Cantor Nancy Ginsberg in Oak Crest's sanctuary

At senior living community, Judaica donations enhance sanctuary space

By Lisa Woolfson When Bonnie Plymack first arrived at Oak Crest about four years ago, the senior living community offered Shabbat dinners but not Shabbat...

Efraim Gordon remembered 30 days after murder

More than 400 people attended a memorial in tribute to Efraim Gordon on Wednesday. Gordon was a 31-year-old Israeli who was visiting Baltimore for a...
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Facebook groups keep sense of community alive

By Haydee M. Rodriguez A quick search on Facebook for Baltimore Jewish Facebook groups yields options with a range of interests and topics. Many are private...
Joan Plisko with strawberries

Photos: Pearlstone opens strawberry fields so you can pick your own

The Pearlstone Center’s strawberry fields are open for business. The Jewish retreat center and farm is offering a pick-your-own experience in its strawberry fields. The...
Shomrim and Hatzalah members

As volunteers and professionals, Baltimore Jews work to prevent crime

Is it safe to step outside your home and walk the streets of Baltimore? The question has come to the fore following a number...
Benjamin Netanyahu

Everything you need to know about the Israeli government that will replace Benjamin Netanyahu

After 12 straight years as Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu is losing power — and the government that’s about to replace him is remarkable...
Nancy Pelosi

‘Virtual rally’ to denounce antisemitism unites Pelosi, Schumer, McCarthy and McConnell

A “virtual rally” to combat antisemitism exhibited rare agreement between the leading Republicans and Democrats in Congress on the need to fight hatred of...

Jewish high school students share their perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

“I was raised with a love of Israel and was taught a love for Israel with a connection to Judaism, but when I hear...

Beth Israel gears up for the return of Mitzvah Day

After George Floyd’s murder last year, Beth Israel Congregation’s social action committee saw the need for a call to action, said Jason Delman, who,...

Israeli journalist talks finding her niche, conflict in Israel

Israeli journalist Sivan Rahav Meir was set to speak at a virtual Beth Tfiloh Congregation event on May 12, but she had to cancel...