Raab/Goodwin to host UN Holocaust Remembrance Day program on Jan. 27

To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the JCRC’s Esther Raab Holocaust Museum and Goodwin Education Center invites the community to attend a virtual conversation with award-winning filmmaker Roberta Grossman on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. Grossman will discuss her film, “Who Will Write Our History,” which tells the incredible story of a secret band of journalists, scholars and community […]

January 18 Drop & Go Food Drive to conclude Community Mitzvah Day 

As the financial fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, hundreds of families in South Jersey are forced to decide between buying groceries or paying for essentials like rent, utilities, and medical care. The JFCS Betsy & Peter Fischer Food Pantries are here to support community members—regardless of religion, age, race, or economic background—as they strive to provide for their families. […]

2021-01-13 E-Edition

‘Our worst fears realized,’ say extremism watchdogs about DC violence



They warned us. And warned us. And warned us. Extremism watchdogs said there could be violence in the streets. They said minority communities—Jews among them—could be put at risk. They said that the incessant, false claims of a rigged election, of a fraudulent vote, of a conspiracy to bring down the president, could all lead to violence on or after […]

Jon Ossoff: What you need to know about the newest Jewish senator



Jon Ossoff, a Jewish 33-year-old former executive of a documentary film company, has done what seemed nearly impossible just a few years ago: Won a Senate election as a Democrat in formerly deep-red Georgia. Along with his fellow Democratic Senate winner, Rev. Raphael Warnock, the pair has flipped control of the U.S. Senate. Ossoff’s young age and relatively short resume—in […]

Stepping up to help feed the hungry in South Jersey

MEET ERIC STEVENS…


LIVES IN: Cherry Hill AGE: 56 FAMILY: Wife Cindy, children Mason, 26, Daryn, 23, Devon, 21 SYNAGOGUE: Temple Beth Sholom OCCUPATION: Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor FAVORITE FOOD TO PREPARE: Homemade ravioli When Eric Stevens’ three children were young, he taught them that every time they earned or received money, it was to be divided into three pots: One for saving, […]

JCC offering over 25 weekly fitness classes

The Katz JCC offers over 25 fitness & wellness classes per week, both outdoors and indoors. Pictured here is Zen Flow Yoga with Spencer, a one-hour class which strives to awaken, recharge and connect your mind-body together with a vinyasa flow and use of varying breath techniques. In-person classes are free to JCC members, and guests can drop in for […]

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Shabbat candlelighting

   

Jeff and Tracy Brown kick off the JCC Chai Campaign


As we begin a new year with the hopes for a bright 2021, the Katz JCC is planning for those greater tomorrows through its Chai Campaign. This fundraiser, inspired by Chai, the Hebrew word for “life,” will provide vital support that ensures the Katz JCC remains a pillar in the community for years to come. Throughout the majority of 2020, […]