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What Jewish groups are watching for in this unusual Supreme Court session

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The uncertainty surrounding the makeup of the Supreme Court led to a quieter-than-normal kickoff for the court’s 2021 decision-making season. But even with the...

Soul Center shows sensational “Stories from the Sukkah”

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The Soul Center organized an online presentation Oct. 8 featuring inspiring stories from community members. Titled “The Booth - Stories From the Sukkah,” the event...

Beth Am hosts author Wes Moore for book talk

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Beth Am Synagogue organized a virtual talk and Q&A Sept. 28 with author Wes Moore on the release of his new book, “Five Days:...
Beth El families make shofars

High Holidays around Baltimore: A month in pictures

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Despite social distancing measures, the Jewish community in Baltimore found ways to make the High Holidays meaningful. Instead of traditional services and meals with...

Beth Tfiloh hosts discussion on Middle East issues

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Beth Tfiloh Congregation hosted an online presentation on Israeli issues, Oct. 7, titled “Updates from the Israeli Political Arena with Yonah Jeremy Bob ‘96.” Bob,...
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Jerusalem’s Beit Avi Chai creates unique High Holiday programming for the age of the...

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By Larry Luxner This year’s upcoming holidays will be like none Jews today have ever experienced. Synagogues will not be packed with worshipers. Holiday meals...
Jocelyn Taylor (courtesy of BHC)Jocelyn Taylor (courtesy of BHC)

BHC will host concert to show Black and Jewish culture similarities

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Activists often turn to protests to change the social structure of a country, but Baltimore Hebrew Congregation has found another avenue to peace: a...

CHANA will mark 25th anniversary with survivors’ stories

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Twenty-five years of helping people leave abusive situations could not have prepared CHANA for the isolating danger of quarantine. This coming week, the community...

Beth Tfiloh hosts online Yonina concert

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Beth Tfiloh Congregation hosted an online concert Oct. 6 featuring the husband and wife duo “Yonina,” performing for listeners from the comfort of their...
Research by Yafit Gilboa of Jerusalem's Hebrew University on cognitive decline among cancer survivors has taken on added urgency in the age of the coronavirus. (Courtesy of Yafit Gilboa)

Israeli researchers are discovering how stress affects the body’s fight against COVID-19

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BY LARRY LUXNER Shoshana, 48 years old and the single mother of a teenager, recently completed three years of chemotherapy for breast cancer. But the treatment compromised...