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2018 Cherry Hill Volvo Cars Jewish Film Festival

by Jill Cogan, Katz JCC Judaic Coordinator Calling all film lovers! Our 2018 Cherry Hill Volvo Cars Jewish Film Festival of the Katz JCC is just around the corner. The weeklong film festival takes place Sunday, March 18 through Sunday, March 25, featuring 19 award-winning and fan favorite films along…

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American Heart Month, Remember to Love Yourself

by Allyson Mitidieri, Katz JCC Nutritionist February is American Heart Month. This month is meant to serve as a reminder for all that a healthy lifestyle and healthy eating choices will help lower heart disease risk. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women in…

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A Moment of Nostalgia: Lou Cove & "Man of the Year"

by Sabrina Spector, JCC Assistant Adults Department Director & Cultural Director I always thought it was funny as a child when my parents would ask “remember when”?  It was pretty annoying to hear them constantly say things like “when I was your age” or “back in the day, we…”. Alas,…

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Are you a Resolutioner?

By Gene Bonetti, Health & Wellness Center Director It’s that time of year again – the time of year when people who have not visited the gym for some time, look in the mirror after the holiday season and say, “I really need to get back to the gym”.  Working…

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Make it a December to Remember at the J

By Stephanie Dworkin, JCC Marketing Director It’s hard to believe we are at mid-December! It honestly feels like yesterday I watched the ball drop and welcomed 2017.  It’s been a great year here at the J, and this month, as always, the fun never stops and we keep the events…

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Happy Chanukah, Chag Urim Sameach

by Jill Cogan, JCC Judaic Coordinator Happy Chanukah, Chag Urim Sameach, A fraylichen Chanukah…these are all ways to greet each other during the eight nights of Chanukah. Happy Chanukah is self-explanatory; truly a catch-all, easily understood greeting that can be used with anyone you encounter. Chag Urim Sameach is a Chanukah-based…

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Every Day at the Katz JCC is a Great Day – Especially, #GivingTuesday

By Brian M. Adler, JCC Development Director & Assistant Director I have been fortunate to have been a part of the Katz JCC staff for 21 years now.  I began in the old JCC as the Children’s Program Coordinator and am proud to now serve as an Assistant Director at…

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Jr. Maccabi - Trust Our Process

by Bill Christy, Sports & Leagues Program Coordinator The weather is getting colder and that means the action in the Katz JCC Gymnasium is about to start heating up! The 2017-2018 Junior Maccabi Basketball season is just around the corner.   Registration has opened and we are looking forward to…

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Pheel the Love at the Festival of ABC

by Evan Marcus, Co-Founder, DillonMarcus and Co-Author, Pheel the Love! My plan was to be a Rabbi.  In that role, speaking about love would be a natural. But God had another plan. I left Rabbinical school after 3.5 years and my path led me to starting a consulting business with…

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20 Years and Counting - What's Next?

By Les Cohen, JCC Executive Director 27 years ago, I came to Cherry Hill to interview for the Executive Director’s position here at the Katz Jewish Community Center. The Search Committee showed me around, introduced me to people to engage with to assess whether I was the right one for…

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