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Co-organizer Harriette Wimms (courtesy)

Jewish identity explored in depth by JMM and Chizuk

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Oct. 22 update: This article has been updated to correct multiple errors. This includes that the event with Ilana Kaufman took place at Bolton...

Jewish Federation of Howard County supports community through pandemic

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With recent reports of an uptick in COVID-19 hospitalizations, the Jewish Federation of Howard County wants local residents to know it is there for...

Philanthropist Samuel Himmelrich Sr. dies at 89

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Samuel Himmelrich Sr., a prominent philanthropist from Pikesville, died Oct. 11, two days short of his 90th birthday. Himmelrich, a congregant of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation,...
Co-organizer Harriette Wimms (courtesy)

Chizuk Amuno, Jewish Museum organize first online event in series on Jewish diversity

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Chizuk Amuno Congregation the Jewish Museum of Maryland are partnering to organize a virtual adult education presentation Oct. 18 titled “Who We Are: Identity...

Jewish Federation of Howard County readies new leadership program

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The Jewish Federation of Howard County is organizing a new training program aimed at cultivating the leadership potential of young members of the local...

Richard Schreibstein, former Federation president, dies at 71

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10/21/20 5:06 p.m. Update: This story has been updated to include additional information from Michael Schreibstein.  “If we win the league, I’ll take you out...
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A Jewish voter’s guide to the election

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Navigating who will serve your interests and what they stand for can be a hassle. Here, the Jewish Times has hopefully made voting a...

Polls and pandemics: Meet Baltimore Jews working behind the scenes of Election Day

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It’s that time of year again, when campaign signs starts springing up on well-manicured lawns, fundraisers call cell phones asking for donations to a...

Sarah Jacobs’ ladder to community

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It’s not uncommon to feel a little intimidated or anxious when starting a brand-new job right after moving to a brand-new town. But Sarah...

JCC fills autumn with new virtual programs

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Whether you want to learn about civil rights, cuddle up to a family movie or laugh at Tiffany Haddish’s routines, the JCC of Greater...