Archive | January, 2019

Tidewater Learning Connection: A conference for educators and parents

January 21, 2019

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Sunday, February 24, 9:30 am–12:45 pm Sandler Family Campus, $10 An initiative of the Hebrew Academy of Tidewater Konikoff Center of Learning, Tidewater Learning Connection brings nationally recognized authors, speakers, and expert educators to engage the community in dialogue and action to improve outcomes for children in the classroom and at home. Workshops empower parents, [...]

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Virginia Jewish Advocacy Day

January 21, 2019

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Join CRC in Richmond for an important Date (with the State) Wednesday, February 6, 7 am–4 pm Bus leaves from the Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus One of the greatest American privileges is being able to make your voice heard. The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s Community Relations Council’s annual participation in Virginia Jewish [...]

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The Samuel Project – A story for grandparents and grandchildren

January 21, 2019

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Sunday, January 27, 2 pm, TCC Roper Performing Arts Center, $10, free for teachers and students Actors Hal Linden and Ryan Ochoa to speak following the film. A longtime assistant to Steven Spielberg, filmmaker Marc Fusco has been intrigued by the impact of previous generations. His experience working with the famed director after the critically [...]

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Join famed film critic, Mal Vincent for his 10th annual Hollywood tell-all Mal Vincent’s Pick: Cast a Giant Shadow

January 21, 2019

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Monday, January 28, 7:15 pm Naro Expanded Cinema, $10 Audiences line up each year at the Virginia Festival of Jewish Film to hear Mal Vincent dish juicy stories on some of America’s beloved classic film stars. As Virginian-Pilot’s entertainment editor for more than 20 years, and a local celebrity, Vincent is a mainstay in Tidewater [...]

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Budapest Noir – A view of the dark and mysterious world of 1930s Budapest

January 21, 2019

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Wednesday, January 30, 7:15 pm Beach Cinema Alehouse, $10 Budapest Noir is a period thriller set in the politically-troubled autumn of 1936. The film follows Zsigmond Gordon, a worldweary reporter asking unwanted questions about the seemingly unimportant murder of a young woman found beaten to death and dumped in a courtyard. While supposedly covering the [...]

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Resident families and community invited to honor their parents

January 21, 2019

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Saturday, January 26, 10 am, Beth Sholom Village In synagogues around the world on January 26, Jews will read the sedrah Yitro in the Book of Exodus. Yitro includes the Ten Commandments, number five of which is to “honor thy father and thy mother.” Beth Sholom Village does that every day in the care it [...]

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JDC-Eshel’s Photography with Joy

January 21, 2019

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Through January Leon Family Gallery Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus Featuring photographs taken by Holocaust survivors living in Israel, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee’s Photography with Joy exhibit is on display in the Simon Family JCC ’s Leon Family Gallery and the Copeland Cardo. The photographs and accompanying stories, only a few from [...]

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Parsha Poster Project, Hillel Smith

January 21, 2019

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February Utilizing a bold graphic aesthetic to tell biblical stories, the Parsha Posters project contains 54 illustrations that embody the emotions and characters of the parshat hashavua (weekly Torah portion). Each poster cleverly integrates the Hebrew name of the parsha into its design. Printed in vibrant color, the series is presented alongside the original translation [...]

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Distant Survivors, a play based on Holocaust poetry

January 21, 2019

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Temple Israel Night at the Theater Saturday, February, 2, 7:30 pm Zeiders American Dream Theatre Distant Survivors, a play based on the stirring Holocaust poetry of William Heyen, that was adapted for the stage and directed by June Prager, runs January 24 through February 3 at Zeiders American Dream Theatre in Virginia Beach. After the [...]

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Boxing World Champion Dorin Spivey joins Simon Family JCC team

January 21, 2019

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Classes: Mondays, 6:45 pm; Saturdays, 11 am $99 per month for members; $150 per month for non-members Dorin Spivey has been boxing for more than 26 years. He’s won two National Boxing Association titles and the World Boxing Association NABA lightweight title, and has fought in some of the biggest fights on television. Now, Spivey [...]

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