January 22, 2018

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Steve Sandler hosts NextGen leadership kickoff

Show up, give of yourself, and take your place in the story of our community’s future. That was Steve Sandler’s message, delivered in rousing fashion to a packed house of young leaders at the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s Ben-Gurion Society and National Young Leadership Cabinet kickoff held at Bayville Golf Club earlier this month. [...]

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January 22, 2018

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Investments & Giving

Investments, January 22, 2017

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January 22, 2018

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Cantor with a conscience: Cantor Jennifer Rueben

A soaring new cantorial voice can be heard at Ohef Sholom Temple. Facilitating meaningful prayer and bringing festive and beautiful music to her congregation, however, are not the only talents Cantor Jennifer Rueben has revealed since her arrival in Norfolk five short months ago. Cantor Jen, as she is known to all, actively leads the [...]

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January 22, 2018

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Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film

25 | Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film presented by Alma & Howard Laderberg* and Patricia & Avraham Ashkenazi continues through Sunday, Jan. 28 National and international films, classics, and dramas featuring award-winning Jewish writers, actors, and filmmakers, are being shown around Tidewater during the 25th Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film. Guest speakers accompany [...]

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January 22, 2018

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Dozens of Jewish activists arrested at protest urging Congress to protect ‘Dreamers’

WASHINGTON (JTA)—Police in the U.S. Capitol arrested some 100 Jewish activists, many of them clergy, who protested in a Senate office building on behalf of a bill that would protect illegal immigrants who arrived as children. Several dozen of the activists from the Reform movement, the Anti-Defamation League, Bend the Arc, T’ruah and other Jewish [...]

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January 22, 2018

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Super Sunday

Sunday, Jan. 28 • 10 am – 1 pm United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s biggest phone-a-thon fundraising day of the year— Super Sunday—raises money for the annual campaign. The annual event supports UJFT’s work, which directly impacts the lives of Jews in Tidewater as well as around the world. The community’s generosity on that day [...]

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