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BiWeekly March 8, 2018 21 Adar 5778 CONNECTING THE DC, MD, NOVA JEWISH COMMUNITIES ISSUE 24 The TwoState Solution Where Do We Stand By Kenneth S. Friedman We must all work toward that future two

THEIR JOB IS TO LOOK AFTER ISRAEL. OURS IS TO LOOK AFTER THEM. MITZVAH PROJECT WITH THE FIDF Organizing a BarBat Mitzvah Project to benefit the IDF soldiers is a unique opportunity to create a tangib

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PURIM Around Town BALTIMORE AND HOWARD COUNTY COMMUNITY NEWS The Sound of Music Purim 80s Night Purim Party Bnai Israel Young Adults BIYA hosted a rockin 80s Night Purim Party Feb. 28 at Bnai Isra

PURIM Around Town MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY NEWS Chabad of Silver Spring Pirate Purim at HTAA Pirate Purim at Har TzeonAgudath Achim in Silver Spring, Maryland, was a huge success About 175 peopl

PURIM Around Town WASHINGTON, D.C. COMMUNITY NEWS The Great Washington, D.C., Purim Party SensoryFriendly Purim On Sunday, March 4, children with special needs and their families had the opportunit

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COMMUNITY NEWS GREATER WASHINGTON Joshua Muravchik at HTAA Attitudes Toward Jews Inseparable From Attitudes Toward Israel found it was a protest against Israel, even though the synagogue was obviousl

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Greater Baltimore COMMUNITY NEWS ChaiSymposium Shares Insights on How Schools Can Support Children Living With Loss By Sigalle Moskowitz Educators from across the Greater Baltimore area came togeth

Its not all about the food Sure, Seasons has the widest variety of Pesach products. But shopping at Seasons is a whole lot more than the food. Its the love and memories that only come from family, an

COMMUNITY NEWS GREATER BALTIMORE Kindness is a Team Sport With the Baltimore Chesed League The Baltimore Chesed League BCL, which provides Jewish boys in Baltimore with opportunities to engage in mea

COMMUNITY NEWS TEENS IN ACTION From Typical Child to Teen Advocate for the Rare Disease Community By Shira Strongin Parents like to tell their children, Youre one in a million Its a huge compliment a

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SCHOOLS WASHINGTON, D.C. MILTON Kindergartners Explore the Universal Languages of Childhood By Lisa Davis, Xani Pollakoff, and Vas Pournaras Kindergarten students at Milton Gottesman Jewish Day Schoo

SCHOOLS ROCKVILLE Exploring Math Science as a Family at JDS Students and parents enjoyed handson games, activities, and presentations at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day Schools JDS annual Math Science

FEATURES AIPAC 2018 Bipartisan Support for Israeli Security On Display at AIPAC By Zachary Leshin Republicans only agree on a handful of things low taxes, conservative judges, and support for Israel,

FEATURES THE MDISRAEL ECONOMIC CONNECTION This is the first in a series of features highlighting business and economic partnerships between Israeli and Maryland companies and institutions. MIDCs Eng

OPED Arming Teachers Isnt a Bad Idea By David Kravitz Arming teachers with guns may not be the best solution to preventing school shootings, but it certainly isnt a bad idea. And be sure the people

OPED Recent Shabbaton Demonstrates the Impact of Inclusion in Halachic Discourse By Sarah Antine When I was in my early twenties, living in another city and becoming increasingly Jewishly observant,

TORAH PERSPECTIVES The Journey of Life By Rabbi Stephen Baars For the cloud of the Lord was upon the Mishkan Tabernacle by day, and there was fire within it at night, before the eyes of the entire hou

SENIORS Living Socially and Independently Helping Older Adults Live Better as They Age By Justin Walls Have you watched a loved one struggle with living independently Whether the result of age, illnes

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FOOD DINING Kesher Israel and Char Bar Teaming Up to Host Community Seder in DC By Jackie Feldman For the first time ever, Kesher Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C., will be partnering with Char

ARTS ENTERTAINMENT Multifaith Film Fest Seeks to Unite Local Faith Communities By Malka Goldberg The Second Annual Multifaith Film Fest, which will take place March 811 at the Bender Jewish Community

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TRAVEL When the Real Journey Begins at Home By Travis Hare The music at the Golan Heights Winery has just come to a stop, giving the 20 dancing couples from the Washington, D.C., area a chance to catc

ADVICE Pesach Panic Dear Rivkie, As soon as we are finished putting away our Purim costumes, I feel like I have to begin preparing for Pesach Somehow, it seems to sneak up on me every year. How do I m

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