GILEAD HOUSE

In an effort to help those in need, Chizuk Amuno congregants banded together to buy staple items for those residing at the Gilead House of Baltimore. Margi Hoffman, left, and Jennie Rothschild helped deliver the first batch of items, including a coffeemaker, fan and crockpot, on Friday, Aug. 4.

CELEBRATING AT WEINBERG

To celebrate the Fourth of July, Renato D’Angelo and other residents at Weinberg Gardens, located in Pikesville, competed in a lip-sync contest.

PRIDE AT CAMP

With signs in hand, children marched and cheered in Habonim Dror Camp Moshava’s first pride parade on Wednesday, July 19. Prior to the event, camp-goers learned about the history of the LGBTQ movement and made colorful signs.

BLOCK PARTY

Baltimore residents enjoyed an afternoon filled with live entertainment and family-friendly activities on Sunday, July 23. The neighborhood block party on Clarinth Road, sponsored by The Chesed Fund and Project Ezra, featured DJ Neddy of Neddy Entertainment and Temi Kiwala of FaceArt by Temi. Attendees included Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and her husband,… Read More

LEADERS OF TOMORROW

The inaugural MOMentum Fellowship, spearheaded by the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project, kicked off June 29 in Reisterstown at the Pearlstone Retreat Center. With an intense focus on leadership skills, the program will train Jewish mothers to become successful leaders within their respective communities. Women from the United States, Canada and Israel were selected to participate…. Read More

COMMUNITY PROGRAM

Local organizations joined forces on July 23 to put on a program titled “It’s My Turn Now — Caring for Elderly Loved Ones and Yourself.” The organizations that were involved in bringing the program to life were the Baltimore Jewish Council, Bikur Cholim of Baltimore, the Maryland Faith Health Network, Sinai Hospital, CHAI and the… Read More

BORSCHT BELT MEMORIES

Marisa Scheinfeld, author of photography book “The Borscht Belt: Revisiting the Remains of America’s Jewish  Vacationland,” spoke at the Jewish Museum of Maryland on June 25 about her book, which depicts the Borscht Belt, the area of the Catskills that used to be home to a number of Jewish resorts, and her childhood growing up… Read More

MISSION TO ISRAEL

Tour guides Ron Lahad (top, left) and Gabriel  Najenson pose for a photo with young FIDF leaders from the Baltimore area (from left) Esther Blinkoff, Jaime Neaman, Alisa Rank and Gabe Cahn during the FIDF National Young Leadership Mission to Israel, which took nearly 60 young leaders from across the U.S. to Israel June 30-July… Read More