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Pozez JCC of Northern Virginia to host series of vaccine clinics

The Pozez JCC of Northern Virginia will begin hosting a vaccine clinic through Giant on Oct. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., rain...

Arts & Culture

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...

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...

Nation and World

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...

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...

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,...