Juneteenth all-nighter in NoVa explores racism

Article from Washington Jewish Week

“Creating an America without racial violence, oppression, exploitation, fear is an act of imagination,” Holzman said in an interview after the event. “It has not existed and it does not exist. We think differently when we’re engaged [for 10 hours] when we’re sleep-deprived, when the light is thin, and I think that’s what America needs — a different way of thinking about race.”

NoVa Congregation Cleans up Wiehle Avenue

Article from Washington Jewish Week

As the name implies, the Green Team’s purpose was really to support NVHC’s commitment and values toward a sustainable future,” Kranzberg said. “And its purpose was to identify and implement specific solutions to reduce NVHC’s carbon footprint.

How are Jews celebrating Juneteenth?

Article from The Forward

This year, American Jews are making the holiday an annual tradition, and observing it in a myriad of ways — from organizing Shabbat services, to hosting virtual panels to scheduling time for relaxation and reflection.

Interfaith exchange is on the menu

Washington Jewish Week Article  – It’s dinner time at Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation in Reston and the menu is a hit. As attendees dine on falafel sandwiches and hummus, the conversation turns to the two religions represented at the dinner table, and what those religions believe.