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Jewish community leaders stake out priorities in Annapolis

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By David Mark Ensuring security funding for communal sites and enhancing hate crime law amid a rash of antisemitic graffiti episodes are high on Maryland...

You Should Know… Anat Litwok

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After graduating from Marlboro High School in New Jersey, Anat Litwok made aliyah and lived on a kibbutz for seven years. And it was...

Kehila Chadasha welcomes interim rabbi

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After 40 years leading Kehila Chadasha, Rabbi David Shneyer has become the Montgomery County progressive community’s rabbi emeritus. In his place, Rabbi Gordon Fuller has...

Virginia’s Jewish legislators emphasize protecting freedoms

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By Dina Weinstein Richmond, Va. — As the General Assembly body gaveled in last week, Jewish organizations and legislators in Virginia announced their priorities during...

What do antisemites believe?

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A new ADL survey may shed light on local antisemitic events, such as the message “Jews Not Welcome” spray painted on a school marquee...

Shelly Kupfer is committed to giving back to the community

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Chevy Chase resident Shelly Kupfer, the former Jewish Federations of North America chair of National Women’s Philanthropy, spent eight summers of her childhood at...

At Congregation B’nai Tzedek, pickleball for the body and soul

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Members of Congregation B’nai Tzedek will soon be able to nourish not only their souls through worship, but also their bodies through physical activity...

You Should Know… Ilana Adler

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At age 4, Ilana Adler was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow throughout the body. The 30-year-old has already...

Investing in the Jewish community with Alan Meltzer

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Alan Meltzer’s name has become synonymous with philanthropy, both here in the Washington area and beyond. Meltzer, who founded The Meltzer Group in 1982 as...

Paul Berger, a ‘Founding Father’ of D.C. Jewish community, dies at 90

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Paul S. Berger, an attorney who used his expertise in tax law to build and strengthen the Jewish community of Greater Washington, and who...