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BREAKING NEWS

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Bail Set for Ohio Rabbi

Rabbi Frederick Karp made his first appearance in Baltimore County court Thursday for a hearing at which a judge set his bail at $500,000 and forbid him from any contact with his accusers, witnesses or children under the age of 18. Karp, an Ohio resident, was extradited to Maryland yesterday from New York City, where… Read More

New Coalition Aims to Strengthen Pikesville Schools

How does a school, in an area saturated with choices both public and private, rise above persistent rumors and misconceptions? Pikesville Middle School advocates are hoping the answer lies with a new dynamic principal, a newly formed schools coalition and support from CHAI. CHAI decided to expand outreach to Pikesville, taking a cue from its… Read More

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Life Well-Lived

When he passed away on Jan. 2 at age 90, Rabbi Dovid Edelman left behind his wife, Leah, their eight children, approximately 100 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren, as well as three generations of students. Although family members and friends had no choice but to share him, according to grandson, Rabbi Chesky Tenenbaum of Baltimore, almost… Read More

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Custody battle in Vienna generating international uproar

VIENNA — In an apartment in the Austrian capital, Beth Alexander is deleting hundreds of photos of her 5-year-old twin boys from Facebook. In one picture, Benjamin and Samuel are laughing as they hold a toy. In another they are waiting to be served lunch in their native Vienna. The ordinary snapshots are the kind… Read More

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‘The Return’ takes new look at Polish Jewish revival

LOS ANGELES — On the crumbling wall of a former Polish synagogue, adjacent to a one-time Jewish ritual bath converted into a car wash, a graffiti artist has painted “Jews, We Miss You” in Polish and German. The message, scrawled on the wall in the Polish town of Dabrowno, is an apt message in contemporary… Read More