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Mark Levitt became The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s pandemic president

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Like so many people, Mark Levitt lost sleep during the pandemic. “There were many nights when I laid awake thinking about things,” he says. “There...

Temple Rodef Shalom members connect in ‘Tents’

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The Movement Mavens is for yoga fans. Grow-Getters is all about gardening. And Grape Expectations? It’s a place to sip some wine. They’re three of...

Young Zionist Jews say they’re fighting antisemitism on social media. What are they accomplishing?

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NEW YORK  — Two weeks after the recent flareup of violence in Israel and Gaza, as fights over Israel and Palestine raged on social...

Silberberg, Levine lose in Democratic primary

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Virginia Del. Hala Ayala will go on to be the Democratic nominee for Virginia's lieutenant governor, beating out five other candidates in Tuesday's primary,...
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Back to the office? Jewish agencies say, ‘Not yet.’

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People are ready to return to the office after a year of working virtually, said Gil Preuss. But despite falling COVID case numbers, the...

2nd Israel banner stolen from Har Shalom

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    Congregation Har Shalom in Potomac is enhancing security after the second pro-Israel banner in two weeks was stolen from the synagogue’s property over the...

Three teens charged in May murder of Israeli in Baltimore

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An 18-year-old and two teenaged minors have been charged in the murder of an Israeli man who was visiting relatives in Baltimore last month. Efraim...

With new at-home paramedic service, Israel’s national ambulance service becomes telemedicine pioneer

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Sponsored By Michele Chabin JERUSALEM – The elderly grandmother had a fever and felt weak, despite the antibiotics her family doctor had prescribed...

There’s a new test for cancer risks from a longtime Jewish genetic screening program

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Sponsored By Renee Ghert-Zand After discovering a suspicious lump in her breast one day while in the shower, Abby Match was...

Murdered Israeli remembered in Baltimore

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By Haydee M. Rodriguez More than 400 people attended a memorial on Wednesday for Efraim Gordon, a 31-year-old Israeli who was murdered last month while...