Archive | December, 2013

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Roz

December 19, 2013

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Thursday, Jan. 9, 12 pm Join Rabbi Rosalin Mandelberg for Lunch and Learn with the topic, “Fall Out from the Pew Study on American Judaism: What We Learn, What We Can Do.” Bring a lunch, an open mind, a sense of humor, and any interested friends. RSVPs to sara@ohefsholom.org or 625-4295 are not required, but [...]

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Jewish mysticism and Kabbalah class

December 19, 2013

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Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 7 10:30 am – noon Ten week course taught by Rabbi Panitz at the Simon Family JCC. Call 321-2328 or email mbrunnruberg@simonfamilyj.org for more information, pricing, and to register.

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Simon Family JCC Open House

December 19, 2013

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Sunday, Jan. 12, 1–4 pm Start the New Year with more than 60 group exercise classes, great cardio and weight training equipment, heated pools, personal training, free towel service, babysitting and day lockers, and so much more at the Simon Family JCC. Learn about it all at the Open House. Activities at the Open House [...]

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Postcards from the Old Country closing reception

December 19, 2013

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Sunday, Jan. 5, 3 pm A reception for Don Hurwitz’s exhibit, “Postcards from the Old Country” will take place in the Leon Family Gallery on the second floor of the Sandler Family Campus. Hurwitz’s photographs are from Latvia, Estonia, Russia and Lithuania. A portion of the sales goes directly to the Simon Family JCC. The [...]

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Switch Day 2013 at Beth Sholom Village

December 19, 2013

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December 25, 7 am–3 pm An annual Beth Sholom Village tradition, Switch Day allows employees to celebrate the Christmas holiday with their families. Switch Day family members and volunteers help out in many ways. From playing Bingo with residents to serving food, delivering ice cream and folding laundry, a variety of jobs are available, except [...]

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Family Havdalah celebration at Children’s Museum

December 19, 2013

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Saturday, Jan. 4, 6 pm Bring the family and enjoy dinner and fun as the Sabbath departs. Explore the many hands-on exhibits and sights at the Children’s Museum, while it is closed to the general public. The Portsmouth Children’s Museum is located at 221 High Street. $15 for adults; $10 for children; under three years [...]

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CRC getting ready for A Date With The State

December 19, 2013

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Virginia Jewish Advocacy Day: Wednesday, Feb. 5 CRC meeting to discuss agenda: Wednesday, Jan. 8, 6 pm Virginia Jewish Advocacy Day, when Jews from throughout the Commonwealth descend on the Virginia General Assembly to lobby legislators on issues important to the Jewish communities will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 5. Virginia’s new Governor, Lt. Governor [...]

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Tidewater Jewish Community Genetic Screening

December 19, 2013

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Make-up day for college students Monday, Jan. 6, 12–3 pm Appointments are now being accepted for the Jewish genetic screening makeup day. The screening will be held at the Jewish Family Service office, 260 Grayson Road, Virginia Beach, Va. Appointments are only for college students who were not home for winter break on the original [...]

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FBI seminar to cover topics ranging from personal to international

December 19, 2013

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Sunday, Jan. 12, 8:30 am–2 pm A partnership of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s Community Relations Council and the Business and Legal Society, the Simon Family JCC, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation will offer the Federal Bureau of Investigation Community Relations Executive Seminar Training (FBI CREST) program next month at the JCC. Building [...]

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The secrets behind Hebrew Academy’s Hanukkah De-Lights

December 19, 2013

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A scene from the HAT musical A Latke Story

The audience was seated, the lights lowered, the curtains rose and…action! Hanukkah De-Lights 2013 Symbols of Hanukkah wowed parents and other family members, who clapped, hollered and danced in their seats with faces of pride and love. Little did they know of the long hours and hard work it took for the students and director, [...]

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