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March 2021

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March
March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Thursday, March 18th @ 7pm Featuring guest speakers: Elizabeth Glidden, Marcia Hulley & Jane Stein Elizabeth Glidden has a Master’s Degree in public health & is a member of Adas Israel congregation in DC. She is currently living out her international dream: living in Mexico City & working with refugees who are seeking a better life. Marcia Bloom Hulley was an award winning producer/director/editor for the PBS flagship station WGBH in Boston. Since retiring, she has been teaching a form…

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21
March
March 21 @ 8:00 am - March 27 @ 10:00 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

We love our obscure National Holidays here at the UJCVP!  This week we are observing on of our favorites, National Chip and Dip Day!  Check out this super easy salsa recipe from aseasyasapplepie.com! 2 (14 oz) cans whole tomatoes with juice 1/2 cup fresh cilantro (chopped) 1 small onion (chopped) 1 clove garlic (chopped) 1 jalapeno (chopped) juice of 1/2 a lime 1/4 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp sugar Put the tomatoes (without juice) and all the other…

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21
March
March 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Join your BBYO friends for a Bob Ross painting tutorial followed by a delicious chocolate Seder! Sunday, March 21st 3-4:30pm Painting and Seder will be outside in the UJC tennis court, weather permitting. If inclement weather, program will be via Zoom. Open to Jewish teens grades 8-12   CLICK HERE to SIGN UP Questions? Email BBYO Advisor, Logan Rajman

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21
March
March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

PJ Library: Good Night Zoom Pre-Passover Pajama Zoom Party! Snuggle into PJs and listen to some stories before bedtime with your PJ Library friends & learn a Passover song with special guest, Ms. Susie!   Sunday, March 21, 7pm RSVP to Jessi Malkin

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23
March
March 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

Pearl Society Parking Lot Shoe Party Tues. March 23rd 5-6pm Put on your favorite shoes and stop by our party to drop off NEW KIDS’ SNEAKERS to donate to local children in need. Then grab and ice cream from the Blue Bunny truck! What we need: *new sneakers for ages 5-14 (kids sizes 11-8) *velcro or tie *any brand *boys or girls styles *in a box or not Questions? Email Sarah Barnett

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24
March
March 24 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

Passover in a Box Wednesday, March 24th 5-5:30pm Pull up to the J to get your box with all the things you’ll need to celebrate Passover at home! Take your box home to enjoy and send us your pictures! Please RSVP to Jessi Malkin *Supplies are limited*

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March
March 28 @ 8:00 am - April 3 @ 10:00 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

As we enter our second Pandemic Passover, we are all missing celebrations with our family and friends. This week we want to turn the UJCVP Facebook Page into one big PASSOVER PARTY! Show us however you are celebrating: food, family, art projects, puppets… Share your celebration photos on our UJC Facebook Page or email your photos to Jessi Malkin and be entered in our raffle for an extra special Post-Passover Deliciously Leavened Carb Kit!

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31
March
March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

  Wednesdays beginning March 31st, 7-8pm $60 for the session ($10 / class) A 6-week conversational Yiddish online course utilizing the curricula and materials developed by Columbia University Professor Miriam Hoffman and under the guidance and direction of her son, renowned actor and course professor Avi Hoffman, connecting the academic roots of the Yiddish language with its incredible contributions to mainstream modern culture. This hands-on course emphasizes the humor and depth of the Yiddish Culture and encourages the course participants…

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April 2021

01
April
April 1 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 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

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04
April
April 4 @ 8:00 am - April 10 @ 10:00 pm EDT
UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

Good Deeds Day is a global day that unites people from 108 countries to do good deeds for the benefit of others and the planet.  We have spent lots of time working to help each other this year and this week we are going to revisit some of these projects! Here are some suggestions: *Mow your neighbors lawn *Weed or help plant a garden *Deliver a treat to someone who doesn’t get visitors *Donate unneeded items in your home to…

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06
April
April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Tuesday, Apr. 6th @ 7pm   Mordechai (2018) 13:53 mins An ultra Orthodox Jew reunites with his twin brother for their father’s funeral.     Last Class in Baghdad (2018) 13:06 mins Graduates and former students from the last Jewish school in Iraq look back at a time that was the happiest – and most troubling – of their lives. To Join the Zoom Call, CLICK HERE Questions? Email Jessi Malkin

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07
April
April 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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One event on April 13, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 8:00 pm

401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Days of Memory: From Commemoration to Celebration is a signature, 3-night viewing experience on Virtual J, featuring exclusive content created by the JCC Movement for Yom HaShoah, Yom HaZikaron, and Yom HaAtzmaut. This flagship event will use storytelling, first-person accounts, music, and more so North America’s Jewish community can observe these Israeli holidays by exploring how telling and retelling is shaped by memory; transformed through commemoration; and, over time, shared in celebration.    April 7, 2021:   Yom HaShoah: Honoring…

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08
April
April 8 @ 8:00 am - April 14 @ 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

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08
April
April 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
UJCVP, 401 City Center Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606

Red Cross Blood Drive in the UJC Gym Thurs. April 8th 10am-3pm Click HERE to Schedule an Appointment *walk-ins will not be admitted *Additional donor screening, social distancing, and decontamination methods will be in place during the blood drives. All blood donations will be tested for COVD19 Questions? Email Sara Traster  

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08
April
April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
VA United States

Registration Required Click HERE to Register After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. For questions, please email Sarah Barnett

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12
April
April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Mindful Monday Theme: Transition & Resilience April 12th, 7pm CLICK HERE to join the Zoom program Questions? Email Jessi Malkin

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13
April
April 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Email Jessi Malkin to RSVP *Program sponsored by Jewish Federation of New Bedford

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13
April
April 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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One event on April 13, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 8:00 pm

401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Days of Memory: From Commemoration to Celebration is a signature, 3-night viewing experience on Virtual J, featuring exclusive content created by the JCC Movement for Yom HaShoah, Yom HaZikaron, and Yom HaAtzmaut. This flagship event will use storytelling, first-person accounts, music, and more so North America’s Jewish community can observe these Israeli holidays by exploring how telling and retelling is shaped by memory; transformed through commemoration; and, over time, shared in celebration.    April 7, 2021:   Yom HaShoah: Honoring…

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14
April
April 14 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Yom Haatzmaut in a Box Wednesday, Apr. 14th 5-5:30pm Everything you need to celebrate Israel’s Independence Day at home! *Anyone who submits a photo will be entered in a raffle to win a gift card. Please RSVP to Jessi Malkin *Supplies are limited*

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April
April 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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One event on April 13, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 8:00 pm

401 City Center Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

Days of Memory: From Commemoration to Celebration is a signature, 3-night viewing experience on Virtual J, featuring exclusive content created by the JCC Movement for Yom HaShoah, Yom HaZikaron, and Yom HaAtzmaut. This flagship event will use storytelling, first-person accounts, music, and more so North America’s Jewish community can observe these Israeli holidays by exploring how telling and retelling is shaped by memory; transformed through commemoration; and, over time, shared in celebration.    April 7, 2021:   Yom HaShoah: Honoring…

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