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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...

Serving the community with Dan Mendelson

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“It’s about continuity with prior generations and future generations. I believe that following Jewish practice also makes us better as human beings,” says Dan...

You Should Know… Rabbi Sarah Krinsky

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Jarrad Saffren | Staff Writer Rabbi Sarah Krinsky, 32, is associate rabbi at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C. With about 1,700 member families, it’s...

Life of area composer Simon Sargon was one of music, Jewish inspiration

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For Simon Sargon’s 80th birthday in 2018, his synagogue, Temple Sinai, held a concert. Fifteen cantors, three instrumentalists and 175 volunteer singers were there to...

Dec. 25 day of service can lead to more than good deeds

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  Photos by Lloyd Wolf Thirty-five years ago on Christmas Day, Jill Orbuch met her future husband, David, at a day of service in the Washington...

DC area rabbis join letter protesting extremists in Israel’s government

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More than 20 Washington-area rabbis and cantors are among the 330 American rabbis pledging to block members of the Religious Zionist bloc in Prime...

2022 was a big year for Jews in the arts

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By Andrew Lapin | JTA Once more for the record, Dave Chappelle: Jews don’t really run Hollywood. But anyone paying attention in 2022 saw a...

Washington Hebrew Congregation agrees to nearly $1 million settlement

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In Washington Hebrew Congregation’s nearly $1 million settlement with the District of Columbia, the synagogue denied the District’s allegations and claims that the WHC...

At Congregation Etz Hayim, a month of Chanukah celebrations

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Congregation Etz Hayim had a big calendar of activities during the month of December. “We really fill the days with Chanukah celebrations that make kids...