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Camp Edition Page 35 Next Issue March 30th Theme Israel March 16, 2017 18 Adar, 5777 March 17 19 Adar 5777 Parshat Ki Tisa Light Candles 659 PM Shabbath ends 758 PM CANDLE LIGHTING CONNECTING THE

LEGACY SUMMER CAMP FOR FAMILIES OF FALLEN SOLDIERS When a soldier dies in defense of the country, family members struggle to make sense of the new reality of their lives and to cope with the absence o

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ABOUT US Kol HaBirah Mission and Goals The mission of Kol HaBirah is to serve, connect, and strengthen the Greater Washington Jewish community. To achieve this, we will provide 3 Community Enrichment

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ORGANIZATION SPOTLIGHT Kids Voices Count CONTINUED FROM P. 1 ulty team comprising Hanina Goldstein, Mindy Hirsch, Kelly McAllester, Vinny Prell, Melissa Rickabaugh, and Devora Yeganeh were awarded th

COMMUNITY Officials are mulling options for funding increased security measures at the state level as well. This is not normal. We will not be deterred, or intimidated, he wrote. He ROCKVILLE Md. On

COMMUNITY NEWS USY MidWinter Kinus in Northern Virginia Has Ruach to Spare By Kol HaBirah Staff The Seaboard USY Regions MidWinter Kinnus, or Convention, was hosted March 57 at Congregation Olam Tikv

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COMMUNITY NEWS DAY SCHOOL ADVOCACY DAY Bais Yaakov Students Give a Boost to the BOOST Program Students met with state delegates and senators, and learned about the workings of government firsthand. B

COMMUNITY NEWS DAY SCHOOL ADVOCACY DAY Berman Sixth Graders Head to Annapolis for Student Advocacy Day By Berman Hebrew Academy Staff Taking a selfie with the governor, observing the Senate in sessio

COMMUNITY NEWS Chai Lifeline MidAtlantic Hosts Purim Regional Ball Chai Lifeline is an international organization that provides crucial emotional and social support to seriously ill children and thei

COMMUNITY NEWS Kosher Scouts From Seven States Join Forces For Kosher Klondike By Dovie and Michael Shimoff On Presidents Day weekend, over 80 Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Cub Scouts from across the

COMMUNITY NEWS Beth Sholom Carries on DecadesOld Tradition With Womens Megillah Reading By Sara Sporkin On a regular Shabbat, the Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah offers several different mi

COMMUNITY NEWS MC Live Brings the Laughs for a Good Cause By Sara Hourwitz On the evening of Thursday, March 2, seven local Jewish organizations that serve individuals with disabilities collaborated

COMMUNITY NEWS The Role of the Jewish Chapel at West Point By Deborah Scheinberg On June 27, 2016 at the United States Military Academy USMA at West Point, 1,300 new cadets and their families were we

COMMUNITY NEWS More Than Just a Game Coach Josh Klein with campers By Josh Klein and Josh Stern The history of the Josh and Josh Basketball Camp isnt a conventional one by nature, but it sure is an

COMMUNITY PHOTOS PURIM AROUND TOWN Fifty Women Partake in the Great Hamentashen Bake Paula Shoyer, Tammy Pinson, Carla Freed, Carole Gaelick Rebecca Weiner, Devorah Buxbaum, Brenda Zaidman, Andrea

COMMUNITY NEWS PURIM AROUND TOWN Putting the Unity in Community Joint KMS and YISE Purim Carnival By Brett Kugler Pick up a Jewish newspaper perhaps Kol HaBirah, read a Jewish article online, have a

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COMMUNITY NEWS PURIM AROUND TOWN Torah School Girls Choir Performs at Ring House Senior girls choir performing Purim songs for Ring House residents. Chaya Charner and Rina Troy dressed up for the co

COMMUNITY NEWS PURIM AROUND TOWN Purim Palooza JFHC Rabbis Grossman, Heiligman, Plotkin, Suffrin, Axler, Fogelman. Laurie Brian Avrunin and their boys. Lyla Solomon my personal favorite costume

ISRAEL NEWS CarRamming Attack Occurs at the Gush Etzion Junction Ilana MessikaTPS At around 0400 on Wednesday March 15, a Palestinian car drove onto the pavement at the Gush Etzion Junction in Judea a

ISRAEL NEWS IsraelRussia Talks Reflect the Two Share Some, but Not All, Priorities On Tuesday last week, Israeli opposition leader and Labor Party chairman MK Isaac Herzog visited Moscow to meet with

CAPITAL COMMENTARY No to the Man Behind HR610 By Phil Jacobs House Bill 610, introduced January 23 and known as The Choices in Education Act of 2017, calls for legislation advantageous for private sch

CAPITAL COMMENTARY Jewish Organization Challenges Refugee Ban in Maryland District Court By Kol HaBirah Staff GREENBELT Md. On Wednesday March 15, several organizations and affected individuals contin

