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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...
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Some officials fear Election Day violence could target Jews

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Ryan Greer used to spend his days trying to prevent people from becoming radicalized and joining ISIS. Now he and several former colleagues who used...

Cybersecurity expert warns it only takes one slip

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By Suzanne Pollak and Carolyn Conte Nonprofits are being hacked more frequently than ever, and the global pandemic is only making matters worse. “We do see...

Kol Shalom educates preschoolers in nature

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Annapolis’ Congregation Kol Shalom has a solution for those concerned that social distancing is keeping their toddlers too cooped up: The synagogue’s Tree of...
Co-organizer Harriette Wimms (courtesy)

Jewish identity explored in depth by JMM and Chizuk

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In a new series, Chizuk Amuno Congregation, the Jewish Museum of Maryland and a variety of community members will share informational and engaging events...

Jewish Federation of Howard County supports community through pandemic

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With recent reports of an uptick in COVID-19 hospitalizations, the Jewish Federation of Howard County wants local residents to know it is there for...

Philanthropist Samuel Himmelrich Sr. dies at 89

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Samuel Himmelrich Sr., a prominent philanthropist from Pikesville, died Oct. 11, two days short of his 90th birthday. Himmelrich, a congregant of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation,...
Co-organizer Harriette Wimms (courtesy)

Chizuk Amuno, Jewish Museum organize first online event in series on Jewish diversity

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Chizuk Amuno Congregation the Jewish Museum of Maryland are partnering to organize a virtual adult education presentation Oct. 18 titled “Who We Are: Identity...

Jewish Federation of Howard County readies new leadership program

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The Jewish Federation of Howard County is organizing a new training program aimed at cultivating the leadership potential of young members of the local...

Richard Schreibstein, former Federation president, dies at 71

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“If we win the league, I’ll take you out to dinner,” said Janet Schreibstein, recalling the words of her late husband Richard Schreibstein, former...