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Weinstein JCC News & Happenings – May 2011


Jewish Family Theatre presents THE SUNSHINE BOYS
Opening Night – Wednesday, May 4th at 7:30 p.m.
This comic story follows the attempt by a young theatrical agent to re-unite his elderly uncle, a former vaudevillian great, with his long-time stage partner for a TV reunion. The two old men have not spoken in twelve years and have numerous issues to work out before they are ready to return to the public eye. As always, Neil Simons’ deft touch with both comedy and sentiment make this a delight for the whole family.
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Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 7:30 pm
Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 9:00 pm (Havdallah & desserts before 9:30pm show)
Sunday, May 8, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 7:30 pm
Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 2:00pm

Victory Day Celebration
Sunday, May 8th at 11:00 a.m.
The Russian celebration of the 66th anniversary of Victory Day will be held on Sunday, May 8th at 11:00 a.m. in the Sisisky Family Community Room at the Weinstein JCC. There will be songs, dancing, stories, pot luck lunch and a ceremony to recognize our 17 local decorated veterans. Transportation will be provided by a generous donation from the Brownstein family. For details and RSVP, contact Shari Menlowe-Barck at 545-8611. Everyone is welcome!

Israeli Cafe Opens and begin Yom Ha’Atzmaut Celebration
Tuesday, May 10th at 5:00 p.m.
On Tuesday, May 10th the Yom Ha’Aztmaut community celebration of Israel’s independence will begin with the opening of the Israeli Cafe at 5:00 p.m. At 6:30 p.m. there will be a free family concert with the Mama Doni Band. There will also be arts & craft for the children.

“Save a Child’s Heart” Photo Exhibit
Opens Tuesday, May 10th in the Sara D. November Art Gallery
This amazing exhibition tells the story of Save a Child’s Heart, an Israeli organization dedicated to performing FREE heart surgery on children from third world countries in Israel. The organization takes care of the flights, surgery costs and hospitalization – all to save a child’s heart.

Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) is one of the largest undertaking in the world providing urgently needed pediatric heart surgery and follow-up care for indigent children from developing countries. Based in Israel, their mission is to improve the quality of pediatric cardiac care for children from countries where the hearty surgery the need is unobtainable.

14th Annual Jewish Community Classic Golf Tournament
Monday, June 6th
The Carole & Marcus Weinstein Jewish Community Center & Beth Sholom Lifecare Community are hosting their annual Jewish Community Classic golf tournament this year on Monday, June 6th at Jefferson Lakeside Country Club. This event is held each year to raise money to support the efforts of each association in strengthening Jewish identity and continuity by enriching personal, cultural, social and physical development, by fostering leadership and promoting the welfare of the Jewish community and the community as a whole as well as providing long term care for the Jewish elderly.

The event includes a Captain’s choice foursome format of play, lunch, snacks & dinner reception, as well as a putting contest, hole in one prize opportunities and a variety of awards given for division & overall winners. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, tax-deductible and a great way to support your local Jewish community. For information on sponsorship please contact Scott Katz (804.545.8644) or Selma Harlow (804.421.5142) and for information on playing in the tournament please contact Scott Katz (804.545.8644) or pick up a registration brochure at either location and get your clubs out and ready for a great day on the course.

Register for Summer Camp Now!
The Weinstein JCC offers a variety of summer day camps for all ages. Begin with Camp Ganim as a preschooler and graduate to Camp Hilbert for K-8 graders. Specialty Camps offers something different each week for K-8 graders whether you like sports or arts, we’ll have something for you. Voices Together is our camp for children with autism that offers stimulating activities while offering some socialization skills.

Download the summer camps magazine by clicking here.


Habit Changer is a series of 42-day digital programs that support people in making positive changes to their lives.

Contact membership office for access and information.

WEIGHT LOSS is designed to help you make small changes every day to lose weight, by developing healthy eating habits that last a lifetime. Get on the road to weight loss and better health. Even the smallest changes will make a big difference in the way you feel every day. Let us help you achieve your target
weight without dieting.

STOP SMOKING will show you how to re-channel your smoking habit and slowly fade out your physical addiction. The Program’s first 30+ days help you build new fundamental skills and habits to prepare you to quit. Then the latter part of the program is used to gently support you on a daily basis to finally quit. Let us help you put the cigarette down and grab a hold of your life.

REDUCE STRESS is designed to help you re-learn how to cope with the daily stresses in your life. Most of our daily stress has been created from deep rooted habits learned from our family, friends & environment. We address the root of the behavior that keeps creating stress and help you build fundamental skills
and habits to create a new stress-free lifestyle.

FAMILY NUTRITION is for everyone who wants to feed their children healthier. It will show you how to make incremental changes to your food purchasing, preparing and serving habits, which will add up to a big result. Eat better, teach your children, and make eating fun for the whole family! Learn how to make small changes every day that encourage your children to develop healthy eating habits that last a lifetime.

Host an Israeli Youth Emissary this Summer
Looking for a way to bring Israel into your home? Why not host one of our Summer Shlichim (emissaries) from Israel or Israeli Scouts. The Caravan will be here in Richmond July 12th through the 15th and Camp Hilbert will also be hosting summer Shlichim and one Israeli Scout from June-August. In exchange for sheltering and feeding these fantastic Israelis for one to two weeks your family will get first hand exposure to Israeli culture and create a pen pal for life! Sign up to host TODAY by contacting Kim Goldstein at kimg710@gmail.com or Scott Katz at skatz@weinsteinjcc.org.


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