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Summit Focuses on Mental Health in Jewish Education

Jewish educators recently gathered in Baltimore for a Jewish Educational Services-hosted summit focusing on mental health for both students and teachers. The Refuat Ha’Nefesh...
engagement announcements from an issue in 1961

Remember When: Mr. and Mrs. Announce the Engagement of Their Daughter

"L’dor v’dor” is a Jewish concept that expresses how our values and traditions are passed on from generation to generation. Last month, the Baltimore Jewish...

‘I Am Going To Bring You Home’: Relative of Released Israeli Hostage Speaks at...

Michael and Amalia Edan, ages 9 and 6, hid in a closet for over 14 hours on Oct. 7. Mere hours before, they had...

Jewish Community Services Helps Jews with Disabilities Find Jobs

February is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month, or JDAIM. Established by the Jewish Special Education International Consortium in 2009, the month is...

Beth Israel Film Festival Brings Jewish Art to the Community

At the beginning of every year, Beth Israel Congregation of Owings Mills brings the community together to enjoy films from across the world. The...
Protesters before the Howard County Council cease-fire vote

In Front of a Heated Crowd, Howard County Council Cease-Fire Resolution Fails

The Howard County Council failed to pass a resolution on a cease-fire in Gaza with a 3-1 vote against the resolution during a nighttime...

Howard County Council To Vote on Cease-Fire Resolution, Bringing Protesters

A protest against a Howard County resolution calling for a cease-fire in Gaza will be held Monday, Feb. 5, at 6 p.m. in front...

East Bank Havurah Is a Community Affair

East Bank Havurah is small but mighty. Though its in-person services and events usually attract a crowd of 10-16 people, with High Holiday services bringing...
Dennis Ross

Jewish Federation of Howard County Discussion Focuses on Hostages in Gaza

The Jewish Federation of Howard County hosted a Zoom discussion on the past, present and post-war future of the Middle East with Dennis Ross...

Holocaust Educator Herta Baitch Dies at 90

Herta Baitch (née Griffel), a Holocaust educator who shared her story of survival with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and through her 2009...