March 15, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Cherry Hill native to bring Thai-style ice cream to hometown

MEET KYLE BILLIG…

AGE: 20  FAMILY: Parents Steven and Wendy; Brothers Jacob, 21, and Ross, 16; dog Charlie  SYNAGOGUES: Temple Emanuel & Chabad  FAVORITE FLAVOR: Monkey See Monkey Do (Banana Nutella)   More...

Jam-packed day for kids to feature cultural events

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill will offer kids ages 4-12 the opportunity to experience a variety of creative outlets at the Second Annual ABC, Jr. (Arts, Books and Culture) on Sunday, Apr. 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

JFCS seeking area teens to submit contest videos

JFCS wants to hear from you! More...

600 women join to make challah at Mega Bake

It’s never too late to make Shabbat challah for the first time.  For Leah Goldman, 81, the mitzvah moment was all the more memorable as a shared experience, both with her daughter Judi Weinberg and granddaughter Stephanie Riviello and her More...

Over 200 rally in front of JCC to show solidarity after bomb threat

When the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill received a bomb threat during one of the waves of bomb threats against JCCs and Jewish day schools and had to be evacuated on Feb. More...

Florida Reunion features collaboration among SJ Federations, Foundations

For the 20th consecutive year, “snowbirds and snowflakes” who live or winter in Southeastern Florida but who have roots in Southern New Jersey, recently had the chance to reconnect at two separate Florida Reunion programs. More...

Congregation Beth El hosting Annual Party Showcase Mar. 26

Cong. Beth El will host its Ninth Annual Party Showcase on Sunday, Mar. 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This year’s showcase will feature over 40 vendors, including many of the finest kosher caterers, DJs and photographers.  More...

Documentary on survivors created by KBA students debuts at Festival

As a student at Kellman Brown Academy, eighth-grader Coby Friedman has had numerous interactions with Holocaust survivors. More...

SJMC makes donation to JNF

The South Jersey Men’s Club recently presented a check for $2,243 to the Jewish National Fund to assist in dealing with the wildfires that recently plagued Israel. More...

Annual Tess Norton Purim Classic on Mar. 25

Join the JCC’s ACHaD Special Needs Department of the Katz JCC for an evening of fun and friends at the annual Tess Norton Purim Classic on Saturday, Mar. 25 at 7:30 p.m. More...

JCRC hosts Palestinian Israel supporter

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey recently hosted Palestinian Human Rights activist and pro-Israel supporter Bassem Eid. More...

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JCC Live at the Linc promises to be the party of the year

Don’t miss the Katz JCC’s biggest party of the year on Saturday, Apr. 1 at 8:15 p.m. More...

Pre-Passover Wonderland set for Chabad in Medford

With the approach of Passover, Chabad in Medford is in full pre-holiday madness mode. So much has to be done—house cleaning, Seder preparation, shopping and more shopping. More...

JFCS ‘Helpers in a Hurry’ looking for team members

Can you be a Helper in a Hurry for JFCS?  From time to time, JFCS needs last-minute volunteers to help with different projects in the Betsy and Peter Fischer Food Pantries. More...

Beth El trip builds connection to Morocco and its Jewish community

On Cong. Beth El’s recent trip to Morocco, the trip participants went to Friday night services at a synagogue in Marrakech and then to the cantor’s home for a Shabbat dinner. More...

Innovative collaborations making next week’s Film Festival special

The 12th Annual Cherry Hill Volvo Cars Jewish Film Festival of the Katz JCC is upon us! More...

Mirowitz family volunteers in Israel to help provide food for the hungry

Naomi and Seth Mirowitz and their children Aaron (right) and Ezra of Cherry Hill, volunteered at Leket Israel as part of their nephew Anan Kulp’s bar mitzvah project. More...

Jewish Community Foundation grants making a difference in the community

Twice annually, the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. provides Community Grants to organizations serving the Jewish and secular community. Recently, several JCF-funded initiatives have been held with great success. More...

The Forum, a night of Jewish learning, offered something for everyone

Fifty minutes of listening to Cong. Beth El Rabbi Aaron Krupnick’s take on the seven habits of highly-effective Jews was clearly not enough for Rachel Shmuts. More...

Eric and Andy Sussman Weekend at the JCC

On Saturday, Apr. 8 and Sunday, Apr. 9, the Katz JCC invites the community to participate in a weekend of hoops and slam-dunks at the 12th Annual Eric and Andy Sussman Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. More...