September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Jewelers pursue family dream by opening business

MEET GARY SPIVAK…

FAMILY: Wife Sherrie and son Josh HOMETOWN: Marlton FAVORITE RUSSIAN FOOD and DRINK: Caviar and vodka FAVORITE ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF WORK: Car club events and trying new restaurants By JAYNE JACOVA FELD Voice Staff More...

Federation to install officers, board members October 19

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey will host its 94th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 19. The event will feature the installation of officers and board members as well as the presentation of awards. More...

Rarely seen redemption of first-born male donkey comes to SNJ

Above the crunching gravel as Danny Bierig backed his trailer onto the Torah Links parking lot on Sept. 11, muffled cries were heard. More...

Katz JCC Annual Meeting features installations and awards

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill held its 59th Annual Meeting on Sept. 19. The event featured the installation of officers and board members as well as the presentation of awards to staff and lay leaders. More...

Collingswood event will feature Jewish authors

The 14th Annual Collingswood Book Festival is continuing through Oct. 1. More...

First-ever Mega Shofar Factory draws 200 men and boys for hands-on fun

With the screeching of power drills and the occasional shofar blast echoing around him, 13- year-old Isaac Leibowitz stayed laser focused on his task. More...

JCC Camps LITs learn philanthropy

This summer, the JCC Camps at Medford Leaders in Training (LITs) participated in the Gesher Philanthropy Initiative and learned about philanthropy, local communal needs, and building consensus. More...

Fascinating memoirs featured at upcoming Katz JCC Festival

The Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture at the Katz JCC will celebrate its 27th year beginning Sunday, Nov. 13 through Sunday, Nov. 20. More...

Awesome & creative Saturday nights for kids

On Saturday, Oct. 15 from 6-10 p.m., enjoy a night out while your kids get creative at Parents Night Out, hosted at the Philly Art Center’s Cherry Hill location at The Commons at 1721, formerly known as the JFed Annex on Springdale Road. More...

Bestselling author Jennifer Weiner launches new book at Festival event

Since she rocked the literary world with “Good in Bed,” Jennifer Weiner has written 12 best selling novels in the past 15 years. She’s inspired fiercely loyal fans with her unabashedly Jewish and feminist wit. More...

Susie Fishbein says goodbye to iconic ‘Kosher By Design’ series

When Susie Fishbein wrote her first “Kosher By Design” cookbook nearly 15 years ago, she saw an opening in the market for a book in the style of mainstream cooks like Ina Garten and Martha Stewart. More...

Raising awareness for Mitochondrial Disease

Cousins for a Cure is planning a fundraiser in honor of Sydney Breslow and to raise awareness and funds for Mitochondrial Disease. More...

TALK TO US…

‘Who’s news?’ will appear on this page of every issue of the Voice. Does anyone you know belong here? More...

Shabbos Project events slated for Nov. 10 and 12

The Shabbos Project of South Jersey will be holding its third annual Women’s Challah Bake on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at Temple Emanuel. More...

Marcy Sanders receives the Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award

When over 1,300 of the world’s top Jewish women leaders and philanthropists gathered in Washington, DC September 11-13 for the International Lion of Judah Conference, one exceptional woman from Southern New Jersey stood out from the crowd. More...

Documentary on Ernest Kaufman to be shown Oct. 6

A documentary, “The Remarkable Story of Major Ernest Kaufman,” will be screened at the Katz JCC on Thursday, Oct. 6. More...

Southern New Jersey JNF event featuring Rabbi Telushkin draws 400

The Jewish National Fund’s Southern New Jersey Community Breakfast on Sept. 11 at Cong. More...

Grandparents Shabbat at JCC

Jenna Feldman, 5, was joined by her grandmothers Michele Feldman (left) and Janis Dunn at the Katz JCC’s Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center’s first Grandparents Shabbat. More...

Penn Hillel Director Rabbi Mike Uram outlines vision of Jewish future during visit

Rabbi Mike Uram, executive director of Hillel at the University of Pennsylvania, visited Southern New Jersey on Sept. More...

Pope joins rabbis, scholars at interreligious confab in Italy

Pope Francis participated in the concluding events of a three-day interreligious conference in Italy that drew more than 450 Jewish, Muslim, Christian and other religious leaders from around the world.  More...

Katz JCC Early Childhood Center offering STEAM

The Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center at the Katz JCC will partner with Destination Imagination (DI) to offer STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) programming. More...

Beth Wynne appointed JFCS associate director

The Board and staff of Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) are pleased to announce the promotion of Beth Wynne to associate executive director. She most recently held the position of director of institutional advancement. More...

Greater Philadelphia Hadassah presents ‘Afternoon of Comedy’

Just in time for the 2016 Presidential Election, Hadassah Greater Philadelphia will honor its past presidents Sunday, Oct. 30 as it celebrates 100 years of service to the community and Israel. The event will be held at 11:30 a.m. More...

Local physician helped star gymnast Laurie Hernandez get to Rio Olympics

Among the athletes who earned America’s love and respect during the Olympic games in Rio last month, gymnast Laurie Hernandez is a clear standout.  More...