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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...

Jasmine Weiss

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Jasmine Weiss, daughter of Tanya and the late Stuart Weiss of Arlington, became a bat mitzvah on Saturday, June 8 at Temple Rodef Shalom...