January 30, 2019 RSS feed / Voice at the Shore

Jewish “homeland security” expert advises local leaders on enhancing security

The horrific shooting of eleven worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh was a painful wake-up call to Jewish organizations nationwide, said Doron Horowitz of Secure Community Network (SCN), an affiliate of Jewish Federations of North More...

Shabbat Candlelighting Times for the Shore:

Friday, February 1 – 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 8 – 5:09 p.m.   More...

JFS, Beth El’s “Joseph Project” provides 100 coats for those in need

Thanks to the Joseph Project, a joint initiative of Beth El Synagogue and Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties, 100 people who might not have been able to afford a new coat will have one this winter. More...

Pre-orders and volunteers now being sought for NextGenAC Challah Sale on February 8

Challahs for sale—in seven different flavors! Jewish Federation is now taking preorders for homemade challahs that will be distributed on February 8 at the JCC in Margate. More...

Belkin is new president of Beth Israel

Beth Israel Rabbi David Weis looked on as the Northfield synagogue honored both outgoing board president Shelly Myers (left) and incoming president Lisa Belkin (right) during Shabbat services on January 11.   More...

Season tickets for JCC Summer Entertainment Series now on sale

Season tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Summer Entertainment Series at the JCC in Margate. More...

Susan Simon’s legacy of caring for others is remembered and cherished by MANNA

COMMUNITY CORNER

There are some people who leave an indelible mark on their communities. The late Susan Simon, whose memory was honored at MANNA’s most recent annual fundraiser, was one of those people. More...

Community Event Calendar

THURSDAY, JANUARY 31  SHIRAT HAYAM – VENTNOR Game Day, 1-4 p.m. Bring your friends to play Mahjong, Canasta, or another favorite board game that you bring yourself. Refreshments will be served. Cost: $8 per person. More...

Local women find inspiration at Lion of Judah Conference for women’s philanthropy in Florida

Fourteen hundred women from 87 Jewish Federations worldwide raised nearly $36 million for Jewish women’s philanthropy at the 2019 International Lion of Judah Conference, which took place January 13-16 in Hollywood, FL, said Sheila Friedman, who More...

College students offer heartfelt thanks to Avoda Club for its annual financial awards

“I can’t thank you enough for helping me through college! More...

JFS receives $200K leadership development grant from Bank of America

Bank of America recently provided Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties with a $200,000 Neighborhood Builders Award for leadership development, as well as a $20,000 grant for providing critical services to the community.  More...

After Pittsburgh, we must own our own safety

FEDERATION AT THE SHORE

Sadness. Anger. Shock. Fear. Following the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, those were the emotions I saw etched across the faces of local community members as they streamed into Shirat Hayam for the Community Gathering of Solidarity with Pittsburgh. More...

Brigantine shul to celebrate Shabbat Across America on March 1

On Friday, March 1, Temple Beth Shalom in Brigantine will once again join hundreds of synagogues and Jewish Centers to celebrate Shabbat Across America and Canada. More...

Cocktail Party celebrates donors, volunteers, and a successful first year

LIFE AND LEGACY

LIFE & LEGACY donors, team members and staff gathered at Beth Israel on January 9 to toast each other and the community for the program’s success. More...

Theater trip to “Meshuggah Nuns” March 3

On Sunday, March 3, Golda Meir Hadassah is offering a bus trip to the Pitman (NJ) Theater to see “Meshuggah Nuns”. The cost of the trip is $55 per person, which includes the theater ticket and transportation. More...

Kid’s Calendar

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15  JCC – MARGATE President’s Day Mini Camp for children K-4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Children will enjoy indoor swimming, sports, games, crafts, nature & more. Program repeats on February 18. More...