January 4, 2017 RSS feed / Columns

Make this year a special one during Super Sunday and Super Week

FEDERATION 411

Now that the holidays are behind us and the calendar has changed, it’s time to kick off 2017 right, and that means Super Sunday! More...

Trying not to be too hard on myself as I resolve to change

SALLY’S WORLD

So here comes 2017, just as I’d gotten used to writing 2016 on my checks. More...

Biographies and memoirs shed new light on fascinating lives

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

From entertainers to society-changing activists, the subjects of recent biographies captivate readers. We gathered recently to discuss these new books. More...

A new year means a new economic and tax landscape

MONEY MATTERS

As we move into 2017, it’s truly out with the old, in with the new. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: The mitzvah of Melave Malka

COOKING

Upon the conclusion of the weekly Sabbath, after the Havdalah ceremony, it is customary to “escort the Sabbath Queen” into the week by observing the mitzvah of Melave Malka (which means “Escort the Queen”). More...

New support group helps those dealing with vision impairment

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

Julia (name changed to protect privacy) was 47 when her eyesight started to wane, and now at age 73 she has trouble doing many of the things she used to enjoy, due to her vision loss. More...

Exciting Jewish Heritage Night at the Sixers an event to remember

BBYO BLOCK

On Dec. 18, South Jersey Region BBYO had the opportunity to attend the Philadelphia 76ers game for their Jewish Heritage Night. This event was easily a huge hit for SJR. More...