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BiWeekly March 22, 2018 6 Nisan 5778 CONNECTING THE DC, MD, NOVA JEWISH COMMUNITIES ISSUE 25 Jewish Teens From Across the Country to Convene for Shabbat for Our Lives Programming By Suzanne Polla


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COMMUNITY By Kol HaBirah Staff Spurred by the MeToo movement and the record number of women running for local, state, and national office this year, the Jewish Community Relations Council JCRC of Grea

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COMMUNITY NEWS GREATER WASHINGTON Other to Brother Event Urges Dialogue Between Jews and Palestinians By Sky Adler On Wednesday March 14, AmericanIsraeli Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger and Palestinian activ

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Challenging Choices Confronting a Dangerous Middle East FEATURING GUEST SPEAKER Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer Sunday, April 29, 2018 1030 1130 am Program Registration begins at 1000 am RSVP by April 16

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TORAH PERSPECTIVES Matzah Food or Slavery Rabbi Stephen Baars This is the bread of affliction that our ancestors ate in the land of Egypt. We raise the matzah to announce that we are going to relive t

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Community Calendar March 2018 23 Shabbat for Our Lives A Shabbat Service, Vigil, and Social Justice Song Session ShabbatService800pm SocialJusticeSongSessionandSignMaking900pm LocationWashingtonHeb

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