Guide to Jewish Life

Seniors face world of Zoom calls

By Shannon Levitt and Jesse Berman Skype calls with grandchildren and emails might have made up the bulk of seniors’ dealings with technology until the...
Ellen Katz speaks to Myerberg Senior Center

Myerberg launches virtual senior center

New class topics include Broadway dances, book reviews and technology The Edward A. Myerberg Center, a program of CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc., launched its...

Major League Baseball’s official historian makes sense of the season

By Stephen Silver | JTA From Hank Greenberg to Sandy Koufax to Alex Bregman, Jews and baseball go way back, to the 19th century. It’s...
Masha Pearl (Courtesy of The Blue Card, Inc.)

Blue Card supports Holocaust survivors during the pandemic

A teenage boy wanted to make a difference in someone’s day, so nonprofit The Blue Card connected him with an 85-year-old homebound Holocaust survivor...
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Centenarian Veteran Aims to Change the World

When Julian Hyman turned 100 on Aug. 1, he decided that he didn’t want world peace to take another 100 years. So he created...
Covenant Guild's baby hats (Lois Balser)

Covenant Guild Women Knit Hats for Babies

Covenant Guild, a Jewish Baltimore sisterhood group, has nearly doubled its rate of knitting baby hats during the pandemic. The 74-year-old philanthropic organization of 175...

How to Have Healthy Holidays (Plus a Recipe)

“This year especially, it’s more important than ever for us to nourish our bodies in a healthy manner,” said Esther Lejtman, clinical nutrition manager...
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How the Monster of Anti-Semitism has Shapeshifted

UPDATE 9/30/2020 2:30 P.M. Edith Cord would like to clarify: "It’s not that there is too much compassion. Rather I think that people seem to...

Tony Hausner’s Genealogical Journey

By Andrea F. Siegel It was at a cousin’s son’s wedding in 1993 where Tony Hausner of Silver Spring learned he was related to a...

Sephardic Rice Dishes to Put at the Center of Your Table

By Linda Morel Rice is a grain with endless possibilities. While Ashkenazi Jews often relegate it to the side of their plates or see it...