Miscellaneous Celebrations

Ochs joins OneTable education advisory board

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Rabbi Vanessa Ochs, a professor at the University of Virginia, has joined the advisory board of One Table, a national nonprofit that empowers young...

Daphne Feigin named Bronfman Fellow

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Daphne Feigin of Vienna is one of 26 high school juniors from across North America chosen as a Bronfman Fellow. The group will participate...

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Bat mitzvah Eve Berger Eve (Chava Gabriela), daughter of Liz and Jon Berger, was called to the Torah at B’nai Israel, in Wilmington, N.C., on April...

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,...

Wave of Domestic Violence Hits 1 in 3 Women

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While not a celebration that is on your typical bumper sticker, at least not one that I have seen.  "My son tried to his...

Temple Beth Ami Welcomes New Cantorial Soloist

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Ben Pagliaro has been selected to be the new cantorial soloist at Temple Beth Ami in Rockville.  Ben grew up in Plainview, NY, and...