OPED Sound Advice for Us All Jacob Glassman, a Churchill High School senior and winner of this years Teen Leadership Award from Beth Sholom Congregation in Potomac, Maryland, was kind enough to share

OPED Taking the High Ground By Dassi Solomson Students Supporting Israel SSI hosted the Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations UN, Danny Danon, at Columbia University Monday night, February 13th. O

OPED The Story Behind Trumps Statement on PA Textbooks By David Bedein Lately, when informed observers of U.S. Middle East policy discuss developments between Israel and the U.S., they often limit th

Montgomery County Market is Clearing Listing Inventory The graphs below show the overall Montgomery County market activity trends. Inventory of Active Listings, was down sharply 16.4 this February ove

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FEATURES Local Teen Combating Addiction Needs Community Support CONTINUED FROM P. 1 By Natasha Nadel SILVER SPRING Md. Addiction, whether it is to food, gambling, shopping, drugs, or alcohol, exis

FEATURES LEARNING FROM HISTORY Summer Camp Names Tell a Surprising Tale By Rafael Medoff Youd be surprised what you can learn about American Jewsand about Palestinian Arabsfrom the names of their res

Navigating FindYourCamp Season It may be cold outside now, but its already findyourcamp season, as parents look to find outstanding summer experiences that will help their children thrive. When my chi

CAMPS Camp Kibbutz I Love You CONTINUED FROM P. 1 and I will get back to you with an answer, he said. Within a few weeks, we were given a long list of onerous regulatory requirements, which we were t

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CAMPS At Almost 40 Years Old, Camp Shoresh Has Deep Roots and is Still Growing More than a summer experience, Shoresh connects Jews of all backgrounds with programs throughout the year. By Kol HaBira

CAMPS At Almost 40 Years Old, Camp Shoresh Has Deep Roots and is Still Growing CONTINUED FROM P. 39 Shoresh also hosts holiday celebrations throughout the year, such as three Chanukah events in diffe

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TORAH PERSPECTIVES Dvar Torah Vayakhel and Pekudei By Alan A. Fisher Dedicated to Kol HaBirah Publisher Hillel Goldschein on the anniversary of his Bar Mitzvah. Starting with Shemot 25, the Torah prov

TORAH PERSPECTIVES Letters to a Prisoner Volunteer chaplains Ohev Sholom The National Synagogue lead services in prisons and have developed a relationship with prisoners. These prisoners are eager to

TORAH PERSPECTIVES Principles From The Parsha You Provided Gold By Joshua Z. Rokach In this weeks parsha, Ki Tisa, we read about the Golden Calf and Moshes advocacy to appease Gd on behalf of Bnei Yi

HEALTH WELLNESS Four Things to Monitor for Better Health By Justin Gedalia Walls We spend a lot of time throughout the day gathering information and reviewing it. What do I need for work What do I ne

HEALTH WELLNESS When Back Pain Has You in Its Grip By Simeon Pollack One morning, many years ago, when I was a young man, I woke up unable to move without terrific pain in my back. Any way I tried to

Celebrate National Nutrition Month by Putting Your Best Fork Forward By Kol HaBirah StaffStatePoint Media Are you finding it difficult to keep up with your healthy New Years habits Trying to bounce ba

SP RTS Underdog Team Israel Has a Stunning Run at World Baseball Classic By Roey Herzfeld Josh Zeid stared at the worldclass batter 60 feet across from him. He was just one strike away from retiring D

Spring Baseball Preview Part One By Ezra Troy SP RTS American League East Perennially one of the best divisions in the league, the East sent half of the AL playoff teams to the playoffs last year. W

FOOD DINING DEEP DISH Medina Cuisine A New HighEnd DC Caterer Oh, and Theyre Strictly Kosher Kol HaBirah Deep Dish columnist Fran Kritz catches up with caterer Michael Medina. Whats new for the Kosh

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ARTS ENTERTAINMENT LARRY SHORS GREATER WASHINGTON A Master at a Masters Art Remembering Cantor Sholom Katz One of the worlds leading chazanim cantors lived right here in Washington and davened at th

Free to See Black Hill Regional Park By Dinah Rokach This serene oasis of nature and outdoor fun on 2,000 acres in northwest Montgomery County, Maryland, beckons with the change of seasons. The first

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ADVICE Heart Broken By Rachel Burnham Marriage is a special and unique union with ONE and only one person. By definition, that means you will say YES to one individual, and NO to every other option o

ADVICE Making a List, Checking it Twice CONTINUED FROM P. 59 of the list or let it pile up in your bag with all the others, where the sticky part of the papers can pick up any crumbs from the bottom

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS SPOTLIGHT Young Professional Spotlight Anahi Hurtado Interviewed by Batya Carl Anahi Hurtado is a political communications major at George Washington University. Shes originally f

COMMUNITY RESOURCES SMACHOT Mazel Tov to the Weinraub, Pelman, Logan, and TiratGefen families on welcoming four babies in the Aspen Hill community Mazal Tov to Esther and Alan Baldinger, Ahuva Engel,

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