March 1, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Young Cherry Hill resident is a veteran advocate for military personnel

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FAMILY: Father Eric, mother Barbara, sister Michelle, fiancé Andrea Katz AGE: 28 HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill FAVORITE POLITICAL TV SHOW: “The West Wing” FAVORITE LIVING POLITICIAN: Joe Biden FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Philadelphia Union More...

Jewish Film Festival features stellar lineup March 19-26

This year’s 12th Annual Cherry Hill Volvo Cars Jewish Film Festival (CHVCJFF) is slated for Sunday, Mar. 19 through Sunday, Mar. 26. It is going to be an incredible week of film and speakers. More...

Over 60 come out for JNF on recent snowy evening

JNF of Southern New Jersey recently hosted Beer, Cheese and (More Than) Trees at Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill. More...

SAFAM returns to Rutgers Mar. 5 for Hillel concert

SAFAM, the six-man band that has dominated the Jewish music scene in America since 1974, will perform in concert on Sunday, Mar. More...

Purim: A call to leadership

Purim is a dark story marked by a crazy party. I’m still unsure why a close brush with extermination became, in the Middle Ages, an opportunity for costumes and farce, but there you have it. More...

Israel supporter hones advocacy skills at Wiesenthal Center internship

A passionate Zionist, Stefanie Jeffreys, 23, was thrilled to be appointed to the Jewish Community Relations Council Board last year and eager to hone her skills as an advocate for Israel and Jewish causes.  More...

Ravitz markets honored by U.S. agency

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TBS Sisterhood Sephardic Seder set for Mar. 29

Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill will be hosting a Sephardic Seder on Wednesday, Mar. 29 6:30-9 p.m. More...

“The Joys and Oys of Parenting”

Parents and grandparents are invited to join The Joys and Oys of Parenting Book Club, hosted by the Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center at the Katz JCC.  More...

100th day of school benefits the hungry

The Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center at the Katz JCC recently celebrated the 100th day of school. More...

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Champions crowned in Blumenfeld Family Adult League

The Katz JCC’s Blumenfeld Family Basketball League recently wrapped up its winter season and the champions have emerged! More...

Area youth invited to submit films about Jewish experiences

The Katz JCC’s Cherry Hill Volvo Jewish Film Festival has been a cultural staple in South Jersey for over a decade, showcasing the best in Jewish films from all over the world. More...

Children celebrate Tu B’Shevat

Early Childhood students at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill celebrated their weekly Shabbat with a special nod to Tu B’Shevat, the celebration of trees. More...

Special needs artists shine with Appel Art Gallery exhibit

The Appel Art Gallery at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill recently hosted an art gallery reception to showcase the artwork created by members of the Katz JCC ACHaD and JFCS TOPS special needs programs. More...

Chabad Purim Bash Mar. 12

In anticipation of the upcoming Jewish Festival of Purim (celebrated this year, Mar. 11 (evening) until after sundown on Mar. 12), Chabad Lubavitch of Camden and Burlington Counties has announced plans to host its annual Purim Bash.  More...

Artwork of David Butler & students featured

The Joel and Linda Appel Art Gallery at the Katz JCC will be featuring local artist David Butler during the months of March and April. An art gallery reception is planned for Wednesday, Mar. 8, 6:30-8 p.m., and is open to the community.  More...

JAFCO sets Game Day March 29

JAFCO (Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options) will hold a Game Day Luncheon at Woodcrest Country Club in Cherry Hill on Wednesday, Mar. 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Ramapo to host Holocaust program on Sousa Mendes

Joan Arnay Halperin and Monique Rubens Krohn, the daughters of two families rescued by the Portuguese diplomat, Aristides de Sousa Mendes, will tell the story of his unique and heroic accomplishment on Thursday, Mar. 2 at 9:30 a.m. in the Robert A. More...