Seniors

Seniors face world of Zoom calls

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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

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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

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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...
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Blue Card supports Holocaust survivors during the pandemic

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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

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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

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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...
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How the Monster of Anti-Semitism has Shapeshifted

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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

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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...

Bringing the Family Together: G2 Program Builds Bonds Between Grandparents and Grandchildren

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Audrey Polt was impressed, to say the least, when her two grandsons created a personalized flag to represent their family during a session with...

Dear Seniors, How Are You?

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Facing Isolation and Stress, Seniors Grapple With Coronavirus Threat Chayim Lando, 57, of Northwest Baltimore struggles to keep his mind at peace these days. He does...