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Ohef Sholom’s Got Talent

April 20, 2018

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Saturday, May 5, 6–9 pm, Ohef Sholom Temple No Frill Grill. One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning. Cooper Hurley Personal Injury Lawyers. Bite. What do these businesses have in common? They are all owned by Ohef Sholom Temple members. “In my years of board service, I’ve learned that our congregation is filled with talented people, [...]

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Spring Into Art at Park Place School

April 20, 2018

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Luncheon: Tuesday, May 1, 11 am–12:30 pm, Congregation Beth El Beth El is bustling with activity in the art studio now being run in the Park Place School. Each week, under the direction of art therapist Kimberly Fisher, all 65 of the second through sixth graders explore different media to develop their skills as budding [...]

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Lag B’Omer

April 20, 2018

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Thursday, May 3, 5–7 pm, Simon Family JCC Food, drinks, activities for kids, a bonfire, and fun are planned for this annual celebration. For information, contact Adi Abramov, Jewish Life and Learning program coordinator, at 757-321-2334 aabramov@ujft.org.

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Elie Wiesel student art show

April 20, 2018

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Monday, May 7–Thursday, May 31 The 2018 Elie Wiesel Competition student art show, with more than 50 amazing student artworks, will come “home” this year to the Cardo of the Simon Family JCC. A reception for student winners and their families will take place on Tuesday, May 8. It’s worth a special trip, or just [...]

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Leon Family Gallery

April 20, 2018

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ALUT—Courageous Expressions In observance of Autism Awareness Month April An original and captivating art exhibition that champions self-expression, particularly as a powerful tool of connectivity for those lacking alternative modes of communication, Courageous Expressions is a mixed media, group exhibition of works created by untrained artists from the Israeli Society for Autistic Children (the ALUT [...]

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What does Israel look like to you?— The Tidewater Umbrella Project

April 20, 2018

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As the worldwide Jewish and pro-Israel communities celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater is offering a new type of exhibit: The Tidewater Umbrella Project. For the past five years, the Community Relations Council has held the Israel Poster Contest. This year, the CRC did something a little different. With The Tidewater [...]

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Jewish Family Service’s Spring Into Healthy Living features exercise, music, medicine, and hope

April 20, 2018

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14th Annual Run, Roll or Stroll Sunday, May 6 24th Street Park Virginia Beach Boardwalk Jewish Family Service of Tidewater’s 14th Annual Run, Roll or Stroll features an 8K run, 5K run, 5K walk, and a 1 Mile run/walk. Families and individuals of all ages are encouraged to attend to walk, run, or just cheer [...]

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Mark Wygoda is featured speaker at 2018 Holocaust Commemoration

April 9, 2018

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Wednesday, April 11, 6:45 pm, Congregation Beth El United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s Holocaust Commission’s annual Holocaust Day of Remembrance, Yom Hashoah will feature Dr. Mark Wygoda, who will share the story of his father, Hermann Wygoda. Known as “Comandante Enrico” to the 2,500 partisan troops he commanded as a Division Commander in the Italian [...]

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ALUT—Courageous Expressions In observance of Autism Awareness Month

April 9, 2018

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April Courageous Expressions is a mixed media, group exhibition based on a variety of works created by untrained artists from the Israeli Society for Autistic Children (the ALUT Institute), a leading care provider for individuals with autism in Israel. The exhibition’s body of work is both uniquely beautiful and interestingly abstract, while individual works are [...]

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Virginia Stage Company’s Disgraced covers myriad issues

April 9, 2018

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Simon Feil, an accomplished Jewish actor from New York City, is in Hampton Roads performing in Virginia Stage Company’s production of the Pulitzer Prizewinning drama, Disgraced. The play revolves around a dinner party that Issac, played by Feil, attends with his African American wife hosted by her law partner, a Pakistani lapsed Muslim, and his [...]

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