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Yom Kippur Dreams

A child’s first breath is as much a miracle for us as it is for the baby. After nine months, oxygen, which previously flowed...

Which Apples Taste Best with Honey (or Sugar)?

Washington Jewish Week's Jacqueline Hyman shares her findings, in this guest article.

Chabad of Hunt Valley to Hold High Holiday Services at Baltimore Country Club

In recent years, congregations have held High Holiday services at all kinds of unconventional venues, from campgrounds to churches. But Chabad of Hunt Valley’s upcoming...

Mayor, Police Commissioner Discuss Security for High Holidays

  The mayor and police commissioner joined almost 40 representatives from local Jewish congregations on Sept. 4 to discuss issues of security for the upcoming...

High Holidays on a Budget

It’s that time of year again — leaves are changing colors, kids are back in school and reminders are coming from all corners with...

Shaarei Tfiloh Relocates High Holiday Services

It will be the first time in almost a century the historical building will not host High Holiday services.

Jewish Organizations Hold Tisha B’Av Protest in Howard County

“I would like to return to an America that did a much better job as a place that embraced immigrants,” Rabbi Daniel Burg of...

Tisha B’Av 101: Connecting the dots of Jewish memory

Memory and imagination: The two keys that unlock the Jewish holiday of Tisha B’Av. In fact, Tisha B’Av, a holiday many Jews are unfamiliar with,...

Yom Ha’atzmaut: Always a Reason to Celebrate

Beth Tfiloh Congregation and Chizuk Amuno Congregation held community Yom Ha’atzmaut events last week, with activities for young and old celebrating Israel Independence...

When camels fly:

As we look forward to Yom Ha’atsmaut (Israel Independence Day), just a week before Israel hosts the Eurovision Song Contest this year – the...