Pot reformers see biblical imperative

Freewheeling demonstrators converged outside the White House to urge President Barack Obama to take immediate action and allow greater research and freedom for marijuana users. Participants in the Reschedule 420 event on Saturday — a reference to marijuana reform — organized by the D.C. Cannabis Campaign, also hoped the president will continue pardoning jailed pot… Read More

You Should Know… Dana Marlowe

As founder of Accessibility Partners, which provides accessibility consulting to public organizations and private sector corporations, Dana Marlowe helps people with disabilities by making technology usable for all. She hires them too. “Eighty-five percent of our team are people with disabilities and so it’s not something that I personally take lightly as far as how… Read More

Richness of Judaism from a nonbeliever Review

Why Be Jewish? A testament, by Edgar M. Bronfman, Twelve, 2016, 237 pages, $26 For people perplexed because they identify as Jews but don’t believe in God, Edgar M. Bronfman, who died in 2013, has produced a small, modern guide. In Why Be Jewish, Bronfman, former head of Seagram Co., says he does not believe… Read More

Celebrations & Community

Celebrations DR. DANIEL AND SUSAN Marder of Silver Spring announce the marriage of their son, Jacob Marder, to Tamar Boussina. The wedding ceremony will be held on April 3 in Sacramento, Calif. Rabbi Alan Levinson will officiate. Tamar is the daughter of Touraj and Kathy Boussina of San Carlos, Calif. Jacob is the grandson of… Read More