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JCC’s My Tribe Program provides an opportunity to connect to the Jewish calendar

Can you tell without Googling how many days are left until the start of the new Jewish year? If not, then the JCC of Greater...

Pearlstone offers outdoor education for young students

As the risk of COVID-19 becomes more pervasive in indoor environments, a nontraditional, outdoors educational program, such as the Pearlstone Center’s Farm and Forest...
The sanctuary at Bolton Street Synagogue, which recently affiliated with the Reform movement. (Adam Barry)

Synagogues adapt High Holiday traditions for the pandemic

When you think of High Holidays, you may picture large family gatherings, hugging neighbors and sharing food with friends. This year, synagogues have to...

At Fall Holiday Journey, celebrate the holidays from the comfort of the family sedan

The Fall Holiday Journey, taking place Sept. 13 at the JCC of Greater Baltimore’s Owings Mills location, provides an opportunity to celebrate the Jewish...
Huppit Bartov Miller and family (David Stuck)

Family fun for Rosh Hashanah: Bloggers and artists get creative for the High Holidays

This year, seasons and holidays may feel like a shadow of what they used to be. Will we be doing the same Zoom events...
Baron blows the shofar for Siegel (Conte)

Chabad of Hunt Valley to offer shofar blowing

While many might lose opportunities to celebrate the High Holidays in the way they’re accustomed to this year, Chabad of Hunt Valley will hold...

A year after merger, Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation moves forward with new interim rabbi

To say that Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation has a long history is no overstatement. “Our congregations, Har Sinai and Oheb Shalom, were stalwarts of the...
BZD Zoom discussion on antisemitism (Screenshot by Conte)

Students Supporting Israel co-founder explains history of Zionism with BZD

The Baltimore Zionist District hosted “The History Of Modern Zionism,” Sept. 1. The Zoom discussion, led by Valeria Chazin, chairwoman and co-founder of Students...
Photo by The Blue Card

Blue Card supports Holocaust survivors during the pandemic

A teenage boy wanted to make a difference in someone’s day, so nonprofit The Blue Card connected him with an 85-year-old homebound Holocaust survivor...

Ner Tamid brings Orthodox Union’s SPIRIT program to its senior congregants

9/1/20 3:50 p.m. Update: This article has been corrected to reflect a more accurate number of attendees of the SPIRIT Program. The Baltimore Jewish...