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Schub named new Edlavitch DCJCC chief

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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

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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?

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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...

For Orthodox groups, the Supreme Court’s ruling on aid to religious schools is a...

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By Shira Hanau For Orthodox Jewish advocacy groups, the last day of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2020 session brought a big win. On Tuesday, the high...

Dinnertime texts challenge teens on Jewish trivia

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

Congregation Ner Shalom branded masks save lives, spread the word

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When Congregation Ner Shalom, in Woodbridge, has a fundraiser, they usually design a T-shirt for congregants to buy. This year, with a new accessory...
Rabbi Ethan Seidel

Fire juggling Rabbi Ethan Seidel retires

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Rabbi Ethan Seidel is a man of many interests: playwriting, piano playing, unicycling, bicycling, gardening, bread making, fire juggling, Scrabble playing. Some of these...

Susan Sloan’s seat at the table

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

Columbia synagogue goes the extra mile to welcome trans and non-binary Jews

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"People who are challenging our understanding of gender norms and gender expression are under constant attack in schools, work environments, where they live, and...
The vigil was part of Washington’s protest against police brutality and racism. Photo by Lloyd Wolf

D.C. vigil protests police brutality and racism

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Photos by Lloyd Wolf “I can’t breathe,” the pleading words of George Floyd as he was murdered were repeated and reenacted at a Juneteenth vigil...