Hebrew: Its History, Place, and Use of the Language in Jewish Tradition

In the Jewish tradition, Hebrew, known simply as Lashon-Kodesh (“the Holy Tongue”) was often reserved for sacred study of the Torah and religious texts, synagogue prayers, and reading from the Sefer Torah on Shabbat and holidays. Often, Jews throughout the Diaspora created new Jewish languages (such as Ladino, Yiddish, Judeo-Arabic, and Judeo-Persian). However, from the […]

Family Hangout at Lake Newport

Join other families on Sunday, August 8 as we get together for a little casual, fun outdoor hangout at Lake Newport in Reston! You won’t want to miss this great opportunity to get the kids out and moving while connecting with old and new friends from the community. This is open to families with kids ages 0-18 and […]