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  • November 5, 2019

    You should know…Rabbi Abbi Sharofsky

    Washington Jewish Week

    Rabbi Abbi Sharofsky is the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington’s director of intergroup relations and rabbi in residence. The 37-year-old Philadelphia native is new to the Washington area (she started her job at JCRC in July). In her position, she works to foster community relationships with members of other religions.

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  • November 13, 2013

    Opening with a Prayer

    Washington Jewish Week

    The Montgomery County Council begins each of its Tuesday meetings with a prayer. Clergy from a wide array of faith traditions are invited to lead the prayer, noted George Leventhal, council member at large. “I have not felt uncomfortable during our opening prayer. I am quite comfortable with my own religious identity, and I don’t feel threatened.”

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