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BZD to take 55+ group on in-person Israel tour

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“Next year in Jerusalem” is going to ring very true for participants of the Baltimore Zionist District’s upcoming tour of Israel. BZD is currently organizing...

David Harrison leads Beth El through unending pandemic

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Despite any Martin Sheen-related quips that could suggest otherwise, David Harrison, board president of Beth El Congregation of Baltimore, doesn’t let his position or...
Miriam Marazin during her photoshoot

Baltimore residents help put Orthodox women back in the picture

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A practice in some religious Jewish communities of removing women from photographs is facing pushback from the nonprofit Chochmat Nashim and its Jewish Life...

Rubashkin to share ‘The Inside Story’ in Baltimore

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In 2010, Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin, then the CEO of Agriprocessors — at one time the largest kosher meat producer in the nation — was...
OneTable event in New York City in 2017

Pearlstone, OneTable partnership brings new Shabbat experience to Baltimore

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Baltimore-area residents who need a helping hand with hosting or joining a Shabbat meal at the end of the week are about to receive...
From left: Tova Natanzon, Rony Natanzon, Berly Hershkovitz and Avi Hershkovitz

Hundreds attend FIDF gala at Martin’s West

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Close to 500 attendees joined in the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces 2021 Baltimore Chapter Gala at Martin’s West on Dec. 6. The...
Leslie Seid Margolis

Leslie Margolis supports social justice at Bolton Street

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While she may not have begun her life with a great zeal for Judaism, Leslie Seid Margolis, president of Bolton Street Synagogue’s board of...

Baltimore cream cheese shortage? Local food services weigh in

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As if 2020’s toilet paper shortage and this year’s supply chain crisis were not bad enough, rumblings of a possible cream cheese shortage have...
Rabbi Rory Katz

Chevrei Tzedek takes Chanukah outdoors with a hike

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While many celebrated the Festival of Lights with traditional latkes, dreidels and gelt, on Dec. 5, members of Chevrei Tzedek Congregation switched things up...
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Jewish philanthropy meets growing needs, even during COVID

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Across the nation, Jewish organizations aiding communities here and abroad are rising to challenges created by the pandemic — with the help of their...