A group of Washington-area philanthropists has pledged $1.7 million to cover a budget shortfall in local services for Holocaust survivors, the first step in a drive to raise $5 million.
Gaithersburg-based Sunflower Bakery, which trains students with developmental disabilities in its kosher facility for employment in the baking industry, this week won one of five $50,000 Ruderman Prizes for Disability. The second annual prize, which recognizes organizations operating innovative programs and services dedicated to the full inclusion of people with disabilities in their local Jewish… Read More
by David Holzel Senior Writer Jews in Northern Virginia were part of a coalition of some 50 religious communities that announced a $30 million reinvestment plan to rebuild deteriorating communities in Prince William County. The coalition, Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement, or VOICE, unveiled the plan June 3 at a Woodbridge school in the… Read More
But by counting down until the ban on leaven is over, chances are you’ll miss the holiday at the end of the holiday.