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Amid Surge in Antisemitism, US Education Secretary Discusses Efforts to Combat Anti-Jewish Hate

As antisemitism increases to frightening levels across the nation, much of the focus is on the anti-Jewish hatred that has become prevalent on college...

Beth El of Winchester Experiencing a Busy Stretch of Congregational Changes

Beth El Congregation in Winchester may be somewhat of a smaller congregation, but that hasn’t stopped the Northern Virginia synagogue from experiencing a surge...

Pozez JCC To Host ‘Space Torah’ Event

The Pozez JCC is hosting a screening of a documentary about the first Jewish American astronaut to travel to space and the first person...

Maryland Resolution Calls for a ‘Ceasefire in Israel and Palestine”

A nonbinding resolution calling for an immediate cease-fire “in Israel and Palestine” was introduced in the Maryland House of Delegates late last month. The resolution...

Matchmaking Event at Kehilat Pardes Part of Relationship-Focused Programming

Famous Jewish matchmaker, dating coach and host on the Netflix show “Jewish Matchmaking” Aleeza Ben Shalom headlined a fun event at Kehilat Pardes –...

Bethesda Couple Organizes Effort to Help Israeli Startups

A Bethesda couple is currently in the middle of a large collaborative effort with several venture capital incubator groups to provide funding through investments...

Jewish Federation of Greater Washington Adds Key Player to Its Professional Leadership Team

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington made a big personnel move to further expand its involvement within the DMV community with the recent hiring...

Magen David Sephardic Congregation’s New Rabbi Balances Synagogue Role With Military Service

Rabbi Colonel Henry Soussan of Magen David Sephardic Congregation has a unique employment situation, serving as a community rabbi for the Rockville synagogue since...

‘Bring Them Home Tour’ in Israel Features Yeshiva University’s Maccabees Men’s Basketball Team

Last month, Yeshiva University’s men’s basketball team, the YU Maccabees, joined with Athletes For Israel on a weeklong solidarity trip to Israel. For the...

A Q&A With Michal Cotler-Wunsh, Israel’s Special Envoy for Combating Antisemitism and a Former...

There are still currently 136 hostages being held by Hamas. There’s no question that the families of the hostages desperately want their loved ones...