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World Zionist Congress closes after business as unusual

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By Eric Schucht and Jesse Berman Liberal Israeli and Diaspora groups last week pushed back against an agreement by a coalition of Orthodox and right-wing...

Bolton Street election group strives to get the vote out

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Election Day is almost here, and with the pandemic hovering over the nation, many questions linger. Is it safe to vote in person? Is...
Joe Honsberger

JCS therapist is hopeful about mental health during the pandemic

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The pandemic has taken a toll on everyone’s mental health. In June, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study that U.S. adults...

Tracie Guy-Decker announces departure from Jewish Museum of Maryland

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Tracie Guy-Decker, deputy director of the Jewish Museum of Maryland, has announced she will be leaving her position at the museum Oct. 29. Guy-Decker made...
Sudan's Sovereign Council chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan

Sudan will normalize ties with Israel, Trump announces

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Sudan will become the third Arab country in the past two months to normalize ties with Israel, continuing the trend of Arab states’ willingness...
Miriam Schwartz, her father, Jennifer Naiman and two Darchei Noam students

Darchei Noam students build playground for Jewels special needs school

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By Meghan Thompson When Jewels School approached Miriam Schwartz for a price to construct a playground at their new building location, Miriam decided to complete...

Wounded victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting stay strong

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By Toby Tabachnik It’s been two years since an anti-Semite wielding an assault rifle stormed the Tree of Life building in Pittsburgh, murdering 11 worshippers...

One senior thanks b’nai mitzvah students for brightening up his day

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Owings Mills resident Phil Leder expressed his gratitude to Beth Tfiloh Congregation and the students in its b’nai mitzvah program for helping him stay...
Yakira Cohen

Jewish news website at U-Md. goes in search of the elusive story

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By Eric Schucht A year ago Mitzpeh, the Jewish student publication on the University of Maryland’s College Park campus, had no problem finding news to report. Now...

Beth Tfiloh adapts b’nai mitzvah projects for social distancing

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From high school graduations to family vacations to wedding ceremonies, people have had to either make drastic changes to their planned life events or...