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Dr. Bernd Wollschläeger

January 22, 2018

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Sunday, Jan. 28, 10:30 am–12 pm Ohef Sholom Temple Dr. Bernd Wollschläeger, the son of a decorated Nazi tank commander, and author of A German Life: Against All Odds, Change is Possible (2007) will tell the story of his struggle of being torn between faith, family, and religion. Wollschlaeger discovered that his father was a [...]

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The art of healing

January 22, 2018

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Sunday, Feb. 4, 10:30 am Congregation Beth El, free Finding strength and understanding in the midst of a medical crisis is not easy, according to Israela Meyerstein, who offers insights in what to say and do as a patient or supporter of a family member or friend who is ill. Although it is hard to [...]

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Tidewater Learning Connection: How to Raise an Adult

January 22, 2018

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February 15, 7 pm, Keynote address VIP cocktail reception, 6 pm TCC Roper Performing Arts Center February 16, 8:30 am–1 pm Simon Family JCC Tidewater Learning Connection, an initiative of the Hebrew Academy of Tidewater, presents “How to Raise an Adult.” This two-day education conference for parents and educators will include a keynote address by [...]

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Body and Soul screening for Seniors Club

January 22, 2018

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Wednesday, Jan. 24, 12 pm, Simon Family JCC, free The JCC Seniors Club is looking forward to another year filled with entertaining meetings and exciting trips. In partnership with the 25th Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film, a free screening of Body and Soul will take place at the Simon Family JCC, and will include [...]

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Israel Today with Gil Troy

January 22, 2018

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Tuesday, March 13, 7:30 pm Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd. Virginia Beach The Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and Simon Family JCC, along with community partners, present: Israel Today featuring author, historian, and political commentator Gil Troy to discuss his latest book, The Zionist Ideas: Visions [...]

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Gulliver’s Troubles Revisited: The Future of the Middle East

January 22, 2018

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Monday, Feb. 12, 7:30 pm Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus, Free Vice president for New Initiatives and Distinguished Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Aaron David Miller is a well-known expert on U.S. foreign policy, who served for two decades as a State Department analyst, negotiator, and adviser on Middle East [...]

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Norfolk Chamber Consort continues 49th season with: Lenny and His Friends

January 22, 2018

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Monday, Jan. 29, 7:30 pm, ODU Chandler Recital Hall This Norfolk Chamber Consort performance celebrates the birth centennial of Leonard Bernstein, a great American composer, conductor, and music personality. Bernstein’s works are featured in the context of his rich cultural surroundings. The concert begins with Bernstein’s Sonata for Clarinet and Piano performed by clarinetist Kevin [...]

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Simon Family JCC ’s Leon Family Gallery

January 22, 2018

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Repairing the World January Produced by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Repairing the World is comprised of work by Israeli and American photographers known as JDOCU who come together to learn, travel, and document the JDC’s work around the world. Photographs from JDC’s Archives are also included. JDC is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian [...]

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State Legislators are listening Date with the State

January 22, 2018

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Tuesday, Jan. 30, 7 am–4 pm While national political news bombards us at every turn, it is important to realize that state politics make direct impacts on our daily lives. Still, do you know who your state legislator is, and have you had the chance to have a conversation with them about issues that are [...]

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Jewish Museum and Cultural Center to celebrate 10th anniversary

January 22, 2018

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Saturday, Mar. 25, 4–7 pm Uno’s Pizzeria, 5900 East Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk Save the date for the Jewish Museum and Cultural Center’s 10th anniversary celebration. Each ticket includes an all you can eat Italian buffet and one alcoholic beverage. Silent and live auctions feature prizes such as a home security package, flat screen televisions, [...]

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