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May the course be with you! Simon Family JCC’s Presidents’ Cup Golf Tournament

March 17, 2017

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Monday, June 5, Heron Ridge Golf Club Early Bird Registration Deadline: April 30 Raising funds for children’s programming at the Simon Family JCC, as well as experiencing a fun, relaxing day of golf are two of the goals of the Simon Family JCC’s 7th Annual Presidents’ Cup Golf Tournament. The third goal is to honor [...]

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The Main Event: A celebration for the Arts

March 17, 2017

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Friday, March 24–Sunday, March 26 The Main, Norfolk This weekend of visual and performing arts, fine dining, and luxurious accommodations hopes to raise $1 million for Hampton Roads Arts organizations. Susan Hirschbiel and the Honorable Paul Fraim are the event’s co-chairs. To learn more about performances, ticket packages, and benefit information, go to TheMainNorfolk.com.

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ITZHAK PERLMAN The Great Violin Film Scores with Virginia Symphony Orchestra conducted by JoAnn Falletta

March 17, 2017

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Thursday, April 13, 7:30 pm Sandler Center for the Performing Arts Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. In this return engagement at the Virginia Arts Festival, Perlman will perform music from famous film scores with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, conducted by JoAnn Falletta. Perlman [...]

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March 17, 2017

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Wednesdays, March 29, April 5, April 26, May 3 12:30-1:30 pm, Simon Family JCC While commonly translated as ethics, Mussar is really much broader. Dr. Alan Morinis, founder of the Mussar Institute, recently spent a weekend in Tidewater as the guest scholar for the Milton “Mickey” Kramer Scholar-in- Residence Fund’s 4th Annual Tidewater Together presented [...]

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Vote online for Israel Poster

March 17, 2017

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Through March 31 Dozens of handmade posters from the 5th Annual Israel Poster Contest presented by the Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater were on display in The Leon Gamily Art Gallery through March 10. Designed by first through 12 graders, the posters depict cool facts about Israel. The top 10 [...]

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Camp JCC Open House offers “Taste of Camp”

March 17, 2017

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Sunday, March 26, 1-4 pm, Simon Family JCC Camp JCC invites parents and their children, two years old through 11th grade, to experience a “taste of camp.” The children will become happy campers with a fun-filled day of arts and crafts, mini golf, Israeli dodgeball (Gaga), basketball, snacks and more. A juggling demonstration and workshop [...]

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Norfolk Chamber Consort performance to include Shostakovich’s From Jewish Folk Poetry

March 17, 2017

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Monday, April 17, 7:30 pm ODU’s Chandler Recital Hall The Norfolk Chamber Consort concludes its 48th season with “Two Rivals.” Dedicated to the two most illustrious names to have emerged out of Soviet Russia — Sergey Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich — this program juxtaposes their instrumental and vocal chamber works created during the 1940s and [...]

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Gitit Shoval, Israeli vocalist, voice actor, and educator presents: From Gershwin to Dylan: the Genius of Jewish Songwriters

March 17, 2017

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Saturday, March 25, 8 pm Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus Israeli singing sensation Gitit Shoval and her family will present an evening of song in a jazz club atmosphere that will include a cash bar and appetizers at the Simon Family JCC. The hits of Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Carole King, and George Gershwin [...]

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Israel Today: Two Events with Guy Marom and Nir Margalith

March 17, 2017

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Israel Fest Sunday, April 30, 11 am–4 pm Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus Israeli Kitchen Encounters: A Culinary Adventure with Puzzle Israel Tuesday, May 2, 7:30 pm Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus Israeli chefs Guy Marom and Nir Margalith will tantalize Tidewater taste buds with their passion for Middle Eastern cuisine at two [...]

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Virginia Opera Gala to honor memory of Joyce Strelitz

March 17, 2017

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Saturday, April 22, 6 pm, Hilton Norfolk The Main Joyce Strelitz, of blessed memory, and the Virginia Opera are forever linked. A long-time member of the Opera’s leadership, Strelitz served as chair of the state-wide board of directors and also, for many years, guided the efforts of numerous fundraising and special event initiatives. In recognition [...]

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