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Chanukah brings out the oil and the good cheer

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By Ethel G. Hofman Ah, Chanukah — the holiday when we eat fried foods to commemorate the miracle of the oil. The eight-day “Festival of Lights,”...

You Should Know… Judith Rosenbluth

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Judith Rosenbluth, 21, is a junior at the University of Maryland double majoring in marketing and immersive digital media. She’s the president of U-Md.’s...

5 miles of separation with Sidney Katz

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When Sidney Katz was growing up, his family were the only Jews in Gaithersburg. Katz, 72, who was Gaithersburg’s mayor for 16 years, has lived...

Broadcaster Maury Povich among inductees in local Jewish Sports Hall of Fame

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Veteran broadcaster and Washington native Maury Povich can add another award to his mantel. Last month, he was one of six Jewish athletes inducted...

Potomac eatery gets kosher certification

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Potomac became just a little more kosher last month after Rabbi Adam Raskin, of Congregation Har Shalom, certified Playa Bowls eatery in Cabin John...

Rabbi Yonina Creditor starts position as chaplain at Naval Academy

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Talking to Rabbi Yonina Creditor is an exercise in efficiency. She tells it like it is in a way that’s both straightforward and positive,...

You Should Know… Tamar Jacobson

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Tamar Jacobson, 21, is a senior at the University of Maryland majoring in public health science. She is the president of Kedma, the school’s...

Closing a chapter at the Milton school with Ronit Greenstein

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Every story must come to an end, and for the Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital’s chief storyteller, Ronit Greenstein, another...

Memorial center ‘a place to grieve and celebrate’

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  Smiles mixed with tears Nov. 13 as the memorial center and chapel at Garden of Remembrance Memorial Park was dedicated. The new facilities at the...