May 24, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Seven-year-old golfer to compete in international tournament

MEET JACK FORSTEIN…

FAMILY: Bradd and Randee; brother Max, 12, twin sister, Jordyn, 7 HOMETOWN: Moorestown JEWISH COMMUNITY: Synagogue Without Walls FAVORITE GOLFER: Dustin Johnson HOME GOLF COURSE: Laurel Creek Country Club in Mount Laurel More...

Saltzman Foundation leaders look toward a thriving future

Harvey Shapiro, the new president of the Raymond & Gertrude R. Saltzman Foundation, described Ruth Saltzman as a great dreamer. More...

Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration honors Israel’s independence

A “Café 69: Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration” was held on May 2 for Israel’s Independence Day. The festivities were held at Cong. Beth El in Voorhees. More...

Comic Deb Filler draws humor from Holocaust survivor history at fundraiser

Self proclaimed “New Zealand’s only Jewish comic,” Deb Filler draws on memories of growing up in the shadow of the Holocaust for her rich source material.  More...

Fabulous evening of Broadway music helps send kids to camp

Broadway came to South Jersey earlier this month for Broadway Live! The annual benefit concert supports the JCC Camps at Medford financial assistance fund and the Open Hearts/Open Doors inclusion program for campers with special needs. More...

Catelli Duo hosts evening to benefit JFCS’ Soups & Sweets training program

Catelli Duo Restaurant in Voorhees was not open to the public on the evening of May 11. That does not mean, however, that it was closed. More...

Second Designer Bag Bingo! featured evening of fun, prizes

It was a special night of fun and laughs at the Katz JCC’s second Designer Bag Bingo! The evening featured food and plenty of prizes. More...

Community celebration for Jerusalem Jubilee slated for May 25

On Thursday May 25, a community wide Jerusalem Jubilee Celebration will take place at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill from 6-8 p.m. More...

Jew, Christian & Muslim promote understanding at ‘Breaking Bread’ event

Embracing the simple concept that people become friends when they share food—the kinds that can be digested by the body and the mind—the Jewish Christian Muslim Dialogue of Southern New Jersey recently held its annual “Breaking Brea More...

JCRC hosts Assemblyman Wisniewski

The Jewish Community Relations Council’s Government Affairs Committee hosted Assemblyman John Wisniewski, Democratic candidate for governor. More...

‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ star returns to the JCC

Siggy Flicker, relationship expert, motivational speaker, and TV personality, will be speaking at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill on Wednesday, June 28 to talk about life on the hit Bravo TV show “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” and share More...

Financial assistance available for education and Jewish camping

Through its Center for Impact and Innovation, the Jewish Federation assists families in enabling children to have Jewish experiences. This includes Jewish early childhood, Jewish overnight camp, and Israel or teen leadership experiences.  More...

Fun and educational activities highlight Katz JCC’s KIDSLAND

Seva Khokhal and Mukti Dave, three-year-olds from Cherry Hill, posed happily with the Tri-state K9 Response Team mascot. More...

Family awaits ceremony for Torah to serve Jews aboard aircraft carrier

Cherry Hill resident Saul Bresalier is waiting on a call, expected any day now, to learn when a Torah commi ssioned in the memory of his beloved uncle will finally depart on its inaugural mission aboard the U. S. Navy’s newest super carrier. More...

Playwright hosted by JWV

Playwright Timothy M. Kolman of Elkins Park, PA, author of the new play “The Roses in June,” spoke at a breakfast meeting of the Furer-Barag-Wolf Post 126 of the Jewish War Veterans. More...

Memorial Day Weekend Party set for May 28!

Spend Sunday afternoon of Memorial Day Weekend with us at the J! Celebrate the opening of the JCC Summer Swim Club for Summer 2017 at our Summer Kick Off Party on Sunday, May 28 from 4-8 p.m. More...

TBS presents honors at Tribute Dinner

Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill recently held its Tribute Dinner. The event celebrated honorees Dana and Mark Fallick, Shirley and Jim Feigenbaum, and teacher Harriet Baker. 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...

Abilities Alliance hosts conference

The Jewish Federation’s Jewish Abilities Alliance recently hosted a conference at the Jewish Community Campus for Camden County School District staff and Dept. More...

Sold-out crowd celebrates as KBA honors Rabbi Isaac Furman

Kellman Brown Academy (KBA) held its 14th Annual Tribute Dinner honoring Rabbi Isaac Furman on May 10 at the school. The dinner celebrated KBA’s past, its present, and its future. More...

South Jersey brings medals home from Junior Maccabi

Team South Jersey recently traveled with 77 Jewish athletes ages 10-12 to participate in the Mid-Atlantic Junior Maccabi Games at the Siegel JCC in Wilmington, Delaware. More...

South Jersey students experience Poland with Chabad on Campus

In contrast to the beach weather, ancient ruins and vibrant Jewish life she experienced while on a winter break Birthright trip, Cherry Hill resident Alana Okun was bundled up in her warmest coat—yet still chilled to the bone—while tourin More...

Katz JCC Pro-Am to honor Stan, Lee and Brad Molotsky

The Katz JCC will host its annual Pro-Am golf tournament this year at Galloway National Golf Club on Monday, Aug. 7. More...

JCC & JCF Hosting ‘A Night in the Katzkills’

“Can we talk?”  Anybody who knows the late, great Joan Rivers will recognize this famous catchphrase and her punchy sense of humor from her long and celebrated career as a standup comedienne and actress.  More...

JCC Camps at Medford welcomes young Israelis

Each year, the JCC Camps at Medford is fortunate to welcome Israeli shlichim (emissaries) who join the staff team for the entire summer. More...

Spirited Tacos & Tequila event aids Jewish Senior Housing residents

The Friends of Jewish Senior Housing hosted a great night of fun, food, and Tequila tasting to benefit the residents of Dubin, Gesher, and Saltzman Houses as well as Lions Gate Healthcare residents. More...

JFCS celebrates, installs officers at 73rd Annual Meeting

JFCS celebrated its supporters at its 73rd Annual Meeting and Recognition of Board, Staff and Volunteers at the Weinberg Jewish Community Campus on May 11. More...

TEFTY installs new board

Temple Emanuel’s TEFTY youth group recently installed its new officers. More...

Sderot mayor talks of Israeli resilience during JNF-sponsored visit

Sharing a border with Gaza in the Southern Negev desert, the Israeli town of Sderot is known as the “Bomb Shelter Capital of the World” for good reason. More...

Brith Sholom helps feed hungry

Cherry Hill Brith Sholom Lodge #966 hosted a comedy night and dinner to benefit the JFCS Betsy & Peter Fischer Food Pantry. More...

Piece of Israel at the JCC

This past month, the JCC enjoyed a little taste of Israel with a unique replica of the Western Wall in Jerusalem in honor or Israel Independence Day. More...