Here is part 1 of the results from the 2021 Best of Jewish Baltimore reader’s choice competition

From the best diner to the best homecare services to everything in between, it’s time once again for the Baltimore Jewish Times’ annual Best...

Arts & Life

Jake Horowitz

You Should Know … Jake Horowitz

Jake Horowitz, 25, lives in Pigtown with a roommate who was one of his classmates at Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School, and he still...
Rachel Kutler

You Should Know … Rachel Kutler

There were times, when Rachel Kutler was in social work school, that her clinical work left her frustrated. She remembers calling around looking for...
Sheldon Caplis

Sheldon Caplis fundraises for the future

When Sheldon Caplis’ father died in 1964, it was unheard of for African American mourners to come and sit shiva for a local Jewish...


Dan Schnur

Opinion | What Bennett can learn from Biden, and vice versa

By Dan Schnur As Israelis take their first tentative and raucous steps into a post-Netanyahu era, the most frequently asked question is how long a...

Benjamin Netanyahu

After his historic 12 years as Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu’s legacy begins with two words: It’s complicated. But whatever your view of the...

Moral certainty and ‘truth’

It is disturbing that today’s public disagreement has moved from engagement, debate and reasoned argument, to more confrontational, accusatory and finger-pointing expressions of anger,...

Nation and World

Naftali Bennett

9 firsts for Israel’s new government

By Abigail Klein Leichman For the first time in 12 years, Israel’s Likud Party and its head, Benjamin Netanyahu, have moved from the prime minister’s...
Abby Match

There’s a new test for cancer risks from a longtime Jewish genetic screening program

By Renee Ghert-Zand After discovering a suspicious lump in her breast one day while in the shower, Abby Match was diagnosed in August with an...
A paramedic with Magen David Adom

With new at-home paramedic service, Israel’s national ambulance service becomes telemedicine pioneer

By Michele Chabin The elderly grandmother had a fever and felt weak, despite the antibiotics her family doctor had prescribed a couple of days earlier...

Food & Dining

baba ganoush

How to make baba ghanoush at home

By Jessica Grann Known as baba ghanoush across the Levant, this simple roasted eggplant salad only has a handful of ingredients. Like hummus, most people...

Cicadas are edible. But are they kosher?

By Isabella Lefkowitz-Rao   Worried? Repulsed? Intrigued? The emergence of Brood X is eliciting a whole host of emotions and has left people wondering what to...
Ingredients for piyaz

Piyaz: A simple summer salad

By Jessica Grann In Israel and throughout the Mediterranean Basin, salads, or salatim, rarely contain lettuce. Some are raw, and some are cooked — like...

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