Archive | September, 2012

September 14, 2012

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Aliza Swain and Kenny Hendon on their wedding on August 23. Parents are Yaakov and Joyce Swain.

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September 14, 2012

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Avigayil Mostofsky, daughter of Rabbi Sholom and Tehilla Mostofsky, on her engagement to Baruch Marzel.

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September 14, 2012

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Katie Becker on her engagement to Yoni Lazarus. Katie is the daughter of Jon and Susan Becker.

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September 14, 2012

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Dr. Gedalia and Jodi Schwartz on the birth of a boy, Chaim Yehuda, on August 27. Grandparents are Earl and Andie Pollock and Abe and Esther Schwartz. Big brothers are Coby, Elya and Tzviki.

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September 14, 2012

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Rabbi Sender and Chamie Haber on the birth of a boy, Akiva Meir, on August 9. Big sister is Minna and brothers, Moshe and Ely.

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Politicians to make community appearances

September 14, 2012

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The national 2012 political races are in full swing. Pundits, media analysts and observers from all parties are paying close attention to campaigns in Virginia, considered a swing state. Particular scrutiny is being applied to the race for the open Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Jim Webb, and the contest to see who [...]

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Jewish Museum & Cultural Center 2012–2013 Lecture Series

September 14, 2012

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Jim Schuyler speaks on: Phoebe Yates Levy Pember: A Woman of Valor Sunday, Sept. 30, 4 pm name not often recognized, Phoebe Pember was a Jewish woman whose portrait is featured on a U.S. postage stamp. Why such a distinguished honor? Why has she been referred to as a Jewish Clara Barton? This leture will [...]

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Comedian Dan Ahdoot performs at the Simon Family JCC

September 14, 2012

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He graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University and planned to apply to medical school. Sound like a future doctor? Not so for Dan Ahdoot, whose New York City charm, likeability, and wit have earned him a reputation as one of the hottest young comics on the scene. He has performed regularly at comedy clubs [...]

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Federation Shabbaton to feature NYU professor

September 14, 2012

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Friday, Oct. 26—Sunday, Oct. 28 David Elcott, a professor at New York University, will speak on Rebuilding Community: The Search for new models of leadership, during the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s Shabbaton next month. As Scholar in Residence at Beth Chaverim, Beth El, B’nai Israel, Gomley Chesed, Kempsville Conservative, Ohef Sholom Temple, Temple Emanuel, [...]

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Filled with melancholy

September 14, 2012

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The Arrogant Years One Girl’s Search for Her Lost Youth From Cairo to Brooklyn Lucette Lagnado Harper Collins, 2011 402pages, $25.99 ISBN 978-0-06-180367-3 By the end of Lucette Lagnado’s 2007 award-winning bestseller memoir, The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit, it was apparent that her family would not realize the American immigrant dream. Her father, [...]

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