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Democrat, Republican proxy spar at Olam Tikvah election brunch

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The Democratic candidate for delegate in Virginia’s 40th district sparred with a proxy for his Republican opponent in Northern Virginia on Sunday. Incumbent Del. Dan...

Gather DC to expand nationwide

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Gather DC is going national. The Washington-based organization that seeks to help Jews in their 20s and 30s connect to Jewish life and to...

National Sunrise movement says it did not have advance notice of DC affiliate’s broadside...

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The Sunrise Movement, a national youth group devoted to advocating against human-caused climate change, said it did not have advance notice of a statement...

Glenn Youngkin, GOP nominee for Va. governor, accuses George Soros of school plot

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Glenn Youngkin, the Republican nominee for governor of Virginia, accused liberal Jewish billionaire George Soros of “inserting” political activists into the school system “disguised...

Environmental group quits democracy rally because ‘Zionist’ groups are present

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The Washington D.C. branch of a national climate action group turned down a role at a voting rights rally because a “number of Zionist...

Pozez JCC of Northern Virginia to host series of vaccine clinics

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The Pozez JCC of Northern Virginia will begin hosting a vaccine clinic through Giant on Oct. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., rain...

Around Town October 20th, 2021

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Attending The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Real Estate Division Cornerstone event on Sept. 30 are (front, from left): Arlene R. Kogod, honoree Robert...

‘Leave who’s right and wrong to the historians’

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David Makovsky and Ghaith al-Omari are close friends, both experts with the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. On Sunday, they met in person...

Double the mitzvah

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With speeches about historic poets and writers, Jewish-Irish history and even some analysis of the modernist novel “Ulysses,” Evian Bloom Guilfoyle and Mischa Blue...

Fairfax eruv ready for its first Shabbat

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After nearly two years of work, Fairfax’s eruv has been completed, allowing Jews who observe Shabbat restrictions to carry items within its boundaries with...