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Rabbi Yonina Creditor starts position as chaplain at Naval Academy

Talking to Rabbi Yonina Creditor is an exercise in efficiency. She tells it like it is in a way that’s both straightforward and positive,...

You Should Know… Tamar Jacobson

Tamar Jacobson, 21, is a senior at the University of Maryland majoring in public health science. She is the president of Kedma, the school’s...

Pets & Vets

Members of Beth El Hebrew Congregation brought their best friends on four legs to the synagogue parking lot on Oct. 29 for a blessing...

Closing a chapter at the Milton school with Ronit Greenstein

Every story must come to an end, and for the Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital’s chief storyteller, Ronit Greenstein, another...

Three students named by StandWithUs

StandWithUs has named three Washington-area students to participate in its programs. Sophomores Gabrielle Guigui, of George Washington University, and Philip Eigen, of American University,...

Around Town | Nov. 18, 2022


You Should Know… Rachel Morris

Rachel Morris, 20, is a junior at the University of Maryland, where she’s an English major and a philosophy minor. She grew up in...

Risa Simon: No dog left behind

Noses and eyes are trained toward the kitchen of a Rockville home, where food is being prepared. Impatient diners pace or whine a little,...

Around Town | Nov. 10, 2022


Rabbi Eric Rosin and the life of an interim rabbi

Anthony Glaros | Special to WJW In the days following Rosh Hashanah, Rabbi Eric Rosin arrived as the interim rabbi at Kol Shalom in Rockville....