January 31, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Davis Enterprises owner turns attention to camp project near his heart

MEET MITCHELL DAVIS…

FAMILY: Wife Jackie (passed away two years ago), fiancé Carolyn Lindheim, sons Perry, Neil and Adam; step-sons William and Philip; Carolyn’s children Danielle and Matthew; parents Jane and the late Roger. More...

Middle East Institute will feature keynoter Amb. Dani Dayan, award presentation to Blumenfelds

The Jewish Community Relations Council is thrilled to present its guest speakers and Israel Advocacy Award recipients at the 49th Annual Middle East Institute, taking place at Cong. Beth El on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. More...

Leonard Glickman hired as new Jewish Community Foundation exec.

Following an extensive search, Milt Gottschalk, president of the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc., announced that the JCF has hired Leonard “Lenny” Glickman as the agency’s new executive director, effective Jan. 16. More...

MLK Day was a day of tikkun olam and mitzvahs

Hundreds of adults and children were involved in dozens of activities organized by the South Jersey Jewish Community to honor Martin Luther King during the fifth annual Community Mitzvah Day Jan. 15. More...

Robots, ropes & more during JCC Camps Specialty Week

The JCC Camps at Medford will celebrate a first this year— the first year they are offering a specialty week of camp. The specialty week, Aug. 20 through Aug. 24, will provide intensive camp experiences dedicated to specific areas of interest. More...

Abigail Pogrebin to discuss book at M’kor Shalom

Author and former TV producer Abigail Pogrebin will be the special guest speaker at Cong. M’kor Shalom on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 4 p.m. as part of the Adult Education Committee programs. More...

Cherry Hill college students will run across country to fight cancer

Since Alana Okun was in middle school, running has helped her through hard times. More...

Kellman Brown students hear from alums at 1st Career Day

Kellman Brown Academy students kicked off their Middle School Research projects for the February Term with the first annual Career Panel. More...

Mid-Atlantic Games heads to Baltimore

The Katz JCC will attend the Mid-Atlantic Junior Maccabi Games on Sunday, May 6, a one-day sporting event for Jewish athletes ages 9-12. More...

Tess Norton Purim Classic set for Feb. 24

Join the JCC’s ACHaD Special Needs Department for an evening of fun and friends at the annual Tess Norton Purim Classic on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 7-9 p.m. More...

Unity Choir celebrates MLK legacy

Congregants and guests were rocking and rolling as Cantor Anita Hochman, Dr. More...

TALK TO US…

‘Who’s news?’ will appear on this page of every issue of the Voice. Does anyone you know belong here? More...

STEAM COW is a big hit at Katz JCC Early Childhood

The Katz JCC Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center unveiled the newest component to their STEAM curriculum: The STEAM COW (Cart on Wheels), which brings an interactive component of learning for childre More...

Sherri Quintero becomes new JCC Early Childhood Camp director

The Katz JCC has announced that Sherri Quintero has been hired as the new ECC Camp director. More...

‘Man of the Year’ author and fundraiser Lou Cove entertains and educates

It might not seem that a 12- year-old’s campaign to get a family friend named Playgirl magazine’s “Man of the Year” would become the basis for an ultra-successful career as a Jewish communal fundraiser, but that is exactly wha More...

Krayzelburg Academy at the JCC offering 25-minute lessons

The Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy (LKSA) at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill is pleased to introduce a new private 25-minute lesson option starting Feb. 1. More...

Trump message recalls the murder of 6 million Jews

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump in a message marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day called the Holocaust the “systematic persecution and brutal murder of six million Jewish people”—a marked departure from last year More...

JCRC trip to Israel builds strong relationships among interfaith leaders

Ever since she read “Exodus” as a teenager in her native India, Farhat Biviji has wanted to visit Israel. A Muslim leader highly involved in local interfaith initiatives, she has even had visions of the type of trip she wanted to take. More...

Mikvah users find inspiration by tapping into creative waters

On a snowy night earlier this month, 56 women braved winter chill and icy conditions to gather together and ponder the power in the monthly routine of immersion in the mikvah. More...

A fun-filled vacation day at the JCC

When schools are closed, the JCC offers the perfect solution to keep kids in kindergarten through 6th grade busy through a fun-filled Vacation Day program.  More...

Party yourself into shape for a good cause

Join the Katz JCC for a Zumba®Thon International-inspired dance fitness party on Sunday, Feb. 11 from 9:15-10:30 a.m. This easy-to-follow, one-day event is held in conjunction with Cooper University Hospital and is led by JCC Zumba instructors. More...