Miscellaneous

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Local organizations offering events for Israel solidarity
BY Melissa Gerr
July 18, 2014

The events unfolding in Israel are geographically far from Maryland, but Jewish Baltimore will show its solidarity and support for the Jewish state through prayer, gatherings and messages sent directly to the soldiers taking part in Israel’s ground offensive in the Gaza Strip. Israeli embassy representatives, community leaders and politicians will be on hand Monday, CONTINUE »

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BY Dmitriy Shapiro
July 18, 2014

Hours after the Israel Defense Forces began their ground operation in the Gaza Strip on July 17, Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) spoke on the Senate floor to express their support of Israel and its operation, while denouncing the Palestinian Authority’s unity government and the moral equivalency drawn by those critical CONTINUE »

BY Marc Shapiro
July 17, 2014

Motorists traveling on Park Heights Avenue should prepare for temporary and long-term lane closures until fall 2015 as the Maryland State Highway Administration makes repairs to the bridge that carries the street over I-695. The $5.6 million repair includes removing and replacing the riding surface and concrete sidewalks, replacing a steel beam that was damaged CONTINUE »

Despite turmoil at home and protests at practices, coaches say the Israel national team is ready to play.
BY Heather Norris
July 11, 2014

Amid turmoil at home, the Israeli national lacrosse team made their FIL World Championship Friday, July 11 with a 19-4 win over 10th-ranked Sweden. The team traveled to host state Colorado earlier this month, just days after the bodies of three kidnapped Israeli teens were found in the West Bank and a week before Israel CONTINUE »

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July 9, 2014

Dressing: 1⁄2 cup pomegranate juice 3 tablespoons canola oil 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon honey (or more to taste) Salad: 10-ounce bag of mixed salad greens 1 orange, peeled and cut into half segments 1⁄2 cup each strawberry slices, raspberries, blueberries 1⁄4 cup toasted walnuts or pecans, coarsely chopped 1⁄2 cup dark chocolate shavings CONTINUE »