April 17, 2015

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Spring into Healthy Living!

Joan Lunden–Sunday, April 26, 2 pm Run Roll or Stroll–Sunday, May 3, 8 am 11th Annual Run, Roll or Stroll Have you seen the sunrise at the Oceanfront lately? I have! For the last seven years, a group of dedicated JFS board members, employees and other volunteers have arrived at 0’dark thirty to set up [...]

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April 17, 2015

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Celebrate Israel Series features the film, Jerusalem

Thursday, April 23, 6 pm and 8 pm, Virginia Beach Aquarium See Jerusalem through the eyes of three different teenage girls in the brilliant documentary at the Giant Screen Theater at the Virginia Beach Aquarium. This event is the second in the Simon Family JCC’s Celebrate Israel Series, sponsored by Charles Barker Automotive. The documentary, [...]

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April 17, 2015

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David Broza performs for Celebrate Israel

Thursday, May 21, 7 pm, Sandler Center for the Performing Arts For nearly 40 years, Israeli superstar David Broza has been considered one of the most dynamic and vibrant performers in the singer/songwriter world. Broza will perform live at Virginia Beach’s Sandler Center for the Performing Arts as the last event in the JCC’s Celebrate [...]

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April 17, 2015

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Summer Institute for Jewish Living holds 40-year reunion

Front row: Shelia Drucker, Phyllis White, Terri Denison. Second row: Gary Danoff, Marcy Goldsticker Berger, Margie Marcus, Jonathan Leavitt. Third row: Lisa Bresenotff-Feierstein, Marty Einhorn, Bobby Morrell, Judy Rosenblatt, Jeff Goldman, Lois and Barry Einhorn. Tallest in far back: Roger Leibowitz.

In the summer of 1974, 15 local teenagers experienced an amazing month-long adventure in Israel. The trip followed a month of Judaic study taught by two Brandeis University graduate students and Hebrew taught by Froike Inbar, Community Shaliach, at the Jewish Community Center of Tidewater on Newport Avenue in Norfolk. The experience was so meaningful [...]

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April 17, 2015

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The Tom Hofheimer Medical Mission

Dr. Michael Sussman with a child at the Magical Chairs Symposium.

Supporting myriad programs, including Magical Chairs, clinics and exchanges The first part of this series ( Jewish News, March 23, 2015) described how the Tom Hofheimer Fund brought Israeli reconstructive plastic surgeons to Tidewater to study with local specialists. While this remained the flagship program of the Fund for a number of years, other programs [...]

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