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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...

Museum commemorates 175th anniversary of Maryland’s oldest synagogue

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At 175 years old, the Lloyd Street Synagogue building, located at the Jewish Museum of Maryland, is the oldest synagogue in Maryland, the third-oldest...

Delegate Rosenberg shares importance of Pimlico racetrack

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With the Preakness Stakes, Del. Sandy Rosenberg reminisces on history Del. Sandy Rosenberg used to spend childhood Saturdays at his friend Jay Slater’s home, across...

BJC calls on community to join 18 days of racial justice

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As part of a program beginning Oct. 14, the Baltimore Jewish Council invites community members to join them and pledge 18 days focusing on...

Bet Chaverim hosts presentation on Jews and whiteness

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Bet Chaverim Congregation in Ellicott City held a special online event Oct. 3 on the history of Jewish racial identity in the United States...
Soviet prisoners of war working under Nazi soldiers bury victims of the Babyn Yar massacre, Oct. 1, 1941. (Johannes Karl Hähle/Hamburg Institute for Social Research)

New center sheds light on previously unknown details of Holocaust’s Babyn Yar massacre

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BY LARRY LUXNER Raisa Maistrenko will never forget Sept. 29, 1941 — the day Nazi troops rounded up the Jewish residents of Kyiv, Ukraine, and marched...

Repair the World Baltimore encourages voter participation

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Repair the World Baltimore is working hard in preparation for the upcoming election, with several different initiatives and partnerships intended to support the community’s...

One year later, Jewish organizations reflect on Elijah Cummings’ death

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The Elijah Cummings Youth Program in Israel is preparing a virtual tribute to the late Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings. Organized with the backing of...

Drops of Jewpiter: Jewish Museum of Maryland launches outer space exhibit

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Ground control to Major Tzvi? Get ready to take one small step to the Jewish Museum of Maryland for its new exhibit: “Jews in...