought together area cantors, cantorial students, and other spirited singers to pay tribute to Friedman five years after her passing. More...

Families have tons of fun at Katz JCC’s annual Kidsland

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill hosted its annual family event Kidsland earlier this month. The event, presented by Virtua, featured hands-on activities for kids of all ages. More...

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Holocaust survivor lives on with every performance of ‘Dear Esther’

Students who have seen the play “Dear Esther,” or had the privilege to hear Esther Raab speak, have been moved by Raab’s honesty, strength and compassion despite all she endured.  More...

Medical ethics focus of JHN event

Join the Jewish Health Network for a workshop presented by Dr. More...

Join us at the JCC’s Annual Kids Triathlon

SWIM, BIKE, RUN

Get ready to swim, bike and run at the JCC’s 12th Annual Kids Triathlon on Sunday, June 5 at 1 p.m. More...

Katz JCC nutritionist offers advice on keeping resolutions

Here we are in the middle of spring, and it seems like a lifetime ago that we were celebrating the New Year and all those great resolutions we made. More...