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Schub named new Edlavitch DCJCC chief

Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center announced Wednesday afternoon the hiring of a new chief executive officer. Dava Schub , associate executive director and chief program...

In free online seminars from JSSA, experts will offer tools for emotional resilience

Tonight will be the first of three free online seminars organized by the Jewish Social Services Agency to offer "spiritual wisdom and practical suggestions...

Should St. Louis take down the statue of its anti-Semitic namesake?

On top of a hill in front of an art museum in the biggest park in St. Louis stands a statue of an anti-Semite. The...

Dinnertime texts challenge teens on Jewish trivia

Did you know Moses was 80 years old when he led the Israelites out of Egypt, according to the biblical tale in the Book...

Families share their screen-free activity ideas for kids

Kemp Mill mother of five Rose Litwack recently posted on Facebook that she feels like she's reliving her 1980s childhood this summer. Ranging in age...
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Talking golems with Kohenet Ketzirah Lesser

Uncertain times cry out for an extraordinary protector. In 16th century Prague, the protector was a giant golem made of clay. In pandemic-wracked 21st...

Susan Sloan’s seat at the table

As a kid, Susan Sloan would take her makeshift detective kit — a magnifying glass, notepad, pencil and ruler, all packed in a tan...
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You Should Know… Annie Prusky

Twenty-four-year-old Annie Prusky lives in D.C. and works as the regional manager for OneTable, a national nonprofit that helps young people find and share...
Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation member Robert Fenster attends the closing Juneteenth tikkun ceremony outside of the synagogue on June 19.

Juneteenth all-nighter in NoVa explores racism

It was around 2:20 a.m. when the video of George Floyd’s murder by a Minneapolis police officer came on the screen. That harrowing 8...

What does annexation mean for American Jews?

The relationship between American Jews and Israel has ebbed and flowed since the Jewish state’s founding in 1948, punctuated by a series of watershed...