The best part of Moroccan Jewish weddings?

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By Britt Jacobson As a member of a big fat Moroccan Jewish family, I attended many, many weddings as a child. My favorite memories were...

Double the mitzvah

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With speeches about historic poets and writers, Jewish-Irish history and even some analysis of the modernist novel “Ulysses,” Evian Bloom Guilfoyle and Mischa Blue...

Bat Mitzvah of Shana Zocchi

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Shelly and Mitch Zocchi, of Springfield, Va., and members of Congregation Adat Reyim, are proud to announce the bat mitzvah of their daughter, Shana,...

Military Order of the World Wars elects Okin commander-in-chief

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Lt. Col. Michael A. Okin, U.S. Army (Retired), of Lynchburg, Va., was elected the 91st commander-in-chief of Military Order of the World Wars during...

Wedding: Hilert-Goldstein

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Miriam Goldstein and Zachary Hilert were married on Aug. 15 at Magen David Sephardic Congregation. Miriam is the daughter of Erin and Benson Goldstein...

Bat Mitzvah: Sasha Rose Karp

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Sasha Rose Karp, daughter of Annie Tobin Karp and Brett Karp and sister of Jonah Karp, will become a bat mitzvah on Aug. 28,...

Temple Shalom taps Gischner for education role

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Temple Shalom in Chevy Chase has hired Rabbi Joshua Gischner as rabbi educator. Gischner was ordained by the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion...

Theater J casts Olson as managing director

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David Lloyd Olson will become managing director of Theater J on Aug. 16. Olson comes to Theater J from Quintessence Theatre Group in Philadelphia,...

Students named as Bronfman fellows

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Five 11th graders from the Washington area are among the 26 students selected for the 35th cohort of the Bronfman Fellowship. They are: Benjamin Guggenheim,...

Yael Roza Fox

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Rabbi and Mrs. Yitzy and Chana Tzirel (Zaks) Fox, of Silver Spring, announce the birth of their daughter, Yael Roza Fox, on April 12....