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“The Healthy Jewish Kitchen” by Paula Shoyer

Rebecca Barnes Publisher, Prince William Living For years my mother used her copy of “Jewish Cookery”  by Leah Leonard, which is considered a classic. I love it too but often wondered about Gluten-free and vegetarian lifestyles that are more mainstream today. How does todays kosher cook accommodate these needs? Paula Shoyer, THE kosher food expert, and best-selling author, has released …

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Benedictine Sisters of Virginia: Serving the Community for 150 Years

By Olivia Overman Having first opened their doors in 1868 in Richmond, followed by a monastery in Bristow in 1901, the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia continue to leave their mark on these communities 150 years later. With a total of 29 Sisters, two located in Richmond, the Sisters contribute to the community through programs, such as BEACON, an adult educational assistance program, and BARN, a transitional housing …

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The First Christmas Living Nativity Coming Dec. 8 and 9

Provided by The Worship Center The ninth annual The First Christmas drive-thru living nativity will open Dec. 8 and 9, 2017 with performances from 6:30-8:30 p. m. on the grounds of Hylton Memorial Chapel, 14540 Potomac Mills Road, Woodbridge. This event is presented by The Worship Center of Woodbridge. In what continues to be one of the region’s favorite Christmas destinations, this …

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Human Rights Shabbat (Sabbath)

Provided by Congregation Ner Shalom Congregation Ner Shalom would like to invite the community and friends to OUR Human Rights Shabbat (Sabbath) as sponsored by T’ruah:  The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights.  There will be a full service Friday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p. m., with participation from the Ner Shalom Youth Group and guest speakers.  This special service will include …

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Trick Trivia Night Question at Brew Republic Leads to Engagement

By Helena Tavares Kennedy Brew Republic has hosted Trivia Night for a while now, but an unexpected trivia question surprised most in attendance, but no one more than Elaina Simpson. At what seemed like a usual weekday trivia night, Evan Grant had his wedding proposal all planned out with the help of friends and Brew Republic staff. Grant went to …

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Friends of Arava Event

Provided by Congregation Ner Shalom You are cordially invited to attend an event sponsored by Friends of Arava, hosted by Rabbi Lizz Goldstein and Congregation Ner Shalom of Woodbridge.  The event will feature one Palestinian and one Israeli, both recent graduates of Arava Institute of Environmental Studies.  The discussion will revolve around the hopes and plans for future peace building …

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Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, P.C. hosts free seminar on Religious Institutions and the Law

Provided by Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, P.C. The law firm of Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, P.C.  is hosting a free seminar September 28, 2017 from 9:00 a. m. – 11:00 a. m. at the Manassas Park Community Center, on the topic of Religious Institutions and the Law. This seminar is specifically designed for leaders and administers of religious institutions who understand …

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Patriots’ Day Service at Congregation Ner Shalom

Provided by Congregation Ner Shalom  Congregation Ner Shalom (14010 Spriggs Road, Woodbridge) cordially invites first responders, military, and law enforcement to their Patriots’ Day Service at 7:30 p. m. on Sept. 15, 2017.  Ner Shalom wishes to honor and thank them for their dedication and commitment to our communities, our state, and our nation. All are welcome to wear their …

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Ner Shalom High Holy Day Schedule

Provided by Congregation Ner Shalom Congregation Ner Shalom is pleased to announce its High Holy Day Services:— Selichot, — Saturday, September 16, 2017 — 7:00 p. m. Selichot Service Rosh HaShanah, — Wednesday night, September 20, 2017 — 8:00 p. m. Erev Rosh HaShanah, — Thursday, September 21, 2017 — 9:30 a. m. – 10:30 a. m. Family Service — 11:00 a. m. …

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International Day of Prayer for Peace

Provided by Congregation Ner Shalom Congregation Ner Shalom in Woodbridge will be hosting local organizations and houses of worship from all faith traditions, denominations and nationalities for the Unity in the Community International Day of Prayer for Peace. The International Day of Prayer for Peace offers an opportunity for religious communities in all places to pray and act together to …

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