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Performer Cavanaugh ‘brings’ Elton John to this year’s SPOTLIGHT 2013

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They’ll remember when rock was young at the Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School when entertainer Michael Cavanaugh performs the songs of Elton John. Cavanaugh is...

Cigarette-smuggling Palestinian linked to Ari Halberstam’s Brooklyn Bridge murder

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JTA Wire Service One of 16 Palestinians arrested in a cigarette-smuggling ring was linked to the 1994 murder of yeshiva student Ari Halberstam in a...

Heartfelt Program

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AED celebration also serves as reminder to communal leaders of importance of training, maintenance “Thousands of lives each year would be saved if more defibrillators...

Art Outside In Druid Hill Park

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Druid Hill Park has had its ups and downs over the years. This fecund green space amid the urban landscape of Baltimore is home,...

UPDATE: Caring Bridge Page Launched For Updates About Biker Mel Pachino

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In an email today from Suburban Orthodox Congregation Toras Chaim, it was stated that, “the next few days are very critical for Mel Pachino.” The...

Jewish Museum Introduces Bessie Bluefeld, Its Newest Living History Character

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Senior features reporter On Tuesday, April 30, when Jewish Museum of Maryland Director of Education Ilene Dackman-Alon introduced the museum’s new living history character, Bessie...

Torah Home Education Is Growing — Around The Country And In Baltimore

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It’s a wow moment when your child’s face lights up as a new concept or idea he’s been grappling with clicks. That impression is...

Sascha Hurwitz Serves As Catalyst For Donations To Benefit Homeless

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Staff reporter It’s conceivable that somewhere in Baltimore tonight there is a family — one that previously lived on the streets — snuggling up in...

Shavuot Celebrations Spur Baltimore Day School Students To Think Torah, 10 Commandments, Cheesecake

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Caramel cheesecake. Strawberry cheesecake. Chocolate cheesecake. A big jar of Lactaid. Yep! It’s Shavuot again — on May 15 and 16 — and Jews across...

Shooting Incident Strikes Jewish Pikesville

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A shooting incident that occurred early last Saturday morning in a predominantly Orthodox Jewish area of Pikesville was many months in the making, according...