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VIDEO: ‘Poet lariat’ Cliff Fishman’s one-man slam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZRopoxqE1w How do you rouse congregants to attend morning minyan? Retired law professor Cliff Fishman of Rockville does it through rhyme. Watch him recite two...

Arts & Culture

Playback theater group hands stage over to Jews of color

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“Jewish Institutions: This Is What Jewish People of Color Need You to Know,” is not a typical musical or comedy. The actors in the show...

If you loved ‘Borat,’ you’ll like the sequel

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Review “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” struggles with the same issues that affect all sequels — how to recapture what made the original so captivating. For the new...

Stump the Rabbi!

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By the staffs of Washington Jewish Week and Baltimore Jewish Times Rabbi Hyim Shafner photographed by David Stuck They say there are no dumb questions. Somehow...

Nation and World

Jewish men talk about confrontation with Black Hebrew Israelites at Philly protest

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Orthodox Jews violently attacked by mob @ BLM protest last night in Philly,” Yaacov Behrman, a community activist, tweeted on the morning of Oct....

Nearly half of Americans don’t know what the phrase ‘anti-Semitism’ means

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Almost all American Jews say anti-Semitism is a problem. Half of Americans don’t know what it means. Those are takeaways from two surveys published Monday...

At a Long Island ‘Jews for Trump’ rally, Orthodox Jewry’s political contradictions take center...

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By Shira Hanau When Jacob Reich heard that Orthodox Jews would be staging a rally near his home to support President Donald Trump this weekend,...

Food and Dining

Gabriel Key

NoVa chef wants to do for pasta what craft brewing did for beer

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Gabriel Key didn’t set out to become a chef. In fact, his bachelor’s degree was in East Asian studies and communications. But a fateful...

‘The Great British Baking Show’ has a Jewish dessert problem

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By Shannon Sarna What is going on with “The Great British Baking Show”?! For the past two weeks of its eighth season, it has featured...

Yankee pot roast welcomes fall

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Yankee pot roast is the perfect one-dish family dinner. It screams comfort, it infuses the house with a delicious aroma and is an ideal...