2018-02-28

Politz Day School celebrates 50 years of growth and achievement



Politz Day School in Cherry Hill is turning 50, and the school is celebrating in a big way. Three major events will be taking place in the coming months, as the Modern Orthodox day school marks its evolution from a little more than a dozen nursery school children in 1968 to a school with 200 children that goes from preschool through […]

Parkland teens with local ties speak about harrowing ordeal



When Jared Block’s family moved from Cherry Hill to Parkland, FL five years ago, his parents touted the striking similarities between his new community and the one he was so sad to leave behind. Both were known for stellar schools, a sizable Jewish population, safe streets and neighborhoods teeming with kids. Jared, a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, […]

For Voorhees middle schooler, the play’s the thing

MEET ALANNA STEIN…

FAMILY: Parents Bryan and Fran; Brother Jordan, 14, and Dog Latte AGE: 11 HOMETOWN: Voorhees SYNAGOGUE: Temple Beth Sholom FAVORITE ACTOR: Ben Platt FAVORITE BROADWAY SHOWS: “Dear Evan Hanson,” “Kinky Boots,” “Hamilton” FAVORITE ACTIVITY OUTSIDE OF PERFORMING: Crafting When Alanna Stein starting performing in dance recitals, she was so shy that the thought of peeking at the live audience would […]

Gov. Murphy holds forum at Jewish Campus



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Shabbat candlelighting



Times of Israel’s Horovitz coming to TBS March 8



David Horovitz, editor of the Times of Israel, will speak at Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill on Tuesday, Mar. 8, at 7 p.m. Horovitz is the founding editor of the Times of Israel, which provides independent coverage of Israel, the region and the Jewish world, and is the fastest-growing Jewish news site in the world. This program is presented […]

Katz JCC introduces new JPath+



The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill has announced JPath+, a new way to explore and enjoy the JCC’s Health and Wellness group fitness programs and services. JPath+ will allow guests to purchase a 5- or 10-class pass to participate in free health and wellness group fitness. The 5-class pass card expires after 45 days. The 10-class pass expires after 60 […]

The Netanyahu accusations: What you need to know



Benjamin Netanyahu is in trouble. Maybe. The Israeli prime minister is engulfed simultaneous in four separate scandals, and each day seems to bring him more bad news. Netanyahu could be indicted or pushed out of office—or both. Whether this is the beginning of the end of the Bibi Netanyahu era, or just the latest challenge to a seasoned political survivor, […]

Former MK Alex Lubotzky honored for mathematics



Alex Lubotzky, a father of six who once served in the Knesset, has won the Israel Prize for research in mathematics and computer science. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem professor is a leading researcher in group theory. “Lubotzky is one of the most important researchers in the world in group theory, combining the brilliance of a researcher, deep love for […]