Women’s Philanthropy meeting features JDC Briefing

Women’s Philanthropy meeting features JDC Briefing

The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s Women’s Philanthropy meeting on Thursday, Jan. 18 featured Eliza Prince, JDC senior development officer. Prince has been with JDC for a few months and works out of the Washington, DC area, serving several Jewish communities...

31st Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film

31st Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film

One of the nation’s longest-running Jewish film festivals, the Virginia Festival of Jewish Film, presented by Alma & Howard Laderberg, entertains, educates, and engages the Tidewater community by presenting world-class films, repertory cinema, and associated...

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Thu, 29 Feb 2024 14:25:52 +0000

Dozens die in Gaza aid stampede as war-induced humanitarian crisis worsens

The United Nations warns that more than a quarter of Gaza's population is at risk of famine.

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Wed, 28 Feb 2024 22:47:08 +0000

Comedian Richard Lewis, dark prince of Jewish neurosis, dies at 76

"If we don't find humor then we're in deep trouble," the regular on "Curb Your Enthusiasm" once said of the Jews.

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Wed, 28 Feb 2024 22:20:12 +0000

From knishes to challahs, these classic Ashkenazi foods aren’t for eating — they’re purses

The creator of a buzzy line of cake-shaped bags, Marlo Gorelick recently pivoted to making accessories in the shape of Jewish foods.

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Wed, 28 Feb 2024 20:41:22 +0000

Deborah Lipstadt urges New York Jews to ‘bring the joy’ of Judaism despite increased antisemitism

The State Department's antisemitism envoy tells Manhattan congregation that world leaders increasingly see hatred of Jews as a threat to democracy.

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JFS continues meal delivery program with new partner

JFS continues meal delivery program with new partner

Kelly Burroughs and Jody LaibstainJewish Family Service’s Home Delivered Meals program is a continuum of the organization’s food service programs. Geared to older and disabled adults throughout Virginia Beach who qualify, a steadfast group of volunteers has been...

Three local men volunteer near Gaza

Three local men volunteer near Gaza

Eitan Mor, Nathan Goldin, and Norman Goldin volunteered in Israel for two weeks in January. “Israel faces an existential threat, and I wanted to help and show my support,” says Norman Goldin. Both Goldins are physicians and hoped to provide medically related services....

Family Shabbat Experience was a hit at Ohef Sholom

Family Shabbat Experience was a hit at Ohef Sholom

I don’t “belong” to Ohef Sholom Temple, but on Saturday, Jan. 27, I felt as if I did. My friend, Paul Terkeltaub, invited me to attend Ohef’s first “Family Shabbat Experience” and to bring my son, daughter-in-law, and their two sons (ages 8 and 5), promising a morning...

First dates, first meals

First dates, first meals

While not every first date is centered around a meal, most involve some sort of dining, even if it’s not fancy fare or a sit-down meal. When Jewish News asked these couples to share their first dining experiences together, one unexpected result was that the settings...

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Obituaries

May the Source of Peace
send peace to all who mourn, and comfort to all who are bereaved.

Gerald Bloom

VIRGINIA BEACH - Gerald Bloom (Gerry), 85, passed away on February 18 from a chronic illness. He was born in the Bronx, New York on September 18,...

Rebecca H. Hermelin

VIRGINIA BEACH - Rebecca H. Hermelin, 73, passed away at home on February 23.She was born on August 25, 1950 in Norfolk to Al and Bea Hermelin, of...

Violet Kauder

NORFOLK - Violet Kauder, age 93, passed away on February 26. Violet was born in New York on February 9, 1931. Services were private. The funeral was...

David Erwin Langbord

VIRGINIA BEACH - David Erwin Langbord, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, passed away on December 28 at the age of 68. Born on May...