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Simon Family Passport: Yael Schranz spends gap year in Israel

It’s been almost a month now and it feels like I just left yesterday. You know the experience was amazing especially when it is so difficult to move on from it.

TJF Community Impact Grant helps new mental health and wellbeing cohort

Over the past few years, a larger spotlight has been placed on mental health and wellbeing. With the COVID-19 pandemic, quarantines, lack of in-person contact, and day-to-day stress, it’s no surprise that everyone from Olympic athletes to college students has made mental health and…

TJF celebrates donors at 2022 Simon Family Legacy Celebration

On May 17, the Tidewater Jewish Foundation celebrated donors, community milestones, and philanthropic accomplishments at the 2022 Simon Family Legacy Celebration. The first in-person event in three years, the celebration highlighted the continued success of the LIFE & LEGACY program, new…

Leia Morrissey receives Stein Family Scholarship from TJF

The annual Stein Family College Scholarship of the Tidewater Jewish Foundation was recently awarded to Leia Morrissey, a soon-to-be graduate of Granby High School in Norfolk, Virginia. Morrissey is the 15th recipient of the four-year scholarship, which provides up to $10,000 per year to…

TJF to host first Simon Family Legacy Celebration in three years

On May 15, the Tidewater Jewish Foundation will host the 2022 Simon Family Legacy Celebration, an event honoring donors, agencies, and organizations serving the current and future of the Tidewater Jewish community. TJF’s first in-person event in three years, the celebration aims to…