The Tidewater Jewish community offers something for everyone. The Community Directory is the best online resource for local community venues, kosher dining and shopping, arts and culture events, youth activities, and more! 

The Southeastern Virginia Jewish News is available in print and online, and features articles regarding current Jewish interests locally, nationally, and internationally. The Jewish News is published 22 times a year and includes a wide range of article topics from editorials to book reviews. Special sections are also featured throughout the year like the Chanukah, Summer Camp, Business & Legal guides, and more. Check out the website for current news and to sign up to start receiving your copy.


Volunteers are the heart and soul of a community; offering their time, skills, and patience in the spirit of tikkun olam and tzedakah. Share the love and check out the volunteer opportunities today.



The Tidewater area is an excellent location to raise a family. The area includes the cities of Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News, and Suffolk. Each city offers different and equally appealing opportunities; all while being conveniently linked together by the interstate. Please feel free to contact me for more information about each city in relation to the Tidewater Jewish Community.

This is a map of the Tidewater area complete with all Jewish agencies, organizations, and synagogues! The map also features local landmarks, hospitals, airports, and special attractions. Popular neighborhoods have been outlined in purple.

Follow this link to view a larger map. Utilize the menu on the left of the map to locate specific agencies, schools, synagogues, etc. Feel free to contact me directly for more information about the Tidewater Jewish community or to suggest a modification to the map.

View Tidewater Jewish Community in a larger map

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