Archive | December, 2019

When School’s out, Kids Connection’s in

December 20, 2019

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Winter Camp: Monday, December 23–Tuesday, December 31 6:30 am–6 pm (closed Dec. 25) Kids Connection is a Before and After-School Care Program for elementary aged children that attend Strelitz and Virginia Beach Public Schools.* The enrichment program includes weekly swim lessons, arts and crafts activities, science experiments, sports and games, and homework help in a [...]

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The Babka Bake

December 20, 2019

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Thursday, January 9, 7:30 pm, B’nai Israel A lively step-by-step chocolate babka baking class in B’nai Israel’s Richels Hall. $10 for B’nai Israel Sisterhood members; $15 for non-members. Reservations required by Thursday, January 2 at sisterhood@bnaiisrael.org.

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Infectious Greatness: Catch what Kevin Lefcoe contracted from Charlie Harary, author of Unlocking Greatness

December 20, 2019

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The Milton “Mickey” Kramer Scholar-in-Residence Fund takes Tidewater Together to new heights Wednesday, January 8, 7:30 pm, Sandler Family Campus Charlie Harary thinks you’re great. Harary wrote Unlocking Greatness as a tool to help you reveal the gift to yourself and the people who matter most. When Harary speaks around the world, he brings an [...]

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To Life! Works by Lorraine Fink

December 20, 2019

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January 11–February 23, ODU Lorraine Fink creates art that bears witness to a life rich in experiences of discovery, joy, celebration, and at times, sadness. Her latest two- and three-dimensional works will be on display at the Baron and Ellen Gordon Art Galleries, located in Old Dominion University’s University Village. Now in her 10th decade, [...]

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Renegade Women in Film & TV: Elizabeth Weitzman

December 20, 2019

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Lunch, Leon Family Gallery tour and discussion with the author Thursday, February 6, 12 pm Sandler Family Campus, Free Elizabeth Weitzman’s Renegade Women in Film & TV blends stunning illustrations, fascinating biographical profiles, and exclusive interviews with icons such as Barbra Streisand, Rita Moreno, and Siqourney Weaver to celebrate the accomplishments of 50 extraordinary women [...]

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Date with the State

December 20, 2019

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Wednesday, February 5, 7 am–4 pm Meet Virginia’s State Senators and Delegates to discuss issues that impact the Jewish community on Jewish Advocacy Day. The Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General are all invited. Travel with the Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and meet Jewish friends from across the Commonwealth [...]

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BINA High School’s Annual Thanksgiving Bake Sale raises funds and treats

December 20, 2019

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Prepared with hundreds of pies, dozens of cookies, and breads, BINA girl’s high school held their annual Thanksgiving bake sale on Tuesday, November 26 at Dominion Tower to raise crucial operating funds. A second location at the World Trade Center allowed more customers the opportunity to purchase bake sale favorites such as gingersnap cookies, pumpkin [...]

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Tasty Hanukkah twists and turns

December 19, 2019

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Everyone loves latkes. Making them is another story. Is buying frozen potato pancakes or working with a mix the way to go? Some say, ‘most definitely,’ others, reply ‘No Way!’ This is the second article (of two) featuring serious cooks who ‘play with their food’ and riff on the universally revered potato pancake. The first [...]

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Jewish Family Service receives and distributes warmth for the holidays

December 19, 2019

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When a local Catholic church asked Jewish Family Service of Tidewater, “do you have people you want to help?” the question undoubtedly resulted in a community partnership full of good will and good cheer. Such was the case for JFS and Catholic Church of St. Stephen in Chesapeake. Dorothy Salomonsky, Personal Affairs Management (PAM) program [...]

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Where there’s life, there’s legacy

December 19, 2019

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That connection ran deep, milestone after milestone, family after family. “As a rabbinical family, we were so privileged to be part of people’s lives,” says Miriam Brunn Ruberg. “When a baby was born, we got the call. When that child grew up, Arthur was the rabbi for the Bar or Bat Mitzvah. He wrote letters [...]

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