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David Schwartz ordained

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Silver Spring native David Schwartz, of Riverdale, N.Y., is being ordained as a rabbi at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah. After working for 20 years as an...

Epstein awarded

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Carol B. Epstein, center, of Chevy Chase is awarded an honorary doctorate from the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa on June 20. With...

A high Scout honor

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The Boy Scouts of America (BSA), National Capital Area Council (NCAC), on May 28 presented Jeffrey Cohen, holding plaque, with the Silver Beaver Award,...

Confirmation at Temple B’nai Shalom

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Participants in Temple B’nai Shalom’s June 9 confirmation class are, from left: FRONT: Max Borenstein, Abigail Vogel, Sara West, Elizabeth Vichness, Sydney Dondes and Alexandra Earle....

Ending Shabbat, welcoming the week

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Mollie Bowman, center, holds the wine and spices, and Shelley Greenspan, right, holds the candle, at Jewish Women International’s D.C. Young Women’s Leadership Network’s...

Community | June 13, 2019

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Beth Emeth confirmation class Members of Congregation Beth Emeth in Herndon’s 2019 confirmation class are, from left: Top row: Cameron Levin, Allison Silas, Gavin Tedder, Campbell...

Evening of community relations

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The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington brought 500 people to Congregation Har Shalom on June 5 for the agency's annual gala. The JCRC...

Community | June 5, 2019

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Address joins chevra kadisha institute Rabbi Richard F. Address, founder and director of Jewish Sacred Aging, has joined the Columbia-based Gamliel Institute Institute as dean,...

Silverstein bat mitzvah

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Jocelyn Rae Silverstein will become a bat mitzvah on June 1 at B’nai Israel Congregation in Rockville. She is a seventh grader at Lakelands...

Community | May 22, 2019

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  Schwaber awarded for civic achievement Jeff Schwaber, third from left, won the Benjamin Ourisman Memorial Award for Civic Achievement at the Bender Jewish Community Center...