SJ BBYO director Ira Dounn starts national position

Ira Dounn, who was South Jersey BBYO’s program director, has been hired as a new director of Jewish enrichment for BBYO. The new program is being funded by the Jim Joseph Foundation to deepen Jewish education in BBYO. The three new directors of Jewish enrichment being hired will enable BBYO to deepen the Jewish experiential learning offered to its teen-led […]

Midrashah graduates 13 at June 5 commencement

Going Solo

SUNDAY, JULY 15 MOSAIC OUTDOOR CLUB OF PHILA. Swim trip to Nockamixon State Park followed by dinner afterwards. Carpool at 10:30 a.m. from the Target Store on Bustleton Ave. Call Janet at 215-673-9605. FRIDAY, JULY 20 CONG. BETH EL Singles Shabbat at 8 p.m. Open to all and free of charge. Call Norma Kamis at 662- 7916 . SATURDAY, JULY […]

Sharim v’Sharot seeks members

Sharim v’Sharot, a 24-voice Jewish choir based in Central New Jersey, is seeking new members for the 2012-2013 season. Now in its 13th year, the largely a capella choir sings in Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, Italian, English, and other languages. Openings are available for sopranos, altos, tenors, and basses. Rehearsals begin in September, and are held on Tuesday evenings in Lawrenceville. […]

Holocaust Museum honors volunteers

JCC offering end-of-summer activities for kids

The Katz JCC has a variety of programs for kids ages 4-15 that will keep them happy and safe as the summer comes to a close. Families needing full-day coverage will enjoy the option of adding before- and after-care to each program extending the day from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Campapalooza from Aug. 13-17 is perfect for 3-8 graders […]


WEDNESDAY, JULY 11 CONG. BETH TIKVAH Membership Committee Meeting. Call Rachel Kreimer at 235-1239. TEMPLE SINAI OF CINNAMINSON Trip to the Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit at the Franklin Institute. Cost is $25 per person, which includes entrance to the exhibit and museum. Call 829-0658. FRIDAY, JULY 13 ADATH EMANU-EL Kabbalat Shabbat Service and Family BBQ at 6 p.m. Bring your […]

Joe Singer…aging with the help of Federation

Joe Singer has a warmth and joy for life matched by the size of his smile and his heart. Over the years, he has been involved with the Jewish Federation and its family of agencies as both a dedicated volunteer and a service recipient. In the late 1940s, when Singer was a young man, he sold “Bricks for a Center” […]

Night of Appreciation on Aug. 1

Jewish Federation and its family of agencies will honor its major donors and sponsors for their ongoing significant commitment to the community at a special reception on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at the Franklin Institute. Invited guests will have an opportunity to mingle at a cocktail party in the Planetarium and hear a behind-the-scenes presentation about the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit […]

Evan Turner brings game to JCC