October 11, 2017 RSS feed / Voice at the Shore

JCC senior fitness instructor goes above and beyond in caring for class

Mary Anne Mazur teaches seated fitness and conditioning classes for older adults at the JCC in Margate, but as everyone at the JCC knows, she is way more than a fitness instructor. More...

Hadassah’s new life-saving technologies—and women’s health coalition—offer worldwide benefits

Why be part of Hadassah? So many reasons, said Cherie Finkelstein, Hadassah’s liaison to the local area, who spoke at a New Member Tea held by Shaloma Hadassah last month at the home of Ellen Lichenstein in Margate. More...

Jewish groups collecting to help hurricane victims

Several shore-area Jewish organizations have organized efforts to help hurricane victims.  More...

JFS gets $15K for food & aid from B of A

Jay Weiner, first vice president at Bank of America (left) and Brian Juleskusky, senior vice president of business banking (right), present Andrea Steinberg, JFS CEO, with a check for $15,000. More...

Brunch discusses civil rights activist Rabbi Joachim Prinz

The life of Rabbi Joachim Prinz, who survived the Holocaust and became a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement, will be the subject of an October 19 Brunch and Learn led by Meryl Rodgers, a docent for the Museum of American Jewish History.&nbs More...

Kids have a blast on first day of Chabad Hebrew school

Children at Chabad’s Community Hebrew School had a fun-filled first day on Sept. 17. More...

JCC seeks volunteers for AC Marathon

Even non-runners can take part in the Atlantic City Marathon, October 20-22, as volunteers. More...

JFS hosts pre-open enrollment Medicare seminar

Each day 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65. With so many questions about health care, exactly what do seniors need to know?  More...

Young Israel’s Rabbi Orimland honored by ZOA

Rabbi Yaacov Orimland of Young Israel of Margate received the “Guardian of Israel Award” from the Greater Philadelphia Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) at its 2017 Gala on September 12 at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, October 13 – 6:04 p.m.  Friday, October 20 – 5:54 p.m.   More...

Federation trip to Spain and Morocco will offer rich taste of Sephardic culture

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

I am a Sephardi Jew, with deep familial roots in the Iberian Peninsula. It is rare today, in the English-speaking world, for a Jew to grow up with two Sephardic parents. More...

Beth El Synagogue embraces continuity, renewal, and outreach to the unaffiliated

COMMUNITY CORNER

As the new president of Beth El Synagogue, it gives me great pleasure to offer readers my warmest wishes for a healthy and a happy New Year! For Jews around the world, this is a time of renewal and rebirth. More...

Fall favorites like these are standard fare at JFS Herb Dinner, Oct. 24

Healthy, innovative vegetarian dishes using seasonal vegetables are the mainstay of Jewish Family Services’ annual Herb Dinner at Steve & Cookie’s By the Bay in Margate. This year’s dinner will be held on October 24. More...

JCC exhibit features drawings of children killed in Holocaust who are related to local survivors

“Drawing Against Oblivion,” an exhibition of haunting charcoal drawings of children killed during the Holocaust, will be on display at the JCC in Margate from October 19 to November 6.  More...

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12 BERON-JOAS Computer Basics, 11:30 a.m., followed by Armchair Exercise at 12:30 p.m. Location: The Rosin Center at the Herman Pogachefsky Pavilion, 1102 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City. Transportation available. More...