Archive | October, 2017

Talk about memorable proposals…

October 20, 2017

Comments Off

This is the end of the story Max Wagner popped the big question to Stephanie Guld after popping out of a plane. Yes, after skydiving! Spoiler alert: She said yes. Backing up to the BBYO beginning Stephanie grew up in Richmond, Va. where, when she was 15 years old and a member of Cohen BBG, [...]

Continue reading...

Traveling for memorable experiences

October 20, 2017

Comments Off

Four separate studies from Cornell University indicate that the secret to happiness is to spend money on experiences, not things. In fact, according to an article in Forbes, research at San Francisco State University found “people who spent money on experiences rather than material items were happier and felt the money was better spent. The [...]

Continue reading...

Mazel Tov

October 20, 2017

Comments Off

Mazel Tov, October 23, 2017

Continue reading...

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater celebrates the new Campaign year and Israel @70

October 20, 2017

Comments Off

Community Relations Council’s 7th annual Israel Today series also begins The kickoff of the 2018 Annual Campaign of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater was held Tuesday, Sept. 12 on the Sandler Family Campus. Leaders from synagogues, Jewish agencies, and the UJFT board of directors attended, as well as cabinet members, solicitors, and community supporters. [...]

Continue reading...

Lee and Bernard* Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival offers something for everyone in November

October 20, 2017

Comments Off

Next Gen Judaism, a Jewpanese Love Story, Essential Israel, Jewish Heritage, and Yiddish Stories Wednesday, November 1–Monday, November 20 Authors from around the nation are headed to Tidewater for the annual celebration of Jewish writers, books, and ideas, otherwise known as the Simon Family JCC’s Lee and Bernard Jaffe* Family Jewish Book Festival. The two-week-long [...]

Continue reading...

Joshua Haberman, Washington rabbi and champion of adult Jewish education

October 9, 2017

Comments Off

Rabbi Joshua Haberman, rabbi emeritus of the Washington Hebrew Congregation and founder of the Foundation for Jewish Studies, has died. Haberman, who represented the Jewish community during the memorial service for the victims of 9/11 held at the National Cathedral, died Sunday, September 24 at his home in Washington, D.C., at 98 and following a [...]

Continue reading...

JO BARBARA YULSMAN

October 9, 2017

Comments Off

Abington, Penn .—Jo Barbara Yulsman (nee Cooper), age 82, of Abington, Pennsylvania, passed away on September 30, 2017. She was the beloved wife of S. Alan Yulsman (deceased), devoted mother of Kimberly Anne Yulsman Brooks (Donald Brooks), Laurie Beth Yulsman Kazenoff (Robert Kazenoff) and Michael Benjamin Yulsman (Yoon Huh Yulsman). She leaves behind her three [...]

Continue reading...

HANNAH LIEBOWITZ LIPMAN

October 9, 2017

Comments Off

Bethesda, MD – Hannah Lipman, beloved mother, wife, grandmother, sister, friend, activist, and community leader, died of a sudden heart attack on September 15, 2017 while doing what she loved: traveling the world with her husband Tim. Hannah was born on February 24, 1944 in Norfolk, Va., and graduated from Maury High School. She was [...]

Continue reading...

JAYMI H. GOLDBERG

October 9, 2017

Comments Off

Virginia Beach —Jaymi Howard Goldberg, 53, died unexpectedly Friday, September 22, 2017. He was a native of North Potomac, Maryland and a resident of Hampton Roads since 2011. He is survived by his wife, Michele Goldberg, of Virginia Beach and his children; Alyssa Goldberg, Bradlee Goldberg and Cameron Goldberg. He was the son of the [...]

Continue reading...

GERALD J. FRIEDMAN

October 9, 2017

Comments Off

Norfolk —Gerald J. Friedman, 90, of Norfolk, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. He was born on April 4, 1927 at Norfolk General Hospital to Louis and Minnie Friedman. He was a 1944 graduate of Newport News High School. A veteran of the US Navy, Gerald proudly served his country during the final months [...]

Continue reading...