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Double the mitzvah

With speeches about historic poets and writers, Jewish-Irish history and even some analysis of the modernist novel “Ulysses,” Evian Bloom Guilfoyle and Mischa Blue...

Arts & Culture

The good, the bad and the ugly of non-Jews playing Jews

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Jewish characters have been played by non-Jews going back to medieval mystery plays about the crucifixion of Jesus. Since then, portrayals of Jews have...

5 Jewish superheroes you should know

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Some may say that Jewish superpowers are limited to parting seas and burning oil efficiently — but the Jews themselves weren’t even the ones...

‘Dr. Ruth’ is in the house at Theater J’s reopening

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Opening nights at Theater J are always buzzy. With an audience filled with high-roller supporters and machers in the Jewish community, along with long-time,...

Nation and World

The 2021 Supreme Court’s Jewish issues: Abortion, church-state separation, a painting stolen by Nazis...

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The Supreme Court opened a new session of cases this week, and an array of them affect Jewish life in the United States. But there...

Claims conference allots first-time pensions for 6,500 Holocaust survivors

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  The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) announced today that first-time pensions will be allotted for Holocaust survivors who hid in...

Sheila Bromberg, Jewish harpist who was first woman to play on a Beatles album,...

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Sheila Bromberg kept busy as an in-demand harpist in London in the 1960s, but when she got a request for a gig at EMI’s...

Food and Dining

Garlic season is October’s delicious secret

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By Linda Morel Because you can buy perfectly pungent garlic all year, who knew the tastiest garlic of the year is flooding markets this month? Many...

Shouk readying 2 new locations in MoCo

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Shouk, a plant-based kosher eatery, is looking to open two Montgomery County locations over the next several months. Shouk has two locations in the District,...

Change-of-season dinners

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As fall progresses, we start to say farewell to summer’s produce. However, warm temperatures may still linger well into the autumn and, just like...