January 3, 2018 RSS feed / Columns

Federation’s future is bright in 2018 and beyond

FEDERATION 411

“Our future’s so bright, we’ve gotta wear shades.” It’s a phrase ingrained in pop culture (at least for those of us who grew up in the 80s), but it’s oh so very true for the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey More...

Winter kicks off with a home run at Citizens Bank Park

BBYO BLOCK

Citizens Bank Park is not only the host of the 2008 World Champion Philadelphia Phillies. It is not just a place for baseball or concerts. It is also the host of South Jersey Region BBYO’s Winter Kickoff. More...

We hear you, South Jersey—and we’ll continue to listen…

STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

As we look to 2018, we have so many things to be grateful for. This past year has been a tremendous year of growth, outreach, partnerships and community building for JFCS. More...

Create your legacy by leaving funds to the Jewish community

MONEY MATTERS

Are you a collector? Do sports memorabilia catch your fancy? Star Wars figurines? Souvenirs from trips around the world? Each collection is as unique as the person doing the collecting. And each collection is priceless to the collector. More...

Help save the planet with an app created by Burlco tech firm

COMPUSCHMOOZE

A Burlington County tech firm is fighting back against the government’s lack of concern about climate change with a smartphone app that educates users about steps they can take to help the environment, and easy ways to track that behavior. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: The seven species of the Land of Israel

COOKING

“For the L-rd, your G-d, brings you to a good land, a land of wheat and barley, of grape and fig and pomegranate; a land of oil-rich olive and sweet date.” Devarim 8:7-8 More...

Stay warm and cozy this winter with a few great novels

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

MINNA: “The Ruined House,” winner of the Sapir Prize, Israel’s highest literary award, is the first novel by Reuven “Ruby” Namdar, an Israeli professor of Jewish literature currently living in New York City. More...

Learning the ropes: Life lessons from one brother to another

SALLY’S WORLD

The photo is faded. It is the old-fashioned kind, snapped by a camera that used film. Some of you pre-digitals may remember both camera and film, as I do. More...