January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Voice at the Shore

Young Israeli professor brings new energy and insight to Holocaust studies at Stockton

“Right now, the U.S. is the place to do Holocaust studies,” according to Raz Segal, a young Israeli who is Stockton University’s new assistant professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies. More...

How about Chinese food, in China?

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

Have you ever crossed the International Dateline, dreamed of visiting the Forbidden City, or imagined yourself playing Blackjack in a Hong Kong casino? More...

Creating a culture for learning on campus

STOCKTON HILLEL HAPPENINGS

This year I attended Hillel International’s Global Assembly for the second time since I began my job as Hillel director. Last year, being fairly new to this job, I didn’t know a soul at the conference, but this year was different. More...

Chanukah lights up the JCC

The warmth of Chanukah permeated the JCC in Margate with numerous celebrations, including its annual preschool Chanukah show as well as several Chanukah parties open to the entire community. More...

For many families, Christmas at SGLC is mitzvah—and a tradition

Residents of Seashore Gardens Living Center in Galloway enjoyed a festive Christmas day—with bingo, manicures, entertainment and a delicious dinner—thanks to the help of a crew of 70 volunteers, including many Jewish community members who More...

From Russia to N. Dakota: Jewish “picture bride” story performance at Stockton Jan. 29

Yes, there is such a thing as a Jewish mail order bride, as the many descendants of Rachel Calof can attest. More...

Kid’s Calendar

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20  BETH ISRAEL - NORTHFIELD Music, Mommy and Me, 9:30 a.m. Music class for young children with Cookie Feldman. For more information, call Feldman at (609) 641-3600. Program repeats most Fridays; call to confirm.   More...

Beth Israel college students return home to their rabbi

A lively group of ten college students who spent their youth attending Congregation Beth Israel in Northfield gathered together at the home of Rabbi David and Susan Weis earlier this month. More...

Geller celebrates 50th year as a rabbi

Rabbi Gordon Geller of Shirat Hayam in Ventnor celebrates his 50th anniversary in the rabbinate this month. According to Geller, he is the only member of his graduating class from Hebrew Union College who is still a full-time practicing rabbi. More...

Katz JCC Margate’s Brunch & Learn welcomes New Jersey author Jerry Gordon

The Milton & Betty Katz JCC will host guest speaker and author Jerry Gordon during the monthly Brunch & Learn program 10:30 am. Wednesday, February 8.  More...

Kosher recipes for Shabbat and every day

There is always a homecooked meal for dinner at Melanie Silver’s house—on Shabbat as well as every other night. Silver, a European-trained chef, likes to make things as simple as possible, as well as delicious.  More...

B’nai B’rith article lauds Woodbine’s proud Jewish agricultural heritage

The community of Woodbine, NJ, and the synagogue that is the now Stockton’s Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage, figured prominently in an article in the Winter 2016 issue of B’nai B’rith Magazine on “The Jewish Agricultural Mov More...

Do a Mitzvah: Give Blood

Giving the “gift of life” is a mitzvah. On Wednesday, February 1, from 1-6 p.m., you can become a hero to someone in need by giving blood at the JCC. All it takes is a small amount of time – and one small pinch. More...

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19  YOUNG ISRAEL – MARGATE Parsha Delights and Bites, 6:30 p.m. Discussion led by Rabbi Yaakov Orimland followed by refreshments. For more information, contact Rabbi Orimland at (609) 418-0357. More...

Community and Beth El members ring in 2017

Beth El Synagogue members came together with many friends in the community to say goodbye to 2016 on December 31 at Beth El in Margate. More...