Archive | February, 2014

JMC presents Bagels and Bluegrass

February 28, 2014

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Saturday, April 12, 7 pm An evening of “Bagels and Bluegrass” will coincide with the Jewish Museum and Cultural Center’s focus on Appalachia from April through July. Included in the program will be Jean Haskell, Ph.D., retired director of the Center for Appalachian Studies and Services of East Tennessee State University, who will speak about [...]

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Temple Israel to celebrate 60th anniversary with music

February 28, 2014

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Sunday, March 30, 6pm One of the area’s most accomplished troupes of teenage entertainers will bring a show they have performed worldwide to Temple Israel to celebrate the synagogue’s 60th anniversary. Voices of Virginia, an elite group of students from the musical theatre department of the Governor’s School for the Arts, will sing and dance [...]

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You know him, you love him, and he’s coming back: Larry Ferber

February 28, 2014

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Larry Ferber

Saturday, March 8, 8 pm, JCC Larry Ferber, the cultural arts director at the Simon Family JCC before moving into semi-retirement in Florida, is aiming to entertain Tidewater audiences as the second of the Performing Arts at the J Series. Enjoy stories about Frank Sinatra, Bette Davis, Sir Laurence Olivier, and Bette Midler–just a few [...]

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Tallwood High School students to present their Israel experience

February 28, 2014

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Thursday, March 6, 7 pm, Sandler Family Campus Join the students from Tallwood High School’s Global Studies and World Languages Academy as they share details of their experience in the American Israel Friendship League Exchange Program this past November. For more details or to RSVP contact LHenderson@ujft.org or 965-6107.

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Best Chopped Liver in Tidewater

February 28, 2014

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A contest sponsored by Beth Sholom Village/58 Deli Collaboration Sunday April 13, 4 pm, 58 Deli, Loehmann’s Plaza, Virginia Beach The first 25 people from Tidewater to register with an essay and recipe will be the contestants. To register: • Submit an essay (20–50 words) on the recipe’s origin • Submit the recipe • Supply [...]

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Camp JCC preview

February 28, 2014

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Sunday, March 23, 1–3 pm, Simon Family JCC Learn about Camp JCC at this free camp preview. Meet some counselors, create crafts and have a ton of fun! Enjoy Gaga, Just Dance, spirit cheer sessions, as well as face painting, inflatables, balloon animals and other family activities including making kid IDs and learning bike safety [...]

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Ohef Sholom Temple Rummage Sale

February 28, 2014

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Sunday, March 9, 8:30 am–2 pm Look for bargains when Ohef Sholom Temple’s Sisterhood sells furniture, toys, household items, books, CDs, DVDs, jewelry, children’s clothing, and more. Donations for the Rummage Sale are welcomed and appreciated. Donations must be in good, clean condition; adult clothing, hats, and shoes will not be accepted. For more information, [...]

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The Israel Philharmonic to perform at the Sandler Center

February 28, 2014

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Wednesday, April 2, 7:30 pm, pre-concert conversation, 6:30 pm The Simon Family JCC in partnership with Virginia Arts Festival is bringing the acclaimed Israel Philharmonic Orchestra to the Sandler Center as part of the JCC’s Celebrate Israel series presented by Charles Barker Automotive. The great Polish violinist Bronislaw Huberman created what was then called the [...]

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Israeli Soldiers’ Stories

February 28, 2014

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Becca Schwartzman, Elli Friedman, Sydney Bernstein, Dana Cohen, Hen, Ben Casey, Hannah Mancoll, Emily Casey, Kaitlyn Kalfus, and Carly Roesen.

Tidewater was fortunate to be included in the StandWithUs Israeli Soldiers’ Stories tour on Thursday, Feb. 22. This innovative program which features reserve duty Israeli college students who talk about the Israeli-Arab conflict, give a human face to the Israel Defense Forces. In addition to IDF service, the two visiting soldiers—Shay and Hen—are graduates of [...]

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A remarkable memoir

February 28, 2014

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Jewish Luck A True Story of Friendship, Deception, and Risky Business Leslie Levine Adler and Meryll Levine Page Salt Mine Books, 2013, 380 pages ISBN: 978-0-9897356-5-0 Disclosures first: Leslie Levine Adler is our own Sally Adler’s daughterin- law, and Meryll Levine Page is her sister. The whole mishpocha is involved— Sally’s granddaughter, Maya Adler, provided [...]

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