Archive | March, 2014

Bertha Segall Chenman

March 21, 2014

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Virginia Beach —Bertha Segall Chenman, 91, passed away Thursday, March 6 in the hospital surrounded and embraced by the love of her children. Bertha was born in the Dominican Republic. Her family moved back to the States in 1929 when her father had a severe stroke at his age of 46, and because her five [...]

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Rabbi Israel and Jennifer Zoberman

March 21, 2014

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Rabbi Israel and Jennifer Zoberman on the birth of a second grandchild, Andrew Lee. Parents are Rachel and Ben Azoff of Potomac, Md. His brother Daniel, is three years old. Andrew was born on March 2, 2014 at 8 pounds, 9 oz and 21 inches. All is well.

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Hava and Jonathan Anderson

March 21, 2014

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Hava and Jonathan Anderson on the birth of their daughter Noa Mayaan Anderson, on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 in Rockville, Md. Noa is the granddaughter of Judy and Pierre Anderson and great granddaughter of Annabel and Hal Sacks. Brother, Eli Anderson, age three, loves his new sister.

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Bagels and Bluegrass at JMCC

March 21, 2014

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Bob Zentz

Saturday, April 12, 7 pm The Jewish Museum and Cultural Center will present “Bagels and Bluegrass” as part of the Portsmouth Museums’ focus on Appalachia. The festivities will begin with music by Simcha Klezmorim, the popular local Klezmer ensemble led by Warren Weiss. A discussion of the history of the Jews of Appalachia led by [...]

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10th Annual Grieving Children’s Art Show at the Leon Family Art Gallery

March 21, 2014

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April 8–May 9 People of all ages are impacted when a loved one dies. Children and teens are sometimes the “forgotten mourners” during these times and other life changes within a family. Jewish Family Service counseling staff, through the Dozoretz Center for Healing and Jessica Glasser Therapeutic Pavilion, specializes in helping individuals of all ages [...]

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Col. Edward Shames to speak at Ohef Sholom

March 21, 2014

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Sunday, April 27, 10:30 am brunch; 11 program In honor of Yom Hashoah, Ohef Sholom Temple’s Adult Education Committee invites the community to a Carpool Café featuring Col. Edward Shames who will speak about his wartime experiences as one of the first military officers to liberate a concentration camp. Born in Norfolk, Col. Shames was [...]

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The Maimonides Society continues series of “Cocktails & Conversation” Disaster Relief Efforts: On the Ground in Haiti

March 21, 2014

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Monday, March 31, 6 pm–reception; 6:30 pm–main presentation Danny Pins of the Jewish Joint Distribution Committee will speak on disaster relief efforts in Haiti at the March Maimonides Society “Cocktails & Conversation” event. Pins is the chief financial officer for the Africa and Asia Region of the JDC. He was crucial in the orchestration of [...]

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Viginia Symphony to perform for children at Simon Family JCC

March 21, 2014

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Sunday, April 6, 2:30 pm The violin, viola and cello are just some of the instruments children and families will see and hear when the Virginia Symphony Orchestra brings their educational show From Bach to Beatbox to the Simon Family JCC as part of the Children’s Cultural Arts series. Beginning with a Bach piece and [...]

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Celebrating 10 years of Healthy Living

March 21, 2014

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Race: Sunday, May 4 It all started with one idea: Why have just a race on one day when healthy programming and activities could take place all week long? Thus, the Week of Healthy Living was born in 2004. Ten years later, Jewish Family Service of Tidewater has seen the Week of Healthy Living grow [...]

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A Melton sampler class to help achieve balance

March 21, 2014

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Tuesdays, 10:15–11:30 am Searching for ways to find balance in your life? This is a common issue for many people—from family to work and community to personal time: How do we learn to strike the right balance? A new four-part class, Modern Living: Maintaining Balance Discovering Ageless Answers in Timeless Jewish Texts, will offer access [...]

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