WJW Guides

Mollie Witow’s adventurous century

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    Mollie Witow has led a life filled with traveling and solar eclipses. She’s assisted German atomic scientists, worked as a librarian and volunteered with...

Smaller and older now, Beth Torah Congregation in Hyattsville retains its spark

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Family-like. Welcoming. Diverse. That’s how people describe Beth Torah Congregation, which made its home for more than four decades in Hyattsville, Md. However, the Conservative...
David Gamse

David Gamse, the CEO of seniors, readies for retirement

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He was a student at the University of South Florida who initially wanted to be a psychologist. Then, David Gamse said in a recent...

Reading into Charles Rammelkamp

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At 68, Charles Rammelkamp recently published his book of poems, “Catastroika.” The Baltimore writer had always been a fan of good literature. In college, he...

7 ways to stay connected to Judaism

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Seniors are one of the most susceptible groups to COVID-19. According to the CDC, the older the adult, the higher the risk for severe...

Tony Hausner’s genealogical journey

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It was at a cousin’s son’s wedding in 1993 where Tony Hausner of Silver Spring learned he was related to a Hausner who entered...

Seniors spend quarantine putting memories on paper

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During quarantine, people have had a lot more free time, and a lot more time to think. Some members of Congregation Beth El of Montgomery...

Natalie K. Levant brings the laughs at 88

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By Eric Schucht PHILADELPHIA — She’s the silver vixen of the stand-up — the comedic grandmother audiences wished they had. “They used to say mother,” Natalie...

Wedding vendors give back

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By Ellen Braunstein As the coronavirus forces wedding cancellations and postponements, two Washington-area wedding vendors have pivoted their businesses to help fight COVID-19. Something Vintage...

Here are ways you can make the best of your wedding plans

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Wedding postponement wine glasses. Decorative protective masks. These are signs of our COVID-19 pandemic-tainted times. What to do about the already planned wedding? Postpone?  Cancel?...