August 3, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Glassboro’s Russ Cohen is the source for all-things sports

MEET RUSS COHEN…

HOMETOWN: North Massapequa, NY RESIDENCE: Glassboro FAMILY: Wife Amy, three dogs, one cat, parents Daniel and Helene, one brother AGE: 52 FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Mets Favorite sports movie: “The Natural” FAVORITE SPORTS VENUE: Madison Squar More...

Bestselling author Lauren Weisberger discusses ‘Singles Game’ at JCC

NYT bestselling author Lauren Weisberger recently visited the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill to discuss her newest novel “The Singles Game.” Weisberger’s appearance was part of the summer More...

JCC Camps’ LITs learn about philanthropy by funding a cause

Tasked with selecting five of 15 people who will be given exclusive passage onto Noah’s Ark, eight teens hunkered down around a pavilion table at the JCC Camps at Medford were feeling the weight of responsibility. More...

Dr. Myra Gutin among officers elected to State Association

Dr. Myra Gutin was among those elected to serve as officers of the New Jersey State Association of Jewish Federations at its recent Annual Meeting at the JCC of Central New Jersey in Scotch Plains. More...

SJ native finds success in her third act as a Hollywood screenwriter

Growing up in Camden in the 1960s, Ellen Brown Furman loved to write stories, and was good at it too. But she never considered the possibility of becoming a professional writer. More...

Campers having a blast at Medford & ECE camps

JCC Camps at Medford Chaverim travel campers traveled to Lake George, NY, where they enjoyed a tour of the Lake Placid Olympic site, enjoyed Great Escape amusement park, and took in the sights during More...

JCC members win honors at art show

Katz JCC members (from left), Dot Pere, Joe Segal and Minnie Kaufman celebrated their first place awards in the Camden County Senior Art Show. More...

TALK TO US…

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For the record:

The Voice feature on presidents of local synagogues and organizations that ran in the July 20 issue accidentally omitted David Wolf (right), president of Cong. Ner Tamid. The Voice regrets the error.   More...

Bridget Foley receives the Lightstone Award

The Annual Nan Lightstone Memorial Scholarship Award was presented this year to Bridget Foley, a 2016 graduate from Cherry Hill High School West. More...

100-year-old Holocaust survivor Yehuda Hammer shares his story

When we hear people tell stories about their journeys through times of grief, we thank them for opening up to us. We thank them because we learned something. More...

End of summer activities at the J

JCC Day Camps may end on Aug. 19, but the JCC fun continues! Every weekday, from Aug. 22 through Sept. 2, the JCC will host End of Summer Playdays for children in grades K-6. In addition, a few of our specialty camps will still be in session. More...

March commemorates healthcare workers

Some 700 people marched through the streets of Warsaw to remember the doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers who gave aid to Jewish ghetto residents during the World War II era.  The march began at the monument at the Umschlagplatz, the sq More...