February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

His triumph over drug addiction inspires Christie’s efforts

MEET AJ SOLOMON…

FAMILY: Parents Lee and Dianne; brother Eric and sister Rachel AGE: 26 SYNAGOGUE: Temple Beth Sholom FAVORITE SPORT: Hockey FAVORITE MOVIE: “The Natural” As a newly minted college grad, AJ Solomon landed a plum first job in the Trenton o More...

New Saltzman Director Vicki Zell looking to enhance foundation’s impact

In a very real sense, Vicki Zell has been preparing for her new role as executive director of the Raymond & Gertrude R. Saltzman Foundation throughout both her professional career and her volunteer work. More...

Senator Menendez to keynote JCRC’s Middle East Institute Mar. 5

New Jersey’s senior U.S. Senator, Robert Menendez, will be the keynote speaker when the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Southern New Jersey presents its 48th annual Middle East Institute on Sunday evening, Mar. 5. More...

Richard M. Klein Wellness Center set for spring opening at Katz JCC

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill, a leader in South Jersey for exceptional health, wellness and fitness programs for 20 years, has announced the addition of the Richard M. Klein Center for Wellness, expected to open this spring. More...

ACHaD Dept. Resource Fair showcases special needs services

The ACHaD Special Needs Department’s Feb. 1 Resource Fair attracted 750 people to the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill. More...

LGBTQ teens invited to Mar. 2 Purim Palooza

Teens in grades 7-12 who identify as LGBTQ are welcome to attend the Project Rainbow Purim Palooza on Thursday, March 2 at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill. More...

Rocking night planned at JFCS ‘Stepping Out’ Mar. 18

Jewish Family & Children’s Service welcomes the community to ‘Step Out’ when the wildly popular B-Street Band headlines its annual fundraiser, “Stepping Out with JFCS,” on Saturday, Mar. 18 at 8:30 p.m. at Cong. More...

JCC Live at the Linc will score on Apr. 1

The Katz JCC’s annual fundraiser, “The Big Event,” will be held on Saturday, Apr. 1 at Lincoln Financial Field. More...

Dan Gottlieb, Lori Volpe lead course

Nationally known psychologist and radio host Dr. Dan Gottlieb, along with meditation instructor Lori Volpe, will lead a new series of classes in Mindful Aging on Tuesdays, Feb. 28, Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Apr. 4, 11, 18, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

‘Anne Frank’ at Mainstage Center

The Mainstage Center for the Arts is presenting “The Diary of Anne Frank” through Feb. 18. Mainstage has a special discounted ticket at $9 for JCC members. More...

Family fun for everyone on March 12!

Come dressed up as your favorite king or queen, superhero or princess and join us for the JCC’s annual Community Purim Carnival on Sunday, Mar. 12 from 1-4 p.m. More...

Community embracing Holton’s Heroes

Leading up to the winter holidays, the Jewish community enthusiastically embraced a campaign to provide toys to young patients unable to leave Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to celebrate Chanukah or Christmas.   More...

Inclusive community celebrates Tu B’Shevat

In celebration of the Jewish New Year for Trees and Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month, Cong. More...

TALK TO US…

‘Who’s news?’ will appear on this page of every issue of the Voice. Does anyone you know belong here? More...

Beth El hosts Israeli rocket scientist Ari Sacher

Cong. Beth El in Voorhees recently hosted Israeli rocket scientist Ari Sacher. The Thursday evening program attracted over 400 people. More...

Film shows dangers of teens’ lives dominated by ‘screens’

In the documentary “Screenagers, Growing Up in the Digital Age,” teenagers and their families speak candidly of their struggles to balance life online with real life. More...

Help your toddler say good-bye to his/her pacifier

Have a toddler who is ready to say good-bye to his or her pacifier? Come on Sunday, Mar. 5, for a heart-warming rite of passage and create a Pacifier Tree with other children and their families. More...

Jay Roberts Jewelers hosts Jewelry Extravaganza for JCC

Jay Roberts Jewelers in Marlton hosted a Jewelry Extravaganza combining an evening of fun and jewelry, all while benefiting the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill. At the Feb. More...

Lisa David becomes first Harlam camper to be named director

Lisa David was a shy fifth-grader when she and her trunk of belongings arrived for her first summer at Camp Harlam in the summer of 1988. More...

Snowbirds invited to the annual Florida Reunion

For the past 20 years, the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. More...

Rabbi Larry Sernovitz starting new, progressive congregation

Seeking to appeal to unaffiliated Jews with a progressive approach to Jewish communal life, Rabbi Larry Sernovitz announced he is forming an “emerging Jewish community” that is expected to be operational this summer. More...

Over $1-million raised for vital programs during Super Sunday/Week

Super Sunday, Jewish Federation’s largest annual volunteer endeavor and fundraising campaign, kicked off a Super Week! More...

Best in Jewish film coming for Cherry Hill Volvo Festival at JCC

The community is invited to attend the 12th annual Cherry Hill Volvo Cars Jewish Film Festival of the Katz JCC. The weeklong film festival takes place Sunday, Mar. 19 through Sunday, Mar. More...

Class remembers beloved teacher

In loving memory of Elephant Class teacher, Miss Ann Garnick, a balloon plaque was added to the Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center Legacy Wall, donated by the families of the 2015 and 2016 Elephant More...