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Private school with Jewish history faces controversy

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Some in the Jewish community are upset after the Park School of Baltimore, a private school with Jewish history, received an open letter that...

Three questions with the Baltimore Jewish Council

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The JT caught up Baltimore Jewish Council Executive Director Howard Libit for a quick Q&A about the Baltimore Jewish community’s political voice. How do you...
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Rosh Hashanah dinner, Yom Kippur break-fast, sukkah hops: How risky are these High Holiday...

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When Passover arrived just a few weeks after the pandemic set in earlier this year, it was clear that seders with families and friends...
President Donald Trump speaks with Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa

Bahrain will normalize ties with Israel, Trump announces

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Bahrain will normalize ties with Israel at a White House ceremony next week, President Donald Trump said Friday on Twitter, less than a month...

Zoomin’ along with Beth Tfiloh Congregation

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Move over Carson, Letterman and Kimmel. Rabbis Chai Posner, Mitchell Wohlberg and Eli Yoggev of Beth Tfiloh Congregation have come for your ratings with...
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Israeli scientists identify new culprit behind cancerous growths: tumor-specific bacteria

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By Larry Luxner REHOVOT, Israel — Despite their reputation, most bacteria are harmless. Many are vital to human life. Others, however, cause infections that lead to...
Dean Kremer, 22, is the first and only MLB player with Israeli citizenship. (Bill Vaughn)

Israeli Orioles player Dean Kremer dominates New York Yankees

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Orioles star Dean Kremer, the first Israeli to be drafted by a major league baseball team, dominated the Yankees in Baltimore for the first...
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JCS to discuss addiction under restriction

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“Addiction is a disease of isolation,” said Howard Reznick, senior manager of prevention education at Jewish Community Services. People use altered states to be more...
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Battling cancer, Rabbi Yerachmiel Shapiro shares story of faith, family and friendships

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Cancer crept into Rabbi Yerachmiel Shapiro’s life and hit him like a brick. But through the overwhelming support of his community, his faith in...

JCC’s My Tribe Program provides an opportunity to connect to the Jewish calendar

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Can you tell without Googling how many days are left until the start of the new Jewish year? If not, then the JCC of Greater...