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Park Heights Women's Solidarity March (Courtesy of organization leadership)

Park Heights Women’s Solidarity March Canceled

A solidarity march against anti-Blackness and anti-Semitism, planned for the Park Heights community for Aug. 9, has been canceled. “As we see the COVID numbers,...
Barry and Laura Steinberg of Westminster Synagogue (David Stuck)

Westminster Synagogue Closes

For the small Jewish community of the Westminster area, Westminster Adat Chaverim has been a warm home of religious support for 15 years. Barry...
Eruv extension map of Greenspring (courtesy of Cohen)

Baltimore Eruv Extends

As of July 16, the Baltimore Eruv has been extended to include the area south of Green Summit Road between Greenspring Avenue and Old...
IBuild by Miriam, photo by Debbie Schwartz

Without Camp, Kids Start Local Businesses

  Miriam Schwartz, 13, of Pikesville had dreams of the fun activities she’d partake in and the new friends she’d meet at Camp Shoresh this...

Jewish Museum of Maryland Mulls Possible Reopening With Space-Themed Exhibit and Events

Feeling cooped up in the house? Perhaps an evening or two discussing the vastness of space, or a trip to a local space-themed exhibit,...

Jewish Teens Robbed Near Towson Shopping Mall, Called “Dirty Jews,” Report Alleges

By Jesse Berman and JTA Four Jewish teens who were robbed while leaving the Towson Town Center mall said the attacker, armed with a knife,...

4Front Responds to Changing Needs With Shorter, Condensed Program Offerings

4Front is reorganizing its program offerings for local teens, according to Executive Director Rabbi Dena Shaffer. Housed within the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC and funded...

Attorney General Frosh Shares Plans with Baltimore Jewish Council

The Baltimore Jewish Council led a zoom discussion with Attorney General Brian Frosh July 13. Matt Peterson , BJC assistant director of government relations and communications,...

Kosher, Vegan PLNT Burger Comes to Columbia

If you’ve been hankering for a spot to dine that’s both kosher and animal-product free, the new PLNT Burger in Columbia may be just...

Homeland Bound: American-Israelis Reflect on Making Aliyah

Thinking of making a move to Israel? You’re not alone, as more American Jews applied for or inquired about making aliyah in May of...