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Chabad of Downtown’s first Torah memorializes community member

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When Harold Juter died three years ago, his family decided to honor him by fulfilling one of his dreams to help find a Torah...

Membership system asks congregants to pay what they can afford

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12/8/20 6:00 p.m. Update: This article has been updated with additional information.  It isn’t always easy for a person or an organization to live up...

Hannah Storch, who supported Jewish organizations, dies at 98

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Hannah Storch, an Orthodox real estate developer and philanthropist who supported many Baltimore Jewish organizations, died Oct. 25 at 98. “She cared deeply about others...
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Where you can donate this Chanukah to help out during the pandemic

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By Justin Regan The COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive physical, financial and emotional harm to millions of Americans, and many experts assume things will only...
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Judaica shops go virtual ahead of Chanukah

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By Eric Schucht Shellie Abel of Vienna never dreamed of running a virtual store, and neither did the rest of her sisterhood. But COVID-19 changed...

Seniors face world of Zoom calls

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By Shannon Levitt and Jesse Berman Skype calls with grandchildren and emails might have made up the bulk of seniors’ dealings with technology until the...

Temple Isaiah builds desks for remote learners

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In addition to shutting down gyms, movie theaters and sporting events, the pandemic has also hampered the work of some volunteer and charitable activities....

Kosher restaurants push forward through restrictions

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With reports of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rising significantly, the state of Maryland tightened social distancing restrictions on Nov. 17, requiring bars and restaurants...
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Celebrate Chanukah with these socially distanced events

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Chanukah is the next Jewish holiday we’ll have to adapt for this very strange year. For those who are looking for opportunities to celebrate...
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JCC, LifeBridge expand partnership to support Orthodox community

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By Lisa Woolfson The JCC of Greater Baltimore and LifeBridge Health are expanding their partnership at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC to support the area’s...