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An Inclusive Community

Baltimore Jewish Times / Marc Shapiro

March 1, 2018

Baltimore’s Jewish community has consistently made interfaith and interethnic dialogue a priority. Such work is often at the center of Shabbat dinners, lectures, tikkun olam activities and other events. Read more.


Purim: A Day of Learning

Baltimore Jewish Times / Susan C. Ingram
February 28, 2018

More than 500 Howard County Jewish religious school students and their families came together for the first time on Sunday, Feb. 25, at a pre-Purim Palooza event designed to bring Hebrew schools and students into a community Sunday…

Howard County Jews Get their Shushan On

JMore Magazine / Staff Report
February 27, 2018

It was a day that would’ve made the radiant and heroic Queen Esther — and maybe even her ill-fated predecessor, Vashti — smile. Read more.

Mitzvah Day is a Christmas tradition for some Jewish families

The Baltimore Sun / Talia Richman

December 25, 2017

The Goldberg family had Chinese food for dinner on Christmas Eve, and on Christmas Day they planned to take their 4-year-old daughter to see her first-ever movie in a theater.

But between these time-honored Dec. 25 traditions for Jewish…

Howard County Jewish Women Gather to Celebrate Shabbat

JMore Magazine / Staff Reporter
October 27, 2017

The Jewish Federation of Howard County held its biggest annual gathering of women of the year, the Great Challah Bake, on Oct. 26. Read more.