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
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.