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December 18, 2015

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Ohef Sholom Temple for receiving the Elizabeth River Project’s recognition for the first time as a “River Star Business” at the Two-Star Achievement Level for 2015. This distinction is attained after a Restoration Advisory Committee reviews applications and decides whether a business has documented quantified achievements in both pollution prevention and wildlife habitat enhancement.

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November 20, 2015

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Robin and Ross Kantor on the birth of their son, Brody James Kantor on November 1, 2015. He is the brother of Joseph Adam Kantor, grandson of Dorothy and Edwin Salomonsky and Kathy and J. Jerry Kantor and great-grandson of Evelyn Adler

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Graham Eilberg

August 28, 2015

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Graham Eilberg, who, while golfing with his Dad, Seth at the Jamestown, RI course, got a hole in one on the 114 yard par 3 fifth hole. Graham Eilberg, age 11, is the grandson of Susan and Jim Eilberg of Norfolk.

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Josh Lannik and Liz Shayne

August 18, 2015

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Josh Lannik and Liz Shayne on the birth of their daughter, who was born on August 3, 2015, 18th Av, 5775. Proud grandparents are David and Phyllis Lannik of Norfolk and Mark and Yael Shayne of Great Neck, N.Y. and her great grandmother Marilyn Shayne of Floral Park, N.Y. The baby’s naming took place in [...]

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Dr. Sharon Weinstein

August 18, 2015

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Dr. Sharon Weinstein, who is exhibiting two watercolors and one mixed media painting at The Artists Gallery on Norfolk Ave. in Virginia Beach. The show’s theme is Textures and runs through August.

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Dr. Jenefer Dayle Snyder

August 18, 2015

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Dr. Jenefer Dayle Snyder on earning her doctorate in education. Dr. Snyder is the Dean of Languages, Mathematics and Sciences at the Portsmouth campus of Tidewater Community College. She is the wife of Michael Snyder and mother of Brayden, who had his Bar Mitzvah at Beth El last year. Her parents are Marvin and Marsha [...]

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June 23, 2015

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Danny and Shikma Rubin, who welcomed their first child, Niv Moshe Rubin, on June 1, 2015. Niv was born at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk. Mom and baby are home and doing great. Niv (an Israeli name pronounced “Neev”) is the grandson of Joel and Sara Jo Rubin of Virginia Beach and Na’aman and Liora [...]

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June 23, 2015

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Dr. Sharon Weinstein, for her second place award in watercolors, for her painting, Flower Whispers, at the Primeplus ArtFest in Norfolk. The exhibit is open through mid-July.

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June 23, 2015

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Nisana Siman-tov, a member of Kempsville Conservative Synagogue, on being named to The Virginian-Pilot Scholastic Achievement Team for Bayside High School.

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June 8, 2015

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Rabbi Israel Zoberman, spiritual leader of Congregation Beth Chaverim, whose poem is included in the forthcoming new Machzor for the High Holy Days of the Reform movement.

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