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LGBTQ+ community welcomes the return of in-person Pride

Story by Eric Schucht and Lexi Gopin Photos by Lexi Gopin At Washington’s Freedom Plaza on Saturday, a large crowd, here for Capital Pride, surrounded a...

Arts & Culture

Menachem Begin

‘Upheaval’ captures Menachem Begin’s essence

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If “Upheaval: The Journey of Menachem Begin” had been a Netflix-commissioned documentary, we’d be subjected to six one-hour episodes with countless repetition, speculation and...

Jews in secret

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Review “Jacobo’s Rainbow: A Novel” by David Hirshberg. Bedford, N.Y.: Fig Tree Books, 2021. 338 pages. $19.95. Thousands of Spanish-speaking people, many living in the American...

Intersectionality takes center state at Queer Jewish Arts Festival

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By Justin Regan There’s a line from the Broadway musical “Billy Elliot” that describes dancing as losing yourself while being made whole. For Baltimore theater...

Nation and World

Zionist movement umbrella ousts rabbi at the center of harassment dispute

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The World Confederation of United Zionists, one of several groupings within the World Zionist Organization, let go of its secretary-general, American-born Rabbi Dov Lipman,...

Benjamin Netanyahu replaced as Israeli prime minister after 12 years in office

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By Ben Sales anf Shira Hanau After 12 years, seven elections and three corruption charges, Benjamin Netanyahu is no longer the prime minister of Israel. Netanyahu,...

Young Zionist Jews say they’re fighting antisemitism on social media. What are they accomplishing?

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NEW YORK  — Two weeks after the recent flareup of violence in Israel and Gaza, as fights over Israel and Palestine raged on social...

Food and Dining

Russian tea biscuit

If you want this delectable Jewish pastry, you’ll have to go to Cleveland

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By Sarah Bania-Dobyns Russian tea biscuits are so much a part of Cleveland’s landscape that locals are surprised to learn that these rugelach-like pastries are...
Albasha Grocery

This Muslim market in Tucson offers kosher food and intercultural dialogue

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By Nicole Raz Tucked between a dance school and a ’60s retro lounge on a quiet street in Tucson, Ariz., sits a small Middle Eastern...

Blueberry season is upon us

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Blueberries are beginning to appear in local markets, and that is good news for those of us who enjoy seasonal fruit. I have been...

Camp and School Showcase

Camp Horizons

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Established in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia in 1983, Camp Horizons is a diverse community of campers and staff members from across the United States and around the world working, playing, and learning...

Berman Hebrew Academy

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Berman Hebrew Academy is a Preschool-12th grade Modern Orthodox Jewish Day School in Rockville, MD. Our Kindergarten is one of the many entry points to our school. Kindergarten at Berman is a year of...

B’nai Israel’s Schilit Nursery School

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B’nai Israel’s Schilit Nursery School in Rockville has provided for multiple generations the very best in early childhood education. With flexible options available year-round for transitional two year olds to pre-K, we are here...