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Dr. Naor Bar-Zeev Answers Your Vaccine Questions

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When will we have the cure to COVID-19? How effective will it be? Where will we get it? Naor Bar-Zeev, an associate professor of international...
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Adin Steinsaltz Made the Talmud More Accessible

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By Ben Harris via JTA.org Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz, the acclaimed scholar whose landmark translation of the Talmud enabled a vast readership to access one...
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Jewish Minorities Create Community in Baltimore

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On a cool Saturday evening, just as the moon and stars began to peek out, 10 Jews of color gathered for a ceremony to...

Kappa Guild Shown Fruits of their Labors in Virtual Hospital Tour

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Kappa Guild members participated in a virtual tour of Baltimore-area hospitals July 29, speaking with medical staff and being shown the medical equipment that...

Beth Tfiloh Community Theatre Stages Socially Distanced Biblical Musical

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Envy. Prophecy. Betrayal. Disco? One synagogue musical has it all. Beth Tfiloh Community Theatre held an outdoors, socially distanced performance of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor...

Celebrated Pianist Leon Fleisher Triumphed Over Loss of Right Hand

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Pianist Leon Fleisher, who in his 60s returned to music after a neurological condition cost him the use of his right hand and ended...
At the JCC in Overland Park, Kan., gym equipment is cleaned between uses to limit the possibility of coronavirus infection. (Courtesy of JFGKC)

Planning Reopenings Amid Pandemic, Jewish Institutions Navigate Minefield of Challenges

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When Jewish institutions like JCCs and synagogues shut down this spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, it often felt like a wrenching decision arrived...
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Challabackgirls Want to Stop Anti-Zionism

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Jess Green, chief marketing officer and co-founder of Baltimore’s Challaback Girls, has big plans to stop Baltimore’s anti-Zionism. She and two friends created the group...
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JCS Offers Free Program for Job Seekers

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The Ignite Career Center of Jewish Community Services will offer one week of free virtual help for job hunters from August 17 - 21...
Beth Am puts up BLM banner (photo by Daniel Burg)

Banners for Black Lives Matter at Beth Am, Chizuk Amuno

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Some area synagogues have put up Black Lives Matter banners outside of their buildings to support the movement against racial injustice. Beth Am Synagogue did...