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    Bucking The Trend

    BY Heather Norris
    Despite problems elsewhere, local pro-Israel students return to school confident

    When the American Studies Association decided last winter to endorse the boycott of Israeli academic institutions, the rhetoric among many Israel advocacy organizations suggested that the Jewish state was at risk of becoming a target in the world of academia. But what was a just a possibility when students all across the country...CONTINUE »

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    The Beatles Are Back In B’More

    BY Melissa Gerr
    Exhibit features first look at photos from 1964 concert and press conference

    Fifty years ago, on Sept. 13, 1964, when the Beatles played to a screaming crowd at the Baltimore Civic Center, photographer Morton Tadder found himself in the right place at the right time — but for Tadder, who is no stranger to serendipity, his accidental attendance at the event was business as usual....CONTINUE »

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    Richie Frieman Strikes Again

    BY Simone Ellin
    Baltimore’s hometown renaissance man publishes new book

    At just 35 years old, Richie Frieman has reincarnated his career numerous times. Frieman was The Thrill from Israel-Buster Maccabi during an 8-year professional wrestling career; published the Pen’s Eye View, an online music magazine still widely read; became host of Modern Manners Guy at QuickandDirtyTips.com; started the clothing line and philanthropic endeavor...CONTINUE »

  • Baltimore Gets a Glimpse of Obama

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    BY Heather Norris
    The president spoke at a dinner reception in Cheswolde Friday evening

    More than 200 people lined the streets of northwest Baltimore Friday afternoon in the hopes of catching...CONTINUE »

  • Cardin Opens Brotherhood Calendar

    BY Heather Norris
    Senator talks politics at 96th annual dinner

    More than 140 people filled Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Sunday night to hear U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) talk about...CONTINUE »

  • The Beatles’ Jewish Roots

    BY Marc Shapiro
    Liverpool native recalls going to synagogue with Beatles’ manager

    Congregants at the Greenbank Drive Synagogue in Liverpool, England, always knew when the Epstein family had arrived...CONTINUE »

  • Capital Classrooms

    BY Allie Freedman
    Historic Annapolis synagogue opens new Jewish education center

    The rabbi blows the shofar, the musical director belts out “Shalom Aleichem” and a new Hebrew school...CONTINUE »

  • It’s Never Too Late to Do the Right Thing

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    BY Joshua Runyan

    You don’t need to be a fan of professional football or even a resident of Baltimore to...CONTINUE »

  • Medal of Honor

    BY Allie Freedman
    Jewish War Veterans celebrate case of WWI soldier

    Jewish veterans had a lot to celebrate at their recent convention in Charleston, S.C., not the least...CONTINUE »

  • Set For Super Sunday

    BY Marc Shapiro
    The Associated gears up for a day of fundraising

    The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore kicks off its annual campaign this Sunday, Sept. 14, with...CONTINUE »

  • Breaking Barriers

    BY Allie Freedman
    Photography project shines light on race relations

    With the recent Ferguson, Mo., shooting fresh in everyone’s minds, children from Baltimore’s Jewish and African-American communities...CONTINUE »

  • Following Through

    BY Heather Norris
    Wife works to complete late husband’s wishes

    During Leonard Bloom’s life, he helped hundreds, maybe thousands of inventors successfully launch their creations. Now, in...CONTINUE »

  • ADL Sends Recommendations to College Campuses

    BY Heather Norris

    The Anti-Defamation League shared recommendations with American university officials on how to deal with a predicted uptick...CONTINUE »