September, 2010 | The Chosen Group

Singer-Songwriter Pete Yorn

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Los-Angeles based singer/songwriter Pete Yorn has had a very busy year. Besides releasing two albums last year; one with Scarlett Johansson; Yorn has been busy promoting his fifth solo studio effort and Vagrant Records debut. His new self-titled album was recorded in a mere 5 days with Frank Black of The Pixies in Salem, Oregon.

Fashion Designer Daniella Kallmeyer

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It’s always nice to see a local girl make good on her dreams and that’s just what we’re bringing you this week. Daniella Kallmeyer was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and moved to Potomac, Maryland as a baby, was raised there and graduated from Churchill High School. Best known for her stint on Bravo TV’s […]

Premiere Tonight of “100 Voices – A Journey Home”

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Tonight in Germantown and in theatres nationwide, you will experience 100 Voices: A Journey Home, a documentary based on the largest group of Cantors to ever return to Poland, where it all began, paying homage to the Cantorial tradition. “100 Voices” is a compelling and moving musical documentary that uniquely highlights the rich history of […]

Some Thoughts for the New Year from Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld

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This past summer I took some of my children to visit my younger brother, Akiva, and his family in Portland, Maine, where Akiva serves as the rabbi. My brother suggested that we visit a very small island called Peaks Island which is accessible only by ferry.  The island is very beautiful and small.  According to […]

Honey Cake with Pecan Swirls Recipe from The Kosher Baker, Paula Shoyer

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Paula Shoyer is a former attorney and speechwriter who enrolled in a pastry course in Paris for fun while living in Europe a few years ago. After being asked to bake for friends, she ended up operating a dessert catering business in Geneva, Switzerland for two years. While in Geneva, she was asked to teach […]

Our New Year’s Celebration @ Star and Shamrock

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Thanks to everyone who came out to Star and Shamrock Saturday night for our first ever Jewish New Year’s Celebration. Everyone agreed that the food was delicious, the drinks went down easy and the music was groovin’, provided by our good friend, DJ Kosher Stylee (aka The Brisket Boy Wonder). In case you missed it, […]

Official Redskins Blogger Matt Terl

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At an early age Matt Terl knew he loved two things, writing and The Washington Redskins. His career has led him to combine those two loves as the official blogger for the Skins. Terl credits a solid foundation in writing and journalism from the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, Maryland for getting […]