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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,...
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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...

In a tale of two synagogues, the story of a city

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Susan C. Ingram | Special to JT “On this one little small street in Baltimore, you have two of the oldest synagogue buildings still standing...

ADL will review its education materials after Fox News calls the group ‘far-left’

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Andrew Lapin | JTA The Anti-Defamation League says it will “launch a thorough review” of its educational content to address materials “misaligned with” the organization’s...

Israel to measure inequality between Mizrahi and Ashkenazi Jews with new statistics

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Asaf Elia-Shalev | JTA Imagine if little was known about the extent of racial inequality in the United States because the government followed a policy...

Queen Elizabeth, whose reign encompassed the 20th-century ascent of British Jewry, dead at 96

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Ron Kampeas | JTA The reign of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-serving monarch who died Thursday at 96, encompassed the grief and the redemption of...