Recent Moves Illustrate Trump’s Different Approach to the Palestinian Authority

Written by Rachel Kohn on . Posted in Community News

On Sept. 10, the U.S. Department of State announced it would close the office of the General Delegation of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) on Wisconsin Avenue in Washington, D.C. This local development fits into the larger context of the Trump administration’s efforts to bring the Palestinian Authority (PA) to the negotiating table for a peace deal with Israel.

Jewish Community Day at Nats Park is a Hit

Written by Jason Langsner on . Posted in Community News

It generally isn’t a good day for a baseball team when they have as many errors as hits, but the Miami Marlins versus Washington Nationals game at Nationals Park on Aug. 19 was about more than just the box score. The 1,500 baseball fans from the Jewish community at The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s fourth annual Grand Slam Sunday still had plenty of reasons to celebrate.

ADL and BBYO Join Movement to Build Intergroup Connections and Understanding

Written by Kol HaBirah Staff on . Posted in Community News

A diverse coalition of corporations, media outlets, nonprofits, and youth movements — including the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and the non-denominational Jewish youth group BBYO — announced this week they are mobilizing “to speak out against hate by fostering conversations of understanding” with an inaugural national day of action on Oct. 1, 2018.