March 14, 2018 RSS feed / Columns

Learn how our community innovates way beyond its size

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNER

As Federation president, I am so proud that our Jewish Federation continues to pave the way with innovative programming and funding mechanisms. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Dishes for your festive Passover Seders

COOKING

The holiday of Passover is soon upon us! The Jewish month of Nissan marks the redemption of the Jewish people from Egypt. This year, Passover begins on Friday evening, Mar. 30 and ends after sundown on Saturday, Apr. 7. More...

Here’s a Passover menu low on calories and carbs

I’m a big fan of healthy whole grains, but they can easily become heavy — even the healthy ones. Instead of packing my Passover meals with heavy dishes, I’m offering a lighter, lower calorie and lower carbohydrate option this year. More...

Lions Gate incorporates the latest in senior nutrition practices

ENRICHING SENIOR LIVES

March is National Nutrition Month, and while you think you already know everything about the food pyramid and reading nutrition labels, there’s a little more to good nutrition than just cutting out French fries and soda. More...

Librarians welcome Irene Afek for discussion of new fiction

LIBRARIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

We are delighted to welcome Irene Afek, the librarian for the Sanders Memorial Library of the Katz JCC and the library at Cong. M’kor Shalom. A former public school and Jewish educator, Irene is a 30-year South Jersey resident. More...

With IT and recruitment, March is a big month for SJR BBYO

BBYO BLOCK

March is a very important month in the eyes of many. Whether it is the March Madness basketball tournament, the onset of Passover, or simply the start of spring, March has a lot of key events to look forward to. More...

Your favorite Jewish foods, updated for Passover

Two of my family’s favorite dishes are schnitzel and rainbow cookies, and I have a feeling your family may feel the same. More...

Moroccan Passover Traditions Enliven the Seder

The seders of my adult life are quite different than those I experienced in my youth. The main reason for this is that I am married to a Moroccan Israeli who has his own rich traditions from which to draw. More...

An evening home alone is not all it’s cracked up to be

SALLY’S WORLD

It’s at once weird—and wonderful. I am alone. A party of one. I have no one to answer to about why I have set the thermostat to a new low. More...