Archive | August, 2013

Irvin Belkov

August 30, 2013

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Irvin Belkov Virginia Beach —Irvin Belkov, 98, Norfolk native and son of Alex and Fannie Belkov, died peacefully on Tuesday, August 19, 2013 at home. Mr. Belkov is survived by his wife of 73 years, Mona Halprin Belkov, three sons, Arnold, William (Sara) and Charles (Paula Giroux) and four grandchildren, Jennifer, Shira, Rachel, and Daniel. [...]

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The Days of Awe: Music of Memory and Celebration

August 30, 2013

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Wednesday, Sept. 11, 4:30 -6:30 pm The Afro-Semitic Experience, a band beyond categorization, will perform their special, “soul-driven” music in a concert presented by Old Dominion University’s Institute for Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding. The bad is a celebration of everything musical from funk to spiritual to jazz. The concert, which is fee and open [...]

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YAD Sukkah Hop

August 30, 2013

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Saturday, Sept. 21, 7 pm The UJFT’s Young Adult Division is hosting a progressive dinner like you’ve never seen before! Join this Sukkah Hop, at the homes of several YADian’s living in Middle Plantation in Virginia Beach. For $10, the evening will include appetizers, entrée and dessert, as well as a group havdalah service, all [...]

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Tallwood High School to hold golf tournament for Israel exchange program

August 30, 2013

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Thursday, Oct. 3, 11 am When we are consumed with our own culture and way of life, it is sometimes hard to imagine anyone else being intrigued in what is to us, a standard interest. At Tallwood High School’s Global Studies and World Languages Academy in Virginia Beach, the concept of curiosity for the sake [...]

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Amos Guiora back by popular demand

August 30, 2013

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Sunday, Sept. 22, 10 am Temple Israel and the Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater invite the community to join them for a free community briefing at the temple. Professor Amos Guiora will share insight on the renewed Israeli—Palestinian peace talks and will answer the question everyone is asking: Are we [...]

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Free 10-day trip to Israel through Birthright

August 30, 2013

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A trip for eligible young adults who have not gone on their free 10-day trip to Israel with Taglit-Birthright Israel, is being offered by Network JCFR. The organization is sending a group of 22–27-year-olds to Israel this winter. Registration opens Sept. 9, so register as soon as possible. The perks of early registration: • Get [...]

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Veterans Day event

August 30, 2013

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Monday, Nov. 11, 11 am When the nation celebrates Veterans Day, a solemn ceremony will also take place at the Jewish Veterans Memorial on the Sandler Family Campus of the Tidewater Jewish community. Now three years old, the memorial was created through significant donations, as well as by the purchase of pavers inscribed with the [...]

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Jewish War Veterans chapter has full schedule

August 30, 2013

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At a recent meeting of Jewish War Veterans Post 158 held at the Simon Family JCC, Lt. Cdr. Oliver Herion gave a lecture on being an Explosive Ordnance Demolition Technician in the navy. One might say the discussion was dynamite! Commander Herion also made an incredible contribution to the Post in the form of a [...]

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Families find fun at Super Summer Shabbat

August 30, 2013

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Although the weather forecast predicted showers, the rain stayed away and families and friends shared a fun-filled evening at the Super Summer Shabbat at the Simon Family JCC on August 16. Presented by the Young Adult Division of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and the Simon Family JCC’s Children and Family Department, the celebration [...]

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Annual Campaign Kickoff invites community

August 30, 2013

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Sidney Friedman

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 6:30 pm Each year, the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater initiates a new fundraising drive, known as the Annual Campaign. To inform, inspire and motivate the community about the campaign, the UJFT presents a campaign kickoff—a pep rally of sorts. The 2014 Annual Campaign Kickoff will be held on the Sandler Family [...]

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