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Despite setbacks, Baltimore native is determined to get Israeli citizenship

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For David Ben Moshe, a former Baltimore resident who converted to Orthodox Judaism, aliyah was a dream. But it is a dream that dwells in...
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Ella Kagan, Russian-Jewish school founder, preserves her culture

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By Eric Schucht At the time, the presence of the photocopier was peculiar. Ella Kagan was at the Vienna airport after leaving the Soviet Union for...

Students have gotten used to a new normal of learning

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Nine months into the coronavirus shutdowns, many have found ways to cope with remote learning. Teachers have shared their highs and lows of online...

Commemorate MLK Day with these service and learning events

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By Lisa Woolfson With Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Jan. 18, right around the corner, there are plenty of activities to commemorate the...

Descendant’s Day program connects synagogue community to original members

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It is fairly common for people to be inherently curious about their roots, to know where and who they spring from. And B’nai Israel’s...
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New start for a new year: Community members share their 2021 resolutions

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Exercise more. Practice gratitude. Get vaccinated for coronavirus. Every New Year’s, people reflect on the past year and craft new goals for themselves. As unusual...
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Jeffrey Rosen, Talya Knable receive awards for leadership

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At a recent board meeting of The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore, Jeffrey Rosen, 43, and Talya Knable, 38, received the Harry Greenstein Young...
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Photos: Levindale receives first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

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On Wednesday, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, a LifeBridge Health center, received its first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. LifeBridge vaccinated 140 staff...
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Aviva Weisbord, executive director of Shemesh, dies at 72

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By Jan Lee To Aviva Weisbord, inclusiveness was at the heart of everything she fought for. She was an equally tireless advocate for the marginalized child,...

Owings Mills resident reflects on family connection to Schindler’s list

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The 1993 film, “Schindler’s List,” which depicted the efforts of a German industrialist and Nazi party member to save the lives of over a...