Archive | May, 2014

Jack Kenneth Boyd

May 20, 2014

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Virginia Beach —Jack Kenneth Boyd died on May 1, 2014. He was born on August 29, 1919 in Knoxville, Tenn. to Julius Raht Boyd and Louisa Norton Boyd. A 1937 graduate of Knoxville High School, he attended the University of Tennessee before enlisting in the Army in 1941. He served as a weatherman in the [...]

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Ruth Armstrong-Bigio

May 20, 2014

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Chesapeake—Ruth Armstrong-Bigio, 62, of Chesapeake, passed on May 2, 2014. Altmeyer Funeral Home.

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GAGA for Camp JCC with time to save on fees

May 20, 2014

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Sunday, June 1, 1–4 pm Get revved up for the summer at Camp JCC at an open house social filled with games, pool fun and other activities. New and returning campers are invited for pool games and a pool party in the Simon Family JCC splash park, to enjoy Putt-Putt and other games, and to [...]

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Brunch to celebrate Alene Jo Kaufman

May 20, 2014

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Sunday, June 1, 11:30 am To honor Alene Kaufman’s 36 years of dedication to the Hebrew Academy of Tidewater Konikoff Center of Learning and Strelitz Early Childhood Center, a brunch will take place at the Sandler Family Campus. Kaufman will retire as director of the Strelitz Early Childhood Center at the conclusion of this school [...]

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Business professionals tackle discussion of pro sports and arena proposals Scoring Big: Bringing the Pros to Hampton Roads

May 20, 2014

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Tuesday, May 27, 5:30 pm, Harbor Park, Norfolk. For business and legal professionals. It’s not time to decide the winners just yet, but big league players, in the form of two business alliances, are lining up to win the rights to build and manage a new 18,000-seat arena in Virginia Beach. The arena proposals were [...]

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Elie Wiesel student competitions continue to engage young minds

May 20, 2014

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Student Holocaust Commission art exhibit opening reception Tuesday, May 20, 5–7 pm, in the Atrium, ODU Virginia Beach More than 1,400 students entered the 2014 Elie Wiesel Writing and Visual Arts Competitions presented by the Holocaust Commission of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater. These students did more than just write, or sculpt, or film; [...]

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Winning essays awarded at Ohef Sholom Temple Religious School

May 20, 2014

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For his Bar Mitzvah project, Bradley Friedman chose to administer the First Annual Ohef Sholom Temple Religious School Essay Contest. All students in grades one through 10 were invited to participate. The topic for this year’s contest was: “Our Temple was founded in 1844! That will make it 175 years old in 2019. We want [...]

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HAT student wins 2014 Israel Poster Contest

May 20, 2014

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Leo Kamer had a selection of cool facts about Israeli innovations to choose from as inspiration for an illustrated entry in the area’s 2014 Israel Poster Contest. The one the Hebrew Academy of Tidewater fifth grader liked the best, though, had to do with a bicycle. The bike is made from cardboard that can withstand [...]

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TJF celebrates 30th anniversary, Simon Family Legacy Society and retirement of its president and CEO

May 20, 2014

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Miles Leon and Philip Rovner.

The Tidewater Jewish Foundation celebrated its 30th anniversary, acknowledged the members of the Simon Family Legacy Society and honored Philip Rovner on his retirement from the Foundation after 18 years of service on Thursday, April 24. Approximately 150 people attended. The program included a welcome by the Foundation’s chair, Ron Kramer, a brief history of [...]

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Chinese and Kosher?

May 20, 2014

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After several months of discussions and preparation, Beth Sholom Village was host to a family dinner with congregants of B’nai Israel. The concern that Beth Sholom Village is not at a level of Kashrut for many of the Orthodox community has been around for some time. Still, BSV is a kosher facility supervised by Cantor [...]

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