November 8, 2017 RSS feed / Voice at the Shore

Avoda celebrates 90 years of helping high school grads reach their potential

When Alfred Engelberg was a student at Atlantic City High School in the mid-1950s, his mother, a German refugee, told him if he wanted to go to college, he would have to win the Avoda Award. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, November 10 – 4:29 p.m Friday, November 17 – 4:24 p.m.   More...

Talk sheds light on life of “rebel Rabbi” Joachim Prinz

Rabbi Joachim Prinz, who lived through both the rise of Nazi Germany and the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, was an astonishing man—astonishing for his visionary ability to see the truth and his courage and eloquence in expressing i More...

MLR Bike Ride raises more than $4,500 for JFS

A dozen people participated in the 10th Annual Marc L. Rosenberg (MLR) Friends & Family Bike Ride on September 9, raising more than $4,500 for the Marc L. Rosenberg Memorial Fund at JFS. More...

Beth El’s Joyce Bank to retire

Beth El Synagogue office manager Joyce Bank will be retiring after over 20 years of serving the shul, not only as office manager but also as a Sunday school teacher, Hebrew school administrator, and as a volunteer for countless synagogue functions an More...

Book review to discuss trauma in intergenerational survivor families

Shirat Hayam’s Sisterhood will do a book review of “Survivor Café” by Elizabeth Rosner on Thursday, November 30, at 6 p.m. The book group will be led by Gail Stanger. All are welcome. More...

SGLC staff raises funds for Puerto Rico hurricane survivors

More than 100 staff members and volunteers enjoyed a traditional Puerto Rican lunch in the Seashore Gardens Living Center (SGLC) staff dining room on Wed., Oct. 18. More...

Beth El - JFS “Joseph Project” seeks donations to purchase coats for the needy

Beth El Hebrew School in Margate will once again be collecting money to purchase coats for the needy for “The Joseph Project,” a joint initiative of the synagogue and Jewish Family Service overseen by Beth El teacher Tamar Spanier. More...

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9  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...

For Wolbransky, serving as Shirat Hayam’s cantor has been “absolutely magical”

Since moving to the shore four years ago, Harvey Wolbransky and has wife have come to think of their new synagogue, Shirat Hayam, as family. More...

Is Stockton on the verge of becoming a hotbed of anti-Israel activity?

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

A couple of weeks ago, I attended, together with Jewish students and faculty, an address at Stockton University officially sponsored by the Muslim Student Association (MSA) and, unofficially, by the now-forming, as yet unofficial, campus chapter of S More...

Explore Israel, Africa, and more with JCC’s new travel department

If you’re looking to explore the world, look first to your local JCC in Margate. The spirit of international exploration and travel is thriving at the JCC, which recently created its own Trips & Travel department. More...

For the elders among us, everyday life can be an adventure

MEMORIES AND MEMOIRS

Here we were in the middle of the week and where are we? In the neighborhood supermarket, looking to purchase some edibles and a few non-edibles as well. As my mind wanders, I suddenly remember the words of my good friend Rabbi David. More...

Kulanu begins with focus on making mensches and cultivating conversation

The Board of Jewish Education’s Kulanu High School of Jewish Studies officially started its school year on October 16. More...

JFS hosts annual Turkey Drive

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, Jewish Family Service is holding its annual Holiday Turkey Drive to provide families with turkeys and trimmings throughout the season. More...

Manna fundraiser, Dec. 3, offers delicious way to help the hungry

Get a taste of signature dishes from some of the area’s best restaurants, while benefitting a good cause, at Manna’s Meals that Matter fundraiser on Sunday, December 3, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Congregation Beth Israel in Northfield. More...

SGLC Alzheimer’s Garden wins award

The Alzheimer’s Sensory Trail and Healing Garden at Seashore Gardens Living Center (SGLC) has won a Philadelphia Horticultural Society Garden of Distinction award for the second year in a row.  More...

Kid’s Calendar

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9  JCC – MARGATE NJEA Mini-Camp, Nov. 9 & 10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., for children grades K-4, featuring swim, sports, art, nature, yoga and more. Cost: $45 per day members, $65 for guests. More...