Bikur Cholim volunteer by David Stuck

Bikur Cholim of Baltimore Volunteers Push Through Pandemic

Bikur Cholim of Baltimore is a volunteer-based organization, dedicated to Jewish patients and their families. Volunteers visit hospital patients, prepare and deliver kosher meals...
Pride month; From left to right, Lesléa Newman, Michael Twitty, Joy Ladin, Daniel Atwood and Yelena Goltsman reflect on celebrating Pride in 2020. (Header image design by Grace Yagel)

Pride Month Isn’t the Focus for LGBTQ Jews This Year

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN via JTA Rick Landman still remembers how nervous he felt. Just 18, he had traveled to downtown Manhattan from his parents’ home in...

Community Offers Online Summer Learning Opportunities

Has COVID-19 placed a hold on your travel plans or favorite summer activity? Why not fill up some of that free space on your...
BHC food drive photo

County Gifts Produce at BHC Food Drive

This past sunny Sunday afternoon was brightened up even more by some colorful produce and a few kind actions. Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, County Councilman...

Synagogues Remain Cautious about Congregants Reentering Shuls

Houses of worship in the Baltimore area have begun the gradual process of reopening to the public in areas that have eased restrictions, according...
Jeffrey Holzman

Here Is Part 1 of Reader’s Choice for the Best of Jewish Baltimore 2020

From the best event venue to the best dentist to everything in between, it’s time once again for the Jewish Times’ annual Best of...

JCC Begins Outdoor Fitness Classes

By Yakira Cohen Although the coronavirus has forced the JCC of Greater Baltimore to keep its doors shut since March 15, staff members have opened...

Diplomas from a Distance

With school facilities shuttered, college dorms empty, and classrooms attempting to function in the online space, the coronavirus pandemic has hit youth hard. And...
From Hillel, screenshot by Carolyn Conte

College Graduates Weigh Uncertain Prospects

College graduates are stepping forward to the next level in life and finding there’s no ground to catch them. "I can’t say I had a...

Time for Thai: New Pikesville Restaurant Offers Kosher Thai Food

Have your chopsticks at the ready, Baltimore; kosher Thai cuisine has come to a restaurant near you. Ta’am Thai, a sushi bar and Asian fusion...