December 7, 2016 RSS feed / Voice at the Shore

Downbeach Ministerium Thanksgiving service reaches out to wider community

The Monday evening before Thanksgiving, over 250 people of many faiths packed into the Margate Community Church to share in the annual Thanksgiving service offered by the Downbeach Ministerium, an interfaith group of clergy from Ventnor, Margate, and More...

Beth Israel helps New Hope Baptist Church celebrate its 75th anniversary

Good friends are there for each other in times of need and to celebrate each other’s simchas— and that’s just how it is between Congregation Beth Israel in Northfield and New Hope Baptist Church, an African-American Church in the in More...

Preschool and Daycare at the J introduces sea creatures to children

The Preschool and Daycare at the J features Creative Curriculum and hands on learning! Through partnerships with our local community, the day in the life of our preschoolers is like no other.  On Friday, Nov. More...

Herb dinner raises $7,500+ for JFS health and wellness initiatives

The JFS Herb Dinner, held at Steve & Cookie’s By the Bay on November 9, raised more than $7,500 for the agency’s health and wellness initiatives. More...

Beth El collecting money for coats

During the holiday season our thoughts often turn to meals and presents we will share with those we love. Meanwhile, there are people in our community who lack basic necessities— like a warm winter coat.  More...

Community Event Calendar

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9 JCC – MARGATE Coffee Klatch, 10:30 a.m. Enjoy free coffee and refreshments while discussing current events with other community members. For more information, contact Tina Serota at (609) 822-1108 or tserota@jfsatlantic.org. More...

Visiting scholar shows community another side of the Israeli psyche

How do Israelis, who live in what many American Jews see as the Promised Land, feel about that promise? How does being born and/or living in a Jewish state affect how Israelis think—about themselves, life in general, Arabs and the Holocaust? More...

Jewish War Veterans stand up for America and fellow Jews

COMMUNITY CORNER

Just after the Civil War, Mark Twain and others unjustly accused Jews of not coming to America’s defense during military conflicts. In truth, the Jews had served this country in as great a number or more than the general population. More...

My favorite (and least favorite) words

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

A few weeks ago I read an article talking about the author’s take on the very best word in our language. According to the author, that word is “sure.” He went on at great length to explain just why “sure” is so lovely. More...

Celebrate Chanukah with your Jewish community!

The entire community is invited to celebrate Chanukah Around the World on Thursday, December 29—the sixth night of Chanukah—from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the JCC in Margate. More...

Local Survivors get private tour of Stockton exhibition

More than a dozen local Holocaust survivors and community members enjoyed an exclusive tour of Stockton University’s art exhibit, “Drawing Against Oblivion,” a show displaying portr More...

JCC offers Winter Break Camp

When public schools are closed for winter break, the JCC is the place to be for kids! The JCC in Margate is offering a Winter Break Camp on Monday, December 26, through Friday, December 30, from 9 a.m. More...

Kid’s Calendar

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9  BETH ISRAEL Music, movement and more for children age 2 and younger with caregiver, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Each class features a story and an arts and crafts project. More...