December 7, 2016 RSS feed / Columns

Bringing innovative ideas from Federations across America to SNJ

FEDERATION 411

One of the greatest benefits to being a Jewish Federation is being a part of the General Assembly (GA) each year. The GA gives us the chance to learn best practices in everything we do here at Federation from colleagues around the world. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Celebrating the power of the Jewish woman

COOKING

Many know the story of the miracles of Chanukah mentioned in the Talmud, but not enough people know of the heroic efforts of our ancestors documented in the Book of Maccabees that surround the miracles of Chanukah. More...

These fine books should be on your Chanukah gift-giving list

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

We think books make the best Chanukah gifts. They’re easy to wrap, require no batteries, and one size fits all. We gathered recently to talk about books for Chanukah gift-giving.  More...

There are many ways JCF can help you further Jewish continuity

MONEY MATTERS

A question to ponder: What does Jewish continuity mean to you? Your answer to this question may involve such components as carrying on holiday traditions, supporting the State of Israel, or something else altogether. More...

South Jersey Region extends a welcome to teens of all abilities

BBYO BLOCK

South Jersey Region BBYO is a special place. We are a close-knit community of Jewish teens inclusive to all regardless of backgrounds and abilities. More...

The Vocational Celebration Breakfast warmed hearts and sparked action

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

Walter was born with neurological impairments resulting in both cognitive and physical disabilities. He did not talk until he was seven years old and received special education services from the time he entered school. More...

No more sitting on the sidelines—it’s time for me to decide

SALLY’S WORLD

It’s the hour of decision. The day is nearly done. The kitchen clock reminds me that yes, it really is 4:30 p.m. and I’ve barely left my desk. I’m yawning. I’m dragging. More...