Kosher in Rockville

About 200 kosher food lovers sampled hors d’oeuvres and viewed the facilities on Aug. 10 at the Kosher Grand Opening of the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel and Executive Meeting Center.

What’s your favorite bedtime story?

Interviews and photographs by Dan Schere At PJ Library of Greater Washington’s Sweet Summer Series event at Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt in North Bethesda.   Sara Brandriss and Sloane “Corduroy” by Don Freeman               Jackie Burman and Dina and Ariel “Something from Nothing” by Phoebe Gilman      … Read More

Fun on the 33rd day

More than 400 people came together in Northern Virginia on Sunday to celebrate Lag B’Omer — the 33rd day between Passover and Shavuot — with face painting, archery and music. A bonfire was a highlight of the festival, held at Gesher Jewish Day School in Fairfax. The celebration was also sponsored by the Jewish Community… Read More

Tifereth Israel celebrates its 100th birthday

Tifereth Israel in Washington celebrated its 100th anniversary on May 7. Photos by Earl Dotter Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser addresses members of Tifereth Israel at the congregation’s 100th anniversary celebration on May 7.     Beth Naftalin and other Tifereth Israel members enjoy the roast of Rabbi Ethan Seidel.            … Read More