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Funds 4 4Front: Jewish teen organization awarded new funding grant

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Housed and managed by the JCC of Greater Baltimore, 4Front offers opportunities for Jewish teenagers to engage with their community. Thanks to recent funding...

Hazon and 20 Jewish organizations launch environmental coalition to fight climate change

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Jewish groups are coming together, united by their hope for a better, cleaner future. Twenty Jewish organizations have signed onto the Coalition Founding Statement, establishing...

Efforts to help Ukrainian refugees: some families reunited, others still in flux

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Ukrainian American Vladimir Besser, 41, traveled across a war zone to get his wife and son to safety during the early days of the...

Amid higher threat levels, Jewish communities lean on $130 million initiative to bolster security

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Eric Berger | JTA When Haya Varon relocated to Houston from Mexico City more than four decades ago, she felt like she was moving to...

Over 75,000 immigrants later, aliyah organization is about a lot more than charter flights

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Larry Luxner | JTA Erica Weintraub, 18, long had dreamed of immigrating to Israel and joining the Israel Defense Forces. Originally from Brooklyn, New York,...
painting by Marc Chagall

Chevrei Tzedek Congregation to mark new milestone with cemetery consecration

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After an arduous 12-year search for a location, Chevrei Tzedek Congregation has finally acquired its own cemetery and will be holding an on-site consecration...

World briefs: Russia’s Chabad rabbis call to ‘End the suffering’ and more

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Russia’s Chabad rabbis call to ‘End the suffering’ For the first time since Russia invaded Ukraine six months ago, dozens of Chabad rabbis in Russia...

Former colleagues share their memories of Louis ‘Buddy’ Sapolsky

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Louis Sapolsky, known to most as “Buddy”, passed away on Sept. 3 at the age of 77. His impact on the Baltimore Jewish community...

What antisemitism means for Gen Z-ers

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Gianna Gronowski | Staff Writer Antisemitism manifests differently in the lives of each generation, but Jewish educator Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath has some advice for how Gen...

Synagogues, police focus on security for high holidays

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Synagogues in the Baltimore area are working with the Baltimore County Police Department and community organizations to ensure that congregants and visitors stay safe...