Celebrations and Community

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Celebrations

Naomi Ilana Stillman, daughter of Susan and Brad Stillman of Potomac, will become a bat mitzvah Jan. 2 at Congregation Beth El in Bethesda. Family members joining in the simcha include her brothers Jacob, Benjamin and Gabriel and grandparents Rita, z’l, and Sol Margolis of Jerusalem, and Dolores and Don Stillman of Buffalo Grove, Ill. As part of her bat mitzvah, Naomi is raising funds to support the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington’s fund to send women on the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project trip to Israel (jccgw.org/naomi). Naomi is a sixth-grader at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville.Photo provided
Naomi Ilana Stillman, daughter of Susan and Brad Stillman of Potomac, will become a bat mitzvah Jan. 2 at Congregation Beth El in Bethesda. Family members joining in the simcha include her brothers Jacob, Benjamin and Gabriel and grandparents Rita, z’l, and Sol Margolis of Jerusalem, and Dolores and Don Stillman of Buffalo Grove, Ill. As part of her bat mitzvah, Naomi is raising funds to support the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington’s fund to send women on the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project trip to Israel (jccgw.org/naomi). Naomi is a sixth-grader at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville.
Photo provided

Community

As part of a yearlong celebration of Congregation Beth Emeth’s 36th (double-chai) anniversary, CBE celebrated “The Miracle of Beth Emeth” on Dec. 13 with a holiday trifecta: a Chanukah concert with the Robyn Helzner Trio, then a community candle-lighting followed by a congregational Chanukah dinner. A few of CBE’s religious school students sang with the trio for part of the concert.Photo courtesy of Congregation Beth Emeth
As part of a yearlong celebration of Congregation Beth Emeth’s 36th (double-chai) anniversary, CBE celebrated “The Miracle of Beth Emeth” on Dec. 13 with a holiday trifecta: a Chanukah concert with the Robyn Helzner Trio, then a community candle-lighting followed by a congregational Chanukah dinner. A few of CBE’s religious school students sang with the trio for part of the concert.
Photo courtesy of Congregation Beth Emeth
More than 75 children and teens from southern Israel received specialized art therapy kits, thanks to a new project organized by United Hatzalah of Israel’s Team Daniel initiative. In conjunction with Artists 4 Israel, the art therapy kits were distributed on Dec. 8 -10 with a program introducing parents how to use the kits with their children and visits by graffiti artists who worked with teens to paint neighborhood bomb shelters. Art therapists also participated in the events.Photo courtesy of IMP Group
More than 75 children and teens from southern Israel received specialized art therapy kits, thanks to a new project organized by United Hatzalah of Israel’s Team Daniel initiative. In conjunction with Artists 4 Israel, the art therapy kits were distributed on Dec. 8 -10 with a program introducing parents how to use the kits with their children and visits by graffiti artists who worked with teens to paint neighborhood bomb shelters. Art therapists also participated in the events.
Photo courtesy of IMP Group
Midtown Pharmacy, located at 121 Congressional Lane in Rockville, celebrated its grand opening on Dec. 21 with a community celebration.Photo courtesy of Midtown Pharmacy
Midtown Pharmacy, located at 121 Congressional Lane in Rockville, celebrated its grand opening on Dec. 21 with a community celebration.
Photo courtesy of Midtown Pharmacy
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and Berman Hebrew Academy students visited Leisure World in Silver Spring on Dec. 20 to teach technology to residents. More than 60 seniors attended the Tech Cafe, mostly to learn about handheld and portable technologies.Photo by Fred Shapiro
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and Berman Hebrew Academy students visited Leisure World in Silver Spring on Dec. 20 to teach technology to residents. More than 60 seniors attended the Tech Cafe, mostly to learn about handheld and portable technologies.
Photo by Fred Shapiro
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