From the Hal Sacks Jewish News Archives

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June 23, 2006
Cantor Jennifer Bern-Vogel of Ohef Sholom Temple sang the National Anthem to open the Tides game at Harbor Park. Attendance that night was 8,606, including 118 from Ohef Sholom as part of the Men’s Club Annual Tides Picnic.

June 7, 1996
The board of directors of the Hebrew Academy of Tidewater announced that Dr. Laurence Kutler accepted the position of Head of School. Dr. Kutler, his wife Caren and two sons were to move to Norfolk in July.

June 6, 1986
Arnold Leon in accepting the position of head of the ’87 UJA Campaign, said “I didn’t think I had a right to turn down the responsibility. When one has the opportunity to contribute his resources, he also has a responsibility to contribute his time.”

June 4, 1976
Golda Meir, former Prime Minister of Israel was the featured speaker at a National UJA report assembly in N.Y. ”Buddy” Strelitz and Dr. Zvi Almog attended the meeting and presented a check for $300,000 from UJF. They reported that the federation should reach $2.2 to $2.3 million by the end of the campaign. Dr. Rubin, UJF president said, “ A pledge is a promise of Tzedakah while payment is the performance of Tzedakah.”

June 1, 1966
Two 16 ft by 40 ft temporary, in-ground swimming pools were installed to provide JCC campers a place to cool off while the permanent ones were being built.

June 1, 1956
Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, Abba Eban and his wife were guests of the Tidewater Jewish community at the Ambassador’s Dinner and Ball held at the Cavalier Beach and Cabana Club.

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