March 1, 2017 RSS feed / Voice at the Shore

National WWII Museum elicits feedback from Stockton Holocaust Studies faculty

Six faculty members from Stockton University’s Holocaust and Genocide Studies Department recently visited the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. More...

Weis speaks on Israel and the current political climate

A United Nations that is increasingly hostile towards Israel…the threat of terrorism on multiple fronts…President Trump. What does all of this mean for Israel—and for American Jews? More...

Auditions for “Number the Stars” March 19 & 20

Attention singers, actors and aspiring performers of all ages: Auditions will be held March 19 and 20 for Number the Stars, a musical based on the book by Lois Lowry about true events occurring in Denmark during the Holocaust. More...

Israel’s greatest fear centers on the relationship with American Jews

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

It has been raining in Israel for four days straight. Not the light and intermittent rain one would expect, especially in the Negev, but the heavy downpours produced by dark, heavy clouds that do not roll away.  More...

Immigration ban prompts joint ADL/NAACP statement

The ADL (Anti-Defamation League) and the NAACP have long histories of fighting for social justice, civil rights and equality. More...

JFS volunteer opportunities enrich many lives

COMMUNITY CORNER

“JFS is a wonderful organization and we love volunteering in their food pantry every week,” said Barbara Groff of Egg Harbor Township, who regularly volunteers for JFS together with her husband, Doug.  More...

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY, MARCH 2 BERON-JOAS Retrospective of the artwork of Marian Reinheimer, 11-2 p.m. Location: The Rosin Center at the Herman Pogachefsky Pavilion, 1102 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City. Transportation available. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, March 3 – 5:35 p.m.  Friday, March 10 – 5:42 p.m.   More...

Jews join Muslims and others at AC rally protesting immigration ban

Local Jewish community members joined local Muslims and others to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order halting immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries on February 2 at an Interfaith Social Justice Vigil held at Atlantic Cit More...

Rabbi Krauss to be honored at March 26 brunch

Rabbi Aaron Krauss, the spiritual leader of Beth El Synagogue for nearly 35 years, will be honored Sunday, March 26, at 12:30 p.m., with a brunch at the synagogue celebrating his honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree recently conferred by Stockton More...

Girls Night Out for Tu B’Shevat

Barbara Beard (left) and Rebecca Spanier were among more than 20 women who gathered at the Chai Center in Ventnor last month to celebrate Tu B’Shevat at a Chabad Women’s Circle event. More...

JCC Campaign supports the future of the Jewish community

For more than 105 years the Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center in Margate has been a focal point of the Atlantic County community. More...

Beth Israel kids receive siddurim

Third graders at Congregation Beth Israel were given specially decorated siddurim at a Shabbat service at the synagogue. The siddurim presentation marks the beginning of the students’ journey towards their B’nai Mitzvah. More...

Beinfest installed as new SGLC Board Chairman

Adrienne Beinfest was installed as the new board chairman of Seashore Gardens Living Center (SGLC) at the long-term care facility’s annual meeting and installation of officers on January 29. More...

Kid’s Calendar

FRIDAY, MARCH 3 BETH ISRAEL - NORTHFIELD Music, Mommy and Me, 9:30 p.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. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 More...