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Retirement celebration planned for Harry Graber

June 8, 2018

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Thursday, June 14, 6 pm, Sandler Family Campus A festive celebration honoring Harry Graber for his decades of service to Tidewater’s Jewish community will take place this week. Months in the planning, the event promises to be meaningful, memorable, and entertaining. Graber has served as United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s executive vice president for 15 [...]

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Holly Berger Markhoff art at Stravitz Galleries

May 25, 2018

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Through June A contemporary mixed media artist, Holly Berger Markhoff’s paintings are currently on exhibit at Richard Stravitz Sculpture & Fine Art Galleries in Virginia Beach. Influenced by the elongated figures of Modigliani and the gilding of Klimt, her painting incorporates sculptural elements and a variety of mixed media. Acrylic, enamel, and metallic paints are [...]

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Scholarship for Beth El members

May 25, 2018

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The J. Samuel Goldback Scholarship Grants Selection Committee is accepting applications for the coming academic year. Scholarship grants of $500 to $4,000 are available to the children/dependents of Congregation Beth El members only. Grants are awarded based on the applicant’s academic achievement, promise, and financial need. Application instructions and forms may be obtained by contacting [...]

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HAT graduation

May 25, 2018

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Tuesday, June 15, 1 pm Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus Join the Hebrew Academy of Tidewater’s board of directors, faculty, and staff in celebrating the graduating class of 2018. Business attire is requested. The ceremony will be followed by a dessert reception. RSVP to 757-424-4327 or LBridges@hebrewacademy.net.

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Tidewater Chavurah’s Second Friday Shabbat service

May 25, 2018

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Friday, June 8, 7 pm A “congregation without walls,” Tidewater Chavurah’s events are held in members’ homes or at other locations. Their second Friday of the month Shabbat service will be at the home of Hal and Elaine in the Great Neck Meadows area of Virginia Beach. Rabbi Ellen Jaffe-Gill will lead the service with [...]

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Host homes needed for Shlichim

May 25, 2018

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JCamp begins next month, and as in past years, preparations are underway for this summer’s visiting Israeli Shlichim. Noya Arazi and Eilon Katzav arrive in Tidewater on June 12 to infuse JCamp with Israeli culture. They each bring a wealth of talents to enrich campers’ experiences, including dance, art, athletics, and more. Noya Arazi is [...]

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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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