From the Hal Sacks Jewish News Archive

May 20, 2016

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May 19, 2006
The Women’s Cabinet Outreach Committee of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, co-chaired by Judy Rubin and Ellen Peck Rosenblum, held two tours of the Chrysler Museum focused on works by contemporary Jewish artists.

May 24, 1996
Ada Michaels, who began her tenure at Hebrew Academy of Tidewater as the school’s librarian in 1973, prepared to retire on June 12 as Head of HAT, a position she assumed in 1988.

May 23, 1986
The annual YES Club Wine Sale was held at the JCCT. Proceeds were donated to the JCCT Senior Adult Programs.

May 28, 1976
Representatives of the United Jewish Federation and the Portsmouth Jewish Community Council met to complete negotiations for the consideration by the two communities for a United Jewish Federation of Tidewater. A committee of seven, chaired by Joseph H. “Buddy” Strelitz, was to prepare a resolution to be presented to both communities for ratification.

May 1, 1966
The United Jewish Fund Women’s Division was near its goal of $40,000 with pledges totalling $39,768, Mrs. Leonard Strelitz, chairman, reported.

May 1, 1956
The Fourth Annual Meeting of the Jewish Community Center was slated for Sunday, May 20, 1956, announced Sidney Popkin and Maurice Mednick, co-chairmen of the Arrangements Committee. The dinner was to feature the installation of Julian Rashkind as president, as well as of the officers and board.

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