Community for Jan. 24, 2019

Rabbi David Kalender of Congregation Olam Tikvah in Fairfax on Jan. 11 gives the invocation at the Virginia House of Delegates in Richmond. Photo courtesy of Congregation Olam Tikvah.
Berman Hebrew Academy Girls Varsity Head Coach Damon Childs, left, presents senior Mia Raskin with the game ball on Jan. 15, after she became the second female basketball player in the school’s history to achieve 1,000 career points. Photo by Rabbi Adam Raskin.

Nathaniel Jacob Shemony (Nate), son of Debbie and Eli Shemony of North Bethesda, will celebrate his bar mitzvah on Jan. 26 at Magen David Sephardic Congregation in Rockville. Joining in the simchah will be his brother, Benjamin, sisters Talia and Neely, and grandparents Miriam Gavin-Kalinsky of Forest Hills, N.Y. and Yehudit Shemony of Netanyah, Israel. Nate is a seventh-grader at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville. Photo provided.

Cast members of Har Shalom Players’ production of “Annie” gather for a group shot. Performances are scheduled for Jan. 26 and 27 at Congregation Har Shalom in Potomac. Photo provided.
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