November 9, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Amazing 89-year-old creates challah plates for Shabbos Project

MEET DOROTHY KLEIN…

AGE: 89  RESIDENCE: Marlton  FAMILY: Daughter Mindy Rosen and her husband Larry; Daughter Jerri Pinsky and her husband Bob; 5 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren  FAVORITE PLACE TO BE: “Wherever my family is.”  FAVORI More...

Beth El Scholar’s Weekend to feature Jews of Uganda

Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, the spiritual leader of the Abayudaya Jews of Uganda will be the distinguished Scholar-In-Residence at Cong. Beth El in Voorhees on Thursday, Nov. 10. More...

Townsend Press announces new grant to JCRC’s BookMates’

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), in cooperation with the Catholic Jewish Commission of Southern New Jersey, is pleased to announce that Judith Nadell and John Langan, co-founders of Townsend Press, have renewed for another five years th More...

Twins at 60, oldest mom in US to headline Festival of ABC

At 60, Frieda Birnbaum became the oldest American to give birth. She became a lightning rod for those who thought she was, at best, selfish. More...

Project S.A.R.A.H. to benefit from Brith Sholom event

Cherry Hill Brith Sholom is hosting a charity event at LaScala’s Fire restaurant at The Promenade at Sagemore in Marlton on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Proceeds will benefit JFCS/Project S.A.R.A.H. Come in any time between 11 a.m. More...

Isdaner ECC partners with Destination Imagination on STEAM

The Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center at the Katz JCC has partnered with local non-profit, Destination Imagination (DI), to offer STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) programming More...

Historic document gifted to Raab/Goodwin Center

The Esther Raab Holocaust Museum & Goodwin Education Center recently partnered with Rowan University’s Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies to screen the film “Complicit: The U More...

Installations & presentation of awards featured at Annual Meeting

1. Event Chair Joan Feinberg welcomed guests to the 94th Annual Meeting of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey on Oct. 19. More...

‘Secrets to Success’ focus of new course

Chabad Lubavitch of Camden & Burlington Counties will offer a new Jewish Learning Institute course on “How Success Thinks: Jewish Secrets for Leading a Productive Life” at the Chabad Center, 1925 Kresson Rd., Cherry Hill. More...

JCC’s Brisket & Brews 5K attracts over 150 runners

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill recently hosted its annual 5K run for over 150 runners, with the new twist of Brisket and Brews—each runner enjoyed a brisket slider and a beer at the conclusion of More...

Host your child’s event at the JCC

Did you know you can host your child’s ultimate birthday party at the Katz JCC? More...

Restaurant Guide

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Beth El takes JAG Bowling Tourney

Cong. Beth El won the Jewish Athletic Group’s (JAG) fall bowling tournament. More...

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Harriet Schulman announced as chair of the 2017 JFund

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey welcomed Harriet Schulman as its new JFund chair for 2017. More...

JLEAD teen leadership program is now accepting applications

Jewish teens in the community are invited and encouraged to apply for the JLEAD (leadership, education, advocacy and design) Leadership Program, a partnership of the Katz JCC, the JCC Camps at Medford, and BBYO, the program intends to inspire and inv More...

Eclectic group of artists to showcase at ABC Festival

The Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books, and Culture will welcome three unique artists to display their eclectic artwork. More...

‘Orchestra of Exiles’ author to speak at Kristallnacht event

This year marks the 78th anniversary of Kristallnacht (Crystal Night or Night of Broken Glass), a pogrom coordinated against Jews throughout Nazi Germany, Austria and the Sudetanland in Czechoslovakia on November 9 to 10, 1938. More...

JCF accepting planned gifts for year-end

For anyone considering donating non-cash, year-end gifts to charity for financial or tax planning reasons, the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. can help facilitate the process. More...

Author of Christie book dissects ‘Bridgegate’ at Beth El event

When political reporter Matt Katz first started covering Gov. Chris Christie for the Philadelphia Inquirer six years ago, New Jersey’s brashly charming new governor seemingly could do no wrong. More...

Shabbos Project in Haddonfield

As part of the Shabbos Project taking place in the community Nov. 10-12, Dr. Ilise Feitshans, director of the Work Health and Survival Project, will host candlelighting and Shabbat events at her Haddonfield home on Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. More...

M’kor Shalom to host discussion on Muslim women, Quran

Cong. M’kor Shalom, 850 Evesham Rd., Cherry Hill, invites the community to join them on Monday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. for an enlightening discussion and Q&A session with Muslim interfaith speaker and Cherry Hill resident Farhat Biviji. More...

New offerings for seniors at the JCC

Progressive developments in exercise and relaxation are not just passing trends, and the JCC’s Adult Department offers weekly classes as well as daily socialization programs designed for individuals aging in place. More...

Free Parent & Me Class starts Nov. 11

Parents with little ones ages 5 weeks to 12 months are encouraged to try Infant Massage at the Katz JCC. This free class is held on Sundays starting November 6 though December 11 from 11-11:45 a.m. No class Nov. 27.  More...