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Silver Spring volunteer fire department marks 100th anniversary

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When a fire engulfed the Post Office in Silver Spring in 1915, nearby residents joined a bucket brigade and began throwing water at the...

Waiting in the wings

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On a sunny Saturday in Federal Hill Park in Baltimore, former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley declared, “To all who can hear my voice —...

Five objectionable words

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J Street rallied its supporters last week, urging its members to call their members of Congress to decry language amended to a free trade...

You Should Know… Bayla Whitten

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Fresh off performing an array of Carole King’s hit songs at a sold-out performance at the JCC of Northern Virginia last weekend, Bayla Whitten...

Keeping pollution out of the Chesapeake Bay

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Tifereth Israel Congregation is going green. The Conservative synagogue in Northwest Washington, D.C., recently installed a combination of linked rain gardens and permeable pavers as...

To understand Israel, understand its insecurity

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At the end of March 2002, following the Passover eve massacre in Netanya and a month during which 135 Israelis were killed by terrorists,...

Groups back U.S.-China deal to cut carbon emissions

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Jewish and environmental groups reacted positively to last week’s news that the United States and China had reached a climate agreement to cut carbon...

All moved in

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Workers are still painting walls and putting finishing touches on a soaring, three-story-high atrium, but the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington has moved into...

The science of a Shabbat meal

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Astronomer Alan Gersch sees the universe on the dinner table