A football first

Zev Mendelson, second from right, recited Chanukah blessings Sunday at FedEx Field at the Commanders-Giants game. CTeen and Chabad of Maryland organized the menorah lighting....

Three students named by StandWithUs

StandWithUs has named three Washington-area students to participate in its programs. Sophomores Gabrielle Guigui, of George Washington University, and Philip Eigen, of American University,...
Shlomo Fantl

Shlomo Fantl joins Garden of Remembrance

Shlomo Fantl has joined the staff of The Garden of Remembrance (Gan Zikaron) Memorial Park in Clarksburg as a memorial counselor and funeral coordinator....

Temple B’nai Shalom

Participating in Temple B’nai Shalom’s confirmation on May 23 are: Front row, from left: Rabbi David S. Widzer, Amanda Draznin, Judah Widzer, Maxwell Goldring,...
Rabbi Daniel Novick

Novick to lead Hillel at George Mason University

George Mason University Hillel has named Rabbi Daniel Novick as its new executive director. Novick is currently the assistant director at the Hillel at the...
Elliott Datlow

Elliott Datlow gets Pro tennis award

Elliott Datlow of Bethesda was named Professional Tennis Registry Member of the Year for Maryland, at the PTR annual meeting in February. This award...
Benjamin M. Jacobs

Benjamin Jacobs named co-chair of advisory board

Benjamin M. Jacobs, of Washington, has been appointed advisory board co-chair of Collaborative for Applied Studies in Jewish Education, or CASJE. Jacobs is associate...

(PHOTOS) Ponies and Purim

Photos by Eric Schucht As the story goes, Haman, through his own vanity, set himself up to lead his enemy Mordechai through the streets of...
Molly Gravholt

Molly Gravholt named Federation CFAO

Molly Gravholt on March 1 became the first chief financial and administrative officer of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. Gravholt is a certified public...
Avi Gorodetski

Avi Gorodetski named international s’ganit

Avi Gorodetski, of Washington, was named international s’ganit, or vice president of programmning, during the BBYO International Convention. Avi, a member of the Yachad Chapter...