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‘One Million Bones’ at the National Mall

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Bat mitzvah project focuses on genocides by Suzanne Pollak Staff Writer This weekend, the National Mall will be filled with one million bones, a virtual mass grave symbolizing...

The dominoes are falling

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Wide-open governor's race provides opportunities for candidates on all levels by Ron Snyder The race to be the next Maryland governor is predicted to set off...

‘A new war’

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Israeli cyber-security firms meet potential investors and strategic partners by Maayan Jaffe "We're always looking for innovative partners," said Ed Jaehne, chief strategy officer for KeyW...

Destined for leadership

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Cindy Fishman becomes president of Har Shalom   by Emily Minton Staff Writer It almost seems as if Cindy Fishman was destined to become president of Congregation Har Shalom...

Award-winning words

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by Emily Minton Staff Writer Twenty-year-old Gavriel Brown, a Yeshiva University junior and Kemp Mill native, was recently awarded the 2013 Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics...

An interfaith ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

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by Emily Minton Staff Writer Congregation Beth El of Montgomery County and Bethesda United Methodist Church (BUMC) are coming together musically on Sunday, June 2 for...

Jewish American Heritage Month – 2013 version

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by Suzanne Pollak Staff Writer Who needs an official White House celebration anyway? Musical theater, interesting speakers, good causes and, of course, some delicious food, highlighted the...

New bill would make survivor support a priority

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by David Holzel Senior Writer Bipartisan legislation introduced in Congress last week to give additional support to elderly Holocaust survivors has raised the sense of urgency...

Happy Birthday Florence Gersuk Lipsky!

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by Ralph Shapiro Florence Gersuk Lipsky, a pillar of strength in the Washington Jewish community, resident of Leisure World in Silver Spring, will celebrate her...

Persian Passover

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If it happened in America, Jews would be calling it the March Dilemma. In Iran, Passover generally falls at the time of the Persian...