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March 2017
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March
March 5 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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March
March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

*Lunch & Learn: Dinner Edition with Eric Sheppard Thursday, March 9th, 6pm How did Moses Grandy, an enslaved waterman on theDismal Swamp know Moses Myers, a wealthy Jewish shipmerchant? Eric Sheppard, a Grandy descendant, will discuss his family heritage and how these two maritime families navigated slavery in the South. Read the Narrative of the Life of Moses Grandy;  Late a Slave in the United States of America: Electonic Edition. $12 for dinner For More Info Contact: Sara Traster Click…

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March
March 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come to the UJC Sunday, March 12th 11am-2pm 401 City Center Blvd. Newport News Carnival Games—Slide–Tiki island playland — Wrecking Ball– Lazer Tag– Costume Contest–Face Painting Food for Sale- hot dog-chip-drink-Hamentashen or veggie option for $5     Go to a Megillah reading at one of the following synagogues Adath Jeshurun, Congregation Emet v’Or, Rodef Sholom Temple, Beth El, Temple Sinai – and receive a raffle ticket to win an Amazon Echo Dot.

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March
March 22 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Juice with Jenn Wed. March 22nd, 8:30-9:30am PJ Library Families, potential PJ Library Families and Families with New Babies, stop by to: *Pick up your new baby gift bag *Sign up to receive PJ Library books (for kids 6 months – 12 years old) *Tour our preschool rooms *Learn about summer camp options  

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March
March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Parent’s Happy Hour with Kim Bloom/ Cookies with Carmela– Making Parenting a Little Easier March 28th, 6pm  $5 per adult Is your child going to Kindergarten in the Fall? Or ready to give up an afternoon nap? Is she starting table food? Is he moving from a crib to a toddler bed or a toddler bed to a twin?  Learn about smooth transitions for children, with Kim Bloom a Specialist in the Virginia Child Development Resources Network. And while you’re…

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March
March 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whole Foods, 12080 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

What’s for Passover? It’s Not Just Manischewitz & Matzah When: Wed, March 29, 5pm – 6pm Where: Whole Foods Market 12080 Jefferson Ave. Newport News VA 23606 Map & Directions Topic: Passover food and wine tasting at Whole Foods Market Jenn Meyers, Director of Jewish Programs, will be available to talk about upcoming eventsat the Jewish Community Center while locally-availablePassover food and Kosher for Passover wine is sampled.  

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April 2017
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April
April 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

  Become a GOOD DOER and Sign Up for one of our volunteer projects below. We’ll then be in touch with the details. Thanks for doing good! Loading…

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April
April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

PJ Library Story Time & Craft Wednesday, April 19th at 6 PM Wear your PJ’s to the Sarfan Early Childhood Center   Listen to a story and then learn how to make an origami bookmark This event is geared for families with children age 8 and under. Limited space available. Click to register to Jennifer PJ Library is a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation &is sponsored in partnership locally by the Eugene M. and Betty N. Levin Family Philanthropic…

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May 2017
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May
May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 Celebrate Yom Haatzmaut – Israel Independence Day Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration Tuesday, May 2nd at 6pm at the UJC Enjoy Israeli Food and Film Above and Beyond $12.00 per person Please respond ASAP so we can plan dinner accordingly to jennifer@ujcvp.org RSVP & Pay Online Nancy Spielberg documentary Above and Beyond is the story of the birth of the Israeli Air Force. Above and Beyond is required viewing for every Israeli air force pilot now and in the future. This film…

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May
May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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May
May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
UJC, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA, VA 23606 United States

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May
May 21 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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May
May 25 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Greek Night at the J!  Thurs. May 25th at 6pm Enjoy a light Greek fare with Greek Jewish author (and actors) Isaak Dostis and Diana Dostis Sunrise $10/person, $6/teen, $25 max./family Learn about Romaniote Jewish Traditions and recipes RSVP by May 22nd RSVP & Pay Online Expats from Greece talk about the stories behind the recipes and how they came to be. Find out about Romaniote Jewish Traditions! Isaak will read various serious & humorous excerpts from his book like What…

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May
May 28 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Cooking with Carmela! Learn to make delicious cheesecake and find out why we eat dairy foods on Shavuot Sunday May 28th 12:30pm   Free Event Contact: Carmela Malkin-Kuhn    

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May
May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Family Paint Day May 28th, 2pm $10 per painter (cost includes paint, canvas & supplies) Suggested age: 4+ Contact for more info: Sara Traster Click Here to RSVP & Pay Online

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June 2017
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June
June 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

FIDF (Friends of the Israeli Defense Force) Concert & Dance Party at the UJC. Tuesday June 6th 11am-12pm Spend an hour with 6 Israeli Soldier singers as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, one of the greatest victories in the history of Israel. Free Admission with RSVP  

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June
June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

PROGRAM FULL! THANK YOU! Succulents & Sangrias June 8th at 7pm We’ll Be Making Succulent Terrariums and Sipping Sangria! Succulents are some of the most diverse, colorful, and interesting plants on the planet. At this event, we provide everything you need then give you a hand at creating a wondrous succulent terrarium. $20 per-person includes EVERYTHING –

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June
June 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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