Jewish Tidewater’s Graduates

Jewish Tidewater’s Graduates

This year’s graduation season continues with plenty for Jewish Tidewater’s graduates and their families to celebrate.The June 3 issue of Jewish News recognized 41 outstanding graduates. We knew, however, that there were more grads for Jewish Tidewater to be proud of...

Jerry Miller receives USNA Distinguished Graduate Award

Jerry Miller receives USNA Distinguished Graduate Award

A 1977 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Jerry Miller recently received The Distinguished Graduate Award, an honor “given to living U.S. Naval Academy graduates who have made a distinctive contribution to their field or community and have demonstrated...

Strengthening community response through partnerships and exercises

Strengthening community response through partnerships and exercises

Preparation is one of the key functions necessary to building a safe and secure community. This activity takes many forms. Training, facility hardening, drills, and exercises are all activities that allow for the preparation of effective response to a critical...

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Wed, 17 Jul 2024 08:47:00 +0000

In a first, Republican Jewish Coalition CEO addresses RNC as Republicans vow to make American Jews safe again

“President Trump will bring back law and order so that American Jews can once again wear a kippah and walk the streets without fear," Brooks said in his speech.

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Tue, 16 Jul 2024 22:09:35 +0000

Jewish New Yorkers remember Dr. Ruth Westheimer as one of their own

The famous sex therapist was often spotted around town, providing beloved memories among those who encountered her. 

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Tue, 16 Jul 2024 19:04:07 +0000

Neo-Nazi known as ‘Commander Butcher’ charged for attempting to poison Jewish children in New York City

Michail Chkhikvishvili, a leader of a white supremacist group, was indicted on four counts at the federal Eastern District Court of New York in Brooklyn.

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Tue, 16 Jul 2024 18:34:10 +0000

Russia sentences Jewish writer Masha Gessen to prison in absentia for comments on Ukraine war

Gessen joins a growing list of Jewish writers targeted by Russia over the war.

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Dancing through each day: Susan and Allan Donn

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Susan Donn has no plans to slow down.  “I am enormously busy, but I don’t know what I do!” she laughs, explaining how this 82-year-old occupies her days. After a long career as a commercial interior designer, and an attorney-husband who still works full-time,...

New Judge in Virginia Beach: Scott Flax

New Judge in Virginia Beach: Scott Flax

The Honorable Scott Joseph Flax was sworn in on May 1 to begin his eight-year term as a Judge of the Second Judicial Circuit Court. He is the third Jewish circuit court judge to be appointed in Virginia Beach, following the Honorable Jerry Friedman and Honorable Alan...

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send peace to all who mourn, and comfort to all who are bereaved.

Thomas Lee Barney, Esq. 

NORFOLK – Thomas Lee Barney, 77, passed away peacefully in his sleep on June 19 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  Born March 20,...

Sidney Morton Cohen

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – Sidney Morton Cohen, also known as Lucky and Sid-the-Kid, passed away on July 6 at the age of 87, surrounded by family. ...

Peggy Hughes Dorsk

VIRGINIA BEACH – Peggy Hughes Dorsk passed away on June 14.  She was born in Comer, Ga. to the late John and Eunice Hughes on July 31, 1933....

Janyth “Jan” Lee Garrett Fine

VIRGINIA BEACH – Janyth Lee Garrett Fine, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, passed away on June 17.  She was born on...