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Israeli company TikTalk’s speech therapy technology helps US students

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The U.S. economy may still be catching its breath from the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean that innovative entrepreneurs won’t come all the way...

Jewish editors tussle in virtual Associated forum

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The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore’s Insight Israel Forum held an online discussion Sept. 15 with Jonathan Tobin, editor in chief at Jewish News...

Practical tips for surviving distance learning while working at home

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By Melissa Henriquez | Kveller via JTA When our kids’ school district sent out a survey in July asking parents their return-to-school plan, we checked...
Rabbi Belinsky (David Stuck)

Baltimorean rabbis share thoughts to guide Yom Kippur introspection

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Leviticus 16:30 says that on Yom Kippur, which begins this year the evening of Sept. 27, “He will forgive you, to purify you, that...

Nonprofits warn of eviction crisis on the horizon

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When the COVID-19 pandemic first reared its head earlier this year, authorities largely advised the populace to shelter in place in their homes, creating...

Chug Ivri program keeps Hebrew skills sharp

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Social distancing has left many with extra time on their hands, and one group affiliated with Netivot Shalom, a modern Orthodox synagogue, is making...
Beth El front entrance as of 2020 (Carolyn Conte)

Without in-person High Holiday services, synagogues face budget concerns

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As a result of the pandemic, many of Baltimore’s synagogues moved their High Holiday services online, or made in-person ones smaller and shorter. Some,...

JVC’s Bunches of Lunches provide food security

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Interested in helping to fight against local food insecurity? Jewish Volunteer Connection’s Bunches of Lunches program is looking for your help to provide good...

This fall, JVC challenges your casserole-making skills

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9/18/20 9:13 a.m. Update: This article has been corrected to give the correct end date of the Casserole Challenge, Dec. 2. The Baltimore Jewish...

JVC launches a new Season of Service

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Seeking to instill a sense of volunteerism in the local community, Jewish Volunteer Connection has kicked off their Season of Service program. Running from Sept....