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Glenn Youngkin, GOP nominee for Va. governor, accuses George Soros of school plot

Glenn Youngkin, the Republican nominee for governor of Virginia, accused liberal Jewish billionaire George Soros of “inserting” political activists into the school system “disguised...

Arts & Culture

Adventures with the general of the Sons of Light

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“The Sword of David” by Charles Lichtman. New York: Post Hill Press, 2021. 356 pages. $30. What great fun! “The Sword of David” is the...

Should a non-Jewish actor play a Jew?

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In early October, Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman took to “The Sarah Silverman Podcast” to raise the issue of “Jewface” — the portrayal of Jewish...

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...

Nation and World

National Sunrise movement says it did not have advance notice of DC affiliate’s broadside...

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The Sunrise Movement, a national youth group devoted to advocating against human-caused climate change, said it did not have advance notice of a statement...

Environmental group quits democracy rally because ‘Zionist’ groups are present

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The Washington D.C. branch of a national climate action group turned down a role at a voting rights rally because a “number of Zionist...

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...

Food and Dining

A life-changing kitchen do-ahead hack

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We’ve all seen those memes of moms who go on “vacation” with the family only to spend time cooking and cleaning in a poorly...

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,...