October 20, 2017

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Lee and Bernard* Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival offers something for everyone in November

Next Gen Judaism, a Jewpanese Love Story, Essential Israel, Jewish Heritage, and Yiddish Stories Wednesday, November 1–Monday, November 20 Authors from around the nation are headed to Tidewater for the annual celebration of Jewish writers, books, and ideas, otherwise known as the Simon Family JCC’s Lee and Bernard Jaffe* Family Jewish Book Festival. The two-week-long [...]

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October 20, 2017

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Tidewater joins International Limmud movement

Sunday, Nov. 12, 1–5 pm Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus Limmud (Hebrew for “learning”) promotes global Jewish unity by offering an inclusive cross-communal space for Jews of all ages and backgrounds to meet, learn, volunteer, and build community. Since its’ founding in 1980, the Limmud movement has worked to foster a lively and varied [...]

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October 20, 2017

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Talk about memorable proposals…

This is the end of the story Max Wagner popped the big question to Stephanie Guld after popping out of a plane. Yes, after skydiving! Spoiler alert: She said yes. Backing up to the BBYO beginning Stephanie grew up in Richmond, Va. where, when she was 15 years old and a member of Cohen BBG, [...]

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October 20, 2017

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Traveling for memorable experiences

Four separate studies from Cornell University indicate that the secret to happiness is to spend money on experiences, not things. In fact, according to an article in Forbes, research at San Francisco State University found “people who spent money on experiences rather than material items were happier and felt the money was better spent. The [...]

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October 20, 2017

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Mazel Tov

Mazel Tov, October 23, 2017

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October 20, 2017

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United Jewish Federation of Tidewater celebrates the new Campaign year and Israel @70

Community Relations Council’s 7th annual Israel Today series also begins The kickoff of the 2018 Annual Campaign of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater was held Tuesday, Sept. 12 on the Sandler Family Campus. Leaders from synagogues, Jewish agencies, and the UJFT board of directors attended, as well as cabinet members, solicitors, and community supporters. [...]

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October 9, 2017

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Jane Gardner presents inspirational message of hope

With a calmness and gentleness in her voice that defied the remarkable struggle she has faced, Jane Gardner told her story, “Live Each Day,” to a packed house at the Kaufman Theater at Chrysler Museum on Sunday, September 17. The former television news anchor has fought cancer—not just once, but four times. Gardner was diagnosed [...]

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