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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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