Sacred Bonds Shomrim Society of Maryland gives Jewish officers support, community

“You must be the only Jewish police officer in Baltimore.” That’s what family members used to say to Jeremy Silbert when he first joined the police department in 2000, and it was a common perception — one Silbert himself believed. He never realized how many men and women who donned a police uniform shared his… Read More

For Those In Uniform, Chesky Tenenbaum, JUSA Are There For You

Rabbi Chesky Tenenbaum has always felt a great sense of responsibility and gratitude to those who put their lives on the line to protect and serve others. That selfless attitude in part sparked the inspiration behind the formation of the Jewish Uniformed Service Association of Maryland, which Tenenbaum started in conjunction with Chabad-Lubavitch of Maryland… Read More

Dinner to Honor Jews in the Line of Duty

Rabbi Chesky Tenenbaum views his work with members of the military and law enforcement simply as a way of giving back to serve those who serve the public. Through Jewish Uniformed Services Association of Maryland, Tenenbaum estimates he annually provides outreach and services for as many as 300 individuals in military, police, fire and other… Read More

JUSA to Host Seder for Law Enforcement, Military

Rabbi Chesky Tenenbaum, director of the Jewish Uniformed Service Association of Maryland (Chabad), will be hosting a seder specifically for members of law enforcement and the military on the first night of Passover. He came up with the idea for the new event when a Jewish police officer stated that he didn’t know where he… Read More

Chanukah Parade Lights Up Park Heights

Hundreds of people came out of their homes in Northwest Baltimore to wave and dance on the evening of Dec. 26 as the annual Chanukah parade drove by. For the first time, the parade took place throughout the Park Heights area, starting and ending at Cheder Chabad rather than making its way to downtown’s McKeldin… Read More

Menorah Lighting Ushers in Chanukah for City Officials

City Hall got into the Chanukah spirit on Wednesday as Baltimore officials gathered for the third annual lighting of the City Hall menorah. While hundreds are expected to turn out for the lighting of the 30-foot Esther Ann Menorah at McKeldin Square in the Inner Harbor on Sunday, the pre-Chanukah ceremony at City Hall provided… Read More