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12 Southeastern Virginia Jewish News April 10, 1998 Sunday, April 19,1998 Contemporary Arts Center of Virginia "t%i*/ "The Long Way Home," winner of the 1998 :w i:c: Academy Award for Best Documentary, will be featured Sunday, April 19, 1998, when the JCCT and the Contemporary Arts Center of Virginia come together for the first programming event for Israel at 50. Ruth Gruber, featured in "The Long Way Home" and famed foreign correspondent, will speak of her experiences on the ship Exodus and her rescue missions taking Holocaust survivors from Nazi-infested waters to safety in Lake Oswego, N.Y. during the late 1940% The movie deals with events following the liberation of the death camps, showing how Holocaust survivors went from the death camps into detention camps that were scarcely more pleasant. The world, for the most part, ignored these people and their plight. As a result, their determination to find a land to call their own was fueled by these events, and this determination culminated in the establishment of the State of Israel - a homeland to call their own. The Contemporary Arts Center of Virginia is featuring three artists' interpretations of this period in an exhibit from Denmark. Joe Nicastri, Christian Boltanski and Shimon Attie will display their work, as well as a 40-piece photography exhibit from Denmark. Mr. Nicastri will be present to discuss his approach to the subject matter and answer questions. The schedule of events is: 1:00 - 2:00 pm .............. Art exhibit with guest, Joe Nicastri Irael 2:00 - 2:30 pm .............. Ruth Gruber 9.:30 - 4:30 pm .............. "The Long Way Home" 4:30 - 5:30 pm .............. Reception Seating is limited. Call 489-1371 to RSVP. Lead Corporate Sponsor This program is an Israel at 50 event sponsored bj 7 lidinik CENTER FOR ADULT LIVING The ICCT provides a variety of daily services and programs to enrich the lives, minds and health of our senior adult members. For detailed information, call Ilana Marmon, ext. 114. Thursday, April 16, 11:30 rn ................ Third Seder with Rabbi Michael Panitz Friday, April 2,4, 11:30 am ...................... Mrs. Gail Garner, Jewish Family Services, will answer questions in an ongoing program, "Ask the Nurse"* "Please submit Four questions in a closed envelope to Ilana Marmon by April 17. Friday, May 1, 11:30 am ......................... Israel Independence Celebration Friday, May 8, 11:30 am ......................... A Mary Kay representative will demonstrate current trends in make-up RtTc [ollows lunch on Frcilccll lclays The raffle is sponsored by Marilyn Miller in honor and memory of her children Michael Alan and Sherri Lynn Miller N TI YOUNG AT HEART CLUB Wednesday, April 22 Seniors' lunch * 11:45 am followed by the Young at Heart Club Musical Program with the Town & Gown at 1:00 pm YOUNG ENggETIC SENIORS Wednesday, April 15 Seniors' lunch 11:45 am followed by a 1:00 pm YES Club Program April 23 - June 11 * 7:00 - 8:00 pm $90/$100 non-members/per couple/ Learn to Swing, Fox-Trot, Waltz, Cha-Cha and Merengue with Betty Lou Ollises SBHORS AT THE BEACH Tuesdays I0:00 am Beth Chaverim , current events, outings, lunch and camaraderie Israel Zoberman CELEBRATE ISRAEL'S "BIG ONE" Sunday, April 26, 1998 Noon- 6:00 pm Town Point Park Israel is coming to Town Point Park with round the clock entertainment, chil- dren's games, rides, a petting zoo, foods to eat and a mar- ketplace, too! Bring your family and friends and help Hampton Roads celebrate the "Big One"- 50 years of statehood for Israel. World-class entertainment by Ron Eliran, the Oy Vey Klezmer, ODU Ballet, Hebrew Academy Choir, Second Story, and a cantorial cantata by Temple Israel's own Yael Fishman and Rabbi Michael Panitz Sample foods from the middle east as well as USA favorites Shop in the shuk - a marketplace full of world-wide products Take part in Israeli folk dance lessons A day packed with fun for everyone. This is a once in a lifetime experience, so join in the fun. , This is an Israel at 50 event sponsored by Il'ae| Lead Corporate Sponsor Rellelml00nk I IHE 8TH ANNUAL JCCT GOLF AND TENNIS TOURNAMENT Dedicated to the memory of Steve Eichelbaum The Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club Registration - 11:30 am Lunch - 12:00 noon Tee Time - 1:00 pm Tennis Tournament - 1:00 pm Golf Tournament Florida Best Ball Tennis Tournament Doubles fj Si For further information about J