June 8, 2016 RSS feed / Columns

Federation allocates your generous gifts with prudence and care

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

This coming weekend, we will celebrate the holiday of Shavuot, the time of the giving of the Torah. It is interesting that we focus on “giving” rather than “receiving” the Torah. More...

JCRC impacting schoolchildren throughout Southern New Jersey

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) serves as the voice of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey on issues relating to public policy, social advocacy and community outreach. More...

New novels are perfect reading for travel or a ‘staycation’

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

It’s almost here—the longawaited summer season! Whether your plans take you on the road or you prefer a “staycation,” you’ll want to have some good books to read. More...

The torch is passed to next year’s SJR BBYO leadership

BBYO BLOCK

As the 2015-2016 programming year comes to a close, SJR says farewell to its beloved seniors and welcomes a plethora of new members. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Delicious dairy dishes to help celebrate Shavuot

COOKING

The holiday of Shavuot, one of the three pilgrimage festivals (Sukkot and Passover are the other two) begins this year upon the conclusion of the Sabbath, June 11. It is a two-day festival that continues until Monday evening, June 13. More...

Reliving the angst when your grandchild gets behind the wheel

SALLY’S WORLD

He is walking! The cry went out throughout the family. Baby Jonah, a child so contented, serene and complacent that we thought he’d never propel himself on those fat little legs— was up and walking at last. More...