Erica Brown
Scholar-in-Residence for The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, adjunct professor at American University and George Washington University

Scholar-in-Residence for The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, adjunct professor at American University and George Washington University.

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Life and death on Heartbreak Hill

Life and death on Heartbreak Hill

There were runners who came close to a finish line Monday but did not cross it and will never cross it because of the human capacity for evil. It was real heartbreak on Heartbreak Hill.

The purpose-driven death

The purpose-driven death

If there can be a purpose-driven death, let it be Matthew Warren’s. Let him teach us to love each other more, or at very least, to keep silent in respect and with dignity.

Putting the meaning in ‘weening

Putting the meaning in ‘weening

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s scholar-in-residence hopes any visiting ghosts and ghouls do something beyond the usual trick or treat.

Unchain her heart

Orthodox Jewish women may be technically “chained” to their husbands, but they are held by stronger bonds to their Judaism.