Archive | September, 2015

Dennis Ross and Alan Dershowitz on the U.S.-Israel relationship

September 16, 2015

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Live via Satellite at Beth El — Sunday, Oct. 18, 7:15 pm In a post-Iran deal world, after all of the turmoil and debate in Washington, D.C. and within the global Jewish community, one cannot help but wonder about the future of the U.S.-Israel relationship. While the rhetoric has at times been strident from those [...]

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Open House for prospective members at Ohef Sholom Temple

September 11, 2015

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Sunday, Sept. 20, 10 am–12:30 pm Learn about Ohef Sholom at an Open House. Meet the temple’s clergy: Rabbi Rosalin Mandelberg, Cantor Wally Schachet- Briskin, and Rabbi Arthur Steinberg. Tour the building including its Greek Revival sanctuary, which will celebrate its 100th birthday in three years. Attend the Children’s service led by our clergy and [...]

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Introduction to Judaism

September 11, 2015

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Classes start at Ohef Sholom Sunday, Sept. 27 Sunday mornings, 10–11am Curious to learn more about basic Judaism? Interested in learning more about Judaism with or without plans to convert? Or do you just want learn more about your spouse’s Jewish faith? Ohef Sholom Temple has the course to take. Ohef Sholom Temple is offering [...]

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First ever Tidewater Shabbat Project

September 11, 2015

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Friday, Oct. 23–Saturday, Oct. 24 Jewish people will gather in hundreds of cities around the world for the international Shabbat Project. The concept is simple: Jews of all walks of life, from across the spectrum—religious, secular and traditional; young and old, from all corners of the globe—uniting to experience one full Shabbat together. The Shabbat [...]

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CRC presents The Hope: The Rebirth of Israel

September 11, 2015

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Wednesday, Sept. 30, 7 pm, Sandler Family Campus Partnering with the Christian Broadcasting Network, the Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater invites the community to a free screening and discussion of The Hope: The Rebirth of Israel, CBN’s newest documentary. Launched in July, the film takes viewers on a journey through [...]

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Kehillat Bet Hamidrash/Kempsville Conservative Synagogue supports Team Meyera

September 11, 2015

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Sunday, October 11, Neptune Park, Virginia Beach Not only was she our mayor, she was our friend. She regaled us with stories of her life and political experiences; she celebrated Shabbat and holidays with us in the synagogue and in our homes. We celebrated and mourned with her. We admired her leadership and her love [...]

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Stop & Shop…and support a great cause Jewish Family Service of Tidewater’s Helping Hearts project

September 11, 2015

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Sunday, Oct. 11, 1–5 pm, Sandler Family Campus More than 25 direct sales and community vendors and crafters will participated in Jewish Family Service of Tidewater’s 2nd Annual Holiday Stop & Shop at the Sandler Family Campus. Among those displaying their wares will be Avon, In a Pikle, Pampered Chef, Premier Designs jewelry, Mary & [...]

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Reading begins for Book Festival

September 11, 2015

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Henna House author: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 7 pm, Simon Family JCC The annual “community read” book for the Simon Family JCC’s Lee and Bernard Jaffe* Jewish Book Festival is now available for purchase. Henna House is an evocative and stirring novel about a young woman living in the fascinating and rarely portrayed community of Yemenite [...]

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Dennis Ross and Alan Dershowitz on the U.S.-Israel relationship

September 11, 2015

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Live via Satellite at Beth El — Sunday, Oct. 18, 7:15 pm In a post-Iran deal world, after all of the turmoil and debate in Washington, D.C. and within the global Jewish community, one cannot help but wonder about the future of the U.S.-Israel relationship. While the rhetoric has at times been strident from those [...]

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A refreshing, erotic and honest collection

September 11, 2015

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The Greatest Jewish-American Lover in Hungarian History Michael Blumenthal Etruscan Press, 2014 218 pages Michael Blumenthal has been called “one of the natural poets of his generation” by no less than the late Irish poet Seamus Heaney, a winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Blumenthal is the author of prize-winning novels as well as [...]

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