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The complete Jewish matchmaker’s guide to dating during a pandemic

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If there’s one thing Erika Ettin can’t stand, it's people who say Washington is a terrible place to date. As founder and CEO of...
Rabbi Justin Gedalia Walls

This rabbi has faith in the power of physical fitness

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Justin Gedalia Walls says he’s just like any other personal physical trainer, with one difference. “I tell the best Yiddish jokes out of any other...
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We need to step up our charitable giving during the pandemic

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By Yvette Alt Miller It’s been decades since I ordered food at a McDonald’s. I’ve kept kosher since I was 18 and, outside of Israel,...
Deni Avdija

Israeli teen Deni Avdija drafted by Washington Wizards

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By Marc Brodsky Deni Avdija, the 19-year-old Israeli basketball phenom, was taken by the Washington Wizards with the ninth overall pick of the NBA Draft...

Ari Roth parts company with Mosaic Theater

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Ari Roth, artistic director of Mosaic Theater Company of D.C., is leaving the theater that he founded in 2014. The announcement of Roth’s resignation came...
Brian Rodrigue

Making sparks fly with Brian Rodrigue

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Brian Rodrigue comes from a long line of blacksmiths. His great-grandfather constructed tracks for hauling logs through the swamps of Louisiana. His grandfather and...
Adam Van Grack

Meet this year’s DC Jewish Sports Hall of Fame inductees

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To be inducted into the Greater Washington Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, a person must possess three qualities: They must be Jewish. They must...

You Should Know… Elliot Bromberg

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By night, Elliot Bromberg is a stand-up comedian. The 23-year-old NoMA-based University of Maryland graduate co-hosts the weekly Zoom comedy show “Witty Wednesday.” Just...

Tighter COVID restrictions don’t faze MoCo restaurants, synagogues

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Restaurants and synagogues in Montgomery County don’t see additional difficulties caused by the Montgomery County Council’s decision to reinstate restrictions to help limit the...

You Should Know… Alexis Bentz

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By Isabella Lefkowitz-Rao Alexis Bentz, a recent graduate of Wootton High School, is spending her freshman year of college at home rather than at Washington...