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Rep. Jamie Raskin

Rep. Jamie Raskin considers the coup, Constitution and QAnon

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Among the elected leaders who were forced to hunker down for cover as a mob attacked the Capitol on Jan. 6, was Rep. Jamie...

Cancel culture, leadership and anti-Semitism discussed in virtual dialogue

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Cancel culture, anti-Semitism and leadership were discussed at a virtual dialogue on Jan. 14. “From Election to Inauguration and Beyond: Jewish Identity and Civic Responsibility”...

These students say it’s time to Girl Up

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Gender equity, domestic abuse and relationship advice: These can be difficult topics to broach for some young women. But a group of students has...

DC Jews navigate the ‘dark night’ of a coup against democracy

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By Eric Schucht and David Holzel Rachel Faulkner had just come home from picking her daughter up from day care. With a pro-Trump demonstration planned...
B’nai Israel Congregation in Rockville

The art of the farbrengen with B’nai Israel

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A musical oneg: That’s one way to describe a farbrengen, according to Cantor Sarah Bolts of B’nai Israel Congregation. On Jan. 9, she and others...
Sheldon Adelson

Sheldon Adelson, megadonor to Israel and Republicans, is dead at 87

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By JTA Staff Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate whose philanthropy had an unparalleled influence on American and Israeli politics and Jewish causes, has died...
Hebrew Home of Greater Washington is part of Charles E. Smith Life Communities.

800 vaccinated for COVID-19 at Hebrew Home

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More than 800 people at the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, including residents and staffers, have received the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine....

This Jewish student played a role in ensuring Joe Biden’s path to the presidency...

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Brennan Leach wants you to know, first of all, that the caption on the viral photo of her taken inside the U.S. Capitol building...

Neo-Nazis, QAnon and Camp Auschwitz: A guide to the hate symbols and signs on...

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By Laura E. Adkins and Emily Burack The sweatshirt, spotted amid the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol, seemed designed to provoke fear. “Camp Auschwitz,” it...

Orthodox Jewish Trump supporters decry violence but not the movement that fueled the mob

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By Shira Hanau Heshy Tischler, the pro-Trump provocateur of Orthodox Brooklyn, wasn’t at the U.S. Capitol when a mob stormed it Wednesday — but not...