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Fiddler on the Roof

November 11, 2019

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Tony Award®-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof Tuesday, November 19–Sunday, November 24 Chrysler Hall A beloved theatrical classic from Tony Award-winner Joseph Stein, and Pulitzer Prize-winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, Fiddler on the Roof is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love, and laughter. Following a critically-acclaimed first year on tour, [...]

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2019 Latkepalooza

November 11, 2019

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Latkes, books, music, crafts and camps Sunday, December 15 | 11:30 am–2:30 pm Sandler Family Campus Three children’s authors, a light lunch and latkes, crafts, visiting overnight camp representatives, and tons of activities combine to create a celebration of Hanukkah for the community. The event is part of the Lee & Bernard Jaffe Jewish Book [...]

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Shabbat Project 2019

November 11, 2019

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Friday, November 15, 6–9 pm B’nai Israel Congregation For the past five years, the Tidewater community has joined this global Shabbat Project movement. Last year, 200 people came together for a beautiful and inspiring Friday night dinner in Ghent. The Tidewater Shabbat Project hopes to expand and bring together the entire community. To attend this [...]

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Strelitz International Academy Open House

November 11, 2019

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Friday, November 15, 8:30–9:30 am Strelitz International Academy Kindergarten–5th Grade Hear about the school’s new International Baccalaureate® candidacy program, meet middle school alumni, learn about its K-5 affordability program, and explore the primary years (K-5) program. To pre-register, contact Carin Simon, admissions director, at 757-424-4327 or csimon@strelitzacademy.org.

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The Annual Great Big Challah Bake

November 11, 2019

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Wednesday, November 13, 7 pm B’nai Israel Congregation Women of all ages are invited to Tidewater’s fifth annual Great Big Challah Bake, a partnership between B’nai Israel Congregation and the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater. The event will be just one of thousands of similar events taking place around the globe—part of The Shabbos Project. [...]

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Mah Jongg event benefits Beth Sholom

November 1, 2019

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Sunday, November 3, 11 am – 3:30 pm, Beth Sholom Village The 11th Annual Janet Gordon Mah Jongg Day of Play & Luncheon is right around the corner – and it’s an event not to miss – one that really puts the “fun” in fundraiser. More than 125 Mah Jongg players of all abilities and [...]

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Super Sunday 20/20—The Vision is Clear

October 28, 2019

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Sunday, November 17, 9:30 am–1 pm Sandler Family Campus Super Sunday, as always, is being planned by a group of up and coming visionary leaders. Now called Rishon: Emerging Leaders, the group has spent the last few months learning about the Jewish community and planning this special fundraising day supporting it. During the process, they’ve [...]

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‘The Aussie Gourmet’ prepares for Jewish Norfolk

October 28, 2019

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Naomi Nachman hosts the Vaad of Tidewater’s Chopped Competition Sunday, November 3, 5 pm, Sheraton Waterside On the precipice of Naomi Nachman’s visit to Norfolk, I had the opportunity to speak with her about her extensive travels, love of food, and what to expect at the Vaad of Tidwater’s Chopped Competition. Michelle London: Shana Tova! [...]

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Author shares stories of challenges and chutzpah!

October 28, 2019

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Wednesday, November 6, 7:30 pm Sandler Family Campus I first heard Inbal Arieli speak in January during the International Lion of Judah conference in Florida. She was one of an interesting group of panelists who shared their stories—all ground-breaking women in different ways. Arieli spoke about women on the cutting edge of the high-tech industries [...]

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Temple Israel’s Second Saturdays engage and entertain

October 28, 2019

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Temple Israel’s unique hour-long Second Saturday programs are excellent and uplifting experiences For nearly seven years, synagogue past president and former local TV interviewer Joel Rubin has led a once a month interactive conversation on a Jewish related topic. Often it features a community person well-versed in the subject. “I cannot tell you how rewarding [...]

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