Archive | September, 2021

Sunday Fun Day moves into fall

September 23, 2021

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The new tradition of Sunday Fun Day continued this fall as PJ Library in Tidewater welcomed families to the Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus of the Tidewater Jewish Community on September 12 for an afternoon of field games, music, and ice cream. Families with children of all ages gathered and made friends, while the [...]

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Reception for revered artist and matriarch turns into a virtual delight

September 23, 2021

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Collectors, family, friends, and mentors gathered from across the country—and globe—to honor artist Lorraine Fink during a reception celebrating Then, Now, & Looking Forward: Lorraine Fink Retrospective. The reception was held via Zoom on Sunday, Sept. 12. As a special surprise to Fink, tribute videos were collected and compiled into one video. Conservators of her [...]

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Healing of the soul, healing of the body

September 23, 2021

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Stephen Fried with area clergy Sunday, October 3, 5:30 pm Stephen Fried with area professionals Monday, October 4, 7 pm If someone were to ask what’s in your pillbox, you may answer blood pressure medication, cholesterol medication, immunosuppressants, something needed to keep diabetes under control, etc. Would you tell them about your anti-depressants? Would you [...]

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Dara Horn explores today’s antisemitism at ODU Workshop

September 23, 2021

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Unpacking Antisemitism: An Action Based Workshop Sunday, October 17, 1 pm Free, open to community, limited space, pre-registration required JewishVA.org/UnpackingAntisemitism United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s Jewish Community Relations Council and Konikoff Center for Learning in partnership with the Old Dominion University Institute for Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding, presents an afternoon workshop: Unpacking Antisemitism: An [...]

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Israel, social media, and the battle for the truth: Israel Today series kicks off 11th year with Noa Tishby

September 23, 2021

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Wednesday, October 13, 7:30 pm A noxious new wave of social media antisemitism is spreading. How can it be fought? How can the truth about Israel be shared across digital networks? To answer these questions, Noa Tishby will visit Tidewater to kick off the 11th annual Israel Today series presented by the Jewish Community Relations [...]

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Lady Day at Emerson’s recalls Billie Holiday

September 23, 2021

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October 29–31, Attucks Theater Set in 1959 in a seedy bar in Philadelphia, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill is a re-creation of one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, featuring more than a dozen musical numbers—including such classics as Strange Fruit, God Bless the Child, Tain’t Nobody’s Business If I Do—interlaced with reminiscences to [...]

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NEXUS INTERFAITH DIALOGUE

September 23, 2021

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The Jewish Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, invites the community to these events with the Robert Nusbaum Center at Virginia Wesleyan University. For more information visit https://www.vwu.edu/academics/robert-nusbaum-center/. Exodus in America: Exploring Coastal Virginia’s Racial Legacy of Place and Displacement Monday, September 27, 7–8:30 pm Jane P. Batten Student Center, Pearce Suite [...]

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Harriet Gail Dickman

September 23, 2021

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Virginia Beach—Harriet Gail Dickman, 82, of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 10, 2021. She was from Roanoke Rapids, N.C. and the daughter of Harold and Ray Kruger Bloom. She was the wife of Stanwood Dickman for 60 wonderful years. Mother to Ray Alyssa Rothman, Barry Dickman, and Bruce Dickman. Sister to Joan [...]

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William Hirsch Kittner

September 23, 2021

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Norfolk—William Hirsch Kittner passed away peacefully at his home on September 3, 2021. Bill was born January 19, 1930 in Weldon N.C. He was the son of the late Louis and Rose Kittner and the baby brother to Joe, Dave, Dot and Harry of blessed memories, and sister Lucille. Bill was a resident of Weldon, [...]

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Frank Sheffer

September 23, 2021

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Virginia Beach—Frank Sheffer, 97, passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2021. Frank was born in Lancaster, Pa. on March 10, 1924 to Emma and Isidore Sheffer. Later they moved to Suffolk, Va. He grew up as the youngest of four children. He learned bookkeeping from his uncle and later studied accounting at William and Mary [...]

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