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Easier For Israelis

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A bill to include Israel in America’s visa waiver program was introduced Jan. 15 into the House of Representatives. The program allows travelers from Israel...

Legislative Session Under Way

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While there may not be a massive, looming budget crisis, and the state may even retire its structural deficit, there are a few key...

Day School Teacher Charged With Abuse

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A physical education teacher at the Day School at Baltimore Hebrew has been suspended following charges of child abuse. Foye C. Minton, 33, was arrested...

‘Detour’ Dave Cell-A-Brates!

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Happy Birthday “Detour” Dave Sandler! Today, Jan. 11, Sandler, WBAL’s longtime traffic reporter, turns 52. When he collapsed on a softball field in August...

Expanded Options?

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A Montgomery County lawmaker plans on proposing legislation during the General Assembly that would allow residents to purchase kosher wine from out-of-state stores and...

Fiscal Cliff Avoided?

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The nation narrowly has avoided falling off the so-called fiscal cliff, at least for a brief time. Congress retained most tax cuts and cut some...

Neuman to O’Malley’s Office

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Gov. Martin O’Malley has named Stephen Neuman as his new director of public affairs. Neuman began his job as a top adviser to the...

Showtime in Howard County

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For the 21st consecutive year, Columbia Jewish Congregation will present its annual Jewish Film Series, which will open Jan. 19 with “The Little Traitor,”...

Insights on Israel, Tzedakah and Tikkun Olam

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Israeli author and scholar Noam Zion will offer a weekend of study Jan. 11-13 at Beth Am Synagogue. Zion, 64, will present perspectives on...

Hip And Holy

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It has been about three years since The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore and the Greater Baltimore Jewish Community Center made a decision...