Archive | September, 2014

Ilana and Nathan Benson

September 19, 2014

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Ilana and Nathan Benson on the birth of their grandson, Blake Dylan Nadler (Yisroel Baruch), born August 6. Parents are Carla and David Nadler and his big brother is Tyler Mason. They reside in Bethesda, Md. Paternal grandparents are Cheryl and Steven Nadler of Philadelphia, Pa.

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Eric Mazur

September 19, 2014

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Eric Mazur, the Gloria & David Furman Professor of Judaic Studies, for being named the Religion, Law, & Politics Fellow at the Center for the Study of Religious Freedom at Virginia Wesleyan College. Mazur, who also has edited a number of volumes on religion and American popular culture, has spent a lifetime working, conducting research [...]

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Julia Laibstain

September 19, 2014

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Julia Laibstain, who was named JNF Campus Fellow at Indiana University. The Jewish National Fund (JNF) Campus Fellowship program creates a cadre of paid campus leaders across the United States who will represent JNF to the entire campus community. As a JNF representative, Julia will promote a positive view of Israel as a young, desert [...]

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The Empress and the Nightingale presented by the Virginia Opera

September 19, 2014

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Sunday, Oct. 19, 2:30 pm The Simon Family JCC presents a Virginia Opera production of The Empress and the Nightingale for families and children. This adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic children’s story of a small bird sharing her gift of song has a cast of three who perform original music. The opera vividly teaches [...]

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YAD Hands On Tidewater—Volunteer at the Foodbank

September 19, 2014

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Thursday, Oct. 2, 5:30 pm Young Jewish adults in Tidewater will perform a mitzvah by volunteering at the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia. There, volunteers will sort and pack non-perishable food items for Mobile Pantry and emergency food relief. They will also prepare youth-friendly food bags for the Foodbank’s Backpack program, which is focused on kid-friendly [...]

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B’nai Israel’s Scholar In Residence: Allison Josephs

September 19, 2014

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November 7–9 Allison Josephs of jewinthcity. com will visit Tidewater as B’nai Israel’s Scholar In Residence. Her visit is made possible by a grant from the Temple/Synagogue Initiative of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater. Founder and director of JITC, Josephs has been involved in the field of Jewish Outreach for more than a dozen [...]

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YAD Girls Night Out Paint Party

September 19, 2014

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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 6–8 pm, Whole Foods Open to all young Jewish women (ages 22 through 45), the cost for this YAD event is $20 and includes an original painting, wine and cheese tastings. Spots will fill up fast, so register soon at jewishVA.org/YAD-Girls-Night-Out-Oct. For more information, contact Benyamin Yaffe at byaffe@ujft.org.

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YAD Sukkah Hop

September 19, 2014

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Saturday, Oct. 11, 7pm Celebrate Sukkot at the Young Adult Division’s 2nd Annual Sukkah Hop with a night of fun, food, drinks and a celebration of the holiday. YAD’s Sukkah Hop is a progressive dinner held at the homes of several YADians who live within walking distance of each other in Virginia Beach’s Middle Plantation. [...]

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YAD creates business networking opportunities

September 19, 2014

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YAD Talks: Monday, Sept. 29, 6 pm Two new initiatives to enrich education and business networking for Jewish young professionals are being planned by the Young Adult Division of United Jewish Federation of Tidewater. Jacob Mart, YAD Business Networking co-chair, says, “We are very excited to announce two separate events called YAD Talks and Lunchtime [...]

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An exclusive look inside ZIM USA ZIM: Connecting Israel, Tidewater and the World

September 19, 2014

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Wednesday, Oct. 8, 11:30 am–2 pm The Business and Legal Society of the United Jewish Federation of presents a lunch, discussion and tour of ZIM USA, the North American headquarters of one of the world’s largest cargo shipping companies, the Israel-based ZIM Integrated Shipping Services. This exclusive event features a conversation with Lea Bogatch-Genossar, president [...]

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