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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...

‘Our Shared Bible’

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by Suzanne Pollak Staff Writer A rabbi, a priest and an imam walked into the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School May 10, and then...

Selling trees to get to Israel

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by Julia Shedlin WJW Intern It is common for Orthodox students to take a gap year and study in Israel after graduating from high school, but...

Learning about racism

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by Suzanne Pollak Staff Writer Anne Frank. Oskar Schindler. Jackie Robinson. Thurgood Marshall. They were all there, and many more, as students and their families from Waldon...