What to do if you’re wounded in a shootout L'chaim

It’s time again to check my email bag for your wine and spirits questions. You can always reach me at lchaimqs@gmail.com. Can a wound be cleaned by any type of alcohol? No. Despite the impression one might get from films or television, self-treating any sort of open wound with regular drinking alcohol is not a… Read More

Hero fights prejudice, and is a victim as well

Sure, the main victims of prejudice are those who feel the lash of its injustice. But, stresses Leo Rozmaryn, those preconceived negative views also have “corrosive effects” on the very people who hold them. The horrific results of those biases are one of the central themes of his recently published novel, “Lone Soldier.” “The prejudice… 카지노 무료 쿠폰Read More

Some cultural events offering discounts to federal workers

Bagel lunches, lectures and a fitness center to burn calories — and time. Those are some of the free activities on offer for federal workers at Jewish institutions around the Washington area. With an estimated 400,000 furloughed federal workers, and an additional 400,000 working without pay nationwide, many of the area’s Jewish institutions want workers… Read More

Pundit Ben Shapiro gets hero’s welcome at GWU

It’s a 5 ?-hour drive from Long Island to Washington, but Gitta Langer and her family made the trip last week to hear conservative political pundit Ben Shapiro speak at George Washington University. “I’m a big Ben Shapiro fan,” said Langer, 23, surrounded by her parents and brother. “I’m a conservative and I believe about… Read More

Local events mark MLK weekend

At Agudas Achim Congregation in Alexandria, Martin Luther King Jr. weekend has become a time to bring church to the synagogue. For the last two years, the Conservative congregation has embraced its neighbors from the Alfred Street Baptist Church, the historic black church in Alexandria’s Bottoms neighborhood. This year will be no different. On Saturday… Read More

Hemp, hemp hooray

In Kentucky, two Jewish activists are in the nucleus of a rapidly expanding company that harvests, produces and sells what some have called a miracle oil

In Arlington, the new year of succulents

Rick Woler hadn’t planned on giving a lesson on terrarium making. But the instructor had cancelled and 22 people were ready to learn how to build a terrarium for Tu B’Shevat. So Woler, a plant lover as well as a fifth-grade teacher, volunteered to show everyone how to plant succulents in little glass jars and… Read More

Making challah among ‘organized chaos’

Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Tu B’Shevat, and it was organized chaos inside the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington’s social hall where 200 people — 180 of them children — were making challah. Children were yelling and covered in flour as their parents tried to decipher recipes and get their… 카지노 무료 쿠폰Read More

카지노 무료 쿠폰Hogan’s BDS order to be tested in court

A Maryland supporter of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel and a Muslim civil rights group have sued Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) ?over an executive order which denies? government contracts to businesses that boycott Israel. Former state Del. Saqib Ali and the Council on American Islamic Relations of on Jan. 9 filed… Read More