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Chizuk Amuno partners with Florida shul for joint concert

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Love will be in the air during Chizuk Amuno Congregation’s Feb. 14 virtual concert, “‘Jews, Blues, and Love Songs’: Two Great Communities, United in...

Beth Tfiloh high schoolers launch Thundyr clothing brand

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Two Baltimore high school students are looking to take the clothing industry by storm. Gideon Rone, 17, and Eli Wahlberg, 15, who both live in...

Virtual seders celebrate the birthday of the trees

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Tu B’Shevat, the birthday of the trees, may not be the most recognizable Jewish holidays, but Baltimore’s Jewish community has several virtual seders in...
Rabbi Jordan Hersh

‘There was something holy about this space’: Meet a rabbi who’s been stationed at...

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By Philissa Cramer As Jordan Hersh watched on TV as supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol building Jan. 6, he had a...
Rep. Jamie Raskin

Rep. Jamie Raskin considers the coup attempt, Constitution and QAnon

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By Eric Schucht Among the elected leaders who were forced to hunker down for cover as a mob attacked the Capitol on Jan. 6, was...

Summer camps look to past lessons for future sessions

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We may still be in the middle of winter, but it’s not too early for parents to start planning for their children’s’ summer break,...

Beth El religious school teaches Hebrew prayer online

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To help ensure their students are able to reach the crucial milestone of becoming b’nai mitzvah during the pandemic, Beth El Congregation’s religious school...
Towson University Hillel students

Towson Hillel receives award for Shabbat program

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By Lisa Woolfson Hillel International recognized Towson University Hillel for their Homing Shabbat Innovation program, which supplies conversation guides for students to use during Shabbat...
protesters outside the Capitol

Baltimore Jews condemn storming of the Capitol

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Amian Kelemer doesn’t think she’ll ever forget where she was when she learned about the storming of the Capitol. She was on the phone...
Sheldon Adelson

Sheldon Adelson, megadonor to Israel and Republicans, is dead at 87

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By JTA Staff Sheldon Adelson, the Jewish casino magnate whose philanthropy shaped American and Israeli politics, has died at 87. Adelson, the chief executive of the...