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Fairfax County Public Schools votes to adopt inclusive calendar

Fairfax County Public School board voted on Jan. 27 to adopt a calendar for the 2022-23 school year that brings the county into line...

Arts & Culture

Every picture is a living witness

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By Fran Kritz The walls of the main lobby of the Jerusalem Theater cultural complex are often a showcase for Israeli artists and photographers —...

Does Wordle have you “farblunget”? Try these Hebrew and Yiddish versions.

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By Michelle Krasovitski There’s a good chance that when you logged on to Facebook today, you were met with tweets showing off grids of yellow,...

‘Devil’s Arithmetic’ author wins lifetime achievement award

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By Penny Schwartz Jane Yolen, the acclaimed and prolific children’s book author whose oeuvre of more than 400 books includes the bestselling Holocaust time-travel novel...

You Should Know

You Should Know … Keren Binyamin

By Orrin Konheim University of Maryland junior Keren Binyamin had had a lifetime of Israel advocacy experience. A dual U.S.-Israeli citizen, Binyamin, 20, has been...

Nation and World

After 18 years, Ann Arbor condemns weekly synagogue protesters as antisemitic

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By Andrew Lapin ANN ARBOR, Mich. — For 18 years, a group of protesters has gathered every Saturday outside one of this city’s synagogues during...

Every picture is a living witness

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By Fran Kritz The walls of the main lobby of the Jerusalem Theater cultural complex are often a showcase for Israeli artists and photographers —...

All Texas synagogue hostages ‘out alive and safe’ after harrowing 12-hour standoff, suspect is...

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By Ron Kampeas and Andrew Lapin This is a developing story. (JTA) — All four hostages at a synagogue in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area were...

Top Picks

    • Judith W. Levin
      Judith W. Levin, of Chevy Chase, died on Jan. 8. Beloved wife of the late Robert N. Levin; devoted mother of Sharon and Joshua (fiancée ...

    • Marilyn Diener Cohen
      Mairlyn Diener Cohen, of Silver Spring, died on Jan. 13. Beloved wife of the late Frederick Cohen. Devoted mother of Janice and Jeffrey Cohen. Dear ...

    • Gary David Blum
      Gary David Blum, of Rockville, passed away on Jan. 6. He was 76. Born April 23, 1945, in New York City to Ruth and Herbert ...

    • Steven Jay Eisman
      Steven Jay Eisman, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Silver Spring, passed away on Jan. 9. Beloved son of the late Ashley and Lillian Eisman ...


 

Food and Dining

This chicken recipe has everything

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  There’s nothing like a roast chicken. It’s comfort food, it’s elegant, it’s hearty but not heavy, and it provides far beyond one meal —...

D.C. No. 4 for bagel lovers, lawn care company says

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Washington D.C. came in 4th for a list about places for bagel lovers? That’s right, lawn care company Lawn Love ranked 2022’s Best Cities...

Stewing in the District with Vered Guttman

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By Susan C. Ingram Vered Guttman is no stranger to comfort food. She grew up in Israel, learning cooking at the elbows of her Iraqi...