June 6, 2018 RSS feed / Columns

New song leaders ready to inspire South Jersey Region

BBYO BLOCK

There is only one language that is truly universal: Music. South Jersey Region has been lucky enough to have had amazing teen song leaders over the past years who have been able to create a comfortable environment for all. More...

A lifetime of experience confirms the importance of birth order

SALLY’S WORLD

“Oh, you must be a firstborn,” I recently said to an almost perfect stranger, but an obviously responsible young woman in whom I also sensed an ability—and need—to lead. She was, indeed, the oldest of three. More...

The rebbitzin’s recipes: Lite dishes for the ‘light’ of our week

COOKING

The Shabbat (Sabbath) is truly the highlight of the week. My young children often ask me on a weekday, “Is it Shabbat today?” They indeed enjoy receiving the sweets as they enter the synagogue on Shabbat. More...

Lions Gate says ‘thank you’ to first responders at event

ENRICHING SENIOR LIVES

This is a story about the Circle of Gratitude. The more I live, the more I learn that when you ask for help, those who respond often take away even more from the interaction than they have invested in it. More...

Talented local authors are filling the shelves with great books

LIBRARIANS ROUNDTABLE

Talented Jewish writers can be found around the world. This month, we look closer to home. We gathered recently to discuss fiction and non-fiction by authors with a local connection. More...

New web-based service can make audio transcripts easy

COMPUSCHMOOZE

One of the standard pieces of advice that podcasters get from consultants is that attaching a written transcript of an audio program to the web page where the podcast is posted can be helpful getting search engine visibility for the program. More...