Archive | April, 2013

Kenneth G. (Menachem) Carroll

April 19, 2013

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Norfolk—Kenneth G. (Menachem) Carroll died April 5. A member of B’nai Israel Congregation in Norfolk, Menachem always made Torah study and prayer priorities. Ken worked many years at NASA, lately at Langley Research Center; he loved the agency and treasured his colleagues. He is survived by wife Esther Sarah Carroll, son and daughter-in-law Yonah and [...]

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James E. Guy

April 19, 2013

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Baltimore, Md.—On April 5, 2013, James E. Guy , beloved husband of Helen Guy (nee Taylor); cherished father of Emily Guy-Birken (Jayme Birken) and Tracie (David) Guy-Decker; adored step-father of Abbey (Buddy) Goldman; dear brother of Robin Guy; dear grandfather of Ari, Ruthie, Casey and Zach passed away. Funeral services and interment were held at [...]

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Arnold (Arnie) Felderman

April 19, 2013

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Virginia Beach—Arnold (Arnie) Felderman departed his earthly life on April 15, 2013, at home surrounded by his family. He was born on December 30, 1950 in N.Y. to loving parents Leon and Ruth Felderman, both predeceased. Left behind to cherish his memory are his loving wife Carolyn (flower lady at Stoney’s), two sons, Eric Hinman [...]

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Thatcher remembered for her affection for Britain’s Jews

April 19, 2013

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WASHINGTON (JTA)—History will remember former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher for relentlessly facing down communism and helping to turn back more than three decades of socialist advance in her country. But it was Thatcher’s embrace of British Jews and insistent promotion of Jews in her Conservative Party that inspired an outpouring of tributes from Jewish [...]

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CRC Israel Poster contest has a winner

April 19, 2013

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Dorothy and Elizabeth Hughes with Harry Graber, executive vice president, United Jewish Federation of Tidewater.

Elizabeth Hughes’ design for the CRC’s Israel Advocacy Poster Contest secured the most votes from the online voting community. Her piece will be reproduced as a glossy poster and distributed at the Simon Family JCC’s annual Israel Festival on April 28, 2013, and the original artwork will be framed and permanently displayed at the Sandler [...]

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Readers win tickets to see The Odd Couple

April 19, 2013

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Mazel Tov to Tami Arnowitz and Barbara Klaff who were the winners in the Jewish News facebook contest for tickets to see The Odd Couple at Virginia Stage Company. We hope they enjoyed the show!

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Head of local food bank wins 2013 Leader of the Year

April 19, 2013

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Joanne Batson of Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore wins national recognition Joanne Batson, chief executive officer for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, was named the 2013 Network Leader of the Year at the Feeding America National Executive Directors’ Forum that took place last week in Nashville. The award [...]

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Gary, Lindsay and Adina Klaff

April 19, 2013

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Gary, Lindsay and Adina Klaff of Maryland, on the birth of their daughter and sister, Hannah Sophia on March 27. Grandparents are Barbara Klaff of Virginia Beach and Harris Klaff of blessed memory and Lorraine Kaufman Levin and Paul Levin of Potomac, Md. and Steven Kaufman of blessed memory.

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Rabbi Israel Zoberman

April 19, 2013

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Rabbi Israel Zoberman on his message on the occasion of Yom Hashoah and the 65th Anniversary of the State of Israel being inserted into the Congressional Record by Congressman Scott Rigell of Virginia.

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The Shuk performs at Israel Festival

April 19, 2013

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Sunday, April 28, 3:30 pm Drawing on a range of ladino, klezmer and Middle Eastern music and instruments, The Shuk combines a variety of styles to create an unforgettable cultural experience. The group was formed in 2008 as part of an initiative by The European Institute of Jewish Studies in Sweden to bring an emotional [...]

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