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Experience Israel at Israel Fest 2019

April 19, 2019

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Sunday, May 19, 11 am–4 pm Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus, Virginia Beach Celebrating Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel’s 71st anniversary, the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and Simon Family JCC have exciting plans for the annual event that offers opportunities to experience Israel through food, art, music, and activities for all ages. The event is [...]

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Save the date to celebrate Israel at Israel Fest 2019

April 5, 2019

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Sunday, May 19, 11 am–4 pm, Sandler Family Campus This year’s Israel Fest will offer even more ways to experience and celebrate the State of Israel…without leaving Tidewater. Families can visit Tidewater’s own Jerusalem Biblical Zoo and compete in a scavenger hunt; adults can sample kosher wine and beer with friends; and everyone can enjoy [...]

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Create your own luck with author Janice Kaplan

April 5, 2019

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Wednesday, April 10, 7:30 pm, Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus Former editor-in-chief of Parade Magazine, Janice Kaplan will visit Tidewater to discuss her latest book, How Luck Happens: Using the Science of Luck to Transform Work, Love, and Life. The book, written in coordination with former Rhodes Scholar, Dr. Barnaby Marsh, explores how luck [...]

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Seniors Lunch and Move with Nadav Meirson

April 5, 2019

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Wednesday, March 15, 11:30 am, Simon Family JCC Israeli fitness expert and former trainer on the Biggest Loser Israel, Nadav Meirson will lead light exercise and a lunch discussion. The session is open to all seniors. Meirson is an entrepreneur leading several initiatives to encourage Israelis from all walks of life to engage in sport [...]

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B’nai Israel Gala Dinner to highlight its Sisterhood

April 5, 2019

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Always the backbone of B’nai Israel Congregation, the B’nai Israel Sisterhood was responsible for a wealth of programs, classes, and fundraisers. They gave the synagogue an aura of energy, fun, and inspiration. Realizing the need for a reinvigorated Sisterhood, B’nai Israel’s leadership recently selected Darcy Bloch to be the new Sisterhood president, with the goal [...]

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Yom Hashoah 2019

April 5, 2019

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Wednesday, May 1, 6:45 pm, Temple Israel A commemorative program celebrating the power of the human spirit and the enduring faith of those who witnessed and survived the Holocaust, this year’s event features guest speaker, Dr. Roger Loria. A survivor from Belgium, Loria escaped with his mother to Switzerland and together, immigrated to Israel in 1949. [...]

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LAG B’OMER

April 5, 2019

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Thursday, May 23 Celebrate LAG B’OMER and join The Simon Family JCC, YAD, and Chabad for a delicious family cookout, beer, rockin’ music, and a bonfire. Open to the community. For more information and tickets, contact Jasmine Amitay at JAmitay@ujft.org.

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Train Like Israel’s Biggest Losers with Nadav Meirson

April 5, 2019

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Simon Family JCC, CRC, and community partner’s present Train Like Israel’s Biggest Losers with Nadav Meirson Workout: Wednesday, May 15, 8:30 am Simon Family JCC Pushing fitness levels to new heights, Nadav Meirson, the trainer from the hit reality series The Biggest Loser Israel, in partnership with JFit, will lead a morning workout and share [...]

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JDC’s HOME: Lens on Israel

April 5, 2019

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Leon Family Gallery, Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus April 2019 JDC’s HOME: Lens on Israel, a photography exhibit from Temple Emanu-El’s Bernard Museum of Judaica & Streicker Center in New York, showcases diverse communities that live side-by-side in Israel today, as well as the work of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. The exhibit [...]

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Cause An Effect: A series for Jewish high school students (grades 9-12) and their parents

April 5, 2019

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Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, BBYO, and OSTY present Cause An Effect A series for Jewish high school students (grades 9-12) and their parents Thursday, May 9, 6–9 pm The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) most recent “Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents” indicates that almost 80 anti-Semitic incidents happen every month around the [...]

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