January 21, 2019

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Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel

The BIG Saturday Night Celebration of Jewish Film and champagne reception Saturday, January 26, 7:15 pm, Sandler Center for the Performing Arts Tickets: $35; Under 21: $18 Ty Kelly, Team Israel and New York Mets player, and Seth Kramer, director, will speak following the film. Had Israel competed in the World Baseball Classic…Dayenu! Heading Home: [...]

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January 21, 2019

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An Evening with Father Patrick Desbois

Father Patrick Desbois.

World renowned humanitarian uncovers secret procedures behind The Holocaust by Bullets Thursday, January 31, 7:30 pm, Sandler Center In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Holocaust Commission of The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, The Norfolk Forum, and The Virginia Beach Forum present an evening with world-renowned historian, forensic detective, and humanrights activist Father [...]

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January 21, 2019

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New Jewish members of Congress receive special greeting

Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism staff welcomed members of the 116th Congress to Washington on Thursday, January 3. Incoming Jewish members were also delivered babkas. Congresswoman Elaine Luria, representing Virginia’s 2nd district, was welcomed on her swearing in day by Aaron Torop, Legislative Assistant at the RAC. Luria is one of eight new Jewish [...]

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January 21, 2019

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A Chinese Christmas at Beth Sholom Village

On Christmas Day, more than 100 people gathered in the Pincus Paul Social Hall inside Beth Sholom Village for an afternoon of kosher Chinese food, camaraderie, and laughter. Plates were filled with egg rolls, beef and broccoli, and lo mein. Meanwhile, local comedian Sid Bridge entertained the crowd with jokes about Hanukkah, crazy drivers, and [...]

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January 21, 2019

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Mazel Tov! Ann Copeland, this year’s Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland award winner

Betty Ann Levin, Ann Copeland, and Jodi Klebanoff.

Chosen by their local federations, Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland award winners embody the values of the Lion of Judah. Recipients of this prestigious, nationally-recognized award are leaders in their communities—women whose body of work has left and continues to leave an enormous imprint for generations to come; women who’ve inspired and motivated others to take an active role [...]

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January 21, 2019

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Be mindful of reactions to the market

Janet W. Mercadante

Is this time different? While those of us who have been investing for decades have experienced many tumultuous markets, each and every time volatility strikes, so does fear. I’ve learned a lot about investor behavior through the years, and I know how closely emotion is tied to our money. The challenge lies in the fact [...]

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