August 28, 2015

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Jewish Federations of North America President Jerry Silverman to kick off Annual Campaign

Thursday, Sept. 17, 6:45 pm He’s casual, he’s passionate, he’s earnest and he heads up a movement that ranks collectively among the top 10 charities in the world. “He,” is Jerry Silverman, president and CEO of The Jewish Federations of North America. Silverman will be the featured speaker at the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s [...]

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August 28, 2015

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On Safari with a Sefer Torah

Kevin Lefcoe holds the Sefer Torah.

“Will you carry the Torah?” our trip captain asked me. “What would be involved?” I wondered aloud, contemplating the gravity of transporting, guarding and actually carrying a borrowed Sefer Torah in an army issue duffel through four South African countries over 10 days. The word of G-d, given to the Jewish People, and transmitted over [...]

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August 28, 2015

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Tom Hofheimer Young Leadership Mission to Israel The journey continues

Part two of a three-part series Halfway through the eight day journey of the Tom Hofheimer Young Leadership Mission to Israel, the experience continues to be overwhelming, exciting and thought-provoking. The Mission participants have already visited and met with recipients of Campaign allocations and seen the impact of the UJFT firsthand, traversed startling landscapes to [...]

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August 28, 2015

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Kids Connection New construction, elevated enrichment

Post Camp JCC students enjoy the new Kids Connection space as staff members move in the last pieces of furniture and books and set up the computers.

When walking into the Simon Family JCC, there’s something new near the entrance. The expansive, open space is the new Kids Connection, a beforeand after-school enrichment program for Pre-K through 6th grade students. Part of the renovations taking place at the Sandler Family Campus the JCC is investing in the space to benefit parents, students [...]

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August 28, 2015

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L’Shana Tova

Jewish Holidays 5776 Rosh HaShanah Sept. 13–15, 2015 Yom Kippur Sept. 22–23, 2015 Sukkot Sept. 27–Oct. 4, 2015 Simchat Torah Oct. 4–5, 2015 Hanukkah Dec. 6–14, 2015 Tu BiSh’vat Jan. 24–25, 2016 Purim March 23–24, 2016 Passover April 22–29, 2016 Yom HaShoah May 4–5, 2016 Yom HaZikaron & Yom HaAtzmaut May 10–12, 2016 Lag BaOmer [...]

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