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10--UJF--June 9, 1996 Jewish Education Night CONTINUED FROM PAGE 7 Hilary Lesser, Michelle Proser Sheryl Losik, and Sarah Shames. Of the 60 some teens who attended the Teen Study Pro- gram this year, 12 were hon- ored for their excellent atten- dance. They were: David Beck- er, Lisa Becker, Laurie Bloom, Herb Eilberg, Nessim Halioua, Justin Klaff, Corey Laderberg, Sarah Pike, Michelle Proser, Karen Rohn, Jeffrey Rossen llene Putterman, Chairperson of Professional Development for JEC, was one of the awards presenters. Rabbi Lawrence Forman giving the closing prayer. and David Weiden. Certificates were also given to teachers for Continuing Edu- cation (18 points or more) and Advanced ContinuingEduca- tion (36 points or more). These are points teachers can accumu- late for additional learning, which they do. Receiving recog- nition were: Continuing Education Certificates: Annette Abrons, Marilyn Ashe, Beverly Cheeks, Sabrina Gean, Loren Groves, Nettle Groves, Shmuel Itzhak, Brenda Kozak, Toby Lerman, Paula Levy, Hinda Lind, Rychel Margolin, Evelyn Menasha, Ada Michaels, Rona Proser, Irving Skupsky, Kitty Wolf Steinberg and Becky Winstead Advanced Continuing Education Certificates: Han- nah Baer, Rabbi Moshe Dear, Vivian Forman, Blanche Glick- man, Tova Goder, Alene Jo Kaufman, Ina Mirman Leider- man, Joan London, Kathryn Morton, Rabbi Ezra Nulman, Sheila Panitz, and Judy Rohn. The newest category of awards, Creative Teaching Awards, were given to 5 out- standing projects done by class- room teachers. The winners were: 1) Ruth Caplan of Temple Emanuel for her Olde Times Newsletter done by students in her class; 2) Beverly Cheeks, Sabrina Gean and Beverly Ger- shon of the Shalom Children's Center for their creative video on teaching Pesach to young children; 3) Jill Mitcham of Congregation Beth Chaverim for her unit on teaching G-d to parents and children; 4) Sheila Panitz for her unit on Kashrut taught to 4th graders at the Hebrew Academy; 5) Ellen Abbey Sacks of Ohef Shalom Temple for her innovative hand puppets of Bible and holiday characters. TEL AVIV S954 FROM NORFOLK DAILY DEPARTURES WORLD AIR LINES (703) 885-8884 DOMINION CUSTOM DESIGNED CONCRETE POOLS New Construction & Major Renovations Residential & Commercial B.D. Laderberg, President 00181-5551 Virginia Beach Your CD can buy long term care or guaranteed death benefits. I Can Show You How. BaIT Financial Services Jeew A. ewr LUTCF, MBA 5700 Cleveland Street, #101 Vlflllnla B4H"h, VA 23462 Fm,: (Ira4)  FAX: (a04) , m THE Newport News Hampton Willi, / On June 15 UJC Annual Meeting. to give Beskin- - 1 and Young Leadership Awards 1 The United Jewish Community of the Virginia ish senior high school student. The recipiea! Peninsula will hold its Annual Meeting at the selected on the basis of outstanding achieve,  Jewish Community Center on Thursday, June 15 and diligence in academic, personal, and cor at 7 p.m. President Gary Nachman will discuss the State of the Federation and Mayor Barry E. DuVal will share his experiences in Israel during the recent U.S. Conference of Mayors in Jerusalem. Special recognition and presentations will be awarded to the Peninsula professionals who have given many hours of time and shared their expertise to benefit the refugees who have been resettled on the Peninsula during the past five years. The agenda will also include the presenta- tions of the Beskin Memorial Scholarship and the Emanual M. Greenspon Young Leadership Award. A dessert Reception will follow the meet- ing. Charles J. "Chuck" Stern is the Emanuel M. Greenspon Young Leadership Award recipient this year. This is the Peninsula's highest leader- ship award and is given to a young adult in the community who best exemplifies leadership qual- ities and potential. Chuck readily accepts respon- sibilities in many areas. As treasurer of the Unit- ed Jewish Community, he is chairman of the Budget Committee and is currently participating in the development of a long range financial plan for the UJC. He is the past Vice President for JCC Affairs, has served on the Strategic Plan- ning Committee, the Building and Grounds Com- mittee, and participated in the Generations Men- taring Program this past year. