June 20, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Cookies For Kids creator becomes an Eagle Scout

MEET SPENCER LEVY…

FAMILY: Parents Michael and Julie; brother Emerson, 18 HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill SYNAGOGUE: Temple Beth Sholom FAVORITE MERIT BADGE: Lifesaving FAVORITE COOKIE HE MAKES: Chocolate Chip FAVORITE MUSICAL: “SpongeBob SquarePants” More...

JCC Camps at Medford opens Davis Welcome Center

The JCC Camps at Medford celebrated the opening of the Davis Welcome Center on Tuesday, June 12. More...

Prize-winning Chabad author explains the impact of the Rebbe’s teachings

Days before the yahrtzeit (anniversary of death) of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson (z”l) would draw thousands of mourners to his ohel (grave) in Queens, an influential Chabad rabbi and author explained how the iconic “Rebbe’s&rdqu More...

Maccabi USA seeks athletes, coaches, volunteers

Maccabi USA is seeking Jewish athletes, coaches, and volunteers to represent the United States at the 14th Pan American Maccabi Games in Mexico City, Mexico, July 5-15, 2019, and the 15th European Maccabi Games in Budapest, Hungary, July 29-Aug. More...

JCC’s Pet Expo was a day of fun for pets and families

The JCC’s Pet Expo on June 10 was a fun day for four-legged friends and their families. More...

Visit from ‘George Washington’ caps May Brill lectures for year

During the month of May, JCC member May Brill generously arranged with the Jewish War Veterans Post 126 to present a different, interesting topic related to Veterans each week, thanks to the Norman a More...

JCC senior group discovers Jewish Italy during 15-day tour

What’s there to complain about over a 15-day spring trip to Jewish Italy? Actually nothing, volunteered several of the participants in the Katz JCC Adult Department Jewish Italy trip who were interviewed by the Voice about their adventures. More...

Will Davis named JCC STEM Lab coordinator

As the Katz JCC prepares to open its new STEM Lab, Will Davis has joined the staff as coordinator for the Lab. He brings a wide range of experience in technology and education to the Lab. More...

98-year-old veteran creates memories for niece’s class

Irv Horwitz, a 98-year-old veteran, visited the 1st grade class of his great grand niece, Sari Horwitz, in honor of Memorial Day. More...

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Fred Ruttenberg (z”l) to receive Davis Award

Get ready to tee up and take in stunning shore views on Monday, Aug. 6 at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill’s annual Pro-Am Golf Tournament, held at Galloway National Golf Club. More...

JWV helps lead Memorial Day observance

Colonel Nelson L Mellitz, USAF, Ret. and JWV National Quartermaster, addressed the audience at the recent Cherry Hill Township Memorial Day Ceremony. More...

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Jason Alexander dazzles crowd at 20th anniversary celebration

Of all the places he could have been on a Wednesday night in early June, Jason Alexander was in Southern New Jersey—performing “the world’s most obnoxious song”—during the 20th anniversary celebration of the Weinberg Jew More...

Daniel Silva will launch summer book tour at the Katz JCC

New York Times best-selling author Daniel Silva will return to the Katz JCC on Wednesday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. to launch his newest thriller, “The Other Woman,” a modern masterpiece of espionage, love, and betrayal.   More...

Israelis on a mission to connect Diaspora to Israel make first SJ stop

Lunches in hand, Politz Day School middle schoolers walked into a lecture hall on an early June afternoon for an assembly they surmised would be another talk about Israel. More...

JCC Camps at Medford introduces Specialty Camp Week

When the JCC Camps at Medford wraps up eight awesome weeks of camp in August, the fun isn’t over just yet. More...

Jewish Women’s Foundation awards grants with focus on women & girls

The Jewish Women’s Foundation (JWF) of the Jewish Federation of Southern NJ has awarded $28,900 this year to fund programs and services that directly benefit, or are of great importance, to Jewish women and girls in South Jersey and around the More...

Trails & Ales running social mixes exercise and great beer

The Katz JCC recently hosted Trails & Ales, a running social. Twenty runners (top) went for a scenic run followed by beer on the pool deck generously donated by Double Nickel Brewing Co. More...

Kellman Brown students excel at national math competition

Mazal Tov to KBA second grader Hillel Ziskind (left) and fourth grader Jonah Kutikov for their success in a recent National Math Competition. More...

Voice installs new officers, board at 29th Annual Meeting

The Jewish Community Voice installed its officers and board at the Federation agency’s 29th Annual Meeting on June 14 at Lions Gate. More...

Kids swim, bike, and run at JCC’s Kids Triathlon

The Katz JCC hosted its 14th annual Kids Triathlon on June 3. Kids ages 6-13 who participated in this heart-healthy, triathlon-style event swam, biked and ran to the finish line. More...

Local produce for sale at the JCC

There’s nothing like fresh, delicious, flavor-packed Jersey produce—it’s not called the Garden State for nothing! This summer, you don’t have to schlep to the farm stand to get it. Every Friday from 8-10 a.m., through Aug. More...