You're Invited!

Nannette and Nathan Shor,

Tatyana Manelis and Dmitriy Shapovalov 

cordially invite you to join them Wednesday, November 9 for the 

Jewish Community Federation of Richmond's 2022 Grand Event. 

Join us for a special evening in appreciation of YOU, our generous supporter, and your remarkable impact in the greater Richmond area, in Israel, and around the world.

5:30 PM | Cocktail Hour

6:30 PM | FedTalks

7:30 PM | Dessert Reception

Kosher dietary laws observed

Rabbi Isaiah Rothstein Rabbinic Scholar and Public Affairs Advisor, Jewish Federations of North America

Isaiah Joseph Rothstein (he/him) serves as Rabbinic Scholar and Public Affairs Advisor at Jewish Federations of North America, is a founder of JFNA’s Initiative for Jewish Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI), the Jewish Youth Climate Movement and Kamochah. Prior to JFNA, Isaiah was rabbi-in-residence at Hazon, Isabella Freedman, and Be’chol Lashon, and served as rabbi for youth at Carmel Academy, Young Israel of Stamford and Camp Yavneh.

Alina Spaulding People Collector & Connector. Philanthropist. Real Estate Broker. Author.

Alina has done transformational philanthropic work in the areas of housing sustainability, Day Schools, Jewish Federations of North America, youth engagement, the arts, and trauma and mental health care. As a sought after international speaker, Alina inspires her audience to dream beyond what they thought possible.


Cocktail attire suggested.


Parking will be provided by the venue. More details to follow.

Covid Protocols

This event is Covid-conscious. Attendees must be fully vaccinated. Masks are optional for all attendees. The Federation has at-home Covid tests available for pick-up at our office ahead of the event. 

A Virtual Option is Available.

Location Information

  • Virginia Museum of History and Culture
  • 428 N Arthur Ashe Blvd, Richmond, VA, 23220 US

Grand Event Chairs

Nannette and Nathan Shor

Tatyana Manelis and Dmitriy Shapovalov

Event Hosts

Ellen Renee and Louis Adams

Jennifer Adams

Susan and Ronnie Adolf

Susanne Dokovna-Aguilar and Josh Aguilar

Aliza and Rabbi Dovid Asher

Leslie and Howard Baron

Esther Bogin

Melissa and Andy Brownstein

Sarah and Yossi Ciment

Robyn and Dr. David Galpern

Elly and Josh Goldberg

Jill and Howard Goldfine

Ruth and Brian Greene

Yuliya and Dr. Amos Habib

Seth Kaplan

Irena and Timur Korshin

Hedy Lapkin

Lisa Looney

Amy and David Nisenson

Dr. Suzanne and Josh Peck

Tracy and Dr. Sheldon Retchin

Allison and Sam Revenson

Julia and Daniel Roth

Amy Melnick-Scharf and Jeffrey Scharf

Alisa and Brian Shapiro

Victoria and Graham Sheridan

Peggy and Dan Siegel

Amy and Richard Thalhimer

Melissa Zinder

Corporate Partners allow the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond to maximize its impact within the greater Richmond community. Thank you to our generous partners.

Special thank you to the Susan and Mark Sisisky JDC Global Enrichment Fund of Richmond Jewish Foundation.

Select your ticket option. *

  • In-Person


    $100.00 ea.

  • Virtual Attendance

    Virtual Attendance

    $36.00 ea.


Billing Information

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
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