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Calendar: June 24 – July 5

June 24 LGBTQ+ PRIDE & AWARENESS METRO MINYAN Washington Hebrew Congregation’s LGBTQ+ affinity group and their 2239 young professionals are teaming up to reflect on the...

Arts & Culture

Voices of the Crown Heights riots are still relevant 30 years on in Theater...

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Review It’s been more than three decades since the predominantly Chasidic Crown Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn, N.Y., erupted in a riot, following the tragic death...
Netta

Netta in D.C.? That’s Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

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It’s been four years since Israel’s pop queen Netta triumphed at the Eurovision Song Contest, bringing her iconoclastic fashion, indelible vocals and musical chops,...

Tale of the heroic everyman

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Review “Hands of Gold: One Man’s Quest to Find the Silver Lining in Misfortune” by Roni Robbins. Oegstgeest, Netherlands: Amsterdam Publishers, 2022. 230 pages. $19.95. Sam...

You Should Know

You Should Know … Noam Siegel

Ella Gorodetzky | WJW Intern Noam Siegel, 18, is from Rockville and is passionate about art, theater, performing and expressing himself artistically. A recent graduate...

Nation and World

‘After Shabbat, we will act’: American Jews gear up for wave of post-Roe activism

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An array of Jewish groups across the country are kickstarting into action to protest and potentially challenge the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe...
Falash Mura children help hang the washing outside their home in Gondar, Ethiopia, May 29, 2022.

How Israel’s Falash Mura immigration from Ethiopia became a painful 30-year saga with no...

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GONDAR, Ethiopia — It was love at first sight for Wesom Mellese when his wife stepped into his metal shop 17 years ago. “Her...

Century-old Erie murder of Jewish man garners new interest

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By Adam Reinherz PITTSBURGH A 100-year-old unsolved murder is getting renewed attention thanks to the victim’s granddaughter and some locals interested in preserving history. The case, which...

Top Picks

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    • Jordan Paul Lerner
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Food and Dining

Going coconuts!

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I adore coconut. I love the flavor and texture, and I love that it is vegan/pareve and can be used to make delicious nondairy...

Vegan dishes from Quebec

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Keri White | Special to WJW I had a great trip to Quebec recently. I highly recommend this jaunt as a relatively easy place to reach while...

Pan-seared tilapia with tomato caper sauce

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Jessica Grann I love to cook with fresh herbs and in-season produce to get the most flavorful outcome. This recipe is full of Mediterranean flavors which come...