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High-schoolers as educational strategists? StandWithUs says: absolutely!

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The international, nonpartisan education organization StandWithUs, which supports the State of Israel and battles antisemitism, announced the 2022-2023 cohort of students participating in its...

Funds 4 4Front: Jewish teen organization awarded new funding grant

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Housed and managed by the JCC of Greater Baltimore, 4Front offers opportunities for Jewish teenagers to engage with their community. Thanks to recent funding...

Hazon and 20 Jewish organizations launch environmental coalition to fight climate change

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Jewish groups are coming together, united by their hope for a better, cleaner future. Twenty Jewish organizations have signed onto the Coalition Founding Statement, establishing...

Efforts to help Ukrainian refugees: some families reunited, others still in flux

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Ukrainian American Vladimir Besser, 41, traveled across a war zone to get his wife and son to safety during the early days of the...
painting by Marc Chagall

Chevrei Tzedek Congregation to mark new milestone with cemetery consecration

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After an arduous 12-year search for a location, Chevrei Tzedek Congregation has finally acquired its own cemetery and will be holding an on-site consecration...

Former colleagues share their memories of Louis ‘Buddy’ Sapolsky

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Louis Sapolsky, known to most as “Buddy”, passed away on Sept. 3 at the age of 77. His impact on the Baltimore Jewish community...

Synagogues, police focus on security for high holidays

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Synagogues in the Baltimore area are working with the Baltimore County Police Department and community organizations to ensure that congregants and visitors stay safe...

In a tale of two synagogues, the story of a city

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Susan C. Ingram | Special to JT “On this one little small street in Baltimore, you have two of the oldest synagogue buildings still standing...

The Baltimore Justice Shtiebl Hinenu prepares to start new inclusive education programs

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For the first time in its five-year history, Hinenu: The Baltimore Justice Shtiebl will be offering a year-long educational program aimed at its younger...

Local sporting tradition continues in memory of Rachel Minkove

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Jeremy Diamond | Special to JT On Sunday Sept. 4, Tour de Court 2022 raised nearly $60,000 to go toward the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s...