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In HBO’s ‘The Great Depresh,’ Comedian Gary Gulman Talks Depression, Recovery

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Stand-up comedy and depression are no strangers to each other. Numerous comedians have discussed their struggle on and off stage, to the point that...

Elijah Cummings and Morton Mandel

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The deaths last week of two prominent men — with very different backgrounds, career paths and areas of involvement and interest — were a...

Knitting for a Cause

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Here in Baltimore, Lovelyarns partners with Atomic Books for a knit night every first Wednesday of the month. But this month they wanted to do something a little different, Lovelyarns owner Melissa Salzman said.

‘He Fought Fearlessly for Truth and Justice’: Elijah Cummings Dies at 68

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A longtime congressman who worked to build ties between the African-American and Jewish communities in his district, Rep. Cummings passed away this morning in his home city of Baltimore.

MD Politicians Honor Thomas Kennedy, Religious Freedom Champion

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10/21/19 8:38 a.m. Update: This article has been updated to reflect a correction about the sculpture, and include an additional guest  On Oct. 11, Hagerstown...

You Should Know … Melissa Hyatt

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In June, Melissa Hyatt was sworn in as the Baltimore County Police Department’s 14th chief and its first female chief. The Jewish daughter of...

Alumni Must Speak Up in the Face of Bigotry

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When I was in college, I proudly served as the editor-in-chief of the University of Maryland Baltimore County’s (UMBC) newspaper, The Retriever. In this...

Chef Dan’s Cafe is Coming to the J

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On Sunday Oct. 27, the Weinberg Park Heights Jewish Community Center will host a grand opening for the new restaurant taking over the space...

Catonsville Welcomes Chabad

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The community beyond University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is also buzzing with the news of the Catonsville Chabad's arrival.

‘Mending is Better Than Ending’: The Artistry of Juliet Ames

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Rather than toss a broken heirloom imbued with family history, local Jewish artist Juliet Ames brings new life to it.