Torah Scroll Brings Pride to Jews in Harford County

  Harford County’s Jewry flooded the streets outside Rabbi Kushi Schusterman’s Harford Chabad on Sunday, June 25 to celebrate the completion of its new Torah scroll. Before festivities began, community members watched the scribe write the final characters of the scroll to make sure they were kosher and then lift the scroll to be dressed…. Read More

Rabbis Riff on Passover Six rabbis talk about the modern-day meaning of the holiday

Every year on Passover, Jewish communities the world over read from the Haggadah to hear the story of the Jewish people’s enslavement and to celebrate our liberation. The story doesn’t change year to year, but as local rabbis explained to the JT, its deep meaning is multifaceted, and the Passover story continues to have essential… Read More

Anti-Semitic Fliers Found in Bel Air

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 15, deputies of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office found several anti-Semitic fliers with the swastika symbol and the Web address of a known white supremacist news and commentary site on them, the Daily Stormer, in the Fountain Glen neighborhood of Bel Air. The JT was sent a… Read More