Archive | January, 2021

Food Love. For Life.

January 21, 2021

Comments Off

A tribe of Jewish restaurateurs and food entrepreneurs have been hunting and gathering meals on behalf of the local community and to address food insecurity for most of their adult lives. These individuals and their food businesses have especially made a variety of contributions to share their love through food during the pandemic. Why are [...]

Continue reading...

Tidewater families light up the night with PJ Library

January 21, 2021

Comments Off

Hanukkah is celebrated each year when the days are short and the nights are long and dark. For eight whimsical nights, family and friends gather to enjoy precious time together. Delicious meals are prepared, prayers are said, and children play games while the menorah shines. Like so many other holidays and events this year, Hanukkah [...]

Continue reading...

UJFT Society of Professionals embarks on Mission to Israel without the jet lag

January 21, 2021

Comments Off

In what seems to be an ever enduring global pandemic, tour guides across the world are devising creative ways for visitors to experience other countries without packing a thing. United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s Society of Professionals (SoP) recently embarked on such a journey to explore a ‘Dreamers and Achievers’ three-part virtual mission to Israel [...]

Continue reading...

Dr. Theodore (Ted) Adler

January 21, 2021

Comments Off

Virginia Beach—Early Monday morning, January 11, Dr. Theodore (Ted) Adler passed away peacefully at home. He was 91 and died from complications of COVID. Ted defied simple categories and possessed a modest nature, a gentle and quiet manner. He had a deep curiosity about the world and a joie de vivre that was contagious. He [...]

Continue reading...

Bessie Banks

January 21, 2021

Comments Off

Virginia Beach—Bessie Banks passed away peacefully at the age of 99 on December 24, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Morris and Gussie Cohen. For the past 3½ years, she resided at The Terrace of Beth Sholom Village. Bessie was born and raised in Norfolk, Va. She graduated from Maury High School and [...]

Continue reading...

Dr. Jack I. Cherin

January 21, 2021

Comments Off

Virginia Beach—On January 4, Dr. Jack I. Cherin, slipped away unexpectedly and peacefully in Virginia Beach. He was born on December 26, 1936 to Minnie and Joseph Cherin in Long Island, New York. His family moved to Norfolk when Jack was a toddler. Jack graduated from Maury High School in Norfolk, Va. and was a [...]

Continue reading...

Judith Schapiro Eichelbaum

January 21, 2021

Comments Off

Norfolk—Judith Schapiro Eichelbaum passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021. Judy, most delighted in being known as Nana or Nana GG, was born on April 4, 1927 to Lee Haber and Harry Charles Schapiro who are both deceased. Nana was also predeceased by her beloved husband Joseph Eichelbaum, son Steven Eichelbaum, and sister and brother-in-law [...]

Continue reading...

Sonia “Sunnie” Friedlander Fine

January 21, 2021

Comments Off

Richmond, Va.—Sonia “Sunnie” Friedlander Fine passed away Friday, November 13, 2020 at the age of 91, after a brief illness, in Richmond, Va. Born in Bronx, N.Y. on February 8, 1929 to Victor and Hilda Friedlander, “Sunnie” was one of six children with brothers and sisters Daniel, Emil, Norma, Henie, and William. Sunnie attended James [...]

Continue reading...

Martin Myron Freedman

January 21, 2021

Comments Off

Virginia Beach—Always thinking of his family, Martin Myron Freedman 76, wanted us to be able to enter the New Year knowing that he is at peace, passing away on Thursday, December 31, 2020 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marty was born in Norfolk, Virginia. He was predeceased by his parents, Ada and Morton Freedman and sister-in-law, [...]

Continue reading...

Elaine Ruth Gross

January 21, 2021

Comments Off

Virginia Beach—Elaine Ruth Gross, a resident of the Beth Sholom Village in Virginia Beach, peacefully passed away on Saturday, December 19, at the age of 85. Elaine was born in Brooklyn, N. Y. to Alex and Claire Solomon. She attended school and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Master Degree of Education from Brooklyn [...]

Continue reading...