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Olivia Seltzer

This Jewish teen created a daily news digest, The Cramm, read by millions worldwide

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By Renee Ghert-Zand Unlike most teenagers, Olivia Seltzer doesn’t like to sleep in. She wakes up most days at 5 a.m. to scan the internet and...
dice reading "new start"

New start for a new year: Community members share their 2021 resolutions

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Exercise more. Practice gratitude. Get vaccinated for coronavirus. Every New Year’s, people reflect on the past year and craft new goals for themselves. As unusual...
Jeffrey Rosen

Jeffrey Rosen, Talya Knable receive awards for leadership

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At a recent board meeting of The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore, Jeffrey Rosen, 43, and Talya Knable, 38, received the Harry Greenstein Young...
Levindale resident receives vaccine

Photos: Levindale receives first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

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On Wednesday, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, a LifeBridge Health center, received its first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. LifeBridge vaccinated 140 staff...

As needs of newly poor surge, emergency aid effort underway for frontline Jewish agencies

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By Stewart Ain The struggles of the newly poor come in all shapes and sizes: Jewish families across Maryland and Virginia turning to Jewish social...
Mikael Dolsten

Meet Mikael Dolsten, the Jewish immigrant leading Pfizer’s vaccine charge

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When Mikael Dolsten, the head scientist at Pfizer, heard the news that the COVID-19 vaccine that he has been helping to develop for the...
Aviva Weisbord

Aviva Weisbord, executive director of Shemesh, dies at 72

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By Jan Lee To Aviva Weisbord, inclusiveness was at the heart of everything she fought for. She was an equally tireless advocate for the marginalized child,...

How Jewish communities stand to benefit from the new stimulus

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By Jesse Berman and Ron Kampeas | JTA The new $900 billion pandemic relief includes another round of payroll protection, and the Jewish Federations of...

Owings Mills resident reflects on family connection to Schindler’s list

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The 1993 film, “Schindler’s List,” which depicted the efforts of a German industrialist and Nazi party member to save the lives of over a...

Amid a challenging year for staff and revenue, Pearlstone adopts new programs

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In a normal year, Pearlstone Center, a Jewish retreat center in Reisterstown, has a $6 million budget and more than 120 staff members, with...