Special Coverage

‘Jews Out!’ German Board Game on Exhibit at Tel Aviv University Library

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On the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, a new exhibition at the Wiener Library for the Study of the Nazi...

There’s no age limit to hobbies

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Stefanie Smith | Special to the JT If you’ve retired from a full-time job, you may be at a loss for what to do to...

Area congregations join in nightly menorah-lightings for residents

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Members of several synagogues in the Baltimore area spent time this past week at Lorien Harmony Hall, an assisted-living facility in Columbia, to light...

A taste of the world at New Year’s weekend gatherings

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Family Features The traditional dishes served year after year at your family’s holiday gatherings may bring comfort and a sense of nostalgia, but you can...

Two steps to saving a life: The importance of Hands-Only CPR

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More than 350,000 sudden cardiac arrests occur annually outside of hospital settings. However, a hands-on emergency intervention like cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), especially if performed...

JDC to light darkness in Ukraine with increased humanitarian relief, Chanukah celebrations

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Special to the JT As Ukraine’s winter worsens amid ongoing devastation to energy infrastructure and housing, Ukrainian Jews are receiving increased seasonal support and opportunities...

A symbol endures: Public menorah-lightings withstand controversy, antisemitism, pandemic

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The crowd for this year’s National Menorah lighting in Washington, D.C., is expected to exceed 4,000 guests. That’s the estimate of Rabbi Levi Shemtov,...

This fried Filipino delicacy is perfect for Chanukah

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Abby Ricarte | The Nosher There’s no question that the most delicious, comforting recipes are the simplest, especially if they come with a bushel of...

Latest batch of Chanukah books aims to draw audiences across the gamut

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Every November and December without fail, bookstores across the country dedicate shelf space for Chanukah books, many of them picture books aimed at young...

On the ‘Festival of Lights,’ an opportunity to give back

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Sarah Ogince | Special to the JT Heard of the Squishmallow? Quirky, cuddly and only $25 a pop, it appears on just about every one...