Archive | October, 2013

Jacqueline Stern Marten

October 25, 2013

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Virginia Beach —Jacqueline Stern Marten, 90, died peacefully on Oct. 9, 2013. Born in New York City on May 3, 1923, Jacqueline was predeceased by her beloved husband Albert with whom she shared 52 years of a marriage filled with extraordinary love and devotion. Jacqueline’s greatest love was her family and she is survived by [...]

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Virginia Dorothy Lewis Mann

October 25, 2013

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Virginia Beach —Virginia Dorothy Lewis Mann, of Virginia Beach, Va., AKA “the smiling lady wearing the hat” passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 at Beth Sholom Home, where she had resided for the past seven years. Born in Toledo, Ohio on May 31, 1912, she was the eldest of three children born to William and [...]

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Pearl Decker Forman

October 25, 2013

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Virginia Beach —Pearl Decker Forman, 94, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. Pearl was born in South Norfolk, Va., often called Berkley. She was one of two daughters and two sons of Benjamin (Ben) and Jennie Decker. Pearl attended Henry Clay Elementary School, Ruffner Junior High School, and graduated from Maury High School in [...]

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Armond Caplan

October 25, 2013

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Virginia beach —Armond Caplan, real estate developer, family man, and philanthropist, died Oct. 9, 2013 after a short illness at the age of 101. Armond was the third oldest of six children of Louis and Tillie Caplan. He was born on June 22, 1912 in Portsmouth, Va. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School and [...]

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Dr. Gary Zola at Ohef Sholom Temple for Scholar in Residence

October 25, 2013

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Friday, Nov. 15–Sunday, Nov. 17 Ohef Sholom Temple’s 2013 Marvin and Lillian Davis Scholar in Residence Weekend will feature Dr. Gary P. Zola, associate professor of the American Jewish Experience at Hebrew Union College- Jewish Institute of Religion and executive director of The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives. During Friday night [...]

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Temple Israel getting dressed up for first-ever derby

October 25, 2013

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Saturday, Nov. 16, 7:30–10 pm Giddy up, Hampton Roads! Temple Israel is dressing up and placing bets for a night at the races when the synagogue hosts its first-ever Temple Israel Derby. The fast-paced action will happen inside “Brody Downs” (formerly Brody Auditorium) with six separate “live” horse races on a projection screen. Sponsor a [...]

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Hal’s Navy: Just added—Special Jewish Book Festival event

October 25, 2013

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Wednesday, Nov. 6, 7 pm Hal’s Navy by Cdr. Harold Sacks, USN (Ret.) A literature-loving Jewish boy from the Bronx, Hal Sacks joined the U.S. Navy for a three-year stint and ended up serving his country for 20 years. Along the way he fought in the Korean and Vietnam Wars, became a ship’s captain, and [...]

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7th Annual YAD-Chabad Shabbat — Friday, Nov. 8

October 25, 2013

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YAD and Chabad are teaming up for the seventh consecutive year to celebrate Shabbat. Dinner and lots of l’chaims are sure to make a great evening. Supervised playroom will be provided for children. $10 per adult; $5 per child. Chabad House is located at 1920 Colley Ave. in Norfolk. RSVP to Amy Weinstein at (aweinstein@ujft.org) [...]

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Israeli Youth Ambassadors at Tallwood High School visit Simon Family JCC

October 25, 2013

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Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3:30–4:30 pm Join the Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and the Children and Family department of the Simon Family JCC to welcome Israeli Youth Ambassadors in their annual student exchange with Tallwood High School. After school snacks, cultural activities and presentations for community students of all ages [...]

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Veterans Day Memorial service at Sandler Family Campus

October 25, 2013

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Monday, Nov. 11, 11 am The Jewish War Veterans Monument on the Reba and Sam Sandler Campus of the Tidewater Jewish community was a dream come true for many local veterans. The Tidewater Jewish Foundation invites the community to attend its annual Veterans Day Memorial Service at the monument. A light lunch will be served [...]

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