Entries by Courtney Lawlor

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 […]

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.