Archive | August, 2019

Morton Bahr, who led Communications Workers of America

August 10, 2019

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Morton Bahr, who led the Communications Workers of America for 20 years and served as president of the Jewish Labor Committee from 1999 through 2001, died July 30. He was 93. The JLC said the cause was pancreatic cancer. Bahr was a telegraph operator at Mackay Radio and Telegraph in New York in 1951 when [...]

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A Jewish comedy club owner and the family’s nanny were stabbed to death in a suburban New Jersey neighborhood

August 10, 2019

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David Kimowitz, 40, owner of The Stand comedy club in New York City, was found dead on Saturday, August 3 in his Maplewood home. The au pair, Karen Bermudez-Rodriguez, 26, was found dead on the street outside the home, the New York Times reported. The woman’s boyfriend, Joseph Porter, 27, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, was [...]

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Harold Prince, who brought Fiddler on the Roof to the stage

August 10, 2019

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Legendary Broadway producer and director Harold “Hal” Prince, who brought Fiddler on the Roof to the stage, has died at the age of 91. Prince, whose credits also include West Side Story, Damn Yankees, The Phantom of the Opera, Cabaret, Company, and Sweeney Todd, died on Wednesday, July 31 after what his publicist called a [...]

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Barbara Goodman Martin

August 10, 2019

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Norfolk—Barbara G. Martin, 71, of Norfolk passed away suddenly on July 22, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Morris and Goldie (Salzberg) Goodman. She is survived by her beloved husband of 48 years, Wayne A. Martin; son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Jill Martin of Potomac, Md.; and her two granddaughters, Sydney and Olivia Martin. [...]

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Stanley Holzsweig

August 10, 2019

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Norfolk—Stanley Irwin Holzsweig died on July 27, 2019. Stanley was born in Norfolk, on June 23, 1928. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sol Holzsweig and Ethel Friedman Holzsweig, son Mark S. Holzsweig and his only grandson, Johnathan Shane Edelblute. He was a loving and devoted husband, son, and father. His family meant [...]

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In Memoriam: Rabbi Reuven Bauman

August 10, 2019

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Rabbi Reuven Bauman

The passing of Rabbi Reuven Bauman, of blessed memory, 35, was a tragedy that captured the attention and hearts of Jews around the world. Thousands followed the events in the news, many prayed on his behalf, and dozens of people from organizations and communities around the country put aside their daily lives to take part [...]

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Mazel Tov to Beth and Nathan Jaffe

August 10, 2019

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Mazel Tov to Beth and Nathan Jaffe on the birth of their first grandchild, Carrington Lee Lewis (Carrie), born July 17. The proud parents are Zach and Courtney Lewis of Virginia Beach. An extended mazel-tov to first-time great grandparents, Joan and Bob Cohen.

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Friday Night Live, Cookout Edition

August 10, 2019

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Friday, August 23, 6:30 pm Ohef Sholom Temple Join Ohef Sholom Temple for an uplifting, contemporary, especially-musical Shabbat service featuring Rabbi Rosalin Mandleberg, Cantor Jen Reuben, and FNL musicians Marilyn & Bob Johns. Following the service, a catered oneg paired with spirits will take place. The menu includes a slider bar, cobbler, and watermelon. This event is [...]

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Golf Tournament for Strelitz International Academy

August 10, 2019

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Tuesday, September 17, 12 pm, Bayville Golf Club Tee off with the 31st Annual Bob Josephberg Classic Golf Tournament, presented by Strelitz International Academy (formerly Hebrew Academy of Tidewater), for a good cause and a good time. Golfer registration includes green fees, continental breakfast, on-course kosher lunch, snacks and beverages, and a post-play awards reception [...]

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Open House(s) at Temple Israel

August 10, 2019

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Saturdays, August 24 and September 14, 9:30 am It’s getting to be that time of year—time to start thinking about the High Holy Days. For everyone, it’s a time of teshuvah, of returning. For long-time members of the Jewish community, returning can mean anything from going back to shul after taking the summer off to [...]

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