Accused killer opens fire on police

The man charged in the August murder of Jewish Baltimore resident Aryeh Wolf remains at large after a shootout with police on Tuesday. Avery Miler,...

Arts & Culture

Ari Roth’s third act

Theater producer and playwright Ari Roth last made headlines in the fall of 2020, when he resigned from Mosaic Theater Company, which he founded...

Theater J’s ‘Old Stock’ takes the immigrant saga to Canada

We Jews are wanderers. It’s both an intergenerational curse and survival mechanism. That trunks, satchels and suitcases have always been at the ready, for...

Leonard Bernstein’s Jewish ‘Mass’ returns to its Washington source

When Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass” opened the Kennedy Center in 1971, it was the social event of the season. And tensions were high. America was...

You Should Know

You Should Know… Ayelette Halbfinger

Molly Zatman | WJW Intern As University of Maryland student body president, Ayelette Halbfinger, 22, represents more than 30,000 students. A Washington native, she attended...

Nation and World

Jewish organizations assist in hurricane relief

Hurricane Ian tore through Florida, moving from the Gulf of Mexico along the West Coast over the state to the other side, leaving a...

On the bus with the army of pro-Israel TikTok influencers

By Deborah Danan  A  group of fired-up 20-somethings crush together in the aisle of the bus, singing at the top of their lungs, “WE’RE GOING...

Decades after the Holocaust, efforts to return Nazi-looted art are slow, steady

It’s never just as simple as “finders keepers, losers weepers.” In June, the Philadelphia Museum of Art returned a 16th-century marksman’s shield in its possession...

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Food and Dining

Pati Jinich

Seated at the Mexican Table with Pati Jinich

Pati Jinich has been many things: a chef, a political analyst, a mom, an expat. Throughout it all, her cultural heritage and love for...

Best-dressed summer salads

With summer produce at its seasonal peak, now is the time to showcase it! Salad for supper is a great idea when the temperatures rise,...

Becca Hyman’s best bites

  Last week, Becca Hyman visited me. She’s the Washington-based creator of “Becca’s Best Bites,” a series of cooking videos on Instagram that features primarily...