September 14, 2016 RSS feed / Columns

A hearty ‘Thank you!’ to all those who enhance Jewish lives everywhere

FEDERATION 411

We at Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey are dedicated to helping the Jewish community here and around the world. In order to do that, we often ask a lot of you. More...

The easiest Rosh Hashanah dinner ever

Some people take great pride and pleasure in planning their Rosh Hashanah menus for weeks or months in advance, chugging away at kugels and cakes and soup to put in the freezer. More...

Volunteering in the fall can be very good for all

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

Did you know that there are amazing positive and lasting effects of volunteerism? More...

The last gasp of warmth brings that dreaded summer cold

SALLY’S WORLD

The kids across the yard are frolicking in one of late summer’s finest traditions: They are dousing each other with a garden hose, shrieking in delight. More...

South Jersey Region kicks off 2016-2017 program year in style

BBYO BLOCK

On the night of Aug. 28, the South Jersey Region hosted its first event of the 2016-2017 programming year. Nearly 200 South Jersey teens came together at the JCC Camps at Medford to “kick off” the new year. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Tasty dishes for a sweet Rosh Hashanah 5777

COOKING

Rosh Hashanah marks the beginning of the new Jewish year. The High Holidays are a time of reflection of the past year and charting the course for the New Year. More...

Great new reads for adults & children’s books for the holidays

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

This month brings a mixed bag—lots of great new non-fiction, a new novel, and some delightful new children’s books for the coming Jewish holidays. We gathered recently to discuss some favorites. More...

The JCF acts as our community’s ‘nest egg,’ ensuring the future

MONEY MATTERS

In last month’s “Community Commentary” column by JCRC Executive Director David Snyder, you heard about how the JCRC is “The Voice of the Village.” David’s words eloquently spoke about the important role that the JC More...

Home security technology getting into the cloud era

COMPUSCHMOOZE

A couple of months ago, I was assigned to record a doctor’s video legal deposition. The assignment sheet directed me to the doctor’s home address, which I didn’t consider unusual. More...