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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...

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...

Medical miracle

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As the coronavirus vaccines roll out, frontline workers and group home residents are the first to receive it. Dr. Dov Frankel found a miracle in...

Johns Hopkins TA tweets poll on failing ‘Zionist’ students

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By Jesse Berman and Cnaan Liphshiz | JTA Jewish organizations are condemning social media posts from a Johns Hopkins University teaching assistant and graduate student,...

Despite setbacks, Baltimore native is determined to get Israeli citizenship

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For David Ben Moshe, a former Baltimore resident who converted to Orthodox Judaism, aliyah was a dream. But it is a dream that dwells in...
Ella Kagan

Ella Kagan, Russian-Jewish school founder, preserves her culture

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By Eric Schucht At the time, the presence of the photocopier was peculiar. Ella Kagan was at the Vienna airport after leaving the Soviet Union for...