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December 2019

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December
December 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 3, 2019

UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

When you think of being Jewish, does “silence” come to mind? Probably not. We are more known for our words, our sacred texts and we tend to talk A LOT. Yet, there is a contemplative thread in our tradition and more people are interested in exploring the path to connection through practices that help us stop, notice, pay attention. Stopping and noticing IS part of our tradition. This series is for anyone who is interested in learning about meditation from…

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December
December 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606
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January 2020

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January
January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Williamsburg Regional Library, 515 Scotland St,
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
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February 2020

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February
February 18 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
CNU, 1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

A Geophysics, Archaeology and History Evening with Paul Bauman, Senior Geophysicist Tuesday, February 18th, 7:30pm McMurran Hall 114 Paul Bauman has been featured in hundreds of media outlets and is one of the leaders in geophysics and its use to help solve archaeological and history questions in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America. He will be working with CNU students this coming summer at the Great Synagogue of Vilna, Lithuania and will explain how he found…

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March 2020

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March
March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST
UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

Mindful Mondays Jewish Mindfulness & Meditation Monday, March 2nd Topic: Water Passport Members – Free! CLICK HERE to RSVP Non-Members – $10/person. CLICK HERE to RSVP & Pay Online

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March
March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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One event on March 23, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 31, 2020 at 7:00 pm

UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

Come to the J for some fun classes: **DRAWING & SUSHI CLASSES ARE FULL** 4 MORE SPACES STILL AVAILABLE FOR MACRAME Passport Members – FREE! Click Here to RSVP Non-Members – $12 per class or $30 for all 3 Click Here to RSVP & Pay Online

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March
March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
CNU, 1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

American Jewish Women Film Directors: The Gamechangers in Hollywood Tuesday, March 10th, 7pm Trible Library Theater  Although Jewish women have always been part of the American film industry as actresses and screenwriters, their entry into the ranks of directors was belated.  Changes in the studio system and shifts in public attitudes towards ethnicity and women’s rights in the 1960s paved the way for the emergence of significant Jewish women directors like Joan Micklin-Silver, Claudia Weill, and Barbra Streisand who brought…

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March
March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

Flicks and Food: Jewish Films at the J   Arranged Wed. March 11 7pm Snacks & wine will be served. Passport Members – FREE Click Here to RSVP Non-Members – $10/person Click Here to RSVP & Pay Online

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March
March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

Lunch & Learn – Minds In Motion Israel Wed. March 18th, 12pm The MIM program began with Jewish students at Beit Yitzhak Elementary School in 2010. By 2012, it had evolved into a collaborative experience with Arab-Israeli students at Al-Salam in the village of Qalansuwa. In 2015, for the first time ever, the classes from Beit Yitzhak and Al-Salam performed together in a culminating performance in front of an audience of 1,500. They danced together. As one. Come to the J to learn more about…

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March
March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
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One event on March 23, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 31, 2020 at 7:00 pm

UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

Come to the J for some fun classes: **DRAWING & SUSHI CLASSES ARE FULL** 4 MORE SPACES STILL AVAILABLE FOR MACRAME Passport Members – FREE! Click Here to RSVP Non-Members – $12 per class or $30 for all 3 Click Here to RSVP & Pay Online

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March
March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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One event on March 23, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 31, 2020 at 7:00 pm

UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

Come to the J for some fun classes: **DRAWING & SUSHI CLASSES ARE FULL** 4 MORE SPACES STILL AVAILABLE FOR MACRAME Passport Members – FREE! Click Here to RSVP Non-Members – $12 per class or $30 for all 3 Click Here to RSVP & Pay Online

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April 2020

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April
April 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
VA United States

For more info, email Jessi Malkin

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April
April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
VA United States

Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Program & Ceremony Monday, April 20th 7pm Our special guest, Rachel Loria, is a second generation survivor who works each day to remind others of her father’s experience as a Holocaust survivor. By sharing her father’s experiences, she works to teach tolerance and kindness. Rachel grew up in Richmond, VA and works as a disability rights advocate. She also works on several different boards, including Emek Sholom (Holocaust Memorial Cemetery) which is a resting place for…

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April
April 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
VA United States

Behind Closed Doors Series: A Q&A with Dr. Gary Kavit, MD FACEP, Medical Director of Emergency Department, Riverside Regional Medical Center Tuesday, April 21st 7:30pm Do you have questions about Covid19 and what is happening in our area and around the world? Join our UJC Zoom Event and ask Dr. Gary Kavit your questions. Dr. Kavit has over 30 years of experience teaching, training and preparing Emergency Management Systems for natural disasters, acts of terrorism and infectious diseases. Moderated by…

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May 2020

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May
May 6 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
VA United States

Virtual Mindfulness and Meditation: iRest Yoga Nidra Wed. May 6th 7:30pm We are excited to welcome Elaine Fletcher Chapman to lead us in iRest Yoga Nidra. This transformative practice of deep relaxation and meditative inquiry is utilized in Veterans Affairs and Civilian hospitals, military bases, hospice and homeless shelters. Research shows iRest Yoga Nidra helps to reduce PTSD, depression, anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain and chemical dependency while increasing health, resiliency and well being.  Elaine is certified in iRest Yoga Nidra,…

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May
May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
VA United States

Dare to Matter: An Interactive Zoom Experience with Jordan Kassalow & Jennifer Krause Thurs. May 14th, 7:30pm We all want to make the world a better place, but with busy, demanding lives, most of us have struggled with the where, when, and how. Now, many of us find ourselves at home, possibly with time to dig deep and discover our strengths and interests, personal resources, core beliefs, and our most cherished values. Once we are all released into the world,…

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May
May 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
VA United States

Save the Date! Virtual Author Talk with Pamela Nadell America’s Jewish Women, A History from Colonial Times to Today Sunday, May 17th at 2:30pm America’s Jewish Women won the 2019 National Jewish Book Award – Jewish Book of the Year! A groundbreaking history of how Jewish women maintained their identity and influenced social activism as they wrote themselves into American history. What does it mean to be a Jewish woman in America? In a gripping historical narrative, Pamela S. Nadell…

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June 2020

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June
June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
VA United States

Join the UJC Community Relations Council in partnership with the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater Wednesday, June 3rd 7:00pm Antisemitism is the world’s oldest hatred and a tangible threat not only to Jews but also to the very fabric of democratic societies. In recent years, we have witnessed violent attacks on Jews and Jewish institutions as well as anti-Jewish sentiments expressed by the leaders of far-right and far-left political parties. As CEO of the American Jewish Committee (AJC), David Harris…

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June
June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
VA United States

Flicks & Food: Yiddish Short Films Thurs. June 18th 7pm   Menahem-Mendl From Tel Aviv (2016) This short film from Eran Torbiner and Yaad Biran is based on a feuilleton (a kind of literary supplement in newspapers) by Yosef Tunkel, a Yiddish writer from Belarus, that he wrote during a 1931 visit to pre-state Israel. The character Menahem-Mendl was created by Sholem Aleichem, one of the best-known Yiddish writers, and came to refer to someone who made money from nothing.…

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June
June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
VA United States

Letayel Im Hatanach – Tavel With the Bible Wed. June 24th 7pm Join Dor Kwiatek, the Israel Shaliach (Fellow) at Virginia Tech for a virtual tour of Israel. Dor will show how some of the stories in the Hebrew Bible come to life through the geology, archaeology, and history in the land of Israel. Click HERE to join the program

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