A recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court is being praised by some Jewish groups for increasing access to state funding and benefits for Jewish schools and synagogues.
In his speech at the Endowment for Middle East Truth’s (EMET) gala dinner June 14, Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer rejected the possibility of dividing Israel and the Palestinian territories into two separate states.
Nearly 60 participants joined the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Young Leadership (YL) Mission to Israel from June 30 to July 9. Throughout the mission, these FIDF leaders and supporters — from all walks of life and communities across the U.S. — demonstrated their support for the brave men and women of the IDF.
On June 25, 2017, Agudas Achim Congregation in Alexandria, Virginia, held a gala banquet to celebrate retiring Executive Director Mirza Lopez. About 100 members gathered to thank Lopez for her 13 years of service.
“The Coming Solar Eclipse and its Effect on Halacha” (Jewish law) was presented by Rabbis Eli Reingold and Yaakov Goodman at the Yeshiva of Greater Washington – Tiferes Gedaliah in Kemp Mill, Silver Spring, Maryland.
The latest session of the popular Brunch and Learn series, held at the home of Rafi Marizan on Sunday July 9, focused on anger. Fifteen people gathered for a text study and discussion with Rabbi Yehoshua Singer, rabbi of Am HaTorah Congregation of Bethesda, Maryland.
A $25,000 matching gift from Kemp Mill philanthropists Aaron and Ahuva Orlofsky will expand the work of RespectAbility, a Washington, D.C.-based organization working to ensure children and adults with disabilities receive education, training, and employment opportunities.
JCrafts' inaugural chocolate factory workshop for adults on July 9 was a sweet success. “The Jewish Chocolate Factory — A Gastronomical Experience” was jointly hosted by Temple Beth Ami and Kol Shalom of Rockville, Maryland.
For many teens, summer is a time to take a break from the fast pace of the school year. This could not be further from the truth for teens of Seaboard United Synagogue Youth (USY). This summer, teens from Seaboard USY are out in their communities and abroad engaging in Jewish learning and service.
Moment in Leisure World
Culture Editor of Moment magazine Marilyn Cooper conducted a discussion in Leisure World on June 13 about Jewish authors and books. The program was sponsored by the Leisure World Center for Lifelong Learning.
Silver Spring, Maryland, teenager Ezra Mond may still be in high school, but he already has his own business. Recently, Kol HaBirah spoke with Mond, 15, to discover what inspired him to start building and selling shtenders (lecterns).
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- Honoring a Friend of Israel at Arlington National Cementary
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- Groundbreaking Ceremony Kicks Off Expansion and Renovation of DC’s Only Jewish Day School
- Community Safety and Service Awards Honor Exceptional Children, Teens, and Adults in the Baltimore Community
- Shabbaton for Jews Who Are Deafblind Convenes in Baltimore
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- Three Icons of the Six Day War Share Their Story at FIDF Events in DC and Virginia
- The Mayberg Foundation's JEIC Provides Innovation in Jewish Education