June 23, 2015

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Will Iran be able to build nuclear weapons? Your voice matters!

The answer could be determined by the June 30 deadline for a final agreement between Iran and the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany (known as the P5+1 which includes the U.S., UK, China, Russia, France and Germany). The outcome has profound consequences for America and the Middle East. An interim [...]

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June 23, 2015

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Student art exhibit completes the Holocaust Commission’s 2015 Elie Wiesel competitions

Dana Cohen, Holocaust survivor, with Lynnhaven Middle School artist Corinna Ensley and her father Pat Ensley.

The Holocaust Commission of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s successful 2015 Elie Wiesel Visual Arts exhibit came to a close on June 1. The show featuring student work was held at the Old Dominion University Virginia Beach Center for one month. Student winners, their parents and teachers from local schools attended an opening reception [...]

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June 23, 2015

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HAT students learn about Civil War during adventurous field trip

HAT fifth graders enjoy a field trip to Pamplin Historical Park with a Civil War sergeant: Marah Gordon, Evan Nied, Bella Cardon, Tori Chapel, Noah Alper, Tal Zach, Abby Seeman and Abbie Friedman.

Hebrew Academy fifth graders had an exciting learning adventure, stepping back in time to experience life during the Civil War. Students visited Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier in Petersburg, Va. A 424-acre historical campus, the complex features museums, antebellum homes, a historic Civil War battlefield, slave life exhibit, [...]

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June 23, 2015

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Legal Matters in the Jewish community

Dear Readers, At one time or another, everyone needs an attorney. Buying a home? Need a will? How about a pre-nup? Adoption? Divorce? Fender bender? Incorporating? Hiring? Firing? The list goes on and on. Fortunately, Tidewater has attorneys who are qualified and expert on nearly every aspect of law. And, plenty of those lawyers are [...]

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June 23, 2015

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Hineni! graduates meet with Hofheimers before leaving for Israel

The Tom Hofheimer Young Leadership Mission to Israel participants with Joyce Strelitz and Marcia Hofheimer (center).

On Tuesday, June 2, Marcia Hofheimer and Joyce Strelitz and family, on behalf of the board of the Tom Hofheimer Fund, hosted the participants of the upcoming Tom Hofheimer Young Adult Mission to Israel for a special nesiah tovah (good journey) gathering. Twenty graduates of the Hineni! Institute for Leadership Development are embarking on a [...]

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