Legacy of a Heart of Gold

Written by Emma Murray on . Posted in Community News

Bender JCC honors its camp counselors in special ceremony.

On May 25, 2005, Richard Andrew Helgeson died of a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), just one week before his high school graduation. He was very healthy, had no symptoms, and the cause of the arrhythmia was never determined.

Jews of Charlottesville Stand Strong

Written by Rachel Kohn on . Posted in Community News

From local rabbis to college students, members of Charlottesville’s Jewish community are expressing shock but also resolve following the white supremacist gathering that rocked their college town and the nation on August 11-12.

Take Me Out to the Ball Game (to Support Israel)

Written by Jason Langsner on . Posted in Community News

Israel Bonds New Leadership Division in Washington, D.C., brought over 60 young professionals to Nationals Park on Sunday, July 30, to cheer for the Nats as they hosted the Colorado Rockies. Although the curly Ws didn’t get the “W” (win), the afternoon was still a huge success for another reason.

Israel’s Finance Minister Visits the Jewish Community

Written by Jason Langsner on . Posted in Community News

While visiting the DC area for meetings with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and other officials, Israel’s Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon took time from his schedule to greet leaders of Israel Bonds Washington on Sunday, July 24. A dinner was held in his honor at the home of Debra and Dennis Berman, in Potomac, Maryland.