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The Babka Bake

December 20, 2019

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Thursday, January 9, 7:30 pm, B’nai Israel A lively step-by-step chocolate babka baking class in B’nai Israel’s Richels Hall. $10 for B’nai Israel Sisterhood members; $15 for non-members. Reservations required by Thursday, January 2 at sisterhood@bnaiisrael.org.

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Infectious Greatness: Catch what Kevin Lefcoe contracted from Charlie Harary, author of Unlocking Greatness

December 20, 2019

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The Milton “Mickey” Kramer Scholar-in-Residence Fund takes Tidewater Together to new heights Wednesday, January 8, 7:30 pm, Sandler Family Campus Charlie Harary thinks you’re great. Harary wrote Unlocking Greatness as a tool to help you reveal the gift to yourself and the people who matter most. When Harary speaks around the world, he brings an [...]

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To Life! Works by Lorraine Fink

December 20, 2019

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January 11–February 23, ODU Lorraine Fink creates art that bears witness to a life rich in experiences of discovery, joy, celebration, and at times, sadness. Her latest two- and three-dimensional works will be on display at the Baron and Ellen Gordon Art Galleries, located in Old Dominion University’s University Village. Now in her 10th decade, [...]

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Renegade Women in Film & TV: Elizabeth Weitzman

December 20, 2019

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Lunch, Leon Family Gallery tour and discussion with the author Thursday, February 6, 12 pm Sandler Family Campus, Free Elizabeth Weitzman’s Renegade Women in Film & TV blends stunning illustrations, fascinating biographical profiles, and exclusive interviews with icons such as Barbra Streisand, Rita Moreno, and Siqourney Weaver to celebrate the accomplishments of 50 extraordinary women [...]

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Date with the State

December 20, 2019

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Wednesday, February 5, 7 am–4 pm Meet Virginia’s State Senators and Delegates to discuss issues that impact the Jewish community on Jewish Advocacy Day. The Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General are all invited. Travel with the Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and meet Jewish friends from across the Commonwealth [...]

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Israel Today, Yaakov Katz: Jerusalem Post’s editor-in-chief

December 6, 2019

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A conversation with Herm Shelanski, Vice Admiral USN, Ret. Monday, December 9, 7:30 pm Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus Yaakov Katz’s book, Shadow Strike, tells the never-before-told inside story of how Israel stopped Syria from becoming a global nuclear nightmare and its far-reaching implications. Hear Katz tell the story of the espionage, political courage, [...]

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The Face Tells the Secret, Jane Bernstein Monday, December 16, noon, Beth Sholom Village

December 6, 2019

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A story of a woman who discovers love and learns how to open herself to life’s happier relationships, Jane Bernstein’s The Face Tells the Secret is, as Sherry Lieberman, notes, “a definite page-turner.” Lieberman is the Simon Family JCC Book Club leader. Bernstein will share details from the book, sign copies and answer questions when [...]

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Jewish Museum and Cultural Center: “Saturdays At Seven”

December 6, 2019

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For its 10th Annual Chevra Cinema Series, the Jewish Museum and Cultural Center is featuring “Saturdays At Seven.” These four Saturday evening films, beginning at 7 pm, will have an introductory commentary by the cinema specialist who chose the evening movie. The series begins January 4, 2020, with Rabbi Michael Panitz of Temple Israel presenting [...]

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Save the Date, for a Date with the State: Virginia Jewish Advocacy Day

December 6, 2019

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Members of Jewish communities from across the Commonwealth go each year to the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond to collaborate on Virginia Jewish Advocacy Day, also known as Date with the State. This annual event is a powerful forum to effectively communicate with General Assembly members about issues of importance to [...]

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Jewish Museum and Cultural Center: “Saturdays At Seven”

November 24, 2019

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For its 10th Annual Chevra Cinema Series, the Jewish Museum and Cultural Center is featuring “Saturdays At Seven.” These four Saturday evening films, beginning at 7 pm, will have an introductory commentary by the cinema specialist who chose the evening movie. The series begins January 4, 2020, with Rabbi Michael Panitz of Temple Israel presenting [...]

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