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Teens in the Shinshinim program, from left: Zohar Shinehorn, Tamar Maor, Noya Karavani, Ofir Yasur, Noam Trock and Yam Agami

Shinshinim bid farewell to Baltimore

Five years ago, Noam Trock decided she wanted to join the Shinshinim program, which sends Israeli teens to volunteer in Jewish communities around the...

Documents shed light on investigation into Efraim Gordon’s death

Documents released by the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office shed light on the investigation into the May 3 murder of Efraim Gordon, an Israeli...

As many of five suspects in Efraim Gordon case

There are now a total of five suspects in Efriam Gordon case, according to WJZ-TV. Gordon, an Israeli who was visiting Baltimore to attend a...

Three Baltimoreans arrested in connection to Israeli’s death

Three Baltimore youths have been arrested by Baltimore Police and charged with first degree murder in connection to the May 3 death of Efraim...
Cantor Nancy Ginsberg in Oak Crest's sanctuary

At senior living community, Judaica donations enhance sanctuary space

By Lisa Woolfson When Bonnie Plymack first arrived at Oak Crest about four years ago, the senior living community offered Shabbat dinners but not Shabbat...

Efraim Gordon remembered 30 days after murder

More than 400 people attended a memorial in tribute to Efraim Gordon on Wednesday. Gordon was a 31-year-old Israeli who was visiting Baltimore for a...
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Facebook groups keep sense of community alive

By Haydee M. Rodriguez A quick search on Facebook for Baltimore Jewish Facebook groups yields options with a range of interests and topics. Many are private...
Joan Plisko with strawberries

Photos: Pearlstone opens strawberry fields so you can pick your own

The Pearlstone Center’s strawberry fields are open for business. The Jewish retreat center and farm is offering a pick-your-own experience in its strawberry fields. The...
Shomrim and Hatzalah members

As volunteers and professionals, Baltimore Jews work to prevent crime

Is it safe to step outside your home and walk the streets of Baltimore? The question has come to the fore following a number...

Jewish high school students share their perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

“I was raised with a love of Israel and was taught a love for Israel with a connection to Judaism, but when I hear...