May 25, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Friends celebrate extraordinary woman on her 100th

MEET ETHEL J. DAVID…

FAVORITE YEAR: 1937 (the year she married) FAVORITE SONG: “Don’t Fence Me In” FAVORITE MODERN INVENTION: Telephone FAVORITE POETS: Robert Frost and Carl Sandburg FAVORITE MOVIE: “The Grapes of Wrath” To spend an afterno More...

CH Mayor Chuck Cahn to be honored at Pro-Am

Cherry Hill Mayor Chuck Cahn will be honored with the inaugural Roger Davis Memorial Community Service Award at the Katz JCC’s Pro-Am Golf Tournament, which will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 2 at Woodcrest County Club.  More...

Tickets on sale now for JFCS Addiction Awareness program

Justin Matthew Wolfe would have been turning 25 years old on June 11 of this year. His life, however, was cut short at the age of 21 from a heroin overdose. More...

Beth El children donate to support PJ Library

PJ Library, a program that provides free books and CDs to area families, recently received a donation from the children of the Early Childhood Center at Cong. Beth El in Voorhees. More...

Mid-Atlantic Junior Maccabi Games brings 600 athletes to Katz JCC

Over 600 Jewish athletes ages 9-12 and thousands of spectators from JCCs spanning across the Mid-Atlantic region recently participated in the Mid-Atlantic Junior Maccabi Games, hosted by the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill. More...

KBA holds Annual Gala event

Kellman Brown Academy recently held its Annual Gala event. More...

In pro-Israel victory, Methodists recommend BDS coalition withdrawal

Just days after rejecting four resolutions calling for divestment from companies that profit from Israel’s control of the West Bank, the United Methodist Church recommended withdrawing from the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.  More...

Enjoying trip to Croatia

A group of adults recently traveled from South Jersey to the beautiful country of Croatia on an excursion coordinated by the Katz JCC’s adult, cultural and Judaic department. More...

Rabbi Jerome David featured at Haddonfield prayer event

For the first time in the First Baptist Church of Haddonfield’s 200-year-history, the breakfast prayer of the Haddonfield Council of Churches embraced the Jewish community by including the Mourner’s Kaddish, led by Rabbi Jerome David of T More...

Adath holds SIX13 concert event

Adath Emanu-El in Mount Laurel recently showcased a concert by SIX13, a six-man vocal band that has been featured on Fox, ABC, CBS, in the Huffington Post, Jewish Week and NY Daily News, and was chos More...

Inaugural Friends of Jewish Senior Housing event attracts over 200

Over 200 people came out May 5, Cinco de Mayo, to support area seniors at the inaugural event of the Friends of Jewish Senior Housing. More...

ADL hosts State Dept. envoy

  Ira Forman, special envoy to monitor and combat anti- Semitism, Office of Religion and Global Affairs, U. S. More...

Great time had by Lions in Princeton

The Jewish Federation’s Lions of Judah enjoyed an incredible night out in Princeton at Agricola Restaurant and the McCarter Theater. More...

TALK TO US…

‘Who’s news?’ will appear on this page of every issue of the Voice. Does anyone you know belong here? More...

NJ Senate honors Consul General Ido Aharoni for diplomatic service

The New Jersey Senate recently honored Israeli Consul General Ido Aharoni for his commitment to foreign service and, in particular, his current term of service to the NJ-NYCT region. More...

HaZamir South Jersey to perform at Beth El

HaZamir, the international Jewish high school choir, will perform its first-ever full local concert at Cong. Beth El in Voorhees. The performance will take place on Sunday, June 5 at 3 p.m. The event is free of charge and open to the community. More...

JFCS installs officers and honors volunteers at 72nd Annual Meeting

JFCS celebrated its supporters at the 72nd Annual Meeting and Recognition of Board, Staff & Volunteers at the Weinberg Jewish Community Campus on May 10. More...

Kick off summer with Israel Scouts at the Katz JCC

Get ready to sing and dance your way into summer with the Israel Scouts Friendship Caravan on Thursday, June 30 at the Summer Kickoff Party, hosted by the JCC Camps at Medford. More...

Choral Festival set for June 8 at Temple Emanuel

The Delaware Valley Jewish Choral Festival will present its 51st annual performance on Wednesday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 1101 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill. Nine synagogues and community groups will be participating this year.  More...

NMAJH exhibit explores history of NJ Jewish farms

A new installation has sprouted on the free-of-charge first floor of the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia. “Locally Grown: Jersey’s Jewish Farms” is on view now through Aug. 28. More...

Artists recognized at luncheon

The Katz JCC recognized four JCC older adult members and their incredible artistry at a recent luncheon. More...

NJ Senate passes an anti-BDS bill; further action awaited

The New Jersey Senate unanimously approved a bill that would require the state’s public worker pension fund to divest from companies that boycott Israel. The Senate passed the legislation on May 9. More...

Golf tourney will benefit Seashore Gardens

Golfers and non-golfers are invited to participate in the Seashore Gardens Foundation Centennial Golf Tournament on Monday, June 6 at Blue Heron Pines Golf Club, 550 Country Club Drive in Egg Harbor City. More...

Puerto Rico & Cherry Hill teens collaborate on musical project

The things that teenagers obsess over could fill a feature-length musical. In any given homeroom, on any given school day, adolescents worry about their looks, upcoming exams, and how their GPA stacks up against others. More...

SJMC hears about anti-Israel bias

  The South Jersey Men’s Club (SJMC) recently hosted a program on “Toxic Media Terminology Harmful to Israel.” The event featured authors Lee Bender, co-president of the Zionist Organization of America-Greater Philadelphia Dis More...

Tot Shabbat & Shabbat Shabang June 3-4

Join us June 3-4 for our monthly Tot Shabbat and Shabbat Shabang celebrations! These programs are the perfect way to spend time together as a family while also meeting other families with young children. More...