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Abraham Pollin (December 3, 1923 – November 24, 2009) was the owner of a number of professional sports teams including the Washington Capitals in the National Hockey League (NHL), the Washington Mystics in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), and the Washington Wizards in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Adas Israel, located in the Cleveland Park neighborhood, is the largest Conservative synagogue in Washington, D.C. President Ulysses S. Grant attended the dedication of its first building in 1876—the first time a sitting United States President had attended a synagogue service.
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (born 5 May 1988) is an English singer and songwriter.
Albert Arnold Gore Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
Amy Beth Schumer (born June 1, 1981) is an American stand-up comedian and actress.
Andra Day (born Cassandra Monique Batie; December 30, 1984) is an American singer and songwriter from San Diego, California.
Angela Maria "Ani" DiFranco (born September 23, 1970) is an American singer, musician, poet, songwriter, and activist.
Anna-Lou "Annie" Leibovitz (born October 2, 1949) is an American portrait photographer.
Antony and the Johnsons is an American music group presenting the work of Anohni (formerly known as Antony Hegarty) and her collaborators.
Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel (born November 5, 1941) is an American singer, poet, math teacher and actor.
Atul Gawande (born November 5, 1965) is an American surgeon, writer, and public health researcher.
Barbara Pierce Bush (born November 25, 1981) is the elder of the sororal twin daughters (the other is Jenna Bush Hager) of the 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush.
A brick is building material used to make walls, pavements and other elements in masonry construction.
Brooklyn Rider is a string quartet based in Brooklyn, New York City, whose members include violinists Johnny Gandelsman and Colin Jacobsen, violist Nicholas Cords and cellist Michael Nicolas.
Bryan Guy Adams, (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist.
The Byzantine Revival (also referred to as Neo-Byzantine) was an architectural revival movement, most frequently seen in religious, institutional and public buildings.
Cecile Richards (born July 15, 1957) is an American pro-choice activist who has served as the president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and president of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund since 2006.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (was born on 15 September 1977) is a Nigerian novelist, writer of short stories, and nonfiction.
Chinatown in Washington, D.C.(), is a small, historic borough east of downtown consisting of about 20 ethnic Chinese and other Asian restaurants and small businesses along H and I Streets between 5th and 8th Streets, Northwest.
Colin Luther Powell (born April 5, 1937) is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army.
Condoleezza Rice (born November 14, 1954) is an American political scientist and diplomat.
Connecticut Avenue is a major thoroughfare in the Northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C., and suburban Montgomery County, Maryland.
Daniel Kahneman (דניאל כהנמן; born March 5, 1934) is an Israeli-American psychologist notable for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making, as well as behavioral economics, for which he was awarded the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (shared with Vernon L. Smith).
Devendra Obi Banhart (born May 30, 1981) is a Venezuelan American singer-songwriter and visual artist.
Douglas Jemal (born 1942) April 11, 2017 is a real estate developer, landlord, and the founder of Douglas Development.
Elena Kagan (pronounced; born April 28, 1960) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, nominated by President Barack Obama in May 10, 2010 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 5, 2010.
Eliezer "Elie" Wiesel (’Ēlí‘ézer Vízēl; September 30, 1928 – July 2, 2016) was a Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor.
Esperanza Emily Spalding (born October 18, 1984) is an American jazz bassist and singer.
Fiona Apple McAfee-Maggart (born September 13, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist.
Gavin Shane DeGraw (born February 4, 1977) is an American musician, singer and songwriter.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
The glass–liquid transition, or glass transition, is the gradual and reversible transition in amorphous materials (or in amorphous regions within semicrystalline materials), from a hard and relatively brittle "glassy" state into a viscous or rubbery state as the temperature is increased.
Grizzly Bear is an American rock band from Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2002.
Hasan Minhaj (born September 23, 1985) is an American comedian and actor.
HIAS (founded as the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) is an American nonprofit organization that provides humanitarian aid and assistance to refugees.
Hyattsville is a city in Prince George's County, Maryland, and also a close, urban suburb of Washington, D.C. The population was 17,557 at the 2010 United States Census.
