July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Nearing 100, he reflects on the evolution of Jewish South Jersey

MEET JOE SINGER…

AGE: 99 RESIDENCE Maple Shade FAMILY: Wife Dorothy Singer (z”l); children Irv Singer and Hope Baumholtz; 3 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren SYNAGOGUE: Cong. M’kor Shalom FAVORITE JCC ACTIVITY: Meeting people More...

Local Teach NJS coordinator hails NJ money for day schools

Dr. Yaakov Bagley, the Southern New Jersey coordinator for Teach NJS, is hailing the increases that non-public schools will be getting in the 2018 New Jersey State Budget. More...

Gourmet Wine & Dine is a tasty hit at Katz JCC

The Katz JCC hosted its annual Gourmet Wine & Dine, a kosher food and wine extravaganza highlighting top chefs from the Philadelphia and South Jersey region. More...

Foxman Torah Institute celebrates achievements, presents awards

Foxman Torah Institute (FTI) recently held its 17th Annual Dinner at the Collingswood Ballroom in Collingswood. The event honored Fred and Fran Brockman, Dr. Abe and Inna Vaynberg, and Dr. David Gindi. More...

Local Jewish Scouting is a community hidden gem

Did you know that there is a Pack of Jewish Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts that meets regularly at Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill to do activities that are both Scout- and Judaismcentered? More...

Local organization that supports heroes serving overseas wins award

As a rule, when Operation Yellow Ribbon (OYR) sends care packages to U.S. troops stationed in war zones, it thanks them for their service and asks for nothing in return. More...

Enter our JRaffle to win a new TV!

In the market to replace your current TV? Look no further than the Katz JCC’s JRaffle! For just $25 a ticket, you can enter to win a 55-inch Samsung Full HD LED  Smart Television, which retails for over $1,100!  More...

Cong. M’kor Shalom hosts forum on healthcare legislation

Cong. M’kor Shalom recently hosted a forum on the health care legislation being considered in Congress. The event drew over 150 attendees, including those who viewed it via webcast. More...

JCF hosts final workshop with Harold Grinspoon Foundation

For over three years, Arlene Schiff, national director of LIFE & LEGACY for the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, has provided expert training for local Jewish organizations, focusing on building lega More...

Fran Twersky honored on retirement

Cong. Ner Tamid in Cherry Hill recently honored Fran Twersky for her 30 years of service as the Hebrew School principal. More...

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New Jersey budget includes Jewish community priorities

The State Budget impasse put in danger a number of budget initiatives sought by Jewish Federations and their family of agencies, according to Gordon Haas, president of the NJ State Association of Jewish Federations. More...

Katz JCC to offer ‘Stay Fit Where You Sit’

The Richard M. Klein Center for Wellness at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill is gearing up to host a series of one-day “Stay Fit Where You Sit” workshops. These free workshops, which are open to the entire community, will be led by Dr. More...

JCC campers of all ages having fun in the summer sun

1. Kevin Flocco, Coolanu participant, cools off with some Splash Park fun at the JCC Camps at Medford. More...

Temple Emanuel breaks ground on sanctuary, social hall upgrades

The officers and Board of Trustees of Temple Emanuel in Cherry Hill recently held an official groundbreaking to begin construction on the updated sanctuary and social hall. More...

Holocaust survivor and local writer co-write memoir of life before and after

Within the close-knit community of local Holocaust survivors, Voorhees resident Fred Behrend is known as a natural storyteller who is never at a loss for words. More...

Inaugural Dunk Ball Tournament Aug. 14

Join the Katz JCC for our first-ever Dunk Ball Tournament on Monday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. Teams of 6-8 players will play man-to-man defense and will compete in 4 sixminute quarter games of 4- on-4 play. More...

Cong. Beth El names new Early Childhood Center director

Cong. Beth El has named Deborah Beideman as the new director of its Early Childhood Center. Beideman has a strong educational and leadership background and has worked in the South Jersey area for over 30 years in public education.  More...