Community for June 1, 2017

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), left, congratulates Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, who was recognized for his interfaith bridge-building through the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. Members of the House and Senate celebrated Jewish American Heritage Month May 23 with an event, “Honoring Leaders of the Jewish Community.”
Photo by Dov and Shmuel Lenchevsky
Receiving the Jewish Council for the Aging 2017 Humanitarian Award from Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), right, are, from left, Mindy Kursban, Neal Kursban, Julie Black (née Kursban) and Sandy Kursban.
Photo by Harvey Levine
Lana Alman
Leon Rodriguez, of Garrett Park, was elected to the board of directors of HIAS on May 21. Rodriguez is the immediate past director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Lana Alman of McLean was elected to the board as well.
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