August 16, 2017 RSS feed / Columns

No summertime lull at Federation, as we prepare for an exciting year

FEDERATION 411

There’s a misconception in our community that the summer is less busy here at the Jewish Federation. Believe it or not, it can be one of the busiest times of our year. More...

Join with JFCS on August 31 for International Overdose Awareness Day

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

237. 402. 224. These numbers represent the number of overdose deaths in Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester Counties respectively last year. 252. 428. 223. These numbers represent the same for 2017 thus far—with four months left in the year. More...

More great reading for the waning days of summer

LIBRARIANS ROUNDTABLE

Last month we offered several suggestions for your summer reading. Now it’s time for more! More...

Remembering Aunt Belle, a woman who lived life on her own terms

SALLY’S WORLD

We buried Aunt Belle 15 years ago in this season on a grassy hillside. It was a graveside service: Simple, brief and somehow altogether fitting. Not many tears. No sad songs. More...

Experience Israel through an augmented/virtual reality tour

COMPUSCHMOOZE

Pioneers in the development of augmented and virtual reality technologies will get a chance to stretch their universe as far as Israel during a unique knowledge exchange underwritten by the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation (http://www.s More...

Let’s talk about your relationships with organizations in South Jersey

MONEY MATTERS

Let’s talk about relationships. Not spousal, sibling, or other familial relationships. We’ll leave them to the therapists. But rather the relationships you have (or don’t have) with organizations. More...