Archive | June, 2012

June 21, 2012

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Jason Marks, WAVY TV 10, who received three regional Emmy’s at the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on June 16, 2012. The winning entries may be viewed on wavy.com. Jason, also known as Jason Hechtkopf, is the son of Marilyn and Paul Hechtkopf, and brother to Allison Whiteman [...]

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June 21, 2012

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Aaron Michael Barham on his graduation from St. Johns University School of Law in Queens, N. Y. on June 3. Aaron is also a 2007 graduate of University of Virginia. He is the son of proud parents, Ron and Marsha Barham (Norfolk), brother of Rebecca Barham (Carlsbad, Calif.), grandson of Mrs. Nell Barham (Currituck, N.C.) [...]

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The Jewish Museum & Conference Center presents the 4th annual Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Music Series

June 21, 2012

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Dora Marshall Mullins Wednesday, July 18, 7:30pm Locally acclaimed artist and native Virginian, violinist Dora Marshall Mullins recently celebrated 60 years as a performer and teacher. She will be accompanied by pianist Stephan Dulcie. The Sensational Silver Screen Wednesday, Aug. 15, 7:30pm Soprano Rachel Holland, tenor Brian Nedvin, baritone Steve Kelly, and pianist Charles Woodward [...]

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The Faiths of Good Neighbors

June 21, 2012

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An “interfaith academy” with Jewish, Christian and Muslim congregations, co-sponsored by Temple Israel. The series is entitled The Sacred Space of Word, Time and Journey with topics designed to help each person gain an appreciation of the emotional quality of the other’s religious life. One or two clergy make opening presentations, and the bulk of [...]

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Sam Glaser in Concert

June 21, 2012

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Sunday, Sept. 23, 2:30pm Many people in Tidewater already know Sam Glaser and his music, since he performed in concert last year at Temple Emanuel to an audience of more than 300 people. This year, the Beach temple is bringing Glaser back to Tidewater, but to a new venue. Congregation Beth El will host the [...]

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Hebrew Academy first graders receive their first siddurim

June 21, 2012

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Caleb Peck (holding siddur) and family with Rabbi Jeffery Arnowitz. Elijah Arnowitz

It was a proud moment for Hebrew Academy of Tidewater’s first graders who received their siddurim on May 24. The Siddur presentation was beautiful, celebrated with many meaningful moments and ruach (spirit). This year, two area rabbis participated both in their roles as rabbis and as parents: Rabbi Levi Brashevitzky, Chabad, and Rabbi Jeffery Arnowitz, [...]

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Simon Family JCC’s Golf Tournament raises money for many

June 21, 2012

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Winning Foursome: Ben Leon, Wes Bourdon, Miles Leon, and Nathan Jaffe.

The 2nd Annual Simon Family JCC Presidents’ Cup Golf Tournament was a success with nearly 100 golfers playing under sunny skies at Heron Ridge Golf Club in Virginia Beach. Through the generous support of sponsors, $60,000 was raised at the event on Monday, June 11. The dollars raised through the Presidents’ Cup Tournament support programs [...]

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June screening kicks off 20th anniversary of Jewish film festival

June 21, 2012

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A screening to celebrate next January’s Simon Family JCC’s 20th Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film presented by Alma* and Howard Laderberg took place on June 10 at the NARO Cinema in Norfolk. An anonymous sponsor enabled the NARO to show Footnote, a Cannes Ophir award winning 2011 Israeli film, which tells the story of [...]

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Congratulations to the Hebrew Academy of Tidewater’s Class of 2012

June 21, 2012

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Hebrew Academy of Tidewater’s Class of 2012: Front row: Mariah Berkovich, Shelby Brown, Hilit Elbilia, and Megan Lederman. Back row: Sheila Panitz, Judaic Studies teacher, Sharon Rahiimzadeh, Linda Fulcher, general studies teacher, Sam Zelenka, Maiya Foleck, and Tonya Conley, science teacher.

As any parent knows, blink and they will grow…and just like that, they are gone. Another set of graduates flew the coop on June 7 at a very meaningful Hebrew Academy of Tidewater Konikoff Center of Learning commencement ceremony for the Class of 2012. The multi-purpose room on the Sandler Family campus was filled with [...]

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Israeli teens thank Tidewater on behalf of thousands for learning opportunities

June 21, 2012

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The Tidewater community has long been able to watch videos and read reports of how local gifts are making a difference to students in Israel who are the beneficiaries of World ORT programs. On June 5, members of the community heard first-hand from a pair of Israeli teens and the general principal of their school [...]

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