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 22:16:50 +0000

YIVO exhibit illuminates a diary kept by a 13-year-old boy in the Vilna ghetto

The online exhibit tells the story of Yitskhok Rudashevski, who documented his life in the ghetto from 1941 to 1943.

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Wed, 17 Jul 2024 21:31:07 +0000

Meet the 6 Jewish baseball players selected in the 2024 MLB Draft

From a College Baseball World Series breakout star to a Siberian-born slugger, these are the Jewish players selected in this week's MLB Draft.

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Wed, 17 Jul 2024 20:57:14 +0000

Peter Buxton, whistleblower who compared Tuskegee syphilis study to Nazi atrocities, dies at 86

Born in Czechoslovakia to a Jewish father and Catholic mother, he sounded the alarm on an unethical study of Black men.

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Wed, 17 Jul 2024 20:29:33 +0000

Democratic platform boosts Israel funding, blames Hamas for war

The language should allay concerns among some pro-Israel groups alarmed at the increase in calls among some Democrats to suspend aid to Israel, but it will likely not put the matter to rest.

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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

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