Archive | April, 2019

Mazel Tov to Lisa Bertini

April 19, 2019

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Achievement Lisa Bertini of Bertini Law, who was named Top 50 Women Lawyers in the 2019 Virginia Super Lawyers edition for 2019. This is the fifth year she has been honored with this distinction. Bertini has also been named again to the Top 100 Lawyers in all of Virginia. The lawyers in these categories are nominated by their peers and [...]

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JFS celebrates 15 years of Healthy Living with Annual Run, Roll or Stroll and program on organ donation

April 19, 2019

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For the past 15 years, Jewish Family Service of Tidewater has presented free health awareness events as part of Spring Into Healthy Living, along with the annual JFS Run, Roll or Stroll. Speakers have included physicians from the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins, in addition to celebrities such as Good Morning America’s Joan Lunden and [...]

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Yom Hashoah with guest speaker, Dr. Roger Loria

April 19, 2019

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Wednesday, May 1, 6:45 pm, Temple Israel Join the community for an evening to honor local Holocaust survivors and remember the six million Jews who were murdered during the Shoah, as well as to hear Dr. Roger Loria’s harrowing experience of escape and survival. Dr. Loria is a professor emeritus and researcher at the Medical [...]

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JDC’s HOME: Lens on Israel

April 19, 2019

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Leon Family Gallery, Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus April 2019 JDC’s HOME: Lens on Israel, a photography exhibit from Temple Emanu-El’s Bernard Museum of Judaica & Streicker Center in New York, showcases the work of photographers who have documented the diverse communities that live side-by-side in Israel today, and the work of the American [...]

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Artists 4 Israel: Art Over War

April 19, 2019

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Leon Family Gallery, Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus May 2019 An artists’ rights organization, Artists 4 Israel advocates for Israel and its freedoms through all artistic media. Their team of international artists (more than 1,000 participating artists representing 21 different countries) have painted more than 800 murals across the world on everything from bomb [...]

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Israel Today with Ambassador Ido Aharoni

April 19, 2019

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From Remembrance to Independence: Yom HaZikaron to Yom HaAtzmaut Wednesday, May 8, 7:30 pm, Ohef Sholom Temple Free and open to the community with RSVP (Required)  to www.JewishVA.org/IsraelToday As the sun sets on May 8, Israelis and Jews around the world move from observing Yom HaZikaron (Israeli Memorial Day), a somber day of remembering and honoring [...]

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Simon Family JCC Seniors Club’s Lunch & Move with Nadav Meirson

April 19, 2019

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Wednesday, May 15, 11:30 am–1 pm Sandler Family Campus Seniors have an abundance of programs to choose from at the Simon Family JCC. From museum tours to book clubs, current events discussions to card games, there is no shortage of fun or engaging activities. When it comes to fitness for seniors, Silver Sneakers and chair [...]

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Writing on the Wall: A Community Art Project

April 19, 2019

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Sunday, May 19, 11 am–4 pm as part of Israel Fest at the Sandler Family Campus Artists 4 Israel will be in Tidewater as part of Israel Fest, and the final event in the Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, Simon Family JCC, and Community Partners’ 2018–2019 Israel Today series. Artists [...]

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Education to Empowerment

April 19, 2019

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A two-part series for teens and parents offering resources and tools to strategically respond to anti-Semitism and anti-Israel rhetoric on campus Thursday, May 9, 6–9 pm: ADL and Ambassador Ido Aharoni (for students and parents) Friday, May 17, 4–6 pm: Artists 4 Israel (for students only) Both events include dinner and take place on the Reba [...]

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B’nai Israel Gala Dinner highlights Sisterhood

April 19, 2019

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Sunday, May 12, 6 pm Always the backbone of B’nai Israel Congregation, the B’nai Israel Sisterhood was responsible for a wealth of programs, classes, and fundraisers. They gave the synagogue an aura of energy, fun, and inspiration. The shul is planning a “pass the torch” ceremony at their upcoming Gala Dinner. The dinner committee says [...]

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