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Get a running start on the race!

April 14, 2017

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Thursday, April 20, 6–7 pm Sandler Family Campus So you’re planning to run the JFS Run, Roll or Stroll 8K, 5K, or 1 Miler. Now what? Maybe this is your first race or your 10th. Either way, it helps to get tips from experienced runners. Hear some great running tips from Tom Purcell, J-Fit fitness [...]

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Get hearts pumping at the 13th Annual Run, Roll or Stroll

April 14, 2017

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Sunday, May 7 24th Street Park at the Virginia Beach Boardwalk With options of the 8K run, 5K run or walk, and 1-mile run/walk, Jewish Family Service’s 13th Annual Run, Roll or Stroll is open to both serious and not-so-serious athletes. This also includes those of all ages who just want to take a nice [...]

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2017 Israel Fest brings Israeli Culture to Tidewater

April 14, 2017

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Sunday, April 30 11 am–4 pm Simon Family JCC The Simon Family Jewish Community Center’s largest celebration, Israel Fest, honors Israel’s 69th Independence Day. This annual festival offers the chance to experience some of the diverse culinary, cultural, and artistic gifts of Israel without leaving Tidewater. A day dedicated to Israel and fun, there’s bound [...]

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Swordfish Youth Summer Swim Team

March 31, 2017

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Monday–Friday, May 30–July 31 Boys and girls, ages 5–18 Registration Deadline: May 26 The Simon Family JCC’s Athletic Leagues are gearing up for a season of good sportsmanship and teamwork. Open to all boys and girls, ages 5–18, the recreational competitive swim team offers certified, experienced coaching for swimmers wishing to improve technique, get fit, [...]

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Second Friday Shabbat Service with Tidewater Chavurah

March 31, 2017

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Friday, April 14, 7 pm Rabbi Ellen Jaffe-Gill will lead Tidewater Chavurah’s second Friday of the month Shabbat service at the home of Hal and Elaine in the Great Neck Meadows area, Virginia Beach. A “congregation without walls,” events are held in members’ homes or at other locations. The Oneg with feature Passover suitable treats. [...]

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Puzzle Israel A culinary adventure with Puzzle Israel

March 31, 2017

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Sunday, April 30, 11 am–4 pm Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus Tuesday, May 2, 7:30 pm Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus Puzzle Israel’s mission to taste, explore, experience, and discover Israel defines the creative life work of Israeli chefs and entrepreneurs, Guy Marom and Nir Margalith. The eighth and final guests of this [...]

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Taste, explore, experience and discover Israel

March 31, 2017

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Sunday, April 30, 11 am–4 pm, Simon Family JCC More than 1,600 people attended last year’s Simon Family JCC’s annual Israel Fest to experience a little piece of Israel without traveling more than 5,000 miles. Local temples and synagogues, volunteers, vendors, and generous community donors are working to make 2017’s Yom Ha’Atzmaut—Israel Independence Day— the [...]

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Alyssa Muhlendorf to receive 2017 Henry B. Kaufmann Award

March 31, 2017

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Sunday, April 23, Ohef Sholom Temple Brunch: 10:30 am—Award presentation: 11 am For more than 35 years, Ohef Sholom Temple Men’s Club has bestowed the Henry B. Kaufmann Award upon a congregant who has demonstrated outstanding service to the temple and the community. The award is named for Henry B. Kaufmann, an accountant by trade, [...]

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Photos of Jewish sports history at Leon Family Art Gallery

March 31, 2017

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Through Wednesday, April 26, Sandler Family Campus A Jewish Sports Photography exhibit from the collection of Beit Hatfutsot, The Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv, and the Bernard H. and Miriam Oster Visual Documentation Center, is now on display in the Leon Family Art Gallery. This unique photo exhibit of Jewish sports events [...]

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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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