December 20, 2017 RSS feed / Voice at the Shore

JCC’s Eastern Europe was an emotional journey for travelers

For 37 people who went on a tour of Eastern Europe with the Margate JCC in November, the oldworld beauty of cities like Prague and Warsaw stood in sharp contrast with the stark horrors of Auschwitz and Terezin. More...

Stockton lecturer links climate change to genocide

Could climate change cause genocide? Most definitely, said Dr. Alex Alvarez to the roughly 75 students and community members attending Stockton University’s Annual Ida E. King Memorial Lecture on November 28. More...

Beth Israel offers trip to see La Boheme in NYC

Attention all opera lovers: Congregation Beth Israel of Northfield is offering a trip to see Franco Zefferelli’s classic production of La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City on Wednesday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. More...

SGLC demos computer that improves cognition for seniors

On Giving Tuesday, Mildred Evans, an 89-year-old resident of Seashore Gardens Living Center (SGLC), set up her very own Facebook page to communicate with family and friends. More...

All are invited to celebrate NYE at Beth El

Ring in the New Year with friends in the Jewish community at Beth El Synagogue’s New Year’s Eve Party on Dec. 31 at 8:30 p.m. More...

JFS Turkey Drive feeds hundreds

Thanks to the generous support of our community, Jewish Family Service fed hundreds of local individuals and families Thanksgiving meals. The JFS Turkey Drive had the generous support of nearly 100 community members who donated to the drive. More...

Winter’s Healing

COMMUNITY CORNER

It seems like it was just yesterday that we were rushing to prepare for the Jewish New Year, considering our attitude and behavior over the last year, and how we might make positive changes that would lead us in a new direction for the year to come a More...

Chai Center Shabbaton attracts 120 Tri-State teens

The Chabad Chai Center in Ventnor recently hosted over 120 teens from the Tri-State area for the 2nd Annual Tri- State Cteen Shabbaton.  More...

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY,  DECEMBER 21  BERON-JOAS Bingo, 11:30 a.m., followed by Armchair Exercise with Rob, 12:30 p.m. Location: The Rosin Center at the Herman Pogachefsky Pavilion, 1102 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City. Transportation available. More...

For JOAS seniors, knitting hats for vets reaps many rewards

Some local veterans will be a little bit warmer this winter thanks to the recent donation of 41 red-white-and-blue hats knitted by 15 seniors from the Rosin Senior Center in Atlantic City, which is run by Beron Jewish Older Adult Services (JOAS). More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, December 22 – 4:20 p.m.  Friday, December 29 – 4:25 p.m   More...

Contributing your time and money will help create a brighter tomorrow for our community

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

Having just celebrated Chanukah, and affirming the light we as a people have brought – and do bring to the world, we can take pride (kvell!) in the incredible generosity we extend to those of every ethnicity, race, and religion the world over. More...

Give Back Tuesday supports Shaloma Hadassah

Shaloma Hadassah recently participated in Give Back Tuesday at Outback Steakhouse in Egg Harbor Township. More...

Two comics to perform at JCC on Christmas Day

Nothing says Christmas like egg rolls, fried rice and lo mein. The Katz JCC will host its 5th annual evening of Latkes, Lo Mein and Laughter featuring comedians Michelle Tomko and Dr. Jeff on December 25 at 6 p.m.  More...

Linwood schools hold “Socktober” drive for JFS

During “Socktober,” students at Belhaven Middle School and Seaview Elementary School in Linwood collected more than 250 pairs of socks for Jewish Family Service (JFS) to distribute to the More...

A deliciously good time for a good cause

A deliciously good time was had by one and all at MANNA at the Shore’s annual fundraiser at Congregation Beth Israel on Sunday, December 3. More...

Holiday shopping, the Israeli way

“This is what Chanukah looks like in Israeli supermarkets (at least in a religious neighborhood) and in a mall,” wrote Rabbi Jonathan Kremer, who posted pictures from his recent trip to Israel on Facebook shortly before Chanukah began. More...

Bar/Bat Mitzvah

CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL Erin Berg, daughter of Janet Berg and Louise DeGolia, Saturday, Dec. 9.   More...

OBITUARIES

HELENE KATZ of Margate and Galloway Township passed away November 23. More...