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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...

Far-flung JCCs bring a single film festival to your living room

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It’s a truism that in the Washington area, it’s hard to get a Marylander to cross the river into Northern Virginia, and vice versa....

‘Jews in Space’ exhibit lands at Jewish Museum of Maryland

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Get ready to take one small step to the Jewish Museum of Maryland in Baltimore for its new exhibit,“Jews in Space: Members of the...

Nation and World

Long-lost friends from DP camp reunite after 71 years

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PHILADELPHIA — Cantor Larry Brandspiegel believes everything happens for a reason. It certainly seemed that way when his mother, Philadelphia resident Ruth Brandspiegel, was reunited...

Germany allocates $662 million in emergency funding for Holocaust survivors around the world

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Germany has pledged an extra $662 million toward helping Holocaust survivors during the coronavirus pandemic. The money will be given out in two payments over...

Cybersecurity expert warns: ‘It only takes one slip’

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October is National CyberSecurity Awareness Month, and the message is that nonprofits are being hacked more frequently than ever. The global pandemic is only...

Food and Dining

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...

This iconic Italian market in NYC has an unexpected Jewish history

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By Leah Siesfeld Teitel Brothers, the 105-year-old Italian provisions store on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx, is not Italian at all. In fact, Teitels is...

‘The Chicken Soup Manifesto’ features hundreds of recipes from around the world

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By Rachel Myerson I fell in love with Jenn Louis’ latest cookbook “The Chicken Soup Manifesto” at first sight. The James Beard-nominated chef has curated...