September 14, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Teen wins national award for bringing books to kids

MEET ALEXA GRABELLE…

FAMILY: Parents Lisa and Dean, sister Jordan, 12  HOMETOWN: Voorhees  SYNAGOGUE: Temple Emanuel  FAVORITE BOOK: “An Abundance of Katherines” by John Green  FAVORITE SPORT: Soccer  FAVORITE TRAVEL DESTINATION: Tang More...

Federation to honor Karin Elkis with Community Service Award

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey has announced that this year’s H. Richard Dollinger Community Service Award will be presented to Karin Elkis at the Federation’s 94th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 19. The 6:30 p.m. More...

Lions Gate to host author Mindy Fried at Sept. 18 event

Like many adult children caring for aging parents, Mindy Fried’s relationship with her father was complicated.  More...

Lynn Goldman Paul recounts stint as volunteer in Louisiana

As soon as Lynn Goldman Paul got word that torrential downpours were wreaking havoc in southern Louisiana last month, the Voorhees grandmother started making plans to head into the thick of it. More...

David family to receive inaugural L’dor v’dor Award from Federation

Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey has announced that the David family will receive a new award that will be handed out at the Federation Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Synagogue offering free K-2 tuition

Cong. B’nai Tikvah-Beth Israel in Sewell, which offers a robust and fun religious school curriculum for the youngest children through confirmation (high school) is eliminating school tuition for children in kindergarten through second grade. More...

Missy Wayne will receive Federation Young Leadership Award

Melissa “Missy” K. Wayne will be this year’s recipient of the Shellie Greenspun Young Leadership Award at the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey’s 94th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 19. More...

‘Brisket & Brews’ theme of this year’s race

Join the Katz JCC for the Annual 5K Race on Sunday, Oct. More...

Proud parents see son ordained

Eliezer Mangel (center) recently received Smicha at the Rabbinical College of America. More...

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Katz JCC’s 27th Annual Festival brings comedians, authors, and more

The 27th Annual Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill, which will take place Nov.13-20, features an impressive lineup of authors, public figures, artists and comedians. More...

Annual March of Remembrance slated for Sunday, October 9

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Gov. Christie signs law helping to secure schools

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Shabbos Project planning Challah Bake & Havdalah event

For the third consecutive year, South Jersey will be a participating member of the International Shabbos Project, which was introduced in South Africa in 2013 and has grown tremendously. More...

Rabbi Epstein to discuss prayer at Chabad event

Chabad Lubavitch in Cherry Hill invites the entire community to “The Art & Science of Prayer.” The High Holidays are filled with prayer and blessings. Join Chabad as it explores the content and the context of the liturgy. More...

AJC to present Leadership Award

The AJC’s 2016 Community Leadership Award will be presented to Bill Glazer, president and CEO of Keystone Property Group, in recognition of his achievements in real estate, philanthropy, and community leadership. More...

Students head back to school

Students at the Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center of the Katz JCC headed back to school. More...