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    Down to the Wire

    BY Marc Shapiro and Heather Norris
    Anthony Brown, Larry Hogan face off in closely contested governor’s race Tuesday

    In less than one week, Marylanders will pick a new top executive for the first time in almost a decade. Both Democratic candidate Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Republican candidate Larry Hogan have spent the past month making their final push to for the Nov. 4 election. Although Maryland is historically a blue...CONTINUE »

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    Freundel Had Planned More Student Tours

    BY Marc Shapiro
    Hidden cameras found in Towson office; university opens Title IX investigation

    A Towson University senior who is taking a class Rabbi Barry Freundel taught prior to his arrest said she and “a couple of other girls” were invited to tour his synagogue this semester. “I had never planned on doing the mikvah, but going to the synagogue sounded like a cool experience,” Karen Berry,...CONTINUE »

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    Coming Together

    BY Heather Norris
    JCC hosts immigration summit

    While the threat of the so-called Islamic State, the spread of Ebola and the march toward Election Day takes up most of the current political discourse, lawyers, activists, religious leaders and government officials gathered at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC last Friday to discuss an issue that gained momentum over the summer but...CONTINUE »

  • Political Shift?

    BY Dmitriy Shapiro
    Tight Senate race in Georgia garners national and Jewish communal attention

    As Republicans look poised to take control of the U.S. Senate after Nov-ember’s midterm elections, Senate races...CONTINUE »

  • ‘A Worldwide Kitchen’

    BY Allie Freedman | Photos by David Stuck
    Local Great Challah Bake helps put a rise in global Shabbos Project

        More than 1,000 people got their bake on at the Jewish Community Center of Greater...CONTINUE »

  • ‘City College Made Me’

    BY Allie Freedman
    High school’s 175th anniversary honors newest Hall of Fame members

    Maryland’s oldes­t public high school, Baltimore City College, turned 175 years old last weekend. As part of...CONTINUE »

  • A Real Dog Fight

    BY Marc Shapiro
    ACLU: County shelter undermining accountability

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland claims Baltimore County Animal Services (BCAS) has policies and practices...CONTINUE »

  • ‘Why We Love Israel’

    BY Allie Freedman
    Comedian brings passion for his homeland to Baltimore show

    Comedian Benji Lovitt’s job is to make Jewish people around the world laugh. Making aliyah in 2006,...CONTINUE »

  • A Delicate Balance

    BY Joshua Runyan, Editor-in-Chief

    “The pursuit of truth,” concluded the recently departed Ben Bradlee, “changes your life.” The iconic former executive...CONTINUE »

  • The Shoe’s the Thing

    BY Simone Ellin
    Stuart Weitzman exec to appear at Associated Women’s event

    It’s no secret that many women — and even some men — have been known to lose...CONTINUE »

  • Give Me a Sign

    BY Aleeza Oshry

    Why are signs so important? Meta-phorical or physical, signs bring an abstract thought into concrete reality. A...CONTINUE »

  • A Call to Help the Children

    BY Jacob Lev
    Parshat Lech Lecha

    In this week’s parshah, Abram is put to the first test. He is told to leave his...CONTINUE »

  • For Maryland, Brown and Frosh


    In the races for the top two state positions on Tuesday, Brian Frosh for attorney general and...CONTINUE »