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Pandemic-poked weddings: A new altar, an un-altered dress, and an altered state of mind

July 26, 2021

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Originally published in the March 8, 2021 issue. Lisa Richmon If you think the new sitcom, Call Your Mother is about children avoiding their mothers during the pandemic, you would be half right. The show, starring Kyra Sedgwick, is based, however, on life after the pandemic. The life-after-COVID messaging is pure hope and fiction. COVID’s [...]

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Hayden Caplan’s mitzvah project: Gaming for Gold for a friend

July 26, 2021

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Originally published in the March 8, 2021 issue. As Hayden Caplan prepared for his upcoming bar mitzvah in May, there was no question what he wanted to do for his mitzvah project. A friend from his pre-school days at Hebrew Academy of Tidewater, Benjamin Goldberg, an amazing young boy, passed away at just eight years [...]

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Mazel Tov, Jack Rephan

December 6, 2019

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Jack Rephan receives recognition from Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar’s Construction Law and Public Contracts Section The Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar’s of recognition to Jack Rephan in appreciation and gratitude for his work as a founder of the Section in 1979 and his service on the initial Board [...]

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Mazel Tov, Bonnie Lindenberg

November 24, 2019

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Achievement Bonnie Lindenberg, Jewish Family Service 2019 Volunteer of the Year. Lindenberg volunteers in the JFS PAM department. She prepares more than 60 tax returns each year for clients who cannot afford to pay a tax preparation fee. Lindenberg is a certified public accountant and is available to answer tax questions that case managers may [...]

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Elihu Flax is new head of Board of Rabbis and Cantors

September 30, 2019

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Cantor Elihu Flax, who directs religious services at Beth Sholom Village, is the new president of the Board of Rabbis and Cantors of Hampton Roads. The board addresses issues pertaining to the Jewish community as they relate to the area’s Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform synagogues, including reacting to Jewish community concerns and sharing information with [...]

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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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Birth – Lilly Gray Dorsk

April 19, 2019

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Beth and Barry Dorsk, Anthony and Grace Baschetta, and David Moy on the birth of their granddaughter, Lilly Gray Dorsk, born December 2, 2018 to parents, Chad and Maria, and big sister, Layla Rose Dorsk. Great grandparents are Barbara Krampf and Peggy Dorsk, Jack Koonan (in memory), Robert Dorsk (in memory), Joseph Krampf (in memory).

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Mazel Tov to Skip Sacks

April 19, 2019

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Achievement Skip Sacks, who received the 2019 Robert M. Stanton Real Estate Teaching Award from Old Dominion University’s Strome College of Business. The award was presented by Jeff Tanner, dean of the Strome College of Business in recognition of Sack’s role as an adjunct professor and in establishing and managing a commercial real estate internship program [...]

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Mazel Tov to Lisa Bertini

April 19, 2019

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Achievement Lisa Bertini of Bertini Law, who was named Top 50 Women Lawyers in the 2019 Virginia Super Lawyers edition for 2019. This is the fifth year she has been honored with this distinction. Bertini has also been named again to the Top 100 Lawyers in all of Virginia. The lawyers in these categories are nominated by their peers and [...]

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New development associate at TJF

April 5, 2019

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Kaitlyn Oelsner joined Tidewater Jewish Foundation last month as its new development associate/LIFE & LEGACY™ coordinator. Oelsner recently moved to Virginia Beach from California after receiving her bachelor of science degree from Cal Polytech and her master of Health Administration from USC. She has a development background in healthcare, policy, advocacy, and community outreach. At TJF, Oelsner [...]

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