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Sarah Bloom Raskin is on Biden’s treasury secretary short list

By Gabe Friedman President-elect Joe Biden has made his pick for treasury secretary — but he won’t announce it until close to Thanksgiving next week. That...
Deni Avdija

Israeli teen Deni Avdija drafted by Washington Wizards

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Some Washington-area Jews are jubilant, others litigious as Biden declares victory

Steph Black was in her apartment in the District on Saturday morning when she heard a commotion in the street. “And I was like, what...

What to watch in Joe Biden’s presidency

On Joe Biden’s first day as president, he plans to launch a task force to reunite children and parents separated at the country’s southern...