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Rabbi Yonina Creditor starts position as chaplain at Naval Academy

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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You Should Know… Rachel Morris

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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

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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

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Rabbi Eric Rosin and the life of an interim rabbi

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