Mollee Kruger

Mollee Kruger: Reflection of a 20th-Century Woman

Story and photo by Sonia Owchariw Poet and essayist Mollee Kruger’s 91st birthday was March 28. Named after her Aunt Molly, Kruger is known at...
Seniors at Myerberg (David Stuck)

Community Keeps Seniors Safe Amid COVID-19

To help the most vulnerable members of the community, local organizations advise seniors to stay busy, call loved ones, and watch out for COVID-19...

Of Birthright and B’nai Mitzvahs: Israel Trips Offer a Coming-of-Age Experience

It is of course a momentous day whenever a maturing Jewish boy or girl has their bar or bat mitzvah and, with it, takes...

When Emergencies Strike B’nai Mitzvahs

It’s the morning of your child’s big day. The caterers have started cooking, the venue has put up decorations, and family is starting to...
Adults smiling outdoors.

The Inner Child Runs Wild at Summer Camps for Jewish Adults

A still summer lake, with a cool breeze flowing over it as a red morning sun stretches its fingers up over the trees....
Smiling boy using mobile phone. Male is holding wireless technology.

Cellphones at Camp: Yes, No, or Maybe So?

Campers have a lot of opinions when it comes to technology: Why TikTok is better than Vine, which filter is best on Instagram, and...
Children wearing yellow and black sports uniforms, standing in a tight circle in front of their coach on a soccer field, raise their hands.

Sports Camps for All — Yes Really, for All

Some kids were born to love athletics. Others participate reluctantly or only when heavily bribed. No matter what your child’s ability or interest level,...
Wendy Weil Weinberg

Where Are They Now? Jewish Baltimore’s Athletic Legends

You don’t have to be a sports fanatic to take pride in athletes from the community. Just consider how intensely professional athletes train: They...

Changing Tastes in Jewish Summer Camp

For many parents, thoughts of summer camp are accompanied by their personal experiences — the friendly rivalries of color wars; evening campfires by a...

How Should You Define a Camp Counselor’s Value?

Every year at Jewish summer camps, friendships are made, color war plans are laid, and mosquitoes are sprayed. But it doesn’t just happen. Outside of the...