A Jewish candidate, Jamie Raskin, appears to be a shoo-in for the congressional seat comprising some of Washington's Maryland suburbs.
By Julie Wiener
The decision by a suburban Washington school district to continue closing for Jewish and Christian holidays — but not label them as such on the school calendar — has ignited a firestorm from right-wing bloggers and commentators. More ▸
By Marcy Oster
A community in Maryland has suspended negotiations over a sister-city agreement with Beit Shemesh following violence in the Israeli city against women by haredi Orthodox residents. More ▸