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New Models for the Relationship Between Israeli & World Jewry

How can we reimagine the relationship between American and Israeli Jewries in light of today's growing tensions? Join The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and Shalom Hartman Institute of North America for the second lecture in our partnership series. We will learn with the esteemed Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman, President of the Shalom Hartman Institute. The gap between American and Israeli Jews has been widening, and this challenge to Jewish Peoplehood is increasingly concerning. Significantly, the family metaphor that once fit the Jewish people so aptly is, for many, growing increasingly irrelevant. How can we reimagine the relationship between American and Israeli Jewries in light of today's growing tensions?

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Ora: A Community of Women

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington welcomes women from across the DMV to learn together, make new friends and build community! Join us in NoVA for Coffee & Conversation about stress management and self-care from a Jewish perspective, and/or in Maryland for Yoga & Conversation to gain a greater understanding of the kinaesthetic experience in Jewish tradition.

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News & Updates
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Every other Friday, a new collection of five items of community interest is linked in this space. From resources you can use to highlights from exciting community events, from spotlights on local individuals who are making a difference to meaningful inspiration from our Jewish Life & Learning team and more, each edition will bring you closer to the incredible community we call home.