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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 […]

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 […]

The Hebrew Nationals

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Summer is in full swing, and we can’t believe that it’s already July. With the holiday weekend approaching, we thought it natural to focus on the Great American Pastime, baseball. As you may well know, baseball returned to the Nation’s Capitol in 2006 after a 33-year absence. The Montreal Expos were losing money and had […]

Washington Jewish Music Festival, June 6th-13th

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One of the biggest events of the year is almost here – the 10th Annual Washington Jewish Music Festival at the DCJCC starts tomorrow. We’ve sampled some tunes from the artists scheduled to perform and can definitely say that this year’s lineup brings together an eclectic mix of artists from all over the world. Click […]

Featured Event | Laughing at Ourselves: Jewish Humor and Women

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Not Your Bubbe’s Sisterhood 1-year Anniversary Event Wednesday, June 9th 7:00 PM SIxth & I Historic Synagogue Event is free please RSVP Here Join Michelle Cove, Editor of 614: the HBI ezine, for a night of discussion about Jewish women in comedy. Discuss whether poking fun at our own stereotypes has a deeper impact: Is […]

Profile of Sarah Silverman and Review of “The Bedwetter”

Last Wednesday, as part of Jewish American Heritage Month, the Library of Congress honored Joan Rivers, the late Gilda Radner and other female Jewish comedians through the showing and discussion of “Making Trouble: Three Generations of Funny Jewish Women,” a documentary film produced by the Jewish Women’s Archive. One wonders what these women would think […]

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