Baltimore Jewish Times http://jewishtimes.com Stories come to life here. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:59:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 ‘The Return’ takes new look at Polish Jewish revival http://jewishtimes.com/33749/return-takes-new-look-polish-jewish-revival/ http://jewishtimes.com/33749/return-takes-new-look-polish-jewish-revival/#respond Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:43:38 +0000 http://jewishtimes.com/?p=33749 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

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CLASSIFIED http://jewishtimes.com/480/classified/ http://jewishtimes.com/480/classified/#respond Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:00:03 +0000 http://jewishtimes.com/?p=480 ALTERATIONS Experienced/Professional Seamstress for Ladies/Girls trained under Hi Lim of Brides&Grooms/Myong Lim. 443-803-2406 ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES MR. BOB’S ANTIQUES Buying all styles of furniture and YOUR #1 SOURCE for selling your $Silver-jewelry-lamps-clocks-watchescomplete estates. 410-371-3675 RETIREMENT SALE! Take care of having your precious family heirlooms restored. All inventory prices drastically reduced! Sterling silver & brass-ware priced... Read More

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Small Shul, Big Vision http://jewishtimes.com/33573/small-shul-big-vision/ http://jewishtimes.com/33573/small-shul-big-vision/#respond Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:10:18 +0000 http://jewishtimes.com/?p=33573 In December 2004, the desires of a small group of people in Baltimore to create a Modern Orthodox congregation at which they all shared a voice in shaping its vision came to fruition. Then, in June 2014, recognizing the need for a spiritual leader that shared its democratic ideals, Netivot Shalom and Rabbi Noah Leavitt... Read More

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Eyes on Adelson http://jewishtimes.com/33600/eyes-adelson/ http://jewishtimes.com/33600/eyes-adelson/#respond Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:05:55 +0000 http://jewishtimes.com/?p=33600 Even with the contours of the 2016 Republican presidential primary race finally taking shape, Jewish donors largely remain uncommitted on the two latest contenders — former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the failed 2012 GOP presidential nominee, and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush both signaled they were running last week — and are instead waiting to... Read More

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Outside the Box http://jewishtimes.com/33648/outside-box/ http://jewishtimes.com/33648/outside-box/#respond Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:00:21 +0000 http://jewishtimes.com/?p=33648 For many kids growing up in Baltimore’s large Jewish community, summer camp is a time to get away from home and have fun with friends. For those growing up in places with little to no real Jewish population, camp can offer much more. “It’s tremendous,” said Phran Edelman, Camp Shoresh’s director of operations. “For some... Read More

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Inauguration Celebration http://jewishtimes.com/33739/inauguration-celebation/ http://jewishtimes.com/33739/inauguration-celebation/#respond Fri, 23 Jan 2015 01:14:44 +0000 http://jewishtimes.com/?p=33739 The hundreds of Marylanders who braved cold temperatures and heavy snow on Wednesday to witness the swearing-in of the second Republican governor in more than four decades were treated to a snapshot of the new governor’s plan for the next four years. “Today is the beginning of a new spirit of bipartisan cooperation in Annapolis,”... Read More

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Here for Everyone http://jewishtimes.com/33564/everyone/ http://jewishtimes.com/33564/everyone/#respond Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:38:11 +0000 http://jewishtimes.com/?p=33564 At the J, we engage thousands of people every day following the fundamental value of kol arevim zeh lazeh: all Jews are responsible for each other. We are here for everyone in our JCC community, no matter one’s religion or level of practice. Whether you visit the Rosenbloom JCC in Owings Mills, the Weinberg JCC... Read More

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Flashback http://jewishtimes.com/33699/flashback/ http://jewishtimes.com/33699/flashback/#respond Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:33:07 +0000 http://jewishtimes.com/?p=33699 Pikesville native Laurie Rosen has plenty of memories from summer camp. After all, she was a camper and counselor for eight years, from age 8 to 16. Now 30, the Pikesville High School and University of Delaware graduate who works as a financial loan consultant for her father’s company, HFS Financial in Reisterstown, attended Beth... Read More

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What’s Trending? http://jewishtimes.com/33697/whats-trending/ http://jewishtimes.com/33697/whats-trending/#respond Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:29:08 +0000 http://jewishtimes.com/?p=33697 In recent years, healthy eating and lifestyle initiatives have grown in popularity among Jewish summer camps. This year promises to prove the trend is only growing. “Parents are definitely concerned about what the camp is serving,” said Jennifer Silber, executive director of Habonim Dror Camp Moshava in northern Maryland. In addition to concern about the... Read More

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Magical Wonderland http://jewishtimes.com/33673/magical-wonderland/ http://jewishtimes.com/33673/magical-wonderland/#respond Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:22:19 +0000 http://jewishtimes.com/?p=33673 Ecstatic children spill off the buses and run through a tunnel of counselors decked out in silly costumes, cheering loudly. The session kickoff is a thrill for the campers, who without Camp Simcha and Camp Simcha Special would not be able to participate in the joys of summer camp. The children and teens who attend... Read More

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