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Coffee & Conversation

Coffee & Conversation

Next session: Thursday, June 6, 1 pm • Sandler Family Campus The April session of “Coffee and Conversation” was very thought-provoking with about a dozen participants sharing rich discussions. The group, with diverse Jewish backgrounds, found the dialogue both...

Celebration of Lifelong Learning

Celebration of Lifelong Learning

Tuesday, June 18, 5:30 pm • Sandler Family Campus The Konikoff Center for Learning of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater is hosting a Celebration of Lifelong Learning to honor the dedication and achievements of those in the community who continue their Judaic...

Car wash for Team Virginia Beach

Car wash for Team Virginia Beach

Sunday, June 9, 1-3 pm • Sandler Family Campus The annual car wash that benefits the Team Virginia Beach delegation for the JCC Maccabi Games & Access will take place again this year in the parking lot of the Sandler Family Campus. This year’s games are in...

Ohef Sholom Temple’s Kiddush Cup:A Golf Tournament

Ohef Sholom Temple’s Kiddush Cup:A Golf Tournament

Wednesday, May 22, 1 pm Cypress Point Golf Course Golfing buddies are about to have an opportunity to swing their clubs together for a fantastic cause – Ohef Sholom Temple. The Ohef Sholom Temple Kiddush Cup promises an afternoon of fun golfing, an upbeat reception...

A conversation with Chef Yaniv Cohen

A conversation with Chef Yaniv Cohen

An Israeli Chef’s Table Experience • Thursday, May 16, 7 pm • Sandler Family Campus Israeli Chef Yaniv Cohen will visit Tidewater in honor of Israel’s 76th anniversary this week.In this conversation, Cohen offers insight into his world of cuisine, passion, and...

UJFT launches internship program

UJFT launches internship program

With an eye on the future, United Jewish Federation of Tidewater is launching a new jobs project for youth and young adults.Plenty of articles in The Virginian-Pilot and stories on local broadcast news shows have focused on population changes and a shifting job market...

Sacks Book Club discusses The Great Partnership

Sacks Book Club discusses The Great Partnership

Next meeting: Sunday, June 16, 10 am, Temple Israel The Rabbi Sacks Tidewater Community Book Club continued its journey of Jewish conversation by reviewing The Great Partnership in collaboration with Temple Israel and the Konikoff Center for Learning of the United...

Community Shabbat Dinner for families

Community Shabbat Dinner for families

Friday, June 7, 5 pm Sandler Family Campus After a year of learning how to make Friday night Shabbat dinners memorable in the Shabbat@Home series, it’s time to bring it all together.Cap off the year with a heartwarming community dinner at the Simon Family JCC,...

Coffee and Conversation at the JCC – Keep this conversation going!

Thursday, May 2, 1 pm, Sandler Family Campus It’s time for another round of Coffee and Conversation at the Simon Family JCC. After the enjoyable turnout and lively discussions from the last gathering, it is time to get together and do it again.In recognition of Jewish...

Simon Family JCC to participate in Family and Student Wellness Expo

Saturday, May 11, 11 am – 2 pm Bayside High School The Family and Student Wellness Expo connects families with local resources, cultivating a stronger sense of community as well as ensuring families remain informed of mental wellness, family engagement, and student...

What’s happening on Virginia’s College campuses today:

A statewide Jewish community briefing • Wednesday, April 17, 7:30 pm, online The statewide organized Virginia Jewish communities will present an essential online briefing about the current university campus climate for Jewish college students and how communities are...

Yom Hashoah 2024 Community Holocaust Commemoration

Sunday, May 5, 6:45 pm Temple Emanuel The Holocaust Commission of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater invites the community to attend the annual Holocaust Day Remembrance, Yom Hashoah.The Commemoration will feature survivor and scholar Dr. Mordecai Paldiel, a...

Middle School Movie

Sunday, April 14Cinema Café, Kemps River Something is happening for everyone on Sunday, April 14. While the rest of the family participates in Sunday Fun Day, middle school aged children can enjoy time at the movies with friends while the visibility of eye rolls will...

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Tidewater Community Book Club

Sunday, April 28, 10 am, Temple Emanuel The Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Tidewater Community Book Club will continue with its second book, The Great Partnership: Science, Religion and the Search for Meaning, which was a National Jewish Book Awards Finalist. Rabbi Sacks was...

A twist on tradition

The smell of fresh cookies baking filled the Sandler Family Campus on Sunday, March 10 for the annual “Operation Hamantaschen” PJ Library event.Children, parents, grandparents, and friends put on colorful aprons, pushed up their sleeves, and dove into the delicious,...

Rabbi Israel Zoberman: recognized for 50 years of rabbinic service

Rabbi Israel Zoberman with his certificate of “surviving” 50 years (1974-2024) in the rabbinate. He received an Honorary Life Membership from the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) at its national convention last month in Philadelphia, Pa.In recognition of...

April Sunday Fun Day celebrates Spring

Sunday April 14, 1 – 4 pm Sandler Family Campus Gather friends and family and head to the Simon Family JCC for an afternoon of spring-themed games, music, crafts, and a sweet treat. Come see familiar faces and meet new ones.This event is hosted by PJ Library in...

Israeli Chef’s Table Experience with Chef Yaniv Cohen

Thursday, May 16, 7 pm, Sandler Family Campus, $54 or $72 with a signed book Israeli Chef, Yaniv Cohen, also known as The Spice Detective, will prepare and serve an exclusive menu. Dinner will include an Israeli wine bar and an opportunity to hear how growing up in a...

Ohef Sholom Temple’s Kiddush Cup: A Golf Tournament

Wednesday, May 22, 1 pmCypress Point Golf Course It’s been a long time since Ohef Sholom hit the links, but congregants and friends are about to have the opportunity to swing the clubs together again for a fantastic cause – the temple. The Ohef Sholom Temple Kiddush...

Remembering those lost and honoring humanity

On display May 6 - June 21, Leon Family Gallery, Sandler Family Campus To commemorate Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of acts of terror, and Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, the Leon Family Gallery at the Simon Family JCC...

VAF: Bringing ballet to new audiences

Thursday, March 7, 7:30 pm It promises to be a moving experience. More than 1,000 high school students will descend on Norfolk for the Regional High School Dance Festival this week. One of the thrilling highlights of that visit for these talented and highly motivated...