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Soom Foods – tehina from northern Israel

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  Shelby, Jackie and Amy Zitelman have been creating their own businesses for years, going as far back as selling lemonade or washing cars in...

After 18 years, Rabbi Steve Glazer says goodbye

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  From June 14-16, congregants and friends of Rabbi Steve and Andrea Glazer came together for a gala weekend to say goodbye to the couple...

A death in Egypt

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  Though only 21 years old, Andrew Driscoll Pochter had already embarked upon what everyone expected to be his life’s work — bringing peace to...

Student from Chevy Chase dies in Egypt

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Andrew Pochter, from Chevy Chase, was killed during a protest against the Muslim Brotherhood in Alexandria, Egypt.

Conservatives speak about Mideast

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A group of political conservatives intent on spreading the truth about events in the Mideast was honored by EMET, Endowment for Middle East Truth,...

Former Miss Israel/World advocates for rape victims

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Linor Abargil, crowned both Miss Israel and Miss World in 1998, is on a mission to create “a very open and public discussion about...

Funeral deal in doubt

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Area synagogues are concerned that the announced merger of the two largest funeral companies in the United States will result in higher funeral costs...

Federation to create education department

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In a release to its board of directors Tuesday night, The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington announced the creation of a new education department...

Keeping Jewish teens involved

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For many Jewish teens, the culmination of their involvement in Judaism comes at the age of 12 or 13 when they read their Torah...

Joshua Seth Lightman

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Andrea and Steve Lightman of Gaithersburg have announced the birth of their son, Joshua Seth Lightman on Jan. 16. Joining in the simcha were...