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Light Up the Night menorah trail to illuminate downtown Baltimore

B’nai Israel, founded in 1873, has had a presence on Lloyd Street in East Baltimore since 1895. But don’t make the mistake of thinking...

Arts & Life

Tamir Goodman in front of an Aviv net

You Should Know … Tamir Goodman

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Years ago, the Jewish Jordan — what Sports Illustrated nicknamed Tamir Goodman when he was just 17 years old — shocked Baltimore with his...
Gene Drubetskoy

Gene Drubetskoy’s journey for the American dream

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When Gene Drubetskoy was 8 years old, his parents told him they were moving from the Ukrainian city of Kyiv to the local village...
Arthur Kurzweil against a backdrop image of his dreidel collection

A prolific Jewish writer has collected 4,000 tiny dreidels found by Eastern European treasure...

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By Shira Hanau Even when Arthur Kurzweil sits by himself in his study, he doesn’t feel that he’s alone. After all, he has the dreidels...

Opinion

Parshat Vayeshev: One person can make all the difference

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By Rabbah Arlene Berger The pivotal moment in this week’s Torah portion is the meeting between Joseph and the man known as “ha-ish/the man,” who...
Rabbi Charles Arian

Opinion | Why would he go for a run on Yom Kippur?

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By Rabbi Charles Arian The late Rabbi Richard Israel once published an essay that he later expanded into a book called “The Kosher Pig.” In...

Democratic Socialist unrest 

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When Jamaal Bowman ousted 16-term incumbent Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) in 2020, many in the pro-Israel community were worried. Engel was a power in...

Nation and World

kid gets the COVID-19 vaccine

Inspired by COVID vaccines for kids, these rabbis (and their children) wrote prayers

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By Shira Hanau When Rabbi Lisa Gelber heard that the Food and Drug Administration had approved the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for children ages 5-11, she...
Rabbi Yehuda Gerani

Iran’s chief rabbi: Iran’s Jews are guests in their country

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By Suzanne Pollak Iran’s chief rabbi: Iran’s Jews are guests in their country By Suzanne Pollak Rabbi Yehuda Gerani, the chief rabbi of Iran, told a Northern...
Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley to Republican Jews: AIPAC takes bipartisanship too far

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Nikki Haley, among the most popular likely 2024 presidential contenders in the pro-Israel community, sharply criticized AIPAC for what she said was its overemphasis...

Food & Dining

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The many lives of a sufganiyah: Celebrating doughnut diversity for Chanukah

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By Sasha Rogelberg “Gefüllte krapfen” isn’t exactly a German phrase that whets one’s appetite. In fact, the Hebrew “sufganiyot” rolls off the tongue much more smoothly....
Vegan latkes

Baked sweet potato and spinach latkes with vegan sour cream

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By Ilana Meiller After having rejected latkes in the past few years, I am determined to accept them back with open arms this Chanukah. No,...
farfalle pasta with greens and chickpeas

Escarole and chickpeas: Greens and beans

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By Jessica Grann Greens and beans is a classic Italian dish that is quick to make and full of vitamins and protein. Escarole, which tastes...

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