Jewish Cemetery Vandalized With Antisemitic Graffiti

Baltimore County Police said that they are investigating the appearance of antisemitic vandalism at Lubawitz Nusach Ari/Ner Tamid Cemetery in Rosedale. On Wednesday, Sept. 20,...

Arts & Life

Calendar: Sept. 24–Sept. 28

Sept. 24 Tashlich Together: A Community Trail Walk Join J Life and an intergenerational group of JCC of Greater Baltimore members and friends for tashlich...
Jewish Museum of Maryland zine cover

Jewish Museum of Maryland Launches Zine to Connect With Community

In the 18th and 19th centuries, Eastern European Jews operated a handful of small printing businesses, publishing pamphlets and books in Yiddish, despite ongoing...
Attendees at Music in the Meadow

Music in the Meadow Concert Weathers the Storm

Nearly 200 people came together to support The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore and enjoy a summer concert in the meadow on Pearlstone’s campus. The...

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Fallon Saposnik

You Should Know … Fallon Saposnik

In June, 55 families celebrated the Baltimore-based WhatsApp group Camp Mommy’s one-year anniversary with an in-person event at the JCC of Greater Baltimore. The group...


Parshat Ha’azinu: Moses’ Day in Court

By Rabbi Amanda K. Weiss  In Parshat Ha’azinu, the penultimate parshah, Moses powerfully enters the scene, stepping into a divine courtroom to present his final...
Rabbi Andrew Busch

Rosh Hashanah: The Blast of the Shofar

By Rabbi Andrew Busch What approach might best call a group of humans to attention? It is an ancient and ongoing question. Throughout history, all...

Letters to the Editor: Sept. 8

Fault of the Palestinian Authority Your Aug. 24 editorial claimed that Israel’s prime minister “has abandoned Palestinian peace efforts” (“Continued Disunity in Israel”). In fact,...

Nation and World

Sharsheret Tashlich program

For Cancer Patients, the High Holidays Can Bring Some Unique Challenges

By Larry Luxner At the height of the pandemic in August 2020, Fran Guzy, a retired schoolteacher living in Oradell, New Jersey, was diagnosed with...
Tucson teen Lily Messing

2 Jewish Teens Harness the Power of Their Peers to Address Social Problems —...

By Larry Luxner In mid-2021, as the COVID pandemic raged, high school student Lily Messing noticed that the social ills plaguing her native Tucson, Arizona...
Jewish young professionals

First-of-its-kind Israel Experience Offers Young Jewish Communal Professionals a Month in Tel Aviv

It sounds like a dream offer: an all-expenses-paid trip to Israel for the full month of January, based in Tel Aviv, the beachside city...

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Last Word

Teaching the Next Generation with Rabbi Mordechai Soskil

Over the course of the 23 years he has spent working at Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School, Rabbi Mordechai Soskil has filled many roles...

Eyal Bor on Israel, Education and Clarinets

Eyal Bor wears many hats. He is not only an internationally recognized clarinetist who once managed his own clarinet and saxophone studio, but also a...

Laura Kurcfeld on Event Planning for the Jewish Community

Laura Kurcfeld uses her event-planning experience to organize activities for the JCC of Greater Baltimore. She serves as the senior program director at the Weinberg...

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215 New Olim, 215 Dreams Fulfilled

Hadassah Bay Ben Gurion Airport buzzed with fresh energy on Aug. 16 as 215 North American Olim stepped off Nefesh B’Nefesh’s 64th chartered Aliyah flight...