January 3, 2018 RSS feed / Voice at the Shore

Margate menorah decorations vandalized in what police are calling “bias incidents”

On the sixth day of Chanukah, December 18, Margate residents awoke to find that three highly visible electric Menorahs decorating their streets had been vandalized overnight. More...

YLD kicks off to a new start in 2018

“I thought I was the only Jewish person out there my age!” That was the sentiment expressed by many of the young Jewish locals, aged 25-45, who attended “Vodka and Latkes,” on Dec. More...

Weis leads local kids on Birthright trip to Israel

Since December 25, this group of local college students and young adults have been touring Israel on a birthright trip led by Rabbi David Weis of Congregation Beth Israel in Northfield. More...

Sign up now for Beth El bus trip to NYC

Don’t miss out! Sign up now for Beth El Synagogue’s upcoming day trip to New York City. This popular trip, offered on Wednesday, April 25, is likely to fill up fast.  More...

Local rabbi coauthors new book on Jewish food

It’s been said that the story of Judaism can be condensed into nine words: They tried to kill us. We survived. Let’s eat. More...

Sugarman, “The Last Jewish Gangster,” speaks to full crowd at Chai Center

Myron Sugarman, author of “The Chronicles of the Last Jewish Gangster: From Meyer to Myron,” spoke at Chabad’s Chai Center in Ventnor during a celebration of the second night of Chanukah. More...

Volunteers make Christmas merrier for SGLC residents & staff

Christmas was merrier and brighter for residents of Seashore Gardens Living Center (SGLC) thanks to volunteers who helped out at the Galloway Home for the Aged on Christmas Day.  More...

Community Event Calendar

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5 BERON-JOAS Armchair exercise, 11:15 a.m., Bingo 11:45 a.m., followed by a musical program at 12:15 p.m. Location: The Rosin Center at the Herman Pogachefsky Pavilion, 1102 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City. Transportation available. More...

Teens celebrate the Festival of Lights

Chabad’s CTeen youth group held a festive party on the last night of Chanukah at the home of a local resident. More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, January 5 – 4:31 p.m.  Friday, January 12 – 4:38 p.m.   More...

An inspirational end to 2017

HILLEL HAPPENINGS

Students active in Stockton’s Hillel ended the year feeling inspired after a series of particularly fun and successful events. From Shabbat dinners to largescale campus events, students were excited to interact with new and familiar faces. More...

Tu B’Shevat Seder takes place in Hammonton

Celebrate the birthday of the trees with a mystical and spiritual Kabbalistic Tu B’Shevat Seder at a Temple Beth El of Hammonton on Sunday, January 28, at 2 p.m. More...

It’s not too early to sign teens up for the Margate JCC’s summer travel camp

It’s not too early to plan ahead for the summer—especially if you don’t want your teen to miss out on several awesome travel opportunities being offered by the JCC in Margate. More...

A momentous year is underway

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

As Jews, we learn from childhood that ‘eighteen’ is a very special number. It is the numerical value of the Hebrew word ‘chai’ (life), and signifies all kinds of ‘mazal’ (luck). More...

JCC’s “Boxx for Tots” brings joy and toys to local children

Last month, a corner of the JCC lobby steadily filled up with a dazzling array of presents for local children in need. More...

Film highlights restoration of Polish synagogue

“Raise the Roof,” a new feature film about the reconstruction of an 18th century synagogue in Poland, will be shown at the next JCC Brunch & Learn program on January 18 at 10:30 a.m. More...