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BINA High School’s Annual Shabbos Dinner

January 18, 2020

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Friday, January 31, 6 pm, B’nai Israel An elegant Shabbos dinner in support of BINA High School will take place on Friday, January 31. The fundraiser for the girls’ high school still has sponsorship opportunities available.For reservations, sponsorships, or more information, call or text 757-502-9129.

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Renegade Women in Film & TV

January 18, 2020

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Author Elizabeth Weitzman to lead gallery tour Thursday, February 6, noon, free Elizabeth Weitzman, author of Renegade Women in Film & TV, will visit the Simon Family JCC for a community luncheon and gallery tour as part of the Lee and Bernard Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival, through the Jewish Book Council. Her book, Renegade [...]

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Everyone’s voice matters: Join CRC in Richmond for a Very Important Date (with the State)

January 18, 2020

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Ever wonder if a vote mattered in an election? Consider the latest Virginia state delegate election recount of Nancy Guy and Chris Stolle. Guy was officially declared the winner of the 83rd House of Delegates race with 40 votes over the incumbent Chris Stolle. Forty votes, 40 people showing up to the polls decided this [...]

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Virginia Festival of Jewish Film’s BIG Saturday Night: Focus on Israeli photographer Amos Nachoum

January 18, 2020

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4,000 people have summited Mount Everest, 12 people have walked on the moon, 5 people have ever dived with polar bears, and one of them will be in Virginia Beach. Saturday, February 22, 8 pm Sandler Center for the Performing Arts Tickets $35 or under 21, FREE The BIG Saturday Night Celebration of Jewish Film [...]

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Jewish Faces in Jewish Spaces: Jewish Authenticity

January 18, 2020

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As attacks against Jews increase across the country, varied reactions of fear, sadness, and anger rarely consider the way that Jewishness and events affecting Jews are experienced by Jews of Color. With this in mind, Congregation Beth El invited Rabbi Sandra Lawson, associate chaplain for Jewish Life at Elon University, to speak about the issues facing [...]

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Ask the Cantor: a popular event at Beth Sholom Village

January 18, 2020

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Next session: Wednesday, February 12, 3 pm Elihu Flax first studied to be a rabbi before becoming a Conservative-trained cantor. For the past 16 years, he has served in both roles as director of Religious Services at Beth Sholom Village. Now, four times a year, residents of all faiths from both the Berger-Goldrich Health Care [...]

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KBH Synagogue to hold 19th Annual Gala Art Auction

January 18, 2020

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Saturday, March 7 Doors open: 6:45 pm; Auction begins: 7:45 pm Save the date! Kempsville Conservative Synagogue’s popular 19th Annual Gala Art Auction is slated for March. Featuring art in all media and price ranges, the event will be presented by Arrin Ross Auctions, in participation with Marlin Art, Inc. Admission is $7.50, which includes [...]

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Panel discussion to focus on how laws have led to racism

December 20, 2019

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Tuesday, January 21, 7 pm, L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center at Norfolk State University In honor of the National Day of Racial Healing, the Hampton Roads Community Foundation will sponsor a civil rights panel to discuss how laws have led to racism. It will feature descendants of plaintiffs and judges in the Dred Scott [...]

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Exclusive tour of Brock Environmental Center for JCC members

December 20, 2019

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Sunday, January 12, 3–5 pm Brock Environmental Center One of the world’s greenest buildings is right here in Virginia Beach. The Brock Environmental Center was built in 2014 and is an international model for energy saving and water efficiency. An exclusive tour of the Center is planned for Simon Family JCC members with Lynnhaven River [...]

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When School’s out, Kids Connection’s in

December 20, 2019

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Winter Camp: Monday, December 23–Tuesday, December 31 6:30 am–6 pm (closed Dec. 25) Kids Connection is a Before and After-School Care Program for elementary aged children that attend Strelitz and Virginia Beach Public Schools.* The enrichment program includes weekly swim lessons, arts and crafts activities, science experiments, sports and games, and homework help in a [...]

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