Judy and Lew Priven are pictured with students of Meeting Point in Kampala, Uganda before a boat trip there in 2007. Since then, the residents of Riderwood retirement community in Silver Spring have continued to work with Meeting Point, an organization that provides services for those affected with HIV/AIDS in East Africa, through their affiliation with American Jewish World Service Volunteer Corps. Courtesy of the Priven family


Joan and Milton Lichtman, of Chevy Chase, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married July 2nd, 1955 in the Bronx, N.Y. Milton is a tax attorney and retired IRS executive for 46 years. Joan is a professional piano accompanist for many Jewish organizations and retired Montgomery County class piano teacher for 26 years. Courtesy of Harry Samuel Lichtman


Yachad recently finished its Ramp It Up! summer camp. Over two weeks (June 15-19 and June 22-26), twenty teens built a 55’ accessibility ramp for a disabled homeowner. Many of the participants attend Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and are members at synagogues in the Washington area. Courtesy of Yachad


On June 25, more than 100 guests joined AJC Washington for the 71st Annual Meeting and Symposium including community partners, diplomats, board members and Jewish professionals. Pictured: AJC Washington Regional Office Board of Directors First Vice President David Berz talks with panelists, from left to right, Emily Soloff, AJC associate director for Interreligious and Intergroup Relations; Father Dennis McManus, professor for the Program on Jewish Civilization at Georgetown University; and Dr. Siva Subramanian, cofounder, Council of Hindu Temples of North America. Photo by Ron Sachs


On June 22, six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire presented a check for $441,318 to United Hatzalah—a nonprofit emergency medical services organization in Israel—as part of the Amar’e Saves campaign. Courtesy of IMP Group


The Israeli delegation joined first responders from around the world on June 26 at RFK Stadium in Washington for the opening ceremonies of the 2015 World Police and Fire Games. Photo by Robert Moss


Lori Weinstein, CEO of Jewish Women International (JWI), has been named a 2015 Brava! award recipient by SmartCEO. Courtesy of JWI


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