Virginia Avniel Spatz

Virginia Avniel Spatz is a writer who lives and works in Washington, D.C. She helps manage the Charnice Milton Community Bookstore ( in Historic Anacostia. She and her husband have lived in the District of Columbia for more than 30 years, raising two children, now adults. She is active in several Jewish congregations and the Cross River (Black-Jewish) Dialogue. She is an original and returning member of Hill Havurah.


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