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Playwright Jennie Berman Eng goes in search of an ‘authentic’ Holocaust movie

  https://vimeo.com/410255432 Jennie Berman Eng doesn’t mind being labeled a Jewish playwright. In fact, she proudly owns the moniker as the first-place winner of the Ninth...
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Local day schools gear up for the fall

It’s a rite of growing up to be impatient for school to let out in the spring and be sad about the passing of...

You Should Know… Matt Oberman

Matt Oberman has always loved dogs. He turned that passion for furry friends into a business: Bone Voyage, a dog walking and cage-free boarding...
Matthew Mutterperl

The volunteering life with Matthew Mutterperl

The first time Matthew Mutterperl was invited to join his synagogue’s brotherhood, he said no. He also said no the second time. Then came...

Israeli protesters in D.C. call on Netanyahu to resign

(This article was updated on Aug. 11 to include additional background information) Forty-five people gathered outside the Embassy of Israel in Washington on Aug. 9...

Reading into Charles Rammelkamp

At 68, Charles Rammelkamp recently published his book of poems, “Catastroika.” The Baltimore writer had always been a fan of good literature. In college, he...

7 ways to stay connected to Judaism

Seniors are one of the most susceptible groups to COVID-19. According to the CDC, the older the adult, the higher the risk for severe...

Tony Hausner’s genealogical journey

It was at a cousin’s son’s wedding in 1993 where Tony Hausner of Silver Spring learned he was related to a Hausner who entered...
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You Should Know… Matt Adler

Matt Adler launched his blog PlantingRootsBearingFruits.com upon making aliyah in 2017. The goal: to chronicle his adventures exploring Israel. Adler, 34, is fluent in...

Washington-area Hillels are preparing for a new normal this fall

Every fall, Hillel at the University of Maryland kicks off the new school year with a terrapin-sized barbecue. Last year, 1,200 students attended. That was...