Israel Today



Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and
Simon Family JCC along with community partners present:

 

Israel Today 2019-2020



WEDNESDAY, April 29 | 7:30PM
WHY ART MATTERS IN THE FIGHT FOR THE SOUL OF ISRAEL
Craig Dershowitz: Founder & CEO, Artists 4 Israel and Healing Ink
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SUNDAY, May 3 | 12:00 PM
ISRAEL FEST
Meat Carneval: Gili Ben Shahar & Ohad Kvity: Former Dad Bloggers turned Culinary Renegades bring their live-fire Israeli cooking to Israel Fest


Previous Events



Israel Today with Joe Perlov – POSTPONED – New Date Coming Soon!


Due to the dynamic and challenging situation around the novel coronavirus, and following conversations with our special guests concerning travel, we are postponing this event. New dates are in the works and will be announced shortly! If you are interested in this event, you can still reserve your spot on the waitlist by clicking the button below. We will email you with the link to reserve your seat as soon as the new date has been decided!

 

CLICK HERE to reserve your spot on the waitlist!



SATURDAY, February 22 | 8:00 PM
PICTURE OF HIS LIFE
Amos Nachoum: Globe-Trotting Master of Photography, President, BigAnimals Expeditions
As part of the Virginia Festival of Jewish Film's BIG Saturday Night

 



MONDAY, December 9 | 7:30 PM
SHADOW STRIKE: INSIDE ISRAEL’S SECRET MISSION TO ELIMINATE SYRIAN NUCLEAR POWER
Yaakov Katz: Editor-In-Chief of the Jerusalem Post, Defense Analyst
As part of the Lee and Bernard Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival
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WEDNESDAY, November 6 | 7:30 PM
CHUTZPAH: WHY ISRAEL IS A HUB OF INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Inbal Arieli: Serial Entrepreneur and one of the 100 Most Influential People in Israeli High-Tech
As part of the Lee and Bernard Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival
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Unless otherwise noted, all events are FREE and open to the community, and take place at the Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus, 5000 Corporate Woods Drive in Virginia Beach.

 

For more information on the Israel Today series, including upcoming events, please contact Leigh Casson at 757-321-2304 or lcasson@ujft.org.

 

The Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and Simon Family JCC are grateful for the support of our community partners for our 8th annual Israel Today series including: ADL of Greater Washington · AIPAC · AJC · BBYO · Beth Sholom Village · B’nai Israel Congregation · Center for the Study of Religious Freedom at Virginia Wesleyan University · Chabad Lubavitch of Tidewater · Congregation Beth Chaverim · Congregation Beth El · Embassy of Israel in Washington · Freda H. Gordon Hospice & Palliative Care of Tidewater · Hebrew Academy of Tidewater · Jewish Family Service of Tidewater · Jewish News · Kehillat Bet Hamidrash · Norfolk-Virginia Beach Chapter of ORT America · ODU Hillel · Ohef Sholom Temple ·  Old Dominion University's Institute of Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding · Regent University · Robert C. Nusbaum Honors College of Norfolk State University · Temple Emanuel · Temple Israel · Tidewater Community College · Tidewater Chavurah · Tidewater Jewish Foundation · UJFT Holocaust Commission · UJFT Men’s Campaign · UJFT Society of Professionals · UJFT Women’s Cabinet · UJFT Young Adult Division