Seaboard USYers Spend Their Summer ‘On’

Written by Sasha Bloch on . Posted in Community News

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.

What is a Jewish Book?

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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.

Yad Yehuda of Greater Washington Holds Community Brunch

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At Yad Yehuda’s first community fundraiser, held on June 4, people came from across the Greater Washington area to learn more about this social service agency, which helps people navigate government benefits, provides loans and grants, and maintains a beautiful and well-stocked food pantry — the only kosher food pantry in the region — in Silver Spring, Maryland.

 

Honoring a Friend of Israel at Arlington National Cementary

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The Jewish War Veterans (JWV) honored British General Orde Wingate on the 73rd anniversary of his death on June 25. Wingate is credited with training the earliest leadership of the Haganah, the Jewish paramilitary organization which became the core of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) prior to Israel’s independence.