Israel-lovers flocked to Israel Fest, held in Rockville and Fairfax
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 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
More than 8,000 people turned out on Sunday for Good Deeds Day. The volunteers worked on some 140 projects in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. The annual event is organized by the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. Photos courtesy of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.
Despite the cold weather, the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, Temple Rodef Shalom and Chabad Lubavitch of Northern Virginia brought Chanukah spirit to the Mosaic District in Fairfax. More than 100 parents, children, clergy and others celebrated on Dec. 29 with singing, sufganiyot and an olive press demonstration. At the center of the celebration,… Read More