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Del. Shane E. Pendergrass

When a colleague compared a mental health bill to the Holocaust, a Jewish Maryland...

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It only took 54 seconds for Shane Pendergrass to stand up and call out another member in the Maryland General Assembly for diminishing the...
Rachel Levine

Levine confirmation a milestone for trans community

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By Sophie Panzer Dr. Rachel Levine made history on March 24 when she became the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the...

Online programs are here to stay, even as vaccinations ramp up

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As Baltimore-area synagogues begin to hold in-person services and programs, or as they begin to expand their in-person programming to pre-pandemic sizes, a number...
Rushan Abbas holds a picture of her sister

Uyghur activist to give talk to Chevrei Tzedek

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Uyghur activist Rushan Abbas hopes that attendees of her upcoming virtual talk at Chevrei Tzedek Congregation will help spread information about what is happening...
Jacob Williams, Harold Taylor, Guy Taylor and Marty Taylor

Boy Scout leads project building Beth Tfiloh outdoor classroom

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By Haydee M. Rodriguez Guy Taylor is 14 years old and an eighth grader at Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School in Pikesville. He is also...
Beth Tfiloh 2019 Yom Ha'atzmaut event

Baltimore marks Yom HaZikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut

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Synagogues and other Jewish organizations in the Baltimore area are preparing to both honor Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror and celebrate the...

The world’s wisdom comes to Baltimore Hebrew Congregation

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While trips to far-off lands or public symposiums may still be off the table for many, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation is working to bring the...

U-Md. students create cookbook to recall their time in Israel

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By Eric Schucht Abigail Elson is tired of Zoom events. As a member of Terps for Israel, a Zionist student organization at the University of...

JCC partners with E.B. Hirsh Early Childhood Center

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The JCC of Greater Baltimore and Baltimore Hebrew Congregation’s E.B. Hirsh Early Childhood Center are entering into a two-year collaboration. Expected to begin July...

Virtual Yom Hashoah event organized by Jewish Federation of Howard County

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The Jewish Federation of Howard County will hold a virtual Yom Hashoah Commemoration event on April 8, featuring as its guest speaker Steven Luckert,...