Community for February 23, 2017

Access DC, the young leadership division of American Jewish Committee, hosted its 8th Annual Winter Party Feb. 9 at Malmaison in Georgetown. More than 160 people attended.
Attending Access DC’s winter party are, from left, Michael Kleen, Stephanie Klarer, Jilian Fenton and Evan Hoffman.
AJC photos by Emma Giberson
René and Melanie Moreno of Washington and Curaçao were honored recently with Israel Bonds’ Israel69 Award, presented in recognition of exceptional support for Israel and perpetuating Jewish heritage. Actor Jason Alexander, right, emceed the event, held in Miami Beach.
Photo by Shahar Azran/Development Corporation for Israel
Cantor Rosalie Boxt of Temple Emanuel plays guitar as members of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom participate in a Muslim-Jewish unity vigil on Feb. 16 at Veteran’s Plaza in Silver Spring.
Photo by Yan Raytselis
From left, Sam Itin, Alyssa Silva and Zoe Garber enjoy Middle Eastern treats at the Syrian Sweets Soiree, hosted Feb. 9 by Moishe House D.C. — Columbia Heights.
Photo by Andrew Braswell
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