Archive | November, 2012

Daniel E. Hahn

November 21, 2012

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Daniel E. Hahn, executive chef of Beth Sholom Village who recently obtained his Certified Culinary Administrator® (CCA®) designation. This designation was only possible after a 10-year journey for Hahn. He obtained his initial certification culinary degree and obtained an AAS in culinary arts by accumulating more than 100 hours of study and testing in all [...]

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Marcia Futterman Brodie

November 21, 2012

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Marcia Futterman Brodie, for becoming director of marketing at Beth Sholom Village. Futterman Brodie has been in sales and marketing for most of her career. For the last five years, she was the marketing director for The Frieden Agency and worked with agents on finding target markets and promoting their own practice. Her life experience [...]

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What We Carry

November 21, 2012

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Sunday, Jan. 6, 3 pm In January it will have been a year since the Holocaust Commission’s Speakers’ Bureau was cut in half, when David Katz and Hanns Loewenbach passed away. To try to continue to fulfill its mission of sharing personal survivors’ stories, the commission developed What We Carry, an educational program for schools [...]

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CRC prepares for Date with the State 2013

November 21, 2012

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Monday, Dec. 10, 12 pm The Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater invites the community to weigh in on the issues that will be lobbied on in Richmond with the annual Date With the State— Virginia Jewish Advocacy Day on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. CRC will meet to choose the issues [...]

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Chanukah with an Asian flair for Young Adult Division

November 21, 2012

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Saturday, Dec. 1, 8–11 pm The Young Adult Division of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater is celebrating Chanukah this year with a bash they’re calling “Sushi, Sake, Latke.” Steve Zuckerman, Chanukah Party planning committee co-chair, says “we wanted to do something fun and interesting and different.” So the Jewish meets Asian theme will lend [...]

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Temple Emanuel Day at Barnes and Noble Town Center — Thursday, Nov. 29

November 21, 2012

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All proceeds from the purchase of books, toys, magazines, DVDs, gifts, Nooks, and even from the cafe at Barnes and Nobel on Nov. 29 will go to Temple Emanuel’s Religious School and the Temple Library for scholarships, textbooks, supplies, books for the library and new children’s library programs. Just mention voucher number “10839421” or “Temple [...]

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Film Festival announces lineup

November 21, 2012

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With two decades of outstanding films, this is a milestone 20th year for the Virginia Festival of Jewish Film presented by Alma* and Howard Laderberg. The 20th anniversary of the festival offers an eclectic collection of films that won’t be available anywhere else locally. Screening committee co-chairs William Laderberg and Mark Robbins, along with the [...]

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Should the Jewish community work with Evangelicals?

November 21, 2012

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Susan Michael, U.S.A. director of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem

Susan Michael, U.S.A. director of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem addressed a crowd of nearly 100 people at Temple Emanuel on Sunday, Nov. 4. Speaking about the importance of working together to support Israel, Jews and Christians came to hear Michael. Her comments addressed the concerns and skepticism often expressed by the Jewish community, offered [...]

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Lee and Bernard Jaffe* Family Jewish Book Festival sponsors

November 21, 2012

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The support of the sponsors of the 2012 Lee and Bernard Jaffe* Family Jewish Book Festival enabled the Simon Family JCC to present 12 authors and sell thousands of books. Business sponsors of this year’s festival were Barnes and Noble Booksellers, Monarch Bank, Altmeyer Funeral Homes, Heritage Bank, Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, and Beth Sholom [...]

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The proof is in the kugel

November 21, 2012

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Some of the first thoughts that come to Americans’ minds when thinking about Israel are the Palestinian conflict, the threat of terrorism, and the treat of war with neighboring countries. While the reality of life in Israel, these issues do not define Israel or her people. What Israel is perhaps most proud of is her [...]

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