From the Hal Sacks Jewish News Archives

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April 7, 2006
The Tidewater Chapter of Hadassah held its second annual hamantashen baking event for adults and kids. Baskets were decorated, filled with hamantashen and donated to Jewish Family Service.

April 12, 1996
The Tidewater Jewish Foundation’s Charitable Gift Planning Committee, chaired by Marian Ticatch, hosted a reception at the Omni Hotel for the Foundation’s new executive director, Philip S. Rovner.

April 4, 1986
Tidewater Jewish Forum presented Mimi Lerner, cantor/opera singer at Ohef Sholom Temple. General admission tickets were $15.

April 2, 1976
The Jewish Community Center sponsored a Passover Cafeteria, providing kosher for Passover lunches for $2 per day. The first day’s menu was Borscht with sour cream, gefilte fish with horseradish, tossed salad, cheese slices, matzo, Passover cake, Pepsi and coffee.

April 1, 1966
Leonard R. Strelitz was elected to the National Campaign Cabinet of the United Jewish Appeal. “In 1966, the UJA is seeking a nationwide goal of $73,420,000 to meet the needs of 816,680 Jewish men, women and children requiring humanitarian aid.”

April 1, 1956
Rabbi Joseph Goldman of Temple Israel, president of the Norfolk Zionist District, Zionist Organization of America, was slated to be honored by having the new membership known as the Goldman ZOA Class, according to Joseph Hecht, past president and general chairman of the membership committee.

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