March 29, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Cherry Hill resident’s memoir is a love song to her departed mother

MEET REA BOCHNER…

FAMILY: Husband Josh; children Yonah, 8, Akiva, 6, and Aryeh, 3, step-daughters Sima Ellie, 15, and Huvi, 14. SYNAGOGUES: Cong. More...

JFCS Annual Meeting on May 11 to honor staff, board & volunteers

On Thursday, May 11, Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) will host its 73rd Annual Meeting. The event is being sponsored by the Law Offices of Eric A. Shore. More...

Have fun and support Federation by taking the Escape Room Challenge

Can you escape an ancient Egyptian tomb faster than this team? More...

Activist Sarah Kreimer to speak about Israeli, Palestinian relationships

The Jewish Community Relations Council’s Israel Advocacy Initiative will be hosting author Sarah Kreimer on Thursday, Apr. More...

Lions Gate achieves coveted 5-Star rating

Under the system for ranking the quality of the nation’s nursing homes, Lions Gate achieved the best possible outcome: A 5-Star rating in overall care.  More...

Over 500 ‘Step Out’ for JFCS at fabulous annual fundraiser

Over 500 attendees came out to show their support for Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Southern New Jersey at “Stepping Out with JFCS” on March 18 at Congregation Beth El in Voorhees. More...

Tour of SNJ Jewish agricultural sites on June 11

Unable to own land, forced to live in ghettos and denied certain jobs while experiencing the terror of the pogroms, Jews across Europe began to look to America as a place to live as self-sufficient citizens. More...

New Health & Wellness classes set for spring at the Katz JCC

Spring has arrived, and the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill is introducing four new exciting classes that are sure to have you feeling great both in body and in mind.  More...

JCC Broadway trip May 7 to see ‘Groundhog Day’

The Katz JCC is ready for the bright lights of New York City to see “Groundhog Day The Musical” on Broadway on Sunday, May 7. More...

‘My Brother Hero’ inspires special needs sibling groups to high heights

When Enosh Cassel, 35, took his brother Hanan on a threeweek trip to the Himalayan mountains in India six years ago, he merely wanted his younger brother, who has Down Syndrome, to experience a right of passage enjoyed by many young Israelis followin More...

Chaverim Teen Travel Camp has adventures planned

Teens in 7th and 8th grades won’t want to miss the incredible summer in store at JCC Camps at Medford’s Chaverim Teen Travel Camp! Hop on the bus for an unforgettable summer of awesome day trips and extended four-day overnight trips. More...

Holiday happenings at the J

The Katz JCC is excited for Passover to begin, and we invite you to attend one (or both!) of our upcoming celebrations. Passover is a time for family and friends to gather, and the JCC is your home away from home to do so.  More...

ADL’s Jacobson discusses anti-Semitism

Kenneth Jacobson, deputy national director of the Anti- Defamation League, recently spoke in the community on anti- Semitism in the wake of recent Jewish Community Center bomb threats and cemetery de 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...

Christians United for Israel set ‘A Night to Honor Israel’ Apr. 2

Erick Stakelbeck, author, commentator, and host of TBN’s “The Watchmen,” will be the keynote speaker at the second “A Night to Honor Israel” in South Jersey. The event will be held on Sunday, Apr. 2 at 6 p.m. More...

Adath Emanu-El event tackles issues of prejudice, insensitivity

It was billed as a “Dialogue for Our Time.” The urgency of dealing with prejudice and insensitivity in today’s political climate brought 100 people to a recent Men’s Club brunch at Adath Emanu-El in Mount Laurel. More...

New golf tournament created to benefit Heroes to Heroes

A new golf tournament dedicated to providing wounded American combat veterans transcendent trips to Israel will tee off at Ron Jaworski’s Ramblewood Country Club on May 21.  More...

Beth El to host Seder

Cong. Beth El in Voorhees invites the community to a second night Passover Seder on April 11. Rabbi Aaron Krupnick, Hazzan Alisa Pomerantz- Boro and Rabbi Andy Green will be holding two Seders, family friendly from 5:30 p.m. More...

Foxman Torah Institute celebrates raising $500,000 in 24 hours

Foxman Torah Institute, a Chofetz Chaim Yeshiva High School located in Cherry Hill, celebrated a successful fundraising effort that saw 1,000 donors contribute $500,000 during the 24-hour CHARIDY campaign.  More...

Beth El inaugurates ‘Pacifier Tree’

The Beth El Early Childhood Center recently inaugurated a community “Pacifier Tree.” Beth El Preschool Director Dina Eliezer initiated the idea after hearing about one in Jerusalem, and f More...

Family fun event KIDSLAND returns to the JCC on May 7

The action-packed, fun-filled annual South Jersey KIDSLAND returns to the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill on Sunday, May 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The entire community is welcome to attend this hands-on day of activities for children of all ages. More...

Children and adults helped to bring joy during Purim

1. Children from the Cong. Beth El Early Childhood Center continued their tradition of visiting Lions Gate to spread some Purim cheer. More...

5K Run/Walk to benefit Rutgers Hillel Israel Center

Registration and sponsorship opportunities for the Ezra Schwartz Memorial FIT 5K Run/Walk and One Mile Fun Run/Walk to be held Sunday, Apr. 30, are now open for students, businesses and the general community. More...

Rothkoff Law sets series for caregivers

Rothkoff Law Group’s (RLG) Geriatric Care Coordination Department has announced its 2017 Caregiver Support Group series. More...