April 28, 2017

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13th Annual Spring Into Healthy Living

Get hearts pumping at the 13th Annual Run, Roll or Stroll Sunday, May 7, 24th Street Park at the Virginia Beach Boardwalk Spring means it’s time for Jewish Family Service’s m o s t anticipated event of the year: the 13th Annual Run, Roll or Stroll. In addition to the 8K run, 5K run or [...]

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April 28, 2017

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Zoe Siegel recognized for social justice endeavors

Early in her teen years, Zoe Martina Siegel knew that all was not right with the world. Her consciousness rose and she began to speak out. In fact, her Norfolk Academy senior speech was about reproductive rights and how politicized they are. It’s not so surprising, then, that this Tidewater native, who will graduate this [...]

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April 28, 2017

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Renee Heyman turned lemons into lemonade into Pink Tea

When Renee Heyman, founding mother of The Pink Tea Initiative at Temple Emanuel, invited Paula Krukin Levy to help her organize her first fundraiser in 2012, she had no way of knowing the event would outlive her. A cancer survivor for 42 years, Heyman made a solemn vow to never let cancer get in the [...]

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April 28, 2017

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For Elaine Luria, it’s ships to mermaids

United States Naval Cmdr. Elaine Goodman Luria appears at ease when there’s a new adventure, opportunity, or challenge to be seized. Whether it is operating ships for the U.S. Navy, imagining, starting, and expanding a new business, or raising a family, Luria calmly and efficiently takes it all in stride. While she doesn’t appear to [...]

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April 28, 2017

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Women

May 1, 2017, Women Section

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April 28, 2017

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Seven incredible new things the world can thank Israel for

TEL AVIV (JTA)—To build a Jewish state in the Middle East, Israelis had to be innovators. Some of what they’ve come up with has been used mostly by their fellow citizens—think Hebrew slang, Bamba snacks and the Iron Dome missile defense system—at least so far. But many other Israeli creations have changed the world: drip [...]

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April 28, 2017

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From the Hal Sacks Jewish News Archives

May 11, 2007 A benefit concert for the people of Darfur and southern Sudan, DARFEST will highlight stories of Lost Boys living in Hampton Roads between musical sets performed by four local high school rock bands. DARFEST is a concept developed by 10 area high school students who are participants in Panim, a program sponsored [...]

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