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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...

The action is outdoors at Temple Shalom

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As the pandemic continues to ebb and flow, Temple Shalom in Chevy Chase has returned to in-person classes at its religious school. This fall,...

D.C. councilmember who once spread Rothschild conspiracy theory is running for mayor

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By Andrew Lapin A Democratic member of Washington, D.C.’s city council who once said “the Rothschilds” control the weather and has given money to the...

Deni Avdija warms up to second season in NBA

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By Howard Blas Deni Avdija, the only Israeli player in the NBA, returned to action on Saturday night after a longer-than-expected recovery and rehabilitation from...

Freshly completed GW Hillel opens its doors

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  The sun-soaked second-floor room overlooks the crowds of students hustling to class on the street below. From above, acting as a peaceful watchtower, the...

6 things to know about the month of Cheshvan

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The month of Cheshvan comes after the slew of busy High Holy Days. It is the only month on the Jewish calendar in which...

Israeli alumni of Kesher Israel have close ties to the Georgetown synagogue and each...

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By Fran Kritz There was a slight chill the morning that Howard Rosen and a few dozen of his friends hiked through the Sataf Forest...