October 31, 2014

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Beneath The Helmet: From High School to the Home Front

Tidewater premier: Thursday, Nov. 20, 7 pm Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front is a new full-length documentary film from Jerusalem U, the creators of the PBS-featured documentary Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference. The Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater is hosting [...]

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October 31, 2014

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Business

Dear Readers, From Downtown Norfolk to Tel Aviv, Jewish businesses and entrepreneurs positively impact everyday living with an array of products and services. Consider the Israeli company, ZIM Integrated Shipping Services, whose headquarters for its North American and Caribbean branch is located in Norfolk. This firm literally moves products around the globe. The president of [...]

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October 31, 2014

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Keeping an eye on Iran

by Robin Mancoll Are you keeping your eye on the ball? Or, in this case, are you keeping your eye on Iran’s progress as they head toward nuclear weapons capability? With so much taking place in the Middle East, it’s easy to lose sight of what we thought last year at this time, was the [...]

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October 31, 2014

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Update from the State, Lieutenant Governor Ralph S. Northam visits community

Lieutenant Governor Ralph S. Northam.

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7 pm, Sandler Family Campus The number of topics Ralph Northam can speak about when he visits the Sandler Family Campus run the gamut from the recent election, to conflicts over Medicaid expansion, to the latest neurological surgery procedures, to the joys of parenthood. Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor, Northam is president of the [...]

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October 31, 2014

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Community shows up to advocate for Jewish priorities

Tallwood Global Studies Academy teachers and students smile after hearing from the candidates and learning more about Israel advocacy from Art Sandler. Greg Falls, Kari Wilson, Nick Wilson, Nauje Jones, Brayon Nichols, Kelly Walker and Art Sandler.

The community recently had the opportunity to hear the 2nd Congressional District of Virginia candidates share their views. The event on Monday, Oct. 20 at the Sandler Family Campus allowed attendees to personally meet incumbent Rep. Scott Rigell (R) and challenger Suzanne Patrick (D), ask them questions face to face, and hear, briefly, their views [...]

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October 31, 2014

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Business & Legal Society makes waves with lunchtime event at ZIM

Lea Bogatch-Genossar, ZIM USA president left, meets guests Samantha Golden, Greg Zittrain, Ralph Soussan and Todd Waldman.

by Laine Mednick Rutherford A shipping container has a finite amount of space in which to fit cargo. So, too, does the boardroom at the ZIM USA office building in Norfolk—in relation to how many people it can seat for lunch. Fortunate, then, were the 32 members and guests of the Business & Legal Society [...]

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October 31, 2014

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Men’s Major Donors: Men gather to show support for Jewish community

Jay Klebanoff, John Strelitz and Jeff Saunders.

There are those who have been close friends for years. Others are business associates or casual acquaintances who see each other in synagogue or at community events. Still others are multi-generational members of the same family. Some reside a substantial time of the year in Florida and others live throughout the year in Tidewater. What [...]

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