Idan Raichel (עידן רייכל,; b. 12 September 1977) is an Israeli singer-songwriter and a musician, known for his Idan Raichel Project (Hebrew: הפרויקט של עידן רייכל), distinctive for its fusion of electronics, traditional Hebrew texts, Arab and Ethiopian music.
Idina Kim Menzel (born May 30, 1971) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter.
Ina Rosenberg Garten (born February 2, 1948) is an American author and host of the Food Network program Barefoot Contessa, and a former staff member of the White House Office of Management and Budget.
Jenna Bush Hager (born Jenna Welch Bush; November 25, 1981) is an American news personality, teacher, author, and journalist.
Joan Alexandra Molinsky (June 8, 1933 – September 4, 2014), known professionally as Joan Rivers, was an American comedian, actress, writer, producer, and television host.
Joanna Caroline Newsom (born January 18, 1982) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and actress.
Joseph Mande (born March 16, 1983) is an American stand-up comedian, writer and actor.
John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who served as the 68th United States Secretary of State from 2013 to 2017.
John Paul Stevens (born April 20, 1920) is an American lawyer and jurist who served as an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1975 until his retirement in 2010.
Judaism (originally from Hebrew, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is the religion of the Jewish people.
Judy Blume (born Judith Sussman; February 12, 1938) is an American writer known for children's and young adult (YA) fiction.
Sir Kazuo Ishiguro (born 8 November 1954) is a Nobel Prize-winning British novelist, screenwriter, and short-story writer.
Kaoru Ishibashi (born November 4, 1975), who performs as Kishi Bashi, is an American singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter.
Kofi Atta Annan (born 8 April 1938) is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1997 to December 2006.
Kristoffer Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor.
Laura Beatrice Marling (born 1 February 1990) is a British folk singer-songwriter.
Margaret LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (born August 28, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and author.
Lewis Niles Black (born August 30, 1948) is an American stand-up comedian, author, playwright, social critic and actor.
The Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum, also known as the Adas Israel Synagogue, is located at 701 Third Street Northwest Washington, D.C., in the Judiciary Square neighborhood.
Live Nation Entertainment is an American global entertainment company, formed from the merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster in 2010.
Matthew Stephen "M." Ward (born October 4, 1973) is a singer-songwriter and guitarist from Portland, Oregon.
Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright (born May 15, 1937) is an American politician and diplomat.
Marc Broussard (born January 14, 1982) is an American singer-songwriter.
Marcus David Maron (born September 27, 1963) is an American stand-up comedian, podcaster, writer and actor.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
Matthew Paul Miller (born June 30, 1979), known by his Hebrew and stage name Matisyahu (מתּתיהו, "Gift of God"), is a Jewish American reggae vocalist, beatboxer, and alternative rock musician.
Michael Ian Black (born Michael Ian Schwartz; August 12, 1971) is an American comedian, actor, writer, and director.
Michael Showalter (born June 17, 1970) is an American comedian, actor, director, writer and producer.
Vera Mindy Chokalingam (born June 24, 1979), Additional archive on June 25, 2015.
Moorish Revival or Neo-Moorish is one of the exotic revival architectural styles that were adopted by architects of Europe and the Americas in the wake of the Romanticist fascination with all things oriental.
Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro Pelosi (born March 26, 1940) is an American politician serving as the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives since 2011, representing most of San Francisco, California.
The National Geographic Society (NGS), headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States, is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world.
Nicholas Kroll (born June 5, 1978) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer.
Norman Gene Macdonald (born October 17, 1959) Additionally, per photo caption: "Norm Macdonald's first day of school in Valcartier, Que., circa 1964.
Northwest (NW or N.W.) is the northwestern quadrant of Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, and is located north of the National Mall and west of North Capitol Street.
Ferit Orhan Pamuk (generally known simply as Orhan Pamuk; born 7 June 1952) is a Turkish novelist, screenwriter, academic and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Paul Robin Krugman (born February 28, 1953) is an American economist who is currently Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and a columnist for The New York Times.
