Archive | March, 2013

Israel: Two Opportunities to deepen your connection

March 22, 2013

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Saturday, April 13, 9:30 am and Sunday, April 14, 6 pm The relationship that a Jew feels with Israel goes much deeper than the news headlines, which focuses on the frustrations of diplomacy and politics, leaving our yearning for human connections unsatisfied. Leading up to Israel’s Independence Day, Temple Israel will host two special events [...]

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Creation of A State

March 22, 2013

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Wednesday, April 11, 7 pm Basing Israel’s claim to her land and right to exist on today’s media reports, could lead you to believe that our connection to the region goes back merely a few decades. But we all know that ancient history supports that Jews have, in fact, the longest and deepest relationship with [...]

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Ohef Sholom Temple Sisterhood fundraiser Used books, media, games and more sale

March 22, 2013

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Sunday, April 7, 9 am–3 pm Items will include gently used books, video and board games, CDs, DVDs, craft and scrapbooking supplies. At Ohef Sholom Temple, 530 Raleigh Ave. in Norfolk. Call 757-625-4295 for more information.

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Singer Noa performs in Simon Family JCC/ Virginia Art Festival collaboration

March 22, 2013

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Tuesday, April 16, 7:30 pm Noa, or Achinoam Nini, may not be a well-known singer in the United States, but she’s been a huge star in Israel and Europe since she launched her career two decades ago. At 43, she hopes her three-week tour beginning in mid-April will enrich the audiences she performs for in [...]

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The politics of writing in Israel is topic of talk at ODU

March 22, 2013

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Sunday, April 14, 7 pm Savyon Liebrecht, the Internationally known Israeli writer and a daughter of Holocaust survivors, will speak at Old Dominion University about the politics of writing in Israel today. In her novels, short stories and plays, Liebrecht writes about Holocaust survivors and their children, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, the Mizrakhi/ Ashkenazi disconnect, the [...]

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Journalism workshop

March 22, 2013

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June 17–June 28 The Virginian-Pilot is offering a free twoweek journalism workshop with sessions on reporting, writing, photography and design. The program is open to high school sophomores and juniors; promising freshmen will be considered. Visit www.hamptonroads.com/hsworkshop for applications and more information or call Denise Watson at 757-446-2504.

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Celebrate Israel’s 65th

March 22, 2013

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Sunday, April 28, 12:30–5 pm Israel Festival at the Simon Family JCC, with Israeli food, fun inflatables, camel rides, a special community walk through Israel, Walk the Land 65 (www. walktheland65.org), and a musical performance by The Shuk! Look for upcoming details and news about the JCC’s biggest party of the year at www.simonfamilyj.org and [...]

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Passion’s Tale: The love of Hebrew

March 22, 2013

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This is the story of Idit Benmor, Israeli, Norfolk resident, adjunct professor at Old Dominion University and lover of the Hebrew language. Once upon a time, there was a little girl growing up in Haifa, Israel. She spoke and read Hebrew like every other child in Israel. But, from an early age, she had a [...]

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Jeff Lawson to speak at Beth Sholom Auxiliary’s Spring Luncheon

March 22, 2013

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Thursday, April 11, 11:30 am If April showers bring May flowers, what brings Jeff Lawson, WVEC Channel 13’s chief meteorologist, to Beth Sholom Village? The Annual Spring Luncheon presented by the Beth Sholom Auxiliary. Lawson will discuss “What’s Up with the Weather?” and will touch on topics ranging from global warming to hurricanes to why [...]

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Run for the Health of it!

March 22, 2013

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Jewish Family Service of Tidewater’s 9th Annual Run, Roll or Stroll Neptune’s Park at 31st Street, Virginia Beach 8K Run, 5K Run/Walk or 1 Mile Run/Walk Sunday, May 5 Runners and walkers know that running and walking help boost numerous health benefits such as weight loss, stress relief or just increase overall health. With the [...]

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