November 23, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Former teacher reflects on civil-rights assembly she founded

MEET ADA ROSEN…

FAMILY: Husband Paul Gould; daughters Susan Rosen-LaBattaglia, Judith Plon and Deborah Tartell, and seven grandchildren SYNAGOGUES: Cong. More...

Shabbos Project attracts hundreds to Challah Bake, Havdalah Concert

Shabbos Project of South Jersey held its 3rd Annual Women’s Challah Bake Nov. 10 at Temple Emanuel in Cherry Hill. More...

Rabbi Weiner to be installed as Beth Tikvah leader Dec. 4

As a rabbinic intern at Cong. Beth Tikvah, Nathan Weiner started bringing his Judaic vision to life. More...

Katz JCC programs named ‘Best’ by Suburban Family Magazine

The Katz JCC is proud to announce the recognition of three exceptional programs in the Best of Family awards by Suburban Family Magazine. More...

JWV Post 126 helps veterans

Veterans from local Jewish War Veterans Post 126 collected donations at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill to support veterans’ healthcare and welfare work. More...

Woman who had twins at 60 tells Festival audience her story

A Baby Boomer, Dr. Frieda Birnbaum has always been told she looks young for her age. Certainly she didn’t feel “too old” when, at age 60, she gained notoriety for being the oldest woman in the United States to give birth to twins. More...

Legacy donors attend special event

Over 40 donors who have made a legacy commitment benefiting the Katz JCC, Kellman Brown Academy, and/or Politz Day School attended a special dinner reception co-hosted by the Jewish Community Foundat More...

Join an intrepid group of women for ‘Heart to Heart’ Israel mission

Leave your high heels at home and join an intrepid group of smart, motivated women from across North America and Israel on a unique journey that will feed your soul and engage your mind.  More...

Families enjoy Shabbat dinner

  The Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center at the Katz JCC hosted its fall Shabbat Dinner for families earlier this month. More...

Local author Lori Miller to visit JCC

Chanukah is quickly approaching, and the JCC is the perfect place to shop for the special child in your life. More...

TBS Sisterhood taking orders for Mah Jongg

Temple Beth Sholom Sisterhood is now taking orders for 2017 Mah Jongg cards until Jan. 8. Send your full name and address with your check made out to TBS Sisterhood. The cost is $8 per standard size card and $9 per large card. More...

Heads of area day schools meet

A recent meeting brought the heads of area day schools together to meet with the new CEO of Prizmah Center for Jewish Day Schools. At the gathering were (front, from left), Rabbi Dr. More...

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Community observes Kristallnacht

As the community observed the 78th anniversary of Kristallnacht, Josh Aronson, the author of “Orchestra of Exiles,” told the story of Polish born violinist Bronislaw Huberman and his ques More...

Hot Topics series continues at JCC with ‘Intermarriage’

According to the 2013 Pew Study, 58 percent of Jews marrying are getting married to a partner of another religion. More...

Cherry Hill native Barak Kushner wins history prize

Barak Kushner, a Cherry Hill East graduate and the son of Dr. William and Helen Kushner, has been selected as the winner of the 2016 John K. More...

Festival speaker Dan Raviv weighs in on the future of U.S.-Israeli relations

Whether or not Presidentelect Donald Trump changes course in U.S. More...

JFCS launches ‘This Life Counts’ suicide prevention & awareness program

Samost JFCS, in partnership with the Cherry Hill Police Department, will offer “This Life Counts (TLC),” a free suicide prevention and awareness program starting Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. More...

Aiding victims of Hurricane Matthew

Veteran American Red Cross volunteer Lynn Goldman Paul (right), inspired fellow Beth El member Debbie Morowitz (left) to join her in Savannah, Georgia last month in Red Cross efforts to bring relief More...

‘Germans & Jews’ film, discussion on November 29

On Tuesday, Nov. More...

Over 1,500 have a great day at JCC’s Baby & Toddler Expo

Over 1,500 people attended the Katz JCC’s Baby & Toddler Expo. More...

Jews who found refuge in Ecuador focus of program at Temple Sinai

Holocaust history is full of stories of those who helped Jews escape Nazi horrors and those who hindered them, from the heroism of diplomats such as Raoul Wallenberg and Chiune Sugihara to the shameful story of the passenger ship St. More...

M’kor Theater Group sets ‘Rock of Ages’

The M’kor Shalom Theater Group will perform the incredible true story of Chanukah, told through the delightful music of the 1970s. More...