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Jonathan Sacks, former UK chief rabbi and Jewish ‘intellectual giant,’ dies at 72

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By Ben Harris, Cnaan Liphshiz and Gabe Friedman Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, the former chief rabbi of the United Kingdom whose extensive writings and frequent media...
Ethan Shuchart

You Should Know… Ethan Shuchart

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In August, Ethan Shuchart, a student at The George Washington University Law School, put his experience in child care to work for harried parents...

Groups that were created to bring young Jews together are learning some lessons from...

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After she helped found a Moishe House in Fairfax last year, Sam Magnes became accustomed to welcoming Jewish strangers into her home for dinners,...
The Maxine and Carl Silver Hillel Center at the University of Mary Washingto

$5 million Jewish student center opens in Fredericksburg

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The University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg was founded in 1908. In the following century, student centers for the school’s Baptists, Catholics, Methodists and...
Cliff Fishman

Cliff Fishman: Crime fighter turned poet

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Cliff Fishman is a man of many words. Some may know his writing from his law textbooks. His “A Student’s Guide to Hearsay” is...

Smaller and older now, Beth Torah Congregation in Hyattsville retains its spark

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Family-like. Welcoming. Diverse. That’s how people describe Beth Torah Congregation, which made its home for more than four decades in Hyattsville, Md. However, the Conservative...
Gabriel Key

NoVa chef wants to do for pasta what craft brewing did for beer

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Gabriel Key didn’t set out to become a chef. In fact, his bachelor’s degree was in East Asian studies and communications. But a fateful...

You Should Know… Tyler Vile

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Writer, performer and disability advocate, Tyler Vile is the author of “Never Coming Home,” a novel in verse, and “Hassidic Witch Murderer: The Official...

Best of Jewish Washington

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For the third year, Washington Jewish Week has polled the greater Jewish community about its favorite things. And you told us — best bagels,...

Objectifying Jewish history with Rebekah Sobel

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By Haydee M. Rodriguez Rebekah Sobel sees her task as bringing to life the rich history of Washington’s Jewish community in a way that is...