Local

WJW wins 7 awards in regional journalism contest

Washington Jewish Week won seven awards in the MDDC Press Association journalism contest. The awards recognize excellence in news media organizations of Maryland, Delaware...

Arts & Culture

JxJ Festival returns live with focus on Jews of Color, LGBTQ Jews

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While much of the world got through the first two-plus years of the pandemic streaming and Zooming, Dava Schub says there’s nothing like a...

You Should Know … Aaron Shneyer

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Aaron Shneyer believes that music can transform the world — or at least change people and communities for the better. The Takoma, D.C., resident...

Forgotten Bernstein quartet will be performed at Bender JCC

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Updated, May 2, 2022, 11:55 a.m. This story was updated to reflect a change in ticket price. Like a triple flat in musical terms, discovering...

You Should Know

You Should Know … Aaron Shneyer

Aaron Shneyer believes that music can transform the world — or at least change people and communities for the better. The Takoma, D.C., resident...

Nation and World

Lipstadt decries those who do not take antisemitism seriously

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Antisemitism is often not taken seriously until it becomes deadly, said Deborah Lipstadt, the Holocaust scholar whose nomination to be the State Department’s antisemitism...

Jewish thinkers split among ethics of cannabis use

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On April 21, the sixth night of Passover, more than just Jews were celebrating a holiday revolving around a burning bush. The day marked the...

Where do Chuck Schumer and Madison Cawthorn both quote Torah?

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It was a day of dancing, libations, congressmen over 70 and controversial House Rep. Madison Cawthorn — who got so excited he called Jews...

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Food and Dining

Ukrainian-Jewish food: Remember the past through recipes

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Linda Morel | Special to WJW When Russia’s barbaric aggression against Ukraine began, Jewish aid organizations estimated that 200,000 Ukrainian Jews were integrated into the...

Influencer Eitan Bernath eats the world

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  Julia Gergely | New York Jewish Week Eitan Bernath props up his iPhone, checks his mic and tries to remember the order of his cookie...

The experience of Passover goes beyond flavor

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By Leah Holzel The pungent kick of horseradish on a fresh crisp sheet of matzah. The tender mouthfeel of a feather-light kneidel, moist with savory...