People

Get to know people from the DMV Jewish community through profiles, and sections You Should Know, and Last Word.

Out and About: May 20

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The Executive as Playwright: Wayne Firestone

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It wouldn’t be wrong to call Wayne Firestone a professional Jew. The one-time lawyer at big-box D.C. law firm Arnold & Porter has worked...

You Should Know … Doug Halpert

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Orrin Konheim | Special to WJW Doug Halpert, 32, is a traffic engineer with Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. In his profession, he’s worked on everything from traffic...

Out and About: May 20

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You Should Know … Becca Leviss

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Becca Leviss, 25, could end up at rabbinical school. But right now, the Tufts University graduate is happy working on the Partnerships Team at...

Shattering fundraising records with Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn

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Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn was hired as head of Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital in 2020, just before the pandemic began. But...

Daphne Feigin named Bronfman Fellow

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Daphne Feigin of Vienna is one of 26 high school juniors from across North America chosen as a Bronfman Fellow. The group will participate...

Out and About: May 13

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Making the case for Hadassah with Ilene Schneider

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In 1970 when Ilene Schneider and her husband, Syd, arrived from Queens, N.Y., in Lanham for his job, she had left behind family, friends...

You Should Know … Aaron Shneyer

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Aaron Shneyer believes that music can transform the world — or at least change people and communities for the better. The Takoma, D.C., resident...