Flashback

The 10-Year Anniversary of Rebecca, the Jewish American Girl Doll

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2009 was a big year for little Jewish girls.

Could You Find a Minyan in Ocean City in 1974? Now You Can

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In August 1974, there were no kosher restaurants or synagogues in Ocean City. The closest synagogue, Beth Israel Congregation, was 23 miles away in...

Looking Back at 10 Myths About Judaism, 30 Years Later

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In July 1989, Rabbi Simon Glustron tackled 10 common misconceptions that circulate within Judaism. He went into each one in-depth, pulling on Talmud, Jewish...

20 Years Later, JT Family’s Summer Ideas Are Still Good!

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The challenge for parents to keep their children occupied during the long summer days is one for the ages. In July 1999, the JT’s “JT...

Flashback to Artscape 1985 and the Opening of Pearlstone Park

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Artscape 2019 is the 38th year of the largest free annual art festival in the U.S., running from July 19-21. Back in 1985, when...

The Kid in Me Wants Another Shot at The Moon

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(JTA) — I watched Neil Armstrong walk on the moon through one eye, the other glued shut by a stye. This was in the...

Sept. 9, 1960: Temple Oheb Shalom Moves From Eutaw Place to Park Heights

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As a group of artists travel around Baltimore this summer, painting some of the Jewish community’s historic synagogues, it seemed worth a look back...

Nov. 12, 1920: ‘The Great Need of the Hour’

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November 1920 saw a U.S. presidential election attracting nationwide attention and engagement, as a Republican from Ohio, Sen. Warren G. Harding, beat Democratic Gov....

50 Years Ago, July 4th Rings Familiar Note

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Take a peek into the JT’s July 4th issue from half a century ago and you might be surprised (or not) to see many...

It’s the Bicentennial, Can Judaism Survive?

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“Can Judaism Survive in America?” was the question posed by Dr. Seymour Lachman in the July 2, 1976, edition of the JT, as the...