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Temple Sinai. As a leader by example, Chuck continually accepts a growing level of responsibility while completing each task with diligence and thoroughness. As a recipient of the Young Leadership Award, Chuck will have the opportunity to attend the General Assembly of the Council of Jewish Federations in nity endeavors. The 1995 award will be preS0 ed to Erin Michelle Ghelber at the Annual hi0 ing. Erin Ghelber is a scholar and a leader v has excelled in many areas within the Je v community as welVas in the general commt Her academic record at Tabb High Scho0] impeccable and her extra-curricular work reil a commitment to excellence. Erin's activities in the community include at the Virginia Living Museum, Habitat Humanity, the Jewish Community Center  the Veterans Hospital. She attended the el Panim Seminar program in Washington, and was chosen to participate in the People Student Ambassador Program to Australia and New Zealand. She also ipated in the AIPAC Conference for two attended the Model United Nations for three years, and spent a summer in the NIFTY Archaeological Dig. In being selected to the Governor's Russian Academy and receiving the Scholar Award for her participation in the school she was elected to Mu Alpha Theta and National Honor Society, and served as of the Tabb High School Yearbook. Erin and her family are members of Sinai where she was president of the Group for two years. "Erin Ghelber highest qualities and virtffes of Jewish She is mature, handles all responsibilities enthusiasm and dedication to detail. She ca counted upon to support those Temple progra both youth and adult, with eagerness andff, spirit, wrote Rabbi Mark olub in his r e$ mendation, a Boston in November. Erin Ghelber is an exceptional young lady Established in 1959 in memory of a beloved a most deserving recipient of the Beskin ScBi and outstanding humanitarian and leader, the ship Award. She is the daughter of Ana .l Craig Ghelber and will attend the University Theodore H. and Esther Beskin Memorial Schol- | arship award is awarded to a worthy local Jew- Virginia in the fall. i Peninsula Annual campaign exceeds goal The 1995 United Jewish Com- munity Annual campaign reached $682,000, exceeding its stated goal by $7,000. "A goal of $675,000 was a stretch for the community. Many of the ex- perienced campaigners thought that it was unattainable, but through hard work, persever- ovei-seas needs and learn from them what they felt was impor- tant. As the campaign proceeded forward, we realized how impor- tant this was to its overall suc- cess," finished Rosenbaum. The general community event featuring modern day hero Anna Rosmus drew 250 people to the and Selma Gordon was verY|. cessful, and this was followe}i a December event in Notv| attended by 30 Peninsula  dents. Dec. 15 was the  Sunday telethon with a reC number of donors recordi'" large increase in pledgeS, ;J Peninsula continued solicita ance and a total community JCC to hear her relate her expe- into the spring, and it result effort we not only achieved our riences in pursuing and exposing a record campaign for the Fe] goal, we exceeded it," stated those currently espousing the sula Jewish community. / Campaign Council Chairman philosophies of the WWII Nazi "I want to personally t Barbara Rosenbaum. The cam- regime in Germany. This non- all those individual who sel!l, paign showed an overallcard-for- solicitation event provided an ly gave their time as soliC! card increased of 22%. inspirational kick-off to the gen- and all those who gener.0| The Campaign had an accom- eral campaign. The Lion of open their heas by pledgi plished team of solicitors with Judah/Chai Luncheon held in our campaign, Rosenbau 1 the Men s Division being chaired Kingsmill at the home of Alan cluded. 1 by Mayer Sarfan and the Women's Division being chaired by Libby David. The volunteers began the year by matching the most experienced leadership with the young leadership in the Generations Mentoring Pro gram. "This program began the year on a high note and we never stopped pursuing our goal. One of the main points we stressed to individual solicitors was that we wanted to establish a dialogue with members of the Peninsula' Jewish community so that we .coul tell themabo local and i Employment opportunity on Penmsul,l 0 org and t ic sad ,' of laer literaCY, Resettlement and Volunteer Coordinator -- The United Jew- ish Community of the Virginia Peninsula is seeking an individual to serve in the part time profession- al position of Resettlement and Vol- unteer Coordinator. The responsi- bilities of this three day a week position include the management of the Russian Resettlement program on the Peninsula, including pro* gram administration, case manage- ment, and volunteer recruitment. work preferred. Ability to and motivate volunteers well to all socio-economic groups. A high degree of organization, computer excellent verbal and written munication skills. Willinga, work flexible schedule when f sary. Salary commensurate : Resumes may ,,, experience. I " warded to the United JewiLh | " munity of the Virginia penini# Ji.# 2700 Spring Road, Newport lr[ " VA23606. -"' ,,