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Local day schools gear up for the fall

It’s a rite of growing up to be impatient for school to let out in the spring and be sad about the passing of...

Israeli protesters in D.C. call on Netanyahu to resign

(This article was updated on Aug. 11 to include additional background information) Forty-five people gathered outside the Embassy of Israel in Washington on Aug. 9...

Considering homeschooling? This mom has some tips.

When Stephanie Frumkin discusses homeschooling as an option for families in her role as an education consultant, it is not is not only as...
Calli Levin

Initiative provides Montgomery County seniors with free Shabbat meals 

A new initiative to provide Montgomery County seniors with free Shabbat meals created a waiting list due to demand. In June, the Jewish Council for...

Adin Steinsaltz made the Talmud more accessible

  By Ben Harris Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz, the acclaimed scholar whose landmark translation of the Talmud enabled a vast readership to access one of Judaism’s...
Tracey Nicole

NoVa Moishe Houses discuss black Jewish experience

Tracey Nicole always makes an effort to introduce herself to any new police officer stationed at her Texas synagogue. It might be a brief...

Washington-area Hillels are preparing for a new normal this fall

Every fall, Hillel at the University of Maryland kicks off the new school year with a terrapin-sized barbecue. Last year, 1,200 students attended. That was...

Need a mezuzah? These teens are looking for you.

This was supposed to be the summer that Joseph Rubin got a job before heading off to college in the fall. Then the pandemic...
Snider’s Super Foods

Jewish family-owned Snider’s Super Foods sold

Snider's Super Foods in the Silver Spring has been family-owned for more than 75 years. On July 20, the store announced via a press...

Capital Jewish Museum unveils future plans

This week the Lillian & Albert Small Capital Jewish Museum officially took ownership of the new museum's construction site from Property Group Partners. Executive Director...