Jewish-run preschools are responding to an increasingly competitive and diverse market.
Rabbi Michael Feshbach, the spiritual leader of the Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas , is reported to be safe on an island devastated by Hurricane Irma. Gina Novick posted on Facebook Thursday night that she had received a call from Feshbach’s neighbor, who said the rabbi and his wife Julie Novick were safe in St. Thomas, although their… Read More
“Us and Them,” a 1973 release by rockers Pink Floyd, is also the name of band alumnus Roger Waters’ current concert tour, which stopped in Washington last weekend at the Verizon Center. That divisive theme, reflected in Waters’ roiling support for the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, stirred up the Jewish Community Council of… Read More
Hannah Monicken is a journalist, politics junkie and lover of puns. She will probably be the first person you meet from the state of North Dakota and prior to WJW she honed her skills writing for a Washington, D.C., nonprofit, covering her home state at The Bismarck Tribune and coordinating communications for a U.S. House political campaign…. Read More
Charlie Mann sits in a McDonald’s, tapping away at his laptop. He’s waiting for a woman who is driving in from Delaware to meet with him about his charity, Celestial Manna, which provides food, clothes, toys and supplies to people from Baltimore to northern Virginia and overseas. “I know a lot of stories, stories that… Read More
George Altshuler joined WJW as a staff writer in September 2016. He previously worked for J – The Jewish News of Northern California and as a teacher in Washington, D.C. A graduate of Middlebury College in Vermont, he lived in Haiti for six months in 2013, where he taught journalism. He has freelanced for the… Read More
BALTIMORE — At 97, Henry Benesch may very well be the oldest brewery worker in the country. At least that’s what his son, Jerry Benesch, said he believes during a visit to the nearly 5-year-old Union Craft Brewery here, co-founded by Henry’s grandson, Adam. Benesch, whom everyone at the brewery lovingly refers to as Zayde,… Read More