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Phil Rogofsky, president of Bet Chaverim

Bet Chaverim finds a new home

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Bet Chaverim’s days of wandering from place to place to hold programs and services have come to an end. The Howard County synagogue now has...
Edward and Diane Steinberg

JS Edwards to close after 38 years

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After 38 years, J.S. Edwards Ltd. Fine Men’s Clothing will shut its doors this summer. Its owners, husband-and-wife team Edward and Diane Steinberg, are retiring. As...
Oz Pearlman

Associated event celebrates community of supporters

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The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore is hosting a virtual celebration for all their supporters, no matter the size of their contribution. The Associated’s Community...
Erica Bloom

For Good Deeds Day, community members do good throughout Baltimore

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As a soaked and drizzly, overcast Sunday morning gave way to blue skies and white clouds, Erica Bloom and a smattering of determined volunteers...
Del. Shane E. Pendergrass

When a colleague compared a mental health bill to the Holocaust, a Jewish Maryland...

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It only took 54 seconds for Shane Pendergrass to stand up and call out another member in the Maryland General Assembly for diminishing the...

Online programs are here to stay, even as vaccinations ramp up

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As Baltimore-area synagogues begin to hold in-person services and programs, or as they begin to expand their in-person programming to pre-pandemic sizes, a number...
Rushan Abbas holds a picture of her sister

Uyghur activist to give talk to Chevrei Tzedek

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Uyghur activist Rushan Abbas hopes that attendees of her upcoming virtual talk at Chevrei Tzedek Congregation will help spread information about what is happening...
Jacob Williams, Harold Taylor, Guy Taylor and Marty Taylor

Boy Scout leads project building Beth Tfiloh outdoor classroom

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By Haydee M. Rodriguez Guy Taylor is 14 years old and an eighth grader at Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School in Pikesville. He is also...
Beth Tfiloh 2019 Yom Ha'atzmaut event

Baltimore marks Yom HaZikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut

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Synagogues and other Jewish organizations in the Baltimore area are preparing to both honor Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror and celebrate the...

The world’s wisdom comes to Baltimore Hebrew Congregation

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While trips to far-off lands or public symposiums may still be off the table for many, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation is working to bring the...