September 14, 2016 RSS feed / Voice at the Shore

With much fanfare, Emeth Shalom Torahs officially move to Shirat Hayam

On Sunday, August 21, a spirited procession of Shirat Hayam congregants accompanied Torahs being moved from Temple Emeth Shalom in Margateona1¾-milejourney to their new home in Ventnor, to the building that was formerly Beth Judah and is now Shirat H More...

Our tradition tells us to ‘guard your tongue’

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

One of the first Jewish books I remember reading was ‘Guard Your Tongue’, the English adaptation of Rabbi Yisroel Meir Kagan’s seminal work ‘Chofetz Chayim.’ Rabbi Kagan’s classic compilation of the laws pertaining More...

Create a healthy new year with this women’s wellness workshop

“The New Year, New YOU, Wellness Workshop for Women” will be held on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. at The Chai Center, 6605 Atlantic Avenue in Ventnor. More...

Greenberg and Scherzer receive 2016 “Adding Life to Years” Award

“I am incredibly honored, humbled, and a little beklempt!” said Sandy Greenberg, a local accountant who received the 2016 Adding Life to Years Award for his 25 years of service to Beron Jewish Older Adult Services (JOAS). More...

Kline speaks on AC’s economic woes at August Jewish Business Network meeting

Why is Atlantic City in a financial tailspin—and what does that mean to people living in the surrounding area? More...

Anastasia’s Conversion: A Russian immigrant embraces her roots

COMMUNITY CORNER

On August 15, Anastasia Kuznetsova, a young woman born in Chelyabinsk, Russia (a large city in the Ural Mountains), was converted to Judaism at Beth El Synagogue in Margate. It had been her wish for a long time. More...

Beth Israel’s Broadway Bash postponed until April

Bad news for Bash fans: Beth Israel’s popular Broadway Bash fundraiser is being postponed until April due to circumstances beyond the synagogue’s control. More...

Kulanu students’ photos on display in Tel Aviv

Photographs by Kulanu students Chloe Dulac, Erik Mattson, and Madeline Kent will be on display through the end of September at a photography exhibition at The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot in Tel Aviv, Israel. More...

Former JFS president is now ACBA president

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Local donors who keep Jewish community strong and vibrant get special “thank you”

How do you thank people who care enough about the Jewish community that they give thousands of dollars of their own money to fund critical programs and services?  More...

Saying goodbye to the beach…

Jews at the Jersey shore celebrated the last days of summer with some blockbuster events, including Chabad’s 11th Annual Jewish Summerfest celebration at the Ventnor beach on Sunday, August 28, More...

A taste of Israel: Stuffed figs

Last month, thirty people gathered at Beth Israel for a celebration of Israeli cuisine. From hummus, to eggplant, to shakshuka, to watermelon and feta salad, we tasted it all. What a wonderful evening!  More...

Manfred Bockelmann’s portraits of children killed in Holocaust to be exhibited at Stockton University

“Drawing Against Oblivion,” an exhibition by internationally renowned artist Manfred Bockelmann of large-scale charcoal portraits of children killed in the Holocaust, is being exhibited for the first time in the United States at Stockton More...

Families of Holocaust survivors meet for annual brunch at Beth El

More than 100 Holocaust survivors and their families, including second and third generation, attended the Holocaust Survivor Intergenerational Brunch at Beth El Synagogue on Sunday, August 28. More...

Community Event Calendar

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Beth El hosts Community Selichot Service, Sept. 24

Mark your calendars: Beth El Synagogue in Margate will hold a Community Selichot Service and Concert Program on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 9 p.m. The service will include special musical presentations interspersed into the service. More...

Cape May celebrates Shabbat

About 100 people of multiple faiths gathered for a beautiful and spiritual evening at Cape May’s annual beach service on August 26. More...

With summer sizzling to a close, Young Israel gets ready for “Torah Delights and Bites”

Thirteen-year-old Margate summer resident Levi Gornish is going to miss Young Israel of Margate’s “Summer Sizzles with Torah and Treats,” a lecture series led by Rabbi Yaacov Orimland on Thursday nights throughout the summer, which More...

Kid’s Calendar

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16  BETH ISRAEL JPlace Tot Shabbat, 5 p.m., with Rabbi David Weis. Service with music and movement, followed by a Rosh Hashanah craft and pizza dinner. Cost: $25 per family. More...