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A little girl picks apples with her father

Where to go apple picking for the High Holidays

By Katie Beecher Apple slices dipped in honey are probably the most quintessential Rosh Hashanah food-related tradition, which means apple picking is a great activity...
Tim O’Hare

Sommelier to lead whiskey tasting at Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Havdalah event

Attendees of Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation’s Aug. 21 Havdalah service can expect to be ignited both by the flame of Havdalah and of whiskey,...

Where are they now? The ‘Beshert’ section, 15 years later

Everyone wants to find their soulmate, what in Yiddish is called a “beshert.” 2006 was a year of love and besherts for the Baltimore Jewish...
Krieger Schechter Day School students

Schools consider protocols as COVID-19 cases rise among children

With the rise of COVID-19 cases in Maryland, particularly among children, schools are reassessing their protocols for the start of the new school year. The...

The new rabbis around town

The Jewish New Year is fast approaching, and with the new year comes three new rabbis to Baltimore-area synagogues. Beth Am Synagogue, Har Sinai-Oheb...
Yoni Rosenblatt, Team Israel’s sports physical therapist, in Tokyo

Physical therapist Yoni Rosenblatt on his travels with Team Israel

Reflecting on the Israeli baseball team’s performance in this year’s Olympics, Yoni Rosenblatt, the team’s sports physical therapist, described them as coming “painfully close”...
VALUE ambassador Talia Moshman

Vaccination campaign reaches out to Orthodox community

With many Americans hesitant or unwilling to be inoculated against COVID-19, the Baltimore City Health Department has partnered with several universities, through the VALUE...

New mosaic of Elijah Cummings unveiled

A new mosaic has been unveiled at the Cummings Courthouse by The Elijah Cummings Youth Program in Israel, in honor of the organization’s founder,...

Baltimore rabbis encourage vaccinations in new video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oK5tUd8r5PI Baltimore rabbis are appealing to the community to get the COVID-19 vaccine in a new YouTube video. Published Aug. 6 on the Baltimore City...
Ora Imanoel stirs a pot

Ora Imanoel brings the flavors of Iran to Baltimore

In 2013, Ora Imanoel was operating a successful catering business called Mazza From Heaven with a close friend, Pearl Dwek. The cuisine was as unique...