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Largest Jewish community is in Silver Spring, which is a suburb of Washington. For tourists, best place to stay is in downtown Silver Spring, which has a metro stop and a nearby  shul in Woodside Park within walking distance.

The shul website also has alot of helpful tourist information

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #620 on: October 19, 2017, 02:54:36 PM »
thanks. I stayed at the Sheraton in silver spring MD.

and how was it?
price?
distance?
area?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #621 on: October 23, 2017, 08:39:05 PM »
Hi, can anyone recommend any scenic places to visit or things to do on the drive home from Washington to New York?

And is there any kosher cafes or restaurants along the way?

Thanks!!

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #622 on: October 23, 2017, 08:42:32 PM »
Hi, can anyone recommend any scenic places to visit or things to do on the drive home from Washington to New York?

And is there any kosher cafes or restaurants along the way?

Thanks!!
it depends if you want to go out of your way - on your way back to NY.  i.e. through Philadelphia?
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #623 on: October 23, 2017, 08:45:53 PM »
Hi, can anyone recommend any scenic places to visit or things to do on the drive home from Washington to New York?

And is there any kosher cafes or restaurants along the way?

Thanks!!
Longwood Gardens. It adds around 45 minutes to the drive, because even though it's not too far out of the way, you have to take smaller highways/roads for a bit. Depending on when along the way you want to eat, you're probably want something in Baltimore or Philly.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #624 on: October 23, 2017, 08:48:00 PM »
it depends if you want to go out of your way - on your way back to NY.  i.e. through Philadelphia?

Yes, that would be fine. Thank you.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #625 on: October 23, 2017, 08:48:21 PM »
Longwood Gardens. It adds around 45 minutes to the drive, because even though it's not too far out of the way, you have to take smaller highways/roads for a bit. Depending on when along the way you want to eat, you're probably want something in Baltimore or Philly.
Thanks!!

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #626 on: October 31, 2017, 10:50:48 PM »
http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels

there are 4 RCs in the DC area. Does anyone know which, if any, are near jewishness? Thinking about going for a shabbos.

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« Reply #627 on: October 31, 2017, 10:59:33 PM »
http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels

there are 4 RCs in the DC area. Does anyone know which, if any, are near jewishness? Thinking about going for a shabbos.
The Georgetown one is close to Kesher Israel.

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« Reply #628 on: October 31, 2017, 11:04:15 PM »
The Georgetown one is close to Kesher Israel.

Hey thanks! Looks like this could work out.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #629 on: November 29, 2017, 03:36:08 PM »
Anyone have ideas to arrange a WH tour? Going through my congressman didnt work.

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« Reply #630 on: November 29, 2017, 07:07:59 PM »
Anyone have ideas to arrange a WH tour? Going through my congressman didnt work.
They don't arrange it at all? Who was it?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #631 on: November 29, 2017, 07:26:46 PM »
Is your congressman telling you why he can't? That's the way to do it

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« Reply #632 on: November 30, 2017, 09:15:22 AM »
Anyone have ideas to arrange a WH tour? Going through my congressman didnt work.
The only way to get a tour is through your congressman. What did office tell you ?
You can contact your senator as well.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #633 on: November 30, 2017, 12:03:56 PM »
There was a mistake in the date and now it's too close. Hence, looking for some protektzia

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #634 on: April 02, 2018, 01:27:16 AM »
Any idea what shul has multiple minyanim in DC area on chol hamoed? And what shul has a mikva?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #635 on: April 02, 2018, 05:28:22 AM »
Any idea what shul has multiple minyanim in DC area on chol hamoed? And what shul has a mikva?

Silver spring community is going to be your best bet. Yise.org prob has the most minyanim.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #636 on: April 02, 2018, 08:33:43 AM »
Any idea what shul has multiple minyanim in DC area on chol hamoed? And what shul has a mikva?

Check yise.org. Located in the Kemp Mill neighborhood of Silver Spring.

Woodside shul has a mikvah - they’re Located in the Woodside neighborhood. Www.Wsat.org which is closer to DC Than kemp mill.


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« Reply #637 on: April 02, 2018, 11:15:59 AM »
Thanks. I'm looking for where all the guests ho so there are multiple minyanim. Any insights?

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« Reply #638 on: April 02, 2018, 11:17:35 AM »
Thanks. I'm looking for where all the guests ho so there are multiple minyanim. Any insights?
Multiple minyanim for which tefillah?
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« Reply #639 on: April 02, 2018, 01:43:45 PM »
Multiple minyanim for which tefillah?

Mainly Shachris. I'm sure there is a shul where all the Brooklynites daven on chol hamoed:-)