The complete Jewish matchmaker’s guide to dating during a pandemic

If there’s one thing Erika Ettin can’t stand, it's people who say Washington is a terrible place to date. As founder and CEO of...
Rabbi Justin Gedalia Walls

This rabbi has faith in the power of physical fitness

Justin Gedalia Walls says he’s just like any other personal physical trainer, with one difference. “I tell the best Yiddish jokes out of any other...

Third generation group incorporates as nonprofit

  3GDC, a Washington-area organization representing grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, announced on Nov. 20 that it has formally incorporated as a nonprofit. The group works to...

Sarah Bloom Raskin is on Biden’s treasury secretary short list

By Gabe Friedman President-elect Joe Biden has made his pick for treasury secretary — but he won’t announce it until close to Thanksgiving next week. That...
Deni Avdija

Israeli teen Deni Avdija drafted by Washington Wizards

By Marc Brodsky Deni Avdija, the 19-year-old Israeli basketball phenom, was taken by the Washington Wizards with the ninth overall pick of the NBA Draft...
Adam Van Grack

Meet this year’s DC Jewish Sports Hall of Fame inductees

To be inducted into the Greater Washington Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, a person must possess three qualities: They must be Jewish. They must...

How did Jewish Americans vote?

By Ron Kampeas and Gabe Friedman It’s a Jewish ritual: Every four years after a presidential election, the question arises about how American Jews voted. “Check...

Anti-Semitic hate crimes rose by 14% in 2019, according to the FBI

  The number of anti-Semitic hate crimes increased significantly in 2019, according to the FBI, in a year that saw three lethal attacks against Jews. Anti-Semitic...

NoVa public schools mull over closing on minority holidays

  With its growing and diverse population, public school systems in Northern Virginia have begun to accommodate the holidays of minority religious and ethnic groups. The...

Tighter COVID restrictions don’t faze MoCo restaurants, synagogues

Restaurants and synagogues in Montgomery County don’t see additional difficulties caused by the Montgomery County Council’s decision to reinstate restrictions to help limit the...