January 30, 2019 RSS feed / Local News

Finding the beautiful harmony between music and family

MEET RANAAN & EMILY MEYER…

TOWN: Cherry Hill FAMILY: Sons Roderick, 4, and Erwin, 1 FAVORITE BAND: Ranaan—Bon Iver; Emily—The Beatles FAVORITE ALBUM: Ranaan—Bon Iver’s self-titled album; Emily— Magical Mystery Tour FAVORITE THING TO DO IN SOUTH JE More...

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‘Who’s news?’ will appear on this page of every issue of the Voice. Does anyone you know belong here? More...

Experts on effects of sexual assault featured at second #MeToo program

On the evening of January 14, a crowd of over 100 people (including a number of teens) braved the cold to take part in a community event focused on the #MeToo movement, which strives to bring awareness, education, empowerment, and change to the norma More...

M’kor Shalom to host author Keith Gessen

Author Keith Gessen will be the special guest speaker at Cong. M’kor Shalom on Sunday, Mar. 3 at 3 p.m. He will speak about his book, “A Terrible Country,” a novel about Russia, family, love, and loyalty.  More...

Comedian Bob Saget to headline Katz JCC’s ‘Full House at the J’

The Katz JCC, Cherry Hill is pleased to announce it will welcome comedian, actor and television host Bob Saget to headline this year’s fundraiser, “Full House at the J,” on Saturday, Mar. 23. More...

Beth El, Temple Beth Sholom students bond, learn, and grow on Israel trip

1. Thirty-Six students from Cong. More...

Interest-free loans available from JCF for those in need

If you, your family, or a loved one in Southern New Jersey has been impacted by the federal government shutdown, or face other financial difficulties due to such circumstances as emergency medical expenses, housing needs, or professional training cos More...

JCC slates lifeguard training

It may be winter, but now is the time to start thinking about lifeguard instructor training for the coming year. More...

Area synagogues, day schools, and Jewish organizations come together for Community Mitzvah Days

Over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend (January 20-21), the South Jersey Jewish community joined forces for Community Mitzvah Days 2019, during which local day schools, synagogues, and other Jewish organizations focused on giving back to the community. More...

Bar Mitzvah ‘Mitzvah’ helps people with special needs

JCC member and Cherry Hill resident Sam Rosenberg hosted his Bar Mitzvah project, a basketball shoot-a-thon, at the Katz JCC on Friday, Jan. 11. More...

Marcy Lahav receives congressional recognition

Marcy Weiner Lahav (center), director of the JCC’s Adult, Cultural and Judaic Department, recently received a surprise at the annual Lunch & Song event. More...

Israeli colonel shares inside story of how security fence was created

Israel’s security fence was built following the wave of terror attacks after the collapse of the Camp David meetings in 2000 hosted by President Bill Clinton and including Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. More...

TBS to feature Stephen Flatow at March 3 Author Brunch event

Stephen M. Flatow, author of “A Father’s Story, My Fight for Justice Against Iranian Terror,” will be speaking at Temple Beth Sholom, 1901 Kresson Rd., Cherry Hill, on Sunday Mar. 3, 9-11 a.m.  More...

Sy Siegel marks his 99th with celebration at Katz JCC

Katz JCC member Sy Siegel received a warm reception of birthday wishes at a gathering hosted at the JCC for his 99th birthday. Sy is pictured here with Katz JCC Executive Director Les Cohen, who remarked how valued Sy is in the community.   More...

Party yourself into shape for a good cause

Join the Katz JCC for the Eighth Annual Zumba®Thon, an international-inspired dance fitness party on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 9:15-10:30 a.m. More...

Federation Leadership Institute graduates new class at ceremony

The Federation Leadership Institute (FLI) recently ended its sixth cohort with a graduation ceremony on January 7. More...

Bus trip to Holocaust Museum on February 27

A bus trip to the National Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, sponsored by The South Jersey Holocaust Coalition, the Jewish Federation of Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem Counties, and the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, wil More...

Café Connection celebrates New Year with music, dancing

At the Café Connection New Year’s Celebration, individuals affected with memory challenges and their loved ones gathered to celebrate 2019 with lunch, music and dancing. Café Connection is a monthly collaboration of JFCS and the Katz JCC. More...

South Jersey Men’s Club supports JCRC and Raab/Goodwin Center

The South Jersey Men’s Club recently presented a donation for $250 to the Jewish Community Relations Council as well as a $250 check to the JCRC’s Raab/Goodwin Holocaust Museum and Education Center as a result of the club’s fundrais More...

Let us teach your child cooking skills

We all know healthy habits start in the kitchen. Let the Katz JCC wellness professionals empower your children to make heart healthy food choices at an early age. On Sunday, Feb. More...