David Malamud

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10 Top Jewish Musicians

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag With the 2015 Washington Jewish Music Festival underway, now is the ideal time to celebrate the Jewish musicians who have had an impact on the history of music. Much like the music festival, which offers an array of ska, hip hop, gypsy folk and klezmer music, the artists are a mesh of tradit...

Got milk? Nutella-filled blintzes for Shavuot

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag If you’ve been counting the Omer, you are aware that Shavuot (aka the holiday of blintzes and cheesecake) is fast approaching. As a vegan, I have often wondered why as Jews we’re supposed to eat dairy on Shavuot. There are so many answers to this question. One answer is that more ...

Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Yoni Ross & Laurie Hunt

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 Yoni Ross is a freshman enrolled in letters and sciences, but this is his fourth year out of high school since doing a year abroad in Israel, studying at University of Pittsburgh for a year and spending a year working. Laurie Hunt studies nursing, and is graduating in 2016. So what did you ...

Jew You Should Know: Joshua Leviton

By Senaya Savir, Staff writer, @SenayaSavir In this year’s SEE Battle of the Bands, senior Joshua Leviton claimed victory, giving him the privilege of performing his biggest show so far opening for artists Jessie J, Logic and the Chainsmokers at the Art Attack concert May 1, an annual event hosted by Student Entertainment Events. Lev...

Conversation with headlining band of Washington Jewish Music Festival — Golem

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag As a part of the 2015 Washington Jewish Music Festival—the Gypsy, Yiddish, klezmer, funk, fusion band Golem will grace Sixth & I Historic Synagogue on May 14. I talked with the founder of Golem, Annette Ezekiel Kogan, about everything from the dance club vibe of their upcoming set at Sixth ...

Jew You Should Know: Joshua Bloch

By Daniel Chavkin, Staff writer, @dchav96 Everybody has a hobby, but freshman aerospace engineering major Joshua Bloch went one step further. When he is not studying or attending services, Bloch solves Rubik’s Cubes as fast as he can. This includes solving bigger cubes, solving cubes one-handed, and solving cubes blindfolded. Bloch ...

Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Shira Movsas & Jacob Sloyer

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag I scream. You scream. Mitzpeh Matchmaker screams for ice cream. That’s why this month’s Mitzpeh Matchmaker blind date couple, freshman biology major Shira Movsas and junior marketing and information systems double major Jacob Sloyer, met up at Coldstone Creamery for ice cream. How ...

Stipend-for-study: Rabbis, participants reflect on goals for Jewish learning programs

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