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Southeastern Virginia Jewish News COMMUNITY NEWS r May 22, 1998 Marlene Rossen to head Beth El Sisterhood Marlene Rossen will be installed as president of Congre- gation Beth El Sisterhood at Installation ceremonies on June 2, beginning at 7 p.m. at the tem- ple. Installing officer will be Ada Michaels. Also to be installed will be members of the Sister- hood's executive board. The evening's program will include a look at he changing role of women in the synagogue, presented by Miriam Brunn Ruberg. Rossen is the Senior Develop- ment Associate for the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and has professional and volun- teer leadership positions in sev- eral Jewish agencies in our area. She was the Regional Director of Israel Bonds and a member of the Executive Board of B'nai B'rith Women, Tidewater Coun- cil. She is also a past president of the Beth Sholom Home Auxil- iary and was on the executive board of the Hebrew Academy. and the board of the Jewish Community Center. Rossen is excited about her upcoming term of office. She grew up at Beth E1 and began her involvement with the synagogue at the age of 12, helping out in the kitchen for the Purim carni- val. She has held many chair- manships for Sisterhood over the years and is pleased to have the opportunity to continue her sup- port of her spiritual home. Mar- lene's husband Larry Rossen, Shavuot Service for unaffiliated The unaffiliated Jewish Com- munity is invited to join Congre- gation Beth Chaverim, the Reform Jewish Congregation of Virginia Beach at their May 31 Shavuot Service which will begin at 1:30 p.m. The service will be foUowed by refreshments and an open house. Rabbi Israel Zoberman, Religious School Director, Chuck Zeitman, Presi- dent, Dr. Gerald Levy, and other officers, teachers and congre- gants will be on hand to greet those attending. The Temple which is located at 3820 Stoneshore Road (at the intersection of Rosemont Road) will remain open to visitors until 4p.m. Those wishing further infor- mation may call Paula Levy at 495-3664, or Rose Meyer at 463- 7456. Marlene Rosse Incoming Sisterhood President their children Jeffery and Bran- don, and the rest of her family are proud of Marlene's hard work and dedication. Joining her as Officers of the Beth E1 Sisterhood are Vice Pres- idents, Heidi Gladstone and Darcy Bloch (membership), Phyllis Lannik (publicity) and Gina Rose (gift shop); Treasurer, Celda Meltzer and Assistant Treasurer; Frieda Goldstein; Recording Secretary Lil Stein; Corresponding Secretaries, Ray Abrons and Edie Radomsky; Chaplain, Beverly Handel and Immediate Past Presidents, Jody Laibstain and Edie Schlain. Invited to a Bar or Bat Mitzvah?? Searching for the right gift?. Why not give the "Gift of Israel?" Many area Bar and Bat Mitzvah students are enrolled in the Simon Family Passport to Israel Program. You can help them to build up their savings for an Israel Teen Experience by gMng the Gift of Israel. For more information, contact Amy Zelenka at the United Jewish Federation of Tklewater at 671-1600 extension 123. What is the Passport to Israel Program? The Simon Family Passport to Israel Program is essentially a savings plan with available matching funds. The Program's goal is to enable students enrolled in participating Jewish Schools to visit Israel as a meaningful part of their Jewish education. The program is a partnership of families, synagogues, the United Jewish Federation of Tlewater and the Twcater Jewish Foundation. Certain rules and policies apply to the program. If you are interested in enrolling or learning more about the Simon Family Passport to Israel Prram, please call your synagogue or the United Jewish Federation of Twater for an information packet HENRY B. KAUFMANN AWARD -- Rabbi Lawrence Forman, left, Rabbi Samuel Sobel holding award, sand Ted Kaufman, Ohef Sholom Temple Men's Club Rabbi Sobel receives Kaufman Award Rabbi Samuel Sobel received the 1998 Henry B. Kaufmann Award at Ohef Sholom Temple on Sunday, March 29. The Henry B. Kaufmann award is presented annually by the Ohef Sholom Temple Men's Club and honors individuals for their commitment of Service to the Community and Service to Ohef Sholom Temple. Past recipients have included Minnette Cooper, Arlene and Howard Kesser, IsabeUe Horne, and Henry B. Kaufmann. Rabbi Samuel Sobel was the unanimous choice of this year's Awards committee. A brunch was served in Rabbi Sobel's honor preceding the award pre- sentation and was attended by over 100 people. In his remarks, Award Presen- ter Ted Kaufman pointed out that Rabbi Sobel's many firsts includ- ed: introducing Bagels to the Hawaiian Islands; the only Chap- lain wounded and receiving a Purple Heart during the Korean War; and, the first Rabbi to deliver a Sermon in the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Rabbi Israel Zoberman with Congressman Owen Pickett. Pickett inserted into the "Congressional Record" on Yom Ha'atzmaut the arti- cle, "Celebrating Israel's 50th Anniversary," which was written by Rabbi Zoberman and which appeared in The Virginian-Pilot. "Passage to Wisdom" to begin Nov. 9 Those who would like to hear an interesting and informative discussion about medical issues may want to hear area doctors address some medical concerns in the "Passage to Wisdom" at the Jewish Commun- ity Center from Nov. 9 through Nov. 13. The following topics will be covered in the sessions on Health: Monday: (Nov. 9) Alterni- tive Medicine with Dr.Robert A. Nash Tuesday: (Nov. 10) Medi- cine Today with Dr, David R. Maizel Wednesday: (Nov. 11 ) What is New in Gerontology with Dr. Stefan Gravenstein Thursday: (Nov. 12) Forget- fulness is Not What You Think with Dr. David Kruger Friday: (Nov. 13) Pharma- cology: The Good, the Bad and The Ugly with Dr. Linda Lilley Those wishing additional information watch for the upcoming issues of the South- eastern Virginia Jewish News. K0000her Place Meats & More BRISKETS TURKEYS KUGEL, I"ZIMMES CHALLAH CAKES 623-1770 78 w,,t 22nd Street, Norfolk DEU, SANDWICHES. PLAITERS * HOT DOGS HAMBURGERS Challahs Baked on Premises FRESH BEEF VEAL LAMB POULTRY PREPARED FOODS i '