The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater nurtures a vibrant, engaged, inclusive and caring Jewish community whose collective action is guided by our values.

UJFT Society of Professionals Kickoff Celebration

 Tuesday, September 13 | 6:00pm

1701 VB

1701 Baltic Ave

Virginia Beach

Join us as we merge the Maimonides and Business & Legal Societies to form the UJFT Society of Professionals to provide a unique opportunity for collegial socializing and networking while integrating Jewish concerns.

End of Summer Shabbat

Friday, August 26
5:00pm – Pool Party + Games
6:00pm– Blessings + Dinner
6:40pm – Pie Eating Contest
Simon Family JCC 

Menu: Chicken Dinner, Chicken Nuggets, Cucumber Salad, Black Bean Salad, Fruit, Corn on the Cob, Adult beverages included

Early Bird Tickets:  $8 Kids* | $12 Adults (By August 23)
Tickets: $10 Kids*$15 Adults  ( After August 23)* Ages 3-12  

You can also purchase your tickets at the Simon Family JCC Front Desk or by calling 757-321-2338.

Please purchase your tickets as soon as possible. 

Campaign Kickoff Special Event!

Tuesday, September 20 | 5:45 pm 
Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
201 Market Street in Virginia Beach
Free and open to the community

First 100 people to RSVP to the Annual Campaign Kickoff get free tickets to hear Ambassador Ross at the Israel Today/Virginia Beach Forum event, starting at 7:30pm.

To RSVP or learn more, please email, or call 757-965-6115.

Israel Today with Ambassador Dennis Ross

Presented by the Community Relations Council, Simon Family JCC, and community partners, in collaboration with the Virginia Beach Forum

Tuesday, September 20 | 7:30pm 
Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
201 Market Street in Virginia Beach

From his first days at the Pentagon in the Carter administration to his latest White House tour in the Obama administration, Ambassador Dennis Ross has been at the heart of American foreign policy with postings spanning the administrations of five presidents, both Democrat and Republican. Weaving together history and experience to recount the presidents’ attitudes toward Israel and the region, Ross will take a look back to the relationships from the birth of the state of Israel to the future based on the outcome of the upcoming elections. Click here to learn more about Israel Today with Ambassador Ross or to purchase tickets.

The Hal Sacks Jewish News Archives 

Research, laugh, remember, and honor. 

Visit the Hal Sacks Jewish News Archives and browse, search and enjoy full issues of the Tidewater community's Jewish News, published between 1947 and 2005. 

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Tidewater Jewish Community Directory

The Tidewater area includes Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and even the cities of Newport News and Hampton. That’s a lot of ground to cover but no worries, the community directory is the best online resource for synagogues, local venues, kosher dining and shopping, arts and culture events, professional networking, youth activities, and more!

Start exploring Jewish Tidewater today.