August 2, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

For Camp Aaron director, JCC Camps is a family affair

MEET LARRY HELFMAN…

FAMILY: Parents Larry and Barbara Brown; Wife Stacey; Children Morgan, 22, Andrew, 20, and Daniel, 18; Siblings Michael (and Alana) Brown and Douglas (and Randi) Brown. More...

M’kor Shalom’s new cantor discovered calling at age 7

Extended an invitation from her cantor to sing on the bimah, Elaya Jenkins-Adelberg was a seven-year-old Sunday school student when she discovered her love and passion for Jewish music and liturgy. More...

New JPath program can be start of incredible Katz JCC journey

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill has announced the creation of JPath, a new way to explore and enjoy the JCC’s programs and services.  More...

Gidon Isaacs is new assistant rabbi at Emanuel

New York native Gidon Isaacs went off to college thinking that his undergraduate years would serve as a stepping-stone to becoming a rabbi. More...

Party for Syrian refugees brings Jewish & Muslim families together

With the adults socializing around an enormous spread of Arab and Jewish cuisine, children raced from activity to activity at the Garden State Discovery Museum with typical boundless energy. More...

Support the community & save on taxes by donating stocks

Stocks are at all-time market highs, now what?  Donate your winners!  By donating your appreciated assets (held for more than one year), such as stocks, mutual funds, or bonds, to the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc., you can gain some uni More...

NJ Association of Federations elects new slate of officers

The Annual Meeting of the NJ State Association of Jewish Federations elected Gordon Haas of Elizabeth to serve as president for a second year. More...

AFHU opens regional office in Philadelphia

American Friends of the Hebrew University (AFHU), a national non-profit organization dedicated to raising support for, and awareness of, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, announced the launch of a new Center City Philadelphia office to serve the gr More...

Two South Jersey teachers learn from Holocaust experts over break

Before Michelle Myers even left for a Holocaust education seminar in New York City, the veteran teacher had already plowed through the hefty prerequisite reading: An 800-page compilation of academic essays. More...

New Jersey men sentenced for firebombings

Two New Jersey men convicted in the firebombing of North Jersey synagogues in 2011 and 2012 were each sentenced to 35 years in prison.  More...

A JCC visit—4,340 miles away

Amy Kaplan, a past Katz JCC president, recently visited the JCC in St. Petersburg, Russia. During her vacation, she and her husband, Dr. More...

TALK TO US…

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FOR THE RECORD:

In the listing of the leaders of area synagogues and organizations in the July 19 issue of the Voice, Shera Goldstein (pictured), president of Nafshenu, was inadvertently omitted. The Voice regrets the error. More...

Federations hold joint event at the shore for Lions of Judah

Federation Executive Directors Jennifer Dubrow Weiss of Southern New Jersey and Kirk Wisemayer of Atlantic & Cape May Counties worked together to plan the July 21 Lion of Judah gathering in Ventn More...

JCC Camps at Medford and ECC campers enjoy special summer days

1. Camp Hilltop Counselor Jakob Kramer and his camper Adam Sautter have a blast at the Carnival Day dance party. More...

Katz JCC in Cherry Hill first in SJ to offer Rock Steady Boxing program

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill, a leader in fitness and wellness programs for the entire community, will begin offering Rock Steady Boxing for individuals with Parkinson’s disease in September. More...

Abby Wolf is new education director at Adath Emanu-El in Mount Laurel

Adath Emanu-El in Mount Laurel has appointed Abby Wolf as the new education director at the synagogue’s religious school. More...

HaZamir Choir sets rehearsal, parent meeting

The South Jersey chapter of HaZamir: The International Jewish High School Choir, conducted by Cantor Leon Sher, will hold its first rehearsal of the year/open house for teens in grades 9-12 on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 1-3 p.m. at Cong. More...

JCC Social Singles hears from psychotherapist Joanna Kleinman

The JCC Social Singles presented psychotherapist Joanna Kleinman (pictured) at a recent meeting. She spoke about the little voice in your head that won’t go away. More...

Festival returns to JCC Camps Sept. 17

Get ready for fall fun for the whole family on Sunday, September 17, 12:30- 4 p.m. More...