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April 2021

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April
April 11 @ 8:00 am - April 17 @ 10:00 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Israel will be turning 73 years old on April 15th! Let’s party all week! Here are a few suggestions: *Enjoy an Israeli dish (Hummus and Pita, Falafel, Shakshuka, almost any Middle Eastern or Mediterranean dish works) *Check out some Israeli tv. Netflix offers shows like Shtisel and Fauda (mark your calendars for our Fauda program on 4/13) or try Srugim or A Touch Away on Amazon Prime.  Another option is Homeland, based on an Israeli show. *Stream some Israeli tunes…

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April
April 15 @ 8:00 am - April 21 @ 8:00 pm EDT
UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

Running Around Jerusalem Virtual Treadmill Workouts Running Around Jerusalem is a series of virtual half-hour workouts that take you on guided running tours through the iconic city of Jerusalem. Come run / walk / bike with Michael and Daniel – 2 local Jerusalemites and avid runners – as they explore and explain some of their favorite running routes around Jerusalem. WEEK 1: Chevron Road / Old Train Tracks WEEK 2: Old & New Jerusalem WEEK 3: Running in Paradise

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April
April 18 @ 8:00 am - April 24 @ 10:00 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Earth Day is 4/22 and Judaism teaches us to Heal the World, Tikkun Olam.  Here’s how we can make the world a greener place this week: *Turn off your faucet while brushing your teeth (saves 8 gallons of water a day)! *Unplug appliances when not in use, try washing your laundry in cold water, turn off the heated dry on your dishwasher to save energy. *Look for more eco friendly products or packaging and pay more attention to what can…

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18
April
April 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

**This event has been cancelled** **This event has been cancelled**

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18
April
April 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

The Tattooed Torah Film Panel & Discussion Sunday, April 18th, 4pm The Tattooed Torah is an animated film based on the renowned children’s book by Marvell Ginsburg, which has been educating children about the Holocaust for over 30 years. This story of The Tattooed Torah is a profound story of love, bonds across generations, tradition, resilience, and above all – a story of hope. The Tattooed Torah program will begin with a 22-minute viewing of the film followed by a moderated…

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22
April
April 22 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 8:00 pm EDT
UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

Running Around Jerusalem Virtual Treadmill Workouts Running Around Jerusalem is a series of virtual half-hour workouts that take you on guided running tours through the iconic city of Jerusalem. Come run / walk / bike with Michael and Daniel – 2 local Jerusalemites and avid runners – as they explore and explain some of their favorite running routes around Jerusalem. WEEK 1: Chevron Road / Old Train Tracks WEEK 2: Old & New Jerusalem WEEK 3: Running in Paradise WEEK…

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22
April
April 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

Join in on the fun & get crafty with us! Swing by our parking lot, pick up a jCraft To Go, take it home and unpack your studio! Resin Hamsa Molds Pick-Up: Thurs. Apr. 22nd anytime from 3-5pm Passport Members: FREE! Non-Members: $15 *Limit: 1 package per family*   RSVP to Sara T. or Naioki today!

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22
April
April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Genealogy Basics Class Thursday, April 22nd @ 7pm Join the librarians from the Center for Jewish History to learn how to navigate online to search for family history. The Genealogy Basics class will give you the tools & approaches to work online, get a better & more satisfying experience knowing what free resources are out there, learn how the librarians can help you as you research. The Center for Jewish History librarians can cover any or all sides of the…

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25
April
April 25 @ 8:00 am - May 1 @ 10:00 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

We all love our pets! Many of us have adopted new pets over the course of the pandemic. We want to see those adorable faces!  Show us your pups, kitties, chickens, lizards, chinchillas, fish, guinea pigs, birds and ant farms! Let’s turn the United Jewish Community of the Virginia Peninsula’s Facebook page into a virtual petting zoo this week! Post your pet’s pics on our UJC Facebook Page or email your photos to Jessi Malkin to be entered in our…

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26
April
April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

We invite you to join us for a Virtual Evening with Special Guest, Rabbi Michael Schudrich, Chief Rabbi of Poland. What is it Like to be Jewish in Poland Today? CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE PROGRAM Questions? Email Sarah Barnett Your generosity to our Annual Campaign connects us to our Jewish family around the globe. If you have not yet had an opportunity to make your commitment to the 2021 UJC Annual Campaign, please CLICK HERE.   Michael Schudrich…

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April
April 29 @ 8:00 am - May 5 @ 8:00 pm EDT
UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

Running Around Jerusalem Virtual Treadmill Workouts Running Around Jerusalem is a series of virtual half-hour workouts that take you on guided running tours through the iconic city of Jerusalem. Come run / walk / bike with Michael and Daniel – 2 local Jerusalemites and avid runners – as they explore and explain some of their favorite running routes around Jerusalem. WEEK 1: Chevron Road / Old Train Tracks WEEK 2: Old & New Jerusalem WEEK 3: Running in Paradise WEEK…

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