Archive | July, 2014

Meet the Presidents: Gary Alan Tabakin, President of Temple Emanuel

July 14, 2014

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Profession President, Meyers & Tabakin Furniture Company Education Bachelor of Science in Business, Indiana University, 1977. Master of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin, 1978. Family Married to Kevin; Three children Michael, Amy and Brian with our Yellow Lab Rosie. Jewish Organizations Jewish Community Center, member. Congregation Beth El, member, past board member, past vice president. [...]

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Rabbi Israel Zoberman

July 14, 2014

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Rabbi Israel Zoberman, who offered the opening prayer at the House of Representatives on June 25, 2014 on the occasion of his 40th anniversary as a rabbi.

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Matt Nusbaum

July 14, 2014

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Matt Nusbaum for being elected a member of the board of directors of Heritage Bank. He is an asset manager in the Commercial Division of S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. Nusbaum joined the firm in 2010 following graduation from the University of Alabama.

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UJFT Maimonides and Business & Legal Societies Summer Parties

July 14, 2014

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Maimonides Society Summer Social, Sunday, July 27, 5:30 pm Business & Legal Society Summer Social, Sunday, August 10, 5:30 pm The Maimonides Society and the Business & Legal Society of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater are hosting Summer Socials in the coming weeks. The parties offer a chance to socialize with colleagues and peers [...]

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Temple Israel and JCC to co-sponsor special Shabbat Morning Service

July 14, 2014

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Saturday, July 19, 10 am, Sandler Family Campus Always innovative, Temple Israel will relocate its Saturday, July 19 morning service to the Fleder Multipurpose Room at the Sandler Family Campus to give its congregation and the community a chance to meet an innovative rabbi and experience a new model of ritual for Hampton Roads. The [...]

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“An Honest Day’s Work” The life of a Jewish immigrant, artist Jacob Pell

July 14, 2014

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Tuesday, July 29 – Friday, August 29, Leon Family Gallery, Sandler Family Campus Several months ago, Yeda Strasser, a beloved member of Tidewater’s Jewish community schlepped a large canvas bag into the Simon Family JCC’s cultural arts department. It was filled with albums, folders of fragile yellowed letters, programs of past shows, inventory lists of [...]

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Linda Spindel honored at Arthritis event

July 14, 2014

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Linda Spindel

Saturday, August 16, 6 pm ‘Seas the Day,’ Arthritis Ball 2014 will honor Linda Spindel at its gala event, which includes cocktails, a program, live and silent auctions, a seated dinner and dancing. “My beloved Grandfather, Jack Leterman, taught us by example the importance of sharing with those less fortunate,” says Spindel. “My husband Ron [...]

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Bringing Israel Home for college students enters fifth year — Sneak preview of film

July 14, 2014

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Bringing Israel Home 2013.

Thursday, August 14, 8 pm, Azar’s at Hilltop, in Virginia Beach — free for college students (with RSVP) The Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater continues it support of local college students with their fifth annual program, Bringing Israel Home (formerly Sababa Sunday). Designed to educate and motivate young adults while [...]

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HUNGER FEAST: Young adults plan experiential event

July 14, 2014

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Wednesday, August 6, 6 pm, Simon Family JCC Hunger Feast, an experiential event designed to instruct about local and world hunger, will take place in partnership with The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, Jewish Family Service, and the international hunger relief agency Stop Hunger Now. Last year, the Foodbank provided aid to [...]

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Leigh Baltuch receives Endowment Achievement Award

July 14, 2014

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Each year, Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), the organization that unites Jewish Federations and independent Jewish communities throughout the world, presents outstanding leaders with the Endowment Achievement Award. This award is to honor the recipient’s dedication to their community and tikkun olam. The Tidewater Jewish Foundation works closely with JFNA in this process and [...]

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