We're in this together.

Welcome to Jewish Tidewater's
Virtual Community Resources

Stay connected with Jewish Tidewater through virtual resources, classes, programs, services, and each other. Our physical doors may be temporarily closed, but our agencies, schools, and synagogues are all virtually open.

Simon Family JCC Virtual Experience

While the Simon Family JCC is closed, check out the JCC Virtual Experience! Find exercise videos from some of your favorite JCC instructors, work out with JCCs across North America, and access more than 95 workouts for FREE from our friends at Les Mills. Click to get started.

OUTDOOR FITNESS OPEN! (weather permitting).

Live Classes:

Children & Family

Discover engaging programs and virtual resources such as children's literature, music, and videos. There's something for every member of the family! Click here to get started.

  • Tuesday, June 2, 8 pm ET: Q&A with a Team Israel baseball player and coach, Jonathan De Marte and Nate Mulberg. Register Here.
  • Wednesday, June 3, 8 pm ET: JCCs of North America Flagpole series hosted by Rick Recht–streaming via Facebook Live on their page: Jewish Community Centers of North America

Community Relations Council

Connect, learn, and act!  To learn more about Israel & issues of importance to the Jewish community, click here.

  • Wednesday, June 3, 7 pm EST. Tidewater Briefing on the Rise of Global Antisemitism with AJC CEO David Harris. Register here.
  • Wednesday, June 10, 12 pm EST. Town Hall with Congresswoman Elaine Luria, representing Virginia's 2nd Congressional District. Join the Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater for this virtual town hall to learn how Congress is dealing with the new COVID-19 reality and its effects on the Tidewater community, as well as the opportunities and impact on the U.S.-Israel relationship. FREE and open to the community with pre-registration required. Contact Megan Zuckerman, CRC director at MZuckerman@ujft.org for more information


Arts + Ideas

Continue to be inspired through intellectually invigorating webinars, films, resources, and more, to keep your mind stimulated and spirits uplifted. Click here to further your learning and stay connected to your community – both locally and globally.  

  • Film enthusiasts, come one, come all!! The Jerusalem Film Festival has been invited to participate in the international "We Are One: A Global Film Festival." Viewers will be able to watch the ten day festival free of charge on Youtube. The festival begins May 29. Click here to view it on Youtube.

Jewish Tidewater Volunteers

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater is coordinating efforts to support our agencies and each other, especially during the COVID-19 crisis. Find ways to help out and how to get help here.


Celebrate Israel@72 all year long with a variety of activities and events. Click here.

Jewish Family Service of Tidewater

You never know when you’ll need help,
but you’ll always know where to find it.

Whether you need assistance with putting food on your table, or help coping with the stress of these uncertain times, JFS is here to help. 

To learn more, click here

Synagogue Life

To get updates from area synagogues, click here.


If you're looking for community, connection, and meaningful learning opportunities...or if you're just bored and need a distraction during Coronavirus cancellations, then you've come to the right place.

Hillel has virtual meet-ups and online gatherings that bring you together with Jewish and Jew-ish students from around the world in real-time! Click here to discover all upcoming online meetups.