Sir Paul Maxime Nurse (born 25 January 1949), is an English geneticist, former President of the Royal Society and Chief Executive and Director of the Francis Crick Institute.
Politics and Prose (sometimes stylized as Politics & Prose or abbreviated as P&P) is an independent bookstore located in Chevy Chase, Washington, D.C., on Connecticut Avenue.
Rachel Leah Bloom (born April 3, 1987) is an American actress, comedian, singer, writer, producer, songwriter, and mental health activist.
Romanesque Revival (or Neo-Romanesque) is a style of building employed beginning in the mid-19th century inspired by the 11th- and 12th-century Romanesque architecture.
Russell Joseph Howard (born 23 March 1980) is an English comedian, television presenter, radio presenter and actor, best known for his TV shows Russell Howard's Good News and The Russell Howard Hour and his appearances on the topical panel TV show Mock the Week.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (born Joan Ruth Bader; March 15, 1933) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist.
Sandra Day O'Connor (born March 26, 1930) is a retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, having served from her appointment in 1981 by Ronald Reagan until 2006.
Sheryl Kara Sandberg (born August 28, 1969) is an American technology executive, activist, and author.
Sixto Diaz Rodriguez, known professionally as Rodriguez (born July 10, 1942), is an American singer-songwriter from Detroit, Michigan.
Slate is an online magazine that covers current affairs, politics, and culture in the United States from a liberal perspective.
Stephen Gerald Breyer (born August 15, 1938) is an American lawyer, professor, and jurist who serves as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
A synagogue, also spelled synagog (pronounced; from Greek συναγωγή,, 'assembly', בית כנסת, 'house of assembly' or, "house of prayer", Yiddish: שול shul, Ladino: אסנוגה or קהל), is a Jewish house of prayer.
Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates (born September 30, 1975) is an American author, journalist, comic book writer, and educator.
Mary Temple Grandin (born August 29, 1947) is an American professor of animal science at Colorado State University, consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior, and autism spokesperson.
Terracotta, terra cotta or terra-cotta (Italian: "baked earth", from the Latin terra cocta), a type of earthenware, is a clay-based unglazed or glazed ceramic, where the fired body is porous.
The Atlantic is an American magazine and multi-platform publisher, founded in 1857 as The Atlantic Monthly in Boston, Massachusetts.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Thirty Seconds to Mars (commonly stylized as 30 Seconds to Mars) is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1998.
Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey (born May 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer and playwright.
Todd Barry (born March 26, 1964) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and voice actor.
Toni Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford; February 18, 1931) is an American novelist, essayist, editor, teacher, and professor emeritus at Princeton University.
Ernest Joseph "Trey" Anastasio III (born September 30, 1964) is an American singer, songwriter and musician best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist for the rock band Phish, which he co-founded in 1983.
The Turner Memorial A.M.E. Church is an African Methodist Episcopal Church located in Hyattsville, Maryland.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The Upright Citizens Brigade is an improvisational and sketch comedy group that emerged from Chicago's ImprovOlympic in 1990.
Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad "Vidia" Naipaul, TC (born 17 August 1932), is an Indo-Caribbean writer and Nobel Laureate who was born in Trinidad with British citizenship.
Valerie June Hockett (born January 10, 1982),Hubbell, John (2009), "", The Commercial Appeal, May 28, 2009.
Anthony Kapel Jones (born September 20, 1968) is an American news commentator, author, and non-practicing attorney.
Walter Kamau Bell (born January 26, 1973), known professionally as W. Kamau Bell, is an American stand-up comic and television host.
The Washington Wizards are an American professional basketball team based in Washington, D.C. The Wizards compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Southeast Division.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
Whitney Ann Cummings (born September 4, 1982) is an American comedian, actress and producer.
Yael Naïm (יעל נעים, born 6 February 1978 in Paris, France), is an Israeli-French singer-songwriter.
92nd Street Y (92Y) is a multifaceted cultural institution and community center located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City, USA, at the corner of East 92nd Street and Lexington Avenue.