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At Chizuk Amuno, demonstrators show up to support Israel

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Nearly 300 demonstrators came out to attend a rally outside of Chizuk Amuno Congregation Thursday afternoon to show their support for Israel. Baltimore Zionist District...
Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy students

With new initiative on changing school culture, Jewish schools focus on anti-racist education

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By Larry Luxner After George Floyd was killed in May at the hands of Minneapolis police, and protests and demonstrations spread around the country, students...

JT takes home awards in regional journalism competition

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The Baltimore Jewish Times received several awards from the MDDC Press Association for work done in 2020. The JT won first place and Best of...

CJC’s rabbinic intern made full rabbi

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Columbia Jewish Congregation announced on Facebook that its rabbinic intern, Rabbi Mikey Hess Webber, will become a rabbi at CJC. Webber will begin the role...
Ilanna Price

Interest in immigrating to Israel from US soars despite pandemic-era challenges

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By Renee Ghert-Zand When Aaron Feinblatt moved to Israel in late February 2020, just as the first signs of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak were emerging,...

Police release new information in Efraim Gordon case

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Police are asking for help in identifying two people of interest in the murder of Efraim Gordon. Gordon, an Israeli, was visiting Baltimore to attend...
Alyson Friedman

Alyson Friedman receives lifetime achievement award at Federation of Jewish Women’s Organizations convention

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The list of organizations Alyson Friedman has been involved with is long: Beth El Congregation of Baltimore, CHANA, the Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation and...
Israeli air strike in Gaza City

TikTok and Twitter videos bring images of Israel-Gaza conflict home to American Jews

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By Shira Hanau  For some Americans watching the escalating violence in Israel and Gaza in recent days, the most striking image from the conflict came...

Holiday drive-bys keep congregants connected

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In the absence of in-person services or events to celebrate major Jewish holidays, Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation turned to its holiday drive-by program to...

Two Beth Tfiloh students see success in global competitions

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Two Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School students recently made their mark in global competitions. Eighth grader Yisrael Kaplowitz won first place in a virtual Chidon-HaTanach...