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The B’nai Tzedek Program is a partnership between parents, their B’nai Mitzvah teens, and TJF that provides the opportunity to create a fund for Jewish…

TJF hosts Sofer and educational experience for Tidewater

Last month, the Tidewater Jewish Foundation hosted a unique educational and cultural experience for the Jewish community. The event, Grants in Action: Meet & Greet with a Sofer, gave community members the opportunity to meet a Sofer, learn what they do, and see them in action. Invited to…

Charlie Nusbaum elected as new Tidewater Jewish Foundation Chairperson

Nusbaum brings a wealth of experience and leadership to TJF. Serving as the president of the S.L. Nusbaum Insurance Agency since 1980, he is the past president of Ohef Sholom Temple, Norfolk Yacht and Country Club, Norfolk Academy Alumni Association, Tidewater Red Cross Chapter, and Norfolk…

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…