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Israeli company TikTalk’s speech therapy technology helps US students

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The U.S. economy may still be catching its breath from the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean that innovative entrepreneurs won’t come all the way...

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...

Jewish editors tussle in virtual Associated forum

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The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore’s Insight Israel Forum held an online discussion Sept. 15 with Jonathan Tobin, editor in chief at Jewish News...

Practical tips for surviving distance learning while working at home

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By Melissa Henriquez | Kveller via JTA When our kids’ school district sent out a survey in July asking parents their return-to-school plan, we checked...
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Survey reveals gaps in Holocaust knowledge

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Maryland ranks in bottom 10 states for Holocaust knowledge among young adults By Carolyn Conte, Eric Schucht and Ben Sales More than one in 10 American...
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Baltimorean rabbis share thoughts to guide Yom Kippur introspection

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Leviticus 16:30 says that on Yom Kippur, which begins this year the evening of Sept. 27, “He will forgive you, to purify you, that...

Nonprofits warn of eviction crisis on the horizon

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When the COVID-19 pandemic first reared its head earlier this year, authorities largely advised the populace to shelter in place in their homes, creating...

Chug Ivri program keeps Hebrew skills sharp

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Social distancing has left many with extra time on their hands, and one group affiliated with Netivot Shalom, a modern Orthodox synagogue, is making...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be the first Jew and first woman to lie in...

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BY RON KAMPEAS SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 1:29 PM As she made history during her illustrious life, Ruth Bader Ginsburg will do so upon her passing: She will become...
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Without in-person High Holiday services, synagogues face budget concerns

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As a result of the pandemic, many of Baltimore’s synagogues moved their High Holiday services online, or made in-person ones smaller and shorter. Some,...