August 30, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Bar mitzvah project helps wounded veterans find recovery in Israel

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HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill AGE: 12 FAMILY: Parents Stephanie and Andy; sister Abbie, 10 SYNAGOGUE: M’kor Shalom HOBBIES: Swimming, track & field More...

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Standing with Charlottesville: Local Jews participate in vigils

Following deadly protests by white supremacists in Charlottesville earlier this month, Jews were among the many who participated in public demonstrations both locally and across the country. More...

Temple Emanuel team wins JAG baseball championship

Temple Emanuel triumphed in the JAG (Jewish Athletic Group) baseball league championship, winning the 2017 crown by defeating the Katz JCC team. For the season, Temple Emanuel went 27-1. More...

New professional leadership in place at Kellman Brown

You may have heard that change is afoot here at Kellman Brown Academy (KBA). What isn’t changing is KBA’s dedication to providing an exceptional academic experience for our students (and their parents). More...

40 local teens travel for 2017 Maccabi Games

40 Jewish teens ages 13-16 represented Team South Jersey in Albany, New York, and Birmingham, Alabama, at the JCC Maccabi Games for a week of athletic competition, social events, community service projects, and the cultivation of lifelong friendships More...

JCF announces Fall Grants Cycle Workshop Sept. 6

Non-profit organizations and synagogues serving the Southern New Jersey Jewish and secular community are encouraged to apply for Fall Grants from the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. More...

Gratz College launches online Ph.D. in Holocaust and Genocide Studies

This fall, Gratz College in Melrose Park, PA, will launch the first-ever online Ph.D. program in Holocaust and genocide studies, making this important field of study accessible to serious scholars everywhere. More...

Boundless energy and doing for others mark 101-year-old Roberta Sandler

“Amazing.” “Remarkable.” “Unbelievable.” These are among the adjectives that are used to describe Roberta Bodek Sandler, a woman with a warm smile, seemingly boundless energy, and a sharp mind and wit. More...

JCRC hosts 17 legislative interns

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey hosted its annual Summer Legislative Intern Seminar earlier this month. More...

Katz JCC to install leaders, present awards at Annual Meeting

Jeffrey H. Gottlieb will be installed for a third term as president of the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill at the Federation agency’s 60th Annual Meeting on Monday, Sept. 18. More...

Sigma Alpha Rho Fraternity celebrates 100th anniversary

The Alumni Association of Sigma Alpha Rho Fraternity (SAR) will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of its inception with a weekend of events Oct. 13-15 in Philadelphia. The main event will be a Sunday brunch at 10 a.m. More...

Hillel at Rutgers focus of event hosted by Platts

Since this is back to school season, consider this short quiz: What campus in this great big country has the largest Jewish undergraduate population? Stumped? It’s not on another coast, or even in another state. More...

Come and cheer Philly legends at WCRE Charity Hockey Game Sept. 16; event benefits Jewish Federation

Jason Wolf, founder of Wolf Commercial Real Estate (WCRE), is a strong believer in giving back to the community. He and the team of professionals at WCRE give their time and their money to many charitable and community organizations. More...

Katz JCC hosting Fall Festival on September 17

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill will host the third annual Fall Festival at the JCC Camps at Medford on Sunday, Sept. 17 from 12:30-4 p.m. More...

Volunteering for JFCS is great for your health

What is the real significance to volunteering in your community?  There is no single answer to this question, as many different individuals with distinct outlooks and various goals in life would most likely provide different answers to the ques More...

‘My Son the Waiter’ set for Oct.-Nov. run

Brad Zimmerman’s hit comedy “My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy” will make its Philadelphia premiere at the Penn’s Landing Playhouse on October 5 through November 19. More...

Exciting activities on tap for people of all ages

The Katz JCC is ready for fall, and is excited to share its diverse offerings of exciting and enriching programs and activities for all ages and abilities.  More...