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Artists 4 Israel

May 25, 2019

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Leon Family Gallery, Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus May 2019 Craig Dershowitz, executive director of Artists 4 Israel, manages this group of artists from across the world who use the power of art to beautify the land, uplift people, and enhance Israel’s image. They do this through creative humanitarian projects and dynamic advocacy initiatives, [...]

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JCC Seniors Club to tour Virginia Holocaust Museum in Richmond

May 25, 2019

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Wednesday, June 19, 9 am—5 pm Holocaust education is vital to ensuring that people today know the warning signs that led to the attempted destruction of the Jewish people in Nazi Germany. “Understanding the lessons of the Holocaust makes people better citizens, indeed, better human beings. A trip to the Virginia Holocaust Museum will bring [...]

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Barr Foundation’s yad collection on display at Temple Emanu-El

May 25, 2019

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Through August 11 Temple Emanu-El, 1 East 65th Street, New York City Museum hours: Sunday–Thursday, 10 am–4 pm Traveling to New York City during the next couple of months? If so, try to include a visit to Temple Emanu-El’s Bernard Museum of Judaica to view the Barr Foundation’s yad—pointer—collection. Twenty-five years ago, Clay H. Barr began collecting [...]

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Organ Donation, a program that could save lives

May 3, 2019

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Janet S. Wright

Thursday, May 16, 7 pm Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street, Virginia Beach For the past 15 years during Spring Into Healthy Living, Jewish Family Service has presented free programming on a variety of topics, including breast cancer, heart disease, cancer immunotherapy, brain health, and improving sleep. The 2018 program, “Music. Medicine. Hope.” featured [...]

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Virginia Holocaust Museum tour with JCC Seniors Club

May 3, 2019

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Wednesday, June 19 The entire senior community is invited to join the JCC Seniors Club for a day trip to the Virginia Holocaust Museum in Richmond. The $30 registration fee includes transportation, lunch, and a docent tour. Registration is required by June 12. To register, visit the Simon Family JCC Front Desk, call 321-2338 or [...]

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Hebrew School of the Arts to move to the JCC

May 3, 2019

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In a partnership with United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and Chabad of Tidewater, Hebrew School of the Arts is moving to the Simon Family JCC for the 2019–20 school year. Now entering its second year, Hebrew School for the Arts is an after-school program that places an emphasis on living Judaism joyfully. Bracha Margolin, who [...]

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Lunch and Move with Nadav Meirson

May 3, 2019

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JCC Seniors Club and Simon Family JCC Wednesday, May 15, 11:30 am, Sandler Family Campus Seniors who seek a new way to enhance their daily routine or who want to learn more about leading a healthy lifestyle, both physically and mentally, will have an opportunity to do so with Israeli lifestyle coach, trainer, and healthy [...]

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Tidewater Chavurah’s Second Friday Shabbat Service

May 3, 2019

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Friday, May 10, 7 pm Home of Hal and Elaine in Virginia Beach’s Great Neck Meadows area Rabbi Ellen Jaffe-Gill will lead the monthly Shabbat service with prayers and joyful songs. An Oneg follows. For event information and location address, email carita@verizon.net or dlqt@cox.net or call 499-3660 or 468-2675. Check out www.tidewaterchavurah.org or Tidewater Chavurah [...]

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Train like Israel’s Biggest Loser with Nadav Meirson

May 3, 2019

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Wednesday, May 15, 8:30 am, Sandler Family Campus “A diet is not a thing with a start and an end, it’s a way of life,” says Nadav Meirson, an Israeli celebrity, personal trainer, and life coach. Meirson is known for his leading role as the fitness trainer on Israel’s version of the Biggest Loser. His [...]

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Michael Feinstein: Songs that are love and the stories behind them

May 3, 2019

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Sunday, May 19, 4 pm Sandler Center for Performing Arts, Virginia Beach Behind the beguiling ways of famed cabaret singer and pianist Michael Feinstein is an encyclopedic knowledge of the canon of popular music known as the Great American Songbook—the music of such iconic American composers and lyricists as George and Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin, [...]

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