December 5, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

Injury at the Maccabi Games inspires a career

MEET AMANDA MORGAN…

Age: 25 Hometown: Cherry Hill (currently lives in Center City) Family: Mother Hope, father Keith, sister Rebecca, 21 Synagogue: Cong. Beth El Hobbies: Going to Eagles and Sixers games Favorite Vacation Destination: Australia More...

Gift of Israel expanding; enrollment begins January

Gift of Israel has been a hallmark program to help ensure Jewish continuity in the South Jersey community since its inception in 1995. More...

WCRE Thanksgiving Food Drive brightens the holiday for many

Wolf Commercial Real Estate (WCRE) wrapped up its fifth annual Thanksgiving Food Drive by delivering over 100 bags of food and $1,400 in supermarket gift cards and donations to Jewish Family and Children’s Service. More...

Annual Laughter & Lo Mein Comedy Night on December 24

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill is thrilled to once again host its annual Laughter & Lo Mein comedy night on Monday, Dec. 24 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Katz JCC Winter Open House slated for Sunday, January 6

The community is invited to attend the Katz JCC’s annual Winter Open House on Sunday, Jan. 6 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. More...

50 NJ rabbis sign security funding petition

Nearly 50 rabbis from across New Jersey joined with Teach NJS, a nonpartisan organization advocating for equitable funding in New Jersey nonpublic schools, asking the state government to provide the necessary security funding for day schools and yesh More...

Chelsea Stern honored for her leadership

Chelsea Stern received the Ronald Reagan Student Leader Award in recognition of exceptional leadership and character. More...

Year-end is time to donate your appreciated stock

Year-end is often the most opportune time to consider financial and tax planning strategies. More...

Hazon Food Summit features food security pioneers

Hazon Philadelphia and the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia recently held a Food Summit featuring experts on food security and other hunger-related issues. More...

Ceremony honors Camden County Veterans

The 17th Annual Veterans Medals Ceremony took place on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Thirty Camden County Veterans were honored with medals for their military service. More...

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Adath Emanu-El hosts interfaith Thanksgiving service and reception

Community leaders from Burlington County took part in this year’s Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at Adath Emanu- El. At the Nov. More...

Katz JCC to host ‘Sports Double Header’ events

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill will close out 2018 and host two great sports events on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m.  More...

Young Israel’s Rabbi Bienenfeld and his slam poet brother-in-law launch a unique ‘Portion Podcast’

In Rabbi Jonathan Bienenfeld’s bright home office, Aaron Roller, Bienenfeld’s brother-in-law, fiddles with the sound mixer and sets up two mikes—one facing him, and the other toward the rabbi—preparing to record their weekly p More...

‘Anti-Semitism in Modern America’ seminar at Cumberland County College

What has been this history in 20th century America of attitudes toward Jews in American culture? How do we see this in the light of the recent murder of 11 Jews at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh? More...

Plenty of highlights from weeklong Arts, Books & Culture Festival

1.The 29th annual Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture at the Katz JCC showcased an exemplary lineup of authors, entertainers and artists all week long. More...

ACHaD participants have a blast watching the Philadelphia 76ers win

The Katz JCC ACHaD participants had a blast at a Philadelphia 76ers game in November. They even got to see a Sixers win! More...

Tournament Dec. 19 at the J!

Do you have a fun, competitive edge? Looking to have a fun night with friends? Round up a team for the Katz JCC’s annual indoor Wiffleball Tournament on Wednesday, Dec. 19. More...