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Beth Israel gears up for the return of Mitzvah Day

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After George Floyd’s murder last year, Beth Israel Congregation’s social action committee saw the need for a call to action, said Jason Delman, who,...

Israeli journalist talks finding her niche, conflict in Israel

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Israeli journalist Sivan Rahav Meir was set to speak at a virtual Beth Tfiloh Congregation event on May 12, but she had to cancel...

Summer camps are ready to welcome kids back

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Is it safe to send your children to camp this summer? With coronavirus cases at some of their lowest levels since the pandemic began,...
Rabbi Zevi Lowenberg

War stories: American Jews’ history of military service

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Fewer than 2% of the American soldiers who fought in World War II are still alive today, and Frank Bressler is one of them. Bressler,...
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Macks Center for Jewish Education builds bridges for autistic students

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By Jan Lee For 12-year-old Jamie Gold, attending school has always been an uncomfortable and stressful experience. Jamie (whose name and identity have been changed for...

Adult education teacher is on her way to becoming a rabbi

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The typical rabbinical student is younger than 86. But not much is typical about Lee Joyce Richmond, professor emerita of Loyola University Maryland and...
Sigal Ariely

Israel briefing provides personal and political perspectives

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After the 11-day conflict between Israel and Hamas ended with a ceasefire, The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore’s Insight Israel Forum held a briefing...
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Shluff Inn houses out-of-town guests you can’t bear being too far from

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Picture this: Your out-of-town family are coming to town for a wedding. Where should they stay? Your house is already full of kids. There’s...
Co-organizer Harriette Wimms (courtesy)

National Shabbaton for Jews of color held last weekend

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For the past five months, Harriette Wimms has worked late into the night, connecting with organizations from all over and having dozens of conversations...

Former Beth Tfiloh shaliach leads talk on Israel conflict

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Beth Tfiloh Congregation was supposed to host a virtual talk with Israeli journalist Sivan Rahav Meir on May 12. But because of the conflict...