From the Hal Sacks Jewish News Archives

by | Apr 28, 2017 | Other News

May 11, 2007
A benefit concert for the people of Darfur and southern Sudan, DARFEST will highlight stories of Lost Boys living in Hampton Roads between musical sets performed by four local high school rock bands.

DARFEST is a concept developed by 10 area high school students who are participants in Panim, a program sponsored by UJFT and Simon Family JCC.

May 9, 1997
A Tay-Sachs screening will take place at the Jewish Community Center in conjunction with JCCT’s Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration.

May 1, 1987
Former Governor Charles Robb and Ralph Nurnburger, legislative liaison for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, will present an in-depth briefing on the status of U.S.-Israel relations and the current mood on Capitol Hill. The event is being held at the Norfolk Airport Hilton.

May 27, 1977
Jewish Family Service of Tidewater is sponsoring a three-session symposium for the children of senior adults. The purpose of the program is to educate and sensitize children to the needs of their parents and to promote greater self-awareness of the relationship between children and parents.

May 1, 1967
Miss Barbara Unger was voted the 1967 Queen Esther at the 15th Annual Purim Coronation Ball, sponsored by the Tidewater Jewish Youth Council of the Norfolk Jewish Community Center. Nancy Nusbaum crowned the new queen.

May 1, 1957
The Jewish Community Center will sponsor its first Annual Men’s Golf Tournament at Stumpy Lake Golf Course. Open to all Center members, the tournament has been arranged by a committee under the chairmanship of Dr. Adolph Lombart and Martin Sherman.

May 1, 1947
Headed by Archie J. Harris as general chairman and supported by co-chairmen Phillip Barr, Albert Hofheimer, Ralph Margolius, and Ellis J. Strelitz, plans are now in the process of being evolved for the 1947 United Jewish Fund Campaign in Norfolk.