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Why Tamir Goodman thinks basketball can change the world

Tamir Goodman’s latest partnership is bringing new attention to the potential of sports to bridge even the most seemingly insurmountable divides. But he’s been...

From ‘Wolfenstein’ to ‘Unpacking’, examining Jewish characters in video games

Over the past few years, diversity in video games has become a hot-button topic in the gaming industry and in fan communities. Developers have...
Legacy Camp participants with IDF staff and FIDF volunteer board members

Legacy Camp supports children and siblings of fallen Israeli soldiers

For the last 17 summers, Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, in partnership with Yad LaBanim Organization and the IDF, has offered the children...
Kids at Capital Camps enjoy the summer.

COVID at camp

Jan Lee | Special to JT Jackie Hajdenberg | JTA So many campers were sick with COVID-19 earlier this summer at Ramah New England that its...

Helping those with kidney disease with Larry Abramson

Larry Abramson’s life was changed forever when he started experiencing lower back pain. What started as a minor annoyance led to him getting a...
Children participate in the Macks Center for Jewish Education’s Mitzvah Mutts and Summer Reading Kickoff event.

After a century, the Macks Center for Jewish Education closes

As of July 1, the Macks Center for Jewish Education, a former agency of The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore, has reorganized into three...
A black-and-white photo of a fireman wiping sweat from his face

Photographer Jim Burger looks back on Baltimore history

In his book, “What’s Not To Like? Words and Pictures of a Charmed Life,” lifelong photographer Jim Burger chronicles his life as a Baltimore...
A black-and-white photo of two women sitting with babies

Bolton Street Synagogue celebrates 36 years in operation

On June 10, Bolton Street Synagogue held a service to commemorate its 36th anniversary. As congregants watched, the Torah was passed from one former...
Pearlstone Center in Reisterstown

New initiative set to bring world of Jewish retreating closer together

The world of Jewish retreating can expect to become a more collaborative field with the announcement of Retreat Jewish, a new initiative announced by...
Eva Cockerham

Baltimoreans share how they learned of unknown Jewish heritage

It wasn’t until Robert Sloane — now 80 and a retired Spanish professor — was about to get married at 22 that he found...