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Parents and grandparents pull up a chair next to the kids at Kol HaLev

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Sunday school is no longer just for youngsters at Kol HaLev, a Baltimore-area Reconstructionist synagogue. Through its new “Making It Real” program, parents will be...

Baltimore chapter of IDF friends honors local lone soldiers at annual gala

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At a time when antisemitism is rampant, and support for Israel and the Israel Defense Forces is challenged, Friends of the IDF (FIDF)—an organization...

Working to address the mental-health crisis among children and teenagers

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Though many consider the COVID-19 pandemic to be over, the effects it has had on young people’s mental health are not so easily dealt...

Pikesville man, once a refugee from Egypt, pays it forward in Israel

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Mara Fahl | Special to JT Joseph Marzouk arrived in Baltimore with his parents and baby sister at the age of 6 following the expulsion...

Accused killer opens fire on police

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  The man charged in the August murder of Jewish Baltimore resident Aryeh Wolf remains at large after a shootout with police on Tuesday. Avery Miler,...

Multifaith congregations share physical space with goal of boosting spiritual interaction

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As one of five religious organizations occupying the Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, Bet Aviv is in a rather unusual position where it coexists, physically...

Baltimore-based artist provides space for representation and healing

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Elena Volkova is the recipient of the 2022 Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City Artist Travel Prize awarded by the Baltimore Office of Promotion...

‘The struggle is in the juggle’

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Women running for state and local politics speak out about balancing the fine line between home and work. If 2010 was the year of the...

Big shoes to fill: Marc Terrill to end tenure as Associated president

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When Marc B. Terrill announced back in the late 1990s that he was leaving his fundraising management position at Combined Jewish Philanthropies after just...

After long search for new location, Bet Chaverim is finally home

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Bet Chaverim Congregation has moved into a new building, an event they commemorated with a dedication and mezuzah ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 18. Founded in...