July 4, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Kellman Brown teacher is honored with two JCF awards

MEET TOBY MILLER…

FAMILY: Parents Eileen Bancroft and Sam Selzer; Sisters Stacey Macaluso and Karie Newman; Husband Michael; Sons Simon, 16, and Jordon, 14 HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill SYNAGOGUGE: Chabad FAVORITE SHABBAT FOOD: Home-baked challah HOBBIES: Reading, yoga, JCC e More...

Jewish Abilities Alliance planning its first service to be led by the special needs community

In recent years, Temple Emanuel has hosted beautiful Shabbat services led by various affinity organizations—including the Sisterhood and youth group—featuring prayers and songs that are especially meaningful to the organizers but also hol More...

Rabbi Krupnick offers prayer at House of Representatives

Rabbi Aaron Krupnick of Cong. Beth El recently gave the opening prayer to the US House of Representatives. He was asked by Congressman Donald Norcross to serve as the Guest Chaplain. More...

BRCA program seeks participants for DNA screening

Since a national cancer research initiative began offering free cancer screenings to Ashkenazi Jews in March, some 269 men and women in the Philadelphia region have taken advantage of the program, resulting in seven positive results that could potent More...

Plan for Soups and Sweets alum to sell his art cooked up in the kitchen

Medford resident Daniel Epps, 26, could easily spend hours on end crafting the fantastical dinosaurs he creates out of pipe cleaners. More...

Competition for a great cause at Sussman Summer Tournament

The Katz JCC hosted the annual College/Adult Eric and Andy Sussman 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament in mid-June, and a record number of teams came out to compete. More...

Another great year for ‘Girls on the Run’ participants

It was another successful year for Girls on the Run participants who ran their 5K in mid-June. More...

Beth El hosts panel on Jewish college life

A room full of past, present and future college graduates attended a conversation and panel discussion on the challenges and triumphs of being a Jewish student. Hosted by Cong. More...

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Kellman Brown, Politz students enjoy annual Blumenfeld Field Day

Now in its 12th consecutive year, the Charles A. and Ethyl Blumenfeld Memorial Field Day took place recently at the Katz JCC under beautiful, sunny skies. More...

Women’s Philanthropy Giving Circle aids special needs at JCC Camp

On Sunday, June 10, our Women’s Philanthropy Giving Circle, and their families, went out to the JCC Camps at Medford to rehab an old staff field office for the Open Hearts/Open Doors (OH/OD) program. More...

Argentine Embassy to feature a South Jersey artist

Liliana LIFE (Liliana Ines Friesel Elkouss) will have her paintings featured at the Embassy of Argentina in Washington, DC. “SPURS and LACE” will run July 12 through Sept. 13. More...

Kids have a blast on first day at Medford, ECC camps

1. The 2018 camp season at the Katz JCC is officially underway. Over 1,300 children, ages 2-14, are having the summer of their lives at the award-winning summer day camps. More...

Early Childhood Center graduates 25; marks retirement of longtime teacher

There was much to celebrate at the Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center of the Katz JCC, as the 2017-18 school year came to a close. More...

Special offer for 2018 graduates

Mazel Tov to all the 2018 graduates out there! The Katz JCC would like to help you celebrate with one complimentary hour personal training session on us. More...