March 14, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Publicist draws on life experiences in writing self-help book

MEET MINDIE BARNETT…

HOMETOWN: Voorhees AGE: 44 FAMILY: Parents Rick and Sandy Barnett; sister Carolyn Kellerman; children Arielle, 9, and Julian, 6 SYNAGOGUE: Temple Beth Sholom HOBBIES: Running, singing and dancing INSPIRATION BOOKS ON HER SHELF: “Einstein and th More...

Resident artists recreate Marc Chagall’s 12 Tribes of Israel windows at Lions Gate

In a tribute to a man who cherished and publicly expressed his Jewish roots by integrating them into his art, Lions Gate Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) will be holding a special ceremony to reveal panels that depict Marc Chagall’s More...

Times of Israel’s Horovitz discusses rising hostilities in the Middle East

While mounting fear of war breaking out between Israel and its hostile neighbors is certainly warranted, a major conflict is not inevitable, said David Horovitz, founding editor of The Times of Israel, an influential, non-partisan English-language we More...

Chabad in Medford sets Passover Wonderland for Mar. 18

With the approach of Passover, Chabad in Medford is in full pre-holiday-madness mode. So much has to be done—house cleaning, Seder preparation, shopping and more shopping. More...

‘Light Up the Night’ while celebrating at JFCS’ Stepping Out

Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service invites the community to have a great time at its annual fundraiser, Stepping Out with JFCS, on Saturday Apr. 21 at 8:45 p.m. sharp at Cong. Beth El. More...

Calling all teens for JCC Maccabi in Orange Co., CA

Jewish teens ages 13-16 are invited to participate in the JCC Maccabi Games, the world’s largest gathering of Jewish teens, as a member of Team South Jersey. More...

Children celebrate Purim with costumes and parade

The students at the Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center at the Katz JCC celebrated Purim with music, parties and a parade. More...

Writer Abigail Pogrebin discusses her ‘Jewish Year’ at M’kor Shalom

It wasn’t until New York City-based writer Abigail Pogrebin spent a year observing and writing about 18 Jewish holidays and festivals that she gained a true understanding and appreciation for thousands of years of Jewish tradition and ritual. More...

Sterling students remember Holocaust victims

Students from Sterling High School in Somerdale worked together to dedicate a garden that they created as part of The Crocus Project, an Irish initiative that encourages students throughout Europe to More...

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Tremendous community-wide celebration to mark Israel 70 set for April 22

Unless you have a flight booked to Israel for Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israeli Independence Day, celebrating 70 years of statehood, you will want to be at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill on Sunday, Apr. 22 from 11 a.m. More...

TBS to host artist-in-residence Matthew Berkowitz

Rabbi Matthew Berkowitz, director of Israel Programs for the Jewish Theological Seminary and co-founder of Kol Ha-Ot, a program that explores the arts and Jewish learning, will be the artist-in-residence at Temple Beth Sholom Mar. 15- 18. More...

JCC Summer Swim Club features 2 facilities, one price

The Katz JCC, Cherry Hill is excited to offer sizzling savings with its Summer Swim Club membership, which includes two swim clubs at the JCC in Cherry Hill and at the JCC Camps at Medford site plus access to the JCC’s fitness facilities, all f More...

JFCS Caregivers Support Group offers information, resources

About 34.2-million Americans have provided unpaid care to an adult age 50 or older in the last 12 months—and 15% of those individuals are responsible for the care of not one, but two adults. More...

Katz JCC to host 13th Annual Sussman 3-on-3 Tournament

The community is invited to attend the 13th Annual Eric and Andy Sussman Memorial 3-on- 3 Basketball Tournament Weekend at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill on Saturday, Apr. 14 for the high school tournament and Sunday, Apr. More...

Katz JCC Vacation Days have parents covered!

Need a place for the kids to spend time over their spring break? From Monday, Apr. 2 through Thursday, Apr. 5, kids can spend each day at a fun, kid-friendly attraction. The week starts off with a trip to SkyZone Trampoline Park on Apr. 2. More...