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Israeli team rides hard, places high in Maryland Cycling Classic

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More than 100 cyclists from around the world competed in the inaugural Maryland Cycling Classic on Sunday, but it was a member of Israel’s...
Aileen Hammerman at an event at Temple Beth El in 2014.

Aileen Hammerman brought musical sophistication, glamour to Beth El Congregation

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Aileen Hammerman, a concert pianist who brought “glamour and dazzle” to Beth El Congregation where her late husband, Saul Z. Hammerman, served as cantor,...

Meet the new cantor and ‘transition’ rabbi at Beth Israel

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Congregation Beth Israel in Owings Mills recently welcomed two new senior clergy members: Rabbi Murray Ezring and Cantor Benjamin Matis. Ezring’s hiring followed the retirement...

Schools are welcoming students, with and without masks, for a safe start to the...

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With summer ending, kids of all ages are gearing up for the perennial tradition of heading back to school. Two years into the COVID-19...

JUSA Center welcomes Torah scroll in memory of Jewish WWII vet

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A keyboardist played lively Jewish tunes as the parade of military veterans, their families, and other members of the Jewish community made their way...

Judge reaches mixed decision on Landa lawsuit

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A motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought by former University of Maryland Professor Melissa Landa, who alleges that the school chose not to renew...

Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake celebrate achievements, look to the future

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Congregations of different religions and ethnic backgrounds gathered from across the Baltimore area on Aug. 10 to celebrate the impact of their shared commitment...
Split-screen image: on left, man with goatee and locs in an orange prison top; on right, surveillance image of man in white undershirt and dark pants.

DC police name suspect in murder of Aryeh Wolf

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D.C. Metropolitan Police have released the name and photos of a suspect wanted in the Aug. 10 murder of Aryeh Wolf, 25, a Baltimore...

Local athletes delight in opportunities to connect with other Jewish athletes, Jewish identity and...

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For Owings Mills resident Jeff Rubin, participating in the 2022 World Maccabiah Games in Israel meant more than a chance to nail some perfect...

Man arrested and charged in connection with antisemitic vandalism

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Baltimore County police said Tuesday that they arrested and charged a man with vandalism after linking him to a string of antisemitic graffiti and...