Photos by Bob Stevens and Jack Hartzman The Washington Nationals defeated the Miami Marlins on Sunday afternoon at Nationals Park, but everyone went home a winner regardless of the score, as the Jewish community gathered to cheer on the hometown team and enjoy a day at the ballpark. Grand Slam Sunday: Jewish Community Day at… Read More
More than 150 partygoers gathered on Saturday night, July 18, at the Old Town Alexandria dock to board the Potomac Riverboat Co.’s Cherry Blossom vessel for a three-hour cruise along the Potomac River. But the evening wasn’t all about dancing, cocktails and enjoying the monumental views. Members and friends of JNFuture, the Jewish National Fund’s… Read More
Text and photos by Josh Marks A memorial ceremony was held at Arlington National Cemetery on May 28 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Salzburg and Austria by the U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division, nicknamed “Rock of the Marne.” Veterans who liberated Salzburg were joined by Austrian Ambassador to the U.S. Hans… Read More
The United States will equip Israel with a fifth-generation stealth aircraft in 2016, Vice President Joe Biden said April 16 in downtown Washington. “Next year we will deliver to Israel the F-35 joint strike fighter, our finest, making Israel the only country in the Middle East with a fifth-generation aircraft,” Biden said at an Israeli… Read More
Photos and text by Geoffrey W. Melada At a garden party fundraiser last Sunday afternoon at the Bolger Center held by American Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, attendees were well groomed, as philanthropists are wont to be, and most played nicely with each other. A few, however, barked and growled when they met…. Read More
On March 27, Washington Jewish Week photographer David Stuck photographed Holocaust survivors at the United States Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. He used a Nikon 24-70 mm lens with a Nikon D4 camera as well as an Elinchrom 400 bx moonlight flash with a soft box. The photos were processed in Adobe Lightroom-4.
Adas Israel Hazzan Arianne Brown, Shirat HaNefesh Hazzan Dr. Ramón Tasat, the Adas Israel Flash Choir and other guest performers joined the Kolot HaLev Community Choir at Adas Israel Congregation on Sunday afternoon for Pesach: The Sounds of Freedom – musical interpretations of The Haggadah and other sources, including such Passover favorites as Go Down,… Read More