October 25, 2017 RSS feed / Voice at the Shore

Local Jewish community selected to be part of LIFE & LEGACY program

What will our Jewish community look like in 50 years—or 100 years? More...

Yad Vashem gives award to protectors of local who was once a hidden child

Last month, Yad Vashem presented the Righteous Among the Nations Award to the family of Hendrik and Jannigje Schimmel- Manschot, a Dutch couple that hid former local businessman Leo Ullman from the Nazis in Amsterdam, said Gail Rosenthal, director of More...

A lesson in tzedakah…

Some older students from Beth El Hebrew School recently had a lesson in tzedakah and the importance of helping others when they went to the Jewish Family Service building in Margate with donations fo More...

Seniors flock to Margate JCC for wellness expo

Approximately 2,000 active adults and seniors from the Atlantic County area flocked to the largest active adult health and wellness expo in Southern New Jersey on Thursday, September 28, at the JCC in Margate. More...

Hillel’s “sukkah crisis” creates unexpected opportunities for building community

STOCKTON HILLEL HAPPENINGS

Sukkot is a holiday that brings us together in the sukkah, under the stars, to rejoice in nature and the blessings of creation as we commune with one another. More...

Hadassah to present advocacy event: ‘Anti- Semitism in Your Backyard’

PHILADELPHIA— In the wake of an upsurge in hate crimes throughout the region and the world, Hadassah Greater Philadelphia presents “Anti-Semitism in Your Backyard.” Participants will learn about recent incidents, what is being done More...

Beth Israel thrift sale is Nov. 5-6

Congregation Beth Israel in Northfield will hold its Sisterhood Fall Thrift Sale on Sunday, November 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Monday, November 6, from 9:30 a.m. More...

Kid’s Calendar

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28 BETH ISRAEL – NORTHFIELD JPlace Tot Shabbat, 10:30 a.m. Community welcome. For more information, call (609) 641-3600. More...

Bar/Bat Mitzvah

CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL  Hailey Loewenstern, daughter of Lesley Gelber and Michael Loewenstern, on Saturday, October 14.  Ben Funk, son of Michelle and Stephen Funk, on Saturday, October 7. s   More...

Local’s daughter tells of destruction in Puerto Rico, saying donate what you can

Although Hurricane Maria did not hit New Jersey, it definitely hit home for Alice Melnick, an active member of Shirat Hayam in Ventnor, whose daughter, Rebecca Benrubi, has been living in Puerto Rico for the past year and a half. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, October 27 – 5:44 p.m.  Friday, November 3 – 5:36 p.m.   More...

Our new ‘Impact Zone’ is a rallying call to one and all

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

When we began planning our ‘Connect with Community’ campaign for 2017, we realized that we had to offer something new to our existing donors, and particularly to the thousands in our Jewish community who have not supported the annual camp More...

Hadassah holds festive Sukkot dinner

A delicious dinner was enjoyed by Shaloma Hadassah members and guests on Oct. 10 in the Beth El Sukkah. More...

Students and seniors connect through Kulanu program

Kulanu School of Jewish Studies began its Better Together program at Seashore Gardens Living Center in Galloway on October 8. More...

JCC offers mini camp for NJEA break

After July and August, the best month to be a kid is November, when kids are off for Election Day (Tuesday, Nov. 7) and the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) conference (Thursday and Friday, Nov. 9 & 10). More...

Golda Meir Hadassah offering trips to see “Phantom” and “Fantasticks”

Golda Meir Hadassah is offering two upcoming theater trips: A November 12 trip to Broadway’s Pitman Theater to see “Return of the Phanthom,” and a December 10 trip to the Eagle Theater in Hammonton to see “The Fantasticks.&rdq More...

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26 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...

OBITUARIES

SYLVIA INDYG, 91, Holocaust survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, businesswoman and old-world chef, passed away September 26 after a long illness. More...

BJE offers Nov. series on Great American Rabbis

The Board of Jewish Education (BJE) will offer a two-part education series, “BJE University: Great American Rabbis,” on Thursday, November 16 and Thursday, November 30, 10-11:15 a.m. at the JCC in Margate. More...