Celebrating Women’s History Month

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Rugelach baking evening unites Jewish women in Tidewater Last month, 25 Jewish women met one evening at the home of Betsy Karotkin, UJFT Women’s Philanthropy chair, to meet and greet one another and to discuss the significant impact of Jewish women – all while...

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...

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Wed, 12 Jun 2024 15:00:01 +0000

Bestseller ‘Who is Taylor Swift?’ comes out with its first international edition — in Israel

Some of Swift's fans are frustrated she hasn't spoken out on the Israel-Hamas war. Israelis are relieved.

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Wed, 12 Jun 2024 14:01:48 +0000

At Brooklyn’s Agi’s Counter, a Hungarian Jewish grandma inspires upscale dining

Jeremy Salamon, the chef and owner, was inspired to put new spins on traditions handed down by his family.

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Tue, 11 Jun 2024 23:13:03 +0000

Success of German far-right party in EU election has many Jews hearing echoes of Nazi past

The Alternative for Germany party, known as AfD, is virulently anti-immigrant and pro-Russian.

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Tue, 11 Jun 2024 22:23:51 +0000

French conservative leader embraces Marine Le Pen’s far-right party with history of antisemitism

One founder of the National Rally, Le Pen's father, is a convicted Holocaust denier; another was a former Nazi.

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Celebrating Moms

Celebrating Moms

Nothing prepares a woman for motherhood, a role which requires on-the-job training. Parenting books and podcasts abound, if she has the time and energy to read and listen; after all, she has just spent the day…cooking, driving, bathing, feeding, hugging, entertaining,...

Myrna Teck to lead trip this fall to Goniadz, Poland

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During a trip to Poland in 2018 to attend a meeting of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, Myrna Teck and her sister visited the shtetl where their grandmother lived in Goniadz. As part of this guided tour, they also visited the abandoned...

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Maror and Chazeret: What is the deal?!

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The first 20 years – a great start!

The first 20 years – a great start!

At the risk of sounding cliché – it seems like yesterday. I joined Jewish Family Service of Tidewater in September of 2003 as the Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus of the Tidewater Jewish Community was under construction. What an honor to attend my first Simcha...

Knowledge is key

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Jaime Brathwaite: a Sandler Family Campus treasure

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May the Source of Peace
send peace to all who mourn, and comfort to all who are bereaved.

Benjamin C. Altschul

HAMILTON, N.Y. – Benjamin C. Altschul, 89, passed away just days prior to his 90th birthday on May 6, 2024 at home in Hamilton, N.Y.Born in Norfolk,...

Helene Bernstein

VIRGINIA BEACH – Helene Bernstein passed away on April 30 at the age of 104 years young.Helene is survived by her son, Marc (Patty), granddaughter,...

Patricia Lynne Flax-Jankosky

VIRGINIA BEACH – Patricia Lynne Flax-Jankosky, 72, passed away peacefully on April 26 at home surrounded by loved ones, after a long journey with...

Ruth G. Gerson

CHESAPEAKE – Ruth G. Gerson passed away on May 1 while in the care of her family.Ruth was predeceased in death by her cherished husband of many...