July 5, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Post 126’s first female commander vows to recruit more women

MEET SELINA KANOWITZ…

FAMILY: Husband Howard; children Faryn, 24, and Jason, 22 PET: Parrot Remington HOMETOWN: Voorhees SYNAGOGOGE: Chabad Lubavitch of Camden & Burlington Counties HOBBIES: Figure skating & horseback riding More...

CH bus driver treats 92-year-old Ida Geltzer to first Phillies game

Most Phillies fans have memories of their first ballpark game—eating soft pretzels and joining in on the collective seventh inning stretch—whether it was Connie Mack, Veterans or Citizens Bank Park. More...

Jewish Senior Housing installs officers, presents awards

1. Jewish Senior Housing and Healthcare Service (JSHHS) held its 2017 Annual Meeting & Installation of Officers and Board on June 20 at Cong. Beth El in Voorhees. More...

Donate fruit and veggies to JFCS to aid the hungry

Food insecurity is a family’s inability to deliver enough food to live a nourishing lifestyle. One in eight people in the United States battle with hunger and the ability to provide nutritious foods at the dinner table. More...

Jews help break Ramadan fast at interfaith Iftar ceremony

As Jewish communal groups host Passover seders to share traditions with friends of other faiths, Muslims in recent years have been opening up their mosques and homes for interfaith Iftar, a small meal to break the daily Ramadan fast that is typically More...

Katz JCC Annual Meeting slated for September 18

The 60th Annual Meeting of the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill will be held in the Lahn Social Hall on Monday, Sept. 18 at 5:45 p.m. Included in the evening are the installations of Jeffrey H. More...

Katz JCC to explore Jewish Italy in May 2018

The Katz JCC Adult, Cultural and Judaic Department invites the community to travel to Italy to explore both Italian and Jewish history and culture May 10-25, 2018. Travelers will journey to Venice, Rome, Florence, Tuscany and San Marino. More...

Lightstone Award presented to Pamela Ayala

The Annual Nan Lightstone Memorial Scholarship Award was presented this year to Pamela Ayala, a 2017 graduate of Cherry Hill High School West. More...

Jewish Community Voice installs officers, board at Annual Meeting

1. The Jewish Community Voice installed its officers and board at the Federation agency’s 28th Annual Meeting on June 26. The event was held in the Jewish Community Campus social hall. More...

CH Brith Sholom helps make summer special

The Cherry Hill Brith Sholom Lodge recently made a donation to the Open Hearts/Open Doors (OH/OD) inclusion camp program for campers with special needs. More...

Federation execs talk security with AG

Jewish Federation executives met with NJ Attorney General Christopher Porrino on June 14 to voice community security concerns and to seek assurances of support and cooperation from the state’s More...

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Fund meals for seniors with #JCCBubbesBrisket

The hashtag JCC Bubbe’s Brisket (#JCCBubbesBrisket) was formed when the Katz JCC needed a new way to raise funds for its senior meal program. More...

Temple Beth Sholom hires Bryan Wexler as asst. rabbi

Temple Beth Sholom’s new assistant rabbi is a Wilmington, Del. native who found his calling at an early age. More...

Raab/Goodwin donates Nuremberg documents to Wiesenthal Center

Since she started out as a volunteer with the Jewish Community Relations Council’s Holocaust education programs some 18 years ago, Helen Kirschbaum would hear—from time to time—about a large bounty of transcripts relating to the pro More...

Milt Gottschalk installed as new Foundation president

The Jewish Community Foundation, Inc., installed Milt Gottschalk as its new president at its June 19 Board of Trustees meeting. Board members also thanked Valerie Gladfelter for her two years of service as president. More...

Joan Rivers impersonator highlight of ‘Katzkills’ event

With nearly 250 guests on hand, “A Night in the Katzkills,” held on Sunday, June 11 celebrated the memorable days of the Catskills’ “Borscht Belt” during the mid-1900s. More...

JCF awards $25,000 to local scholars, emerging leaders

In an annual effort to support the education and careers of local residents, the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. announced that 22 individuals have been selected to receive financial awards totaling over $25,000.  More...

JCC kindergarten families hold a festive graduation

The Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center of the Katz JCC recently celebrated the accomplishments of 32 kindergarten students at their graduation ceremony with the support of family, friends and teache More...