A Book About You: Individuality and Soul Awareness By Rabbi David Green Mosaica Press, 224 pages

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The month of Elul is a time of self-reflection and repentance in preparation for the High Holy Days. “A Book About You: Individuality and Soul Awareness” is the perfect tool to prepare for the journey. In his book, Rabbi David Green, artist, musician and spiritual leader, guides the reader through a journey of self-discovery and… Read More

Brazilian ‘Model Knesset’ Event Draws 120 Young Applicants

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The Jewish Agency for Israel is organizing a Model Knesset event in Brazil for 120 young Jews and non-Jews who will simulate the work of the parliament in Jerusalem. The event, which is scheduled to take place in Sao Paulo next month for the second consecutive year, will feature two days of mock votes and… Read More

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Children at Camp Milldale enjoy their animal friends in this 1978 photo. Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 or jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org. To see more of the Jewish Museum’s extensive collection and find out who has been identified in past photos, visit jewishmuseummd.org/tag/once-upon-a-time-2/

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Attendees pose for this 1948 photo at a Jewish Chautauqua Society dinner. Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 or jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org. To see more of the Jewish Museum’s extensive collection and find out who has been identified in past photos, visit jewishmuseummd.org/tag/once-upon-a-time-2/

The Game Must Go On: Hank Greenberg, Pete Gray and the Great Days of Baseball on the Home Front in WWII By John Klima Thomas Dunne Books, 432 pages

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Baseball fans might most vividly remember Hank Greenberg for his chase of Babe Ruth’s single-season home run record in 1938 and his other impressive exploits on the field. The smaller universe of Jewish baseball fans may remember him for sitting out a crucial game on Yom Kippur decades before Sandy Koufax would do the same…. Read More

Radar Uncovers Remains of Great Synagogue of Vilna

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A radar survey has found that significant pieces of Lithuania’s largest synagogue complex, which was damaged by the Nazis and destroyed by the Soviets, still remain but are buried underground. The ground-penetrating radar survey conducted in June in Vilnius (previously called Vilna) by a joint team of academics from Israel and the United States will… Read More