December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Columns

So much to be thankful for and so many ways to be involved

FEDERATION 411

This time of year, we are reminded to give thanks for what we have and to give back for those in need. More...

A look at the Chanukah-themed books for children—and adults

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

Kindle the Chanukah lights, spin the dreidel, fry the latkes, and…share a Chanukah story with the children. Each year brings a new crop of books for the holiday, and our libraries have them. More...

Tips for getting the most out of your end-of-year charitable giving

MONEY MATTERS

Got your gift wish list? Spending budget? Shopping shoes (and/or laptop, as the case may be)? Yes? The season of shopping and giving is off and running! More...

Moving on: ‘Bestest friends’ learn a life lesson

SALLY’S WORLD

I came upon the photograph during a recent purge of the old secretary-desk in the den. More...

South Jersey Region reaches out for #GivingBBYOday

BBYO BLOCK

South Jersey Region gathered on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving to delve into a night of fundraising on #GivingBBYOday. More...

Don’t be afraid to be bitten by the ‘kindness bug’ during the holidays

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

Whether we choose to volunteer for organizations, offer emotional support to a person struggling with a life event, or donate to a social services agency such as JFCS, we experience the gift that is giving. More...

Net neutrality fight coming down to the wire

COMPUSCHMOOZE

On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on a proposal by its new chairman, Ajit Pai, to reverse an Obama-era regulatory approach to the Internet widely known as “net neutrality.” More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: A variety of great latkes for every taste

COOKING

The joyous festival of lights, Chanukah, begins Tuesday evening, the 25th day of the lunar month of Kislev, Dec. 12. Chanukah is celebrated for eight days. Each evening, an additional candle is lit in a menorah, and placed next to our windows. More...