January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Local writer bases first children’s book on real-life turtle rescue

MEET LORI SAMLIN MILLER…

FAMILY: Husband Eric; children Ilana, Isaac, Emily and David SYNAGOGUES: Torah Links and Young Israel in Margate FAVORITE VEGAN, KOSHER RECIPE: Sweet potato black bean burgers HOBBIES: Reading, cooking, clowning FAVORITE CHILDREN’S BOOK: &ldquo More...

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Life in the American South during Civil Rights era focus of program

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey will be hosting Jo Ivester, author of “Outskirts of Hope: A Memoir of the 1960s Deep South” on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. More...

JCC Car Raffle partners with Cherry Hill Imports

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill is pleased to announce a new partnership with Cherry Hill Imports for the 2017 reverse draw car raffle. Cherry Hill will provide this year’s grand prize: A threeyear lease for a 2017 Audi A3 Premium. More...

Partnows visit memorial to Holocaust hero Chiune Sugihara

Dr. Michael, Marcy and Philip Partnow visited Yaotsu and the Memorial to Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved the lives of thousands of Jews from Poland and Lithuania during the Holocaust. More...

Chanukah Hooplah at the J was a day of fun for all

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill hosted a day of fun for the entire family during Chanukah. The annual Character Breakfast kicked off the morning, and was followed by an interactive “Fiddler on the Roof” sing-a-long in the afternoon. More...

Israeli scientist Ari Sacher comes to Beth El Jan. 26

Ari Sacher, An Israeli rocket scientist, will speak at Cong. Beth El in Voorhees on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. Sacher will be speaking on “The Miracle of Israel’s Life-Saving Missile Defense Technology.”  More...

Two recent college grads helping Hillel innovate campus programs

Brimming with ideas about making Judaism more relevant to the lives of her fellow millennials, Zoe Kress, 22, could not have dreamed up a more fitting first job than as Innovation Specialist at Vanderbilt Hillel. More...

Beth El kids aid Voorhees Animal Orphanage

The Voorhees Animal Orphanage (VAO) recently paid a visit to Cong. Beth El, where the children made sock toys and rope scratchers for the cats and dogs. They also very generously donated much needed supplies to the shelter. More...

JCC & JFCS to host showing of ‘Screenagers’ movie Feb. 7

The community is invited to attend a free screening of “Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age,” at the Katz JCC on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. More...

New Year’s Eve was a fun time for children, seniors at the JCC

  The Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center at the Katz JCC celebrated “Noon” Year’s Eve together. More...

Saltzman Life Long Learning registration begins Jan. 25

The Saltzman Foundation’s Life Long Learning Institute at the Katz JCC offers countless opportunities for adults to expand their knowledge, meet new friends and keep their minds sharp. More...

Politz Day School ‘Panoply’ Trivia set for Feb. 4

Politz Day School will host its 5th annual Panoply evening, a multimedia trivia night in which teams of eight to 10 players compete against each other on a wide variety of topics, including pop culture, geography, sports and general knowledge. More...

Beth El, TBS teens build Israel connection during Confirmation trip

Some 40 South Jersey teens felt their connection to Israel grow through powerful experiences, including seeing the Negev in bloom and praying—not just at the Kotel in Jerusalem, but also on many mountaintops—during their Confirmation trip More...

JCRC updates local Hillel leaders

JCRC intern and Stockton University Hillel President Rachel Kern (left) and Mollie Rubenstein, president of Hillel at Rowan University and former Katz JCC intern, recently met with David Snyder, exec More...

Meet Eric Greitens, the first Jewish governor of Missouri

Eric Greitens, a former Navy SEAL whose seven military awards include the Bronze Star, is the first Jewish governor of Missouri.  Greitens, 42, a Republican, also is a former Rhodes scholar and the founder of The Mission Continues, a nonprofit t More...

Jay Roberts Jewelry Extravaganza is Saturday, Feb. 4

Enjoy a night out and pick out the perfect gift for someone special while supporting the Katz JCC at the annual Jay Roberts Jewelry Extravaganza on Saturday, Feb. 4. The free event will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...