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Simon Family Passport to Israel: 8 recipients head to Israel this summer

The Tidewater Jewish Foundation’s Simon Family Passport to Israel will send 8 recipients to Israel after a year-long program pause due to the pandemic. “With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the world last year, we simply couldn't have students travel in the summer of 2020,” said Naomi…

Danial Watts receives Stein Family College Scholarship from TJF

The annual Stein Family College Scholarship of the Tidewater Jewish Foundation was recently awarded to Danial Watts, a soon-to-be graduate of Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Watts is the 13th recipient of the four-year scholarship, which provides up to $10,000 per…

Motherhood Reflections on Shared Traditions

When I was in college, I remember saying to my friends that I did not want to be a mother. It came with responsibility that I did not want. As a mother, you are given a precious gift, yet it comes with no instruction manual and no way to know that you’ll get it right. And, I always wanted…

Tidewater Legacy Donors to be honored at May 25 virtual event

Jewish Tidewater’s 339 legacy donors are among the 18,000 who will be honored at the first Legacy Donor Appreciation Event sponsored by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s (HGF) LIFE & LEGACY® initiative. The event, to be held virtually on May 25 at 7:30 pm eastern time, will celebrate…

Grants available for first-time campers to Jewish overnight camps

As the world begins to safely open up, many families are beginning to look for activities for their children this summer. For those considering Jewish overnight camps, the Tidewater Jewish Foundation is proud to partner with the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s One Happy Camper program.