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Tidewater Chavurah’s Second Friday Shabbat Service

May 26, 2017

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Friday, June 9, 7 pm The Tidewater Chavurah will hold its second Friday of the month Shabbat service 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 prayers and joyful songs. An Oneg will follow. For event information and location address, [...]

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For Love and Vanity, the art of Elizabeth Passerieux

May 26, 2017

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Opens: Friday, June 2, Leon Family Art Gallery Opening reception: Tuesday, June 6, 5:30–8 pm Artist Elizabeth Passerieux will exhibit her work in the Leon Family Art Gallery on the second floor of the Simon Family JCC. Passerieux was born in Montpellier, France in 1995, moved to Spain, and then settled in Virginia in 2007. [...]

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In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem

May 26, 2017

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Thursday, June 1, 7 pm The near-record audience turnout for In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem on May  23, has prompted a one-night encore in cinemas nationwide. The film marks the 50th anniversary of Israel’s Six-Day War and brings to vivid life onscreen the miraculous events that restored to Jews the Old City of [...]

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B’nai Israel to host first Annual Ann Zukerman Memorial Scholar-in-Residence

May 26, 2017

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Friday, June 16 The absence of Ann Zukerman* after her untimely passing late last year continues to be keenly felt by all who knew her. In keeping with Ann’s appreciation for Torah lectures and tasteful events, her family—under the leadership of Ann’s husband Herb—has initiated an annual Scholar-in-Residence program. The idea is to bring high [...]

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Frailache Klezmer Band promises a lively afternoon

May 26, 2017

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Sunday, June 18, 2 pm, Beth Sholom Home Under the direction of Marilyn Buxbaum, the Frailache Klezmer Band will perform at Beth Sholom Home. The program will feature traditional Eastern European melodies, songs of the Yiddish Theater, as well as more modern Israeli tunes. The purpose of the Klezmer Band is to “promote and preserve [...]

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In Our Hands: the Battle for Jerusalem

May 12, 2017

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Tuesday, May 23, select theaters This spring marks the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War. CBN Documentaries commemorates this historic battle with the new film, In Our Hands: the Battle for Jerusalem. For centuries, the Jewish nation had been in exile. Then, for a generation, Jews had been without access to the ancestral city. [...]

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AJC’s Global Forum

May 12, 2017

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Sunday, June 4–Tuesday, June 6 Washington, DC A leading global Jewish advocacy organization, AJC has unparalleled access to government officials, diplomats, and religious leaders, engaging worldwide opinion and policy leaders at the highest levels. The annual impressive three-day program includes presentations by global leaders and a mixture of large plenary sessions featuring headline speakers and [...]

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Vivid docudrama, In Our Hands, retells the modern battle that returned Jerusalem to Israel

April 28, 2017

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Film marks 50th Anniversary of Israel’s Six-Day War CBN and Fathom Events present theatrical screening, Tuesday, May 23 On the 50th Anniversary of the Arab-Israeli Six-Day War comes the gripping new docudrama In Our Hands: The  Battle for Jerusalem. This CBN Documentaries film brings to life the battle of paratroopers’ hard-won victory at Ammunition Hill [...]

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Temple Emanuel celebrates its 6th Annual Pink Tea

April 28, 2017

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Sunday, May 7, 2-4 pm The keynote speaker for this annual event to benefit the Beach Health Clinic to support under-served women with free cancer screenings and mammograms is Marni Siegel. For information, call Paula Krukin Levy, event chair at 757-467-6677; Devorah Elstein, co-chair, at 757-619-6236, or the temple office, 757-428-2591. Minimum donation is $10. [...]

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New Israel Fund luncheon

April 28, 2017

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Saturday, May 6, 1 pm A conversation and luncheon with the New Israel Fund will take place at the home of Susan Feit and Eitan Stern. The New Israel Fund, Israel’s leading progressive organization, has been working to advance equality, pluralism, and democracy for almost 40 years. The event will take place at 413 Raleigh [...]

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