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Diplomas from a Distance

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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

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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

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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...
Solidarity, Photo by Carolyn Conte

Prayers to Action: Jews of Baltimore Sow Solidarity

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Nearly 100 Jews, Christians, Muslims, and others gathered outside St. Vincent de Paul Church in downtown Baltimore on June 3 with their masks, social...

Liberal Jewish groups to Mort Klein: No room at communal table for a leader...

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As many Jewish organizations across the United States sent out statements decrying racism over the past week, the head of the Zionist Organization of...

Knesset Committee on Women’s Advancement… Will Be Led By a Man

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Israeli feminist groups responded with outrage on Monday after it was announced that a male lawmaker had been chosen to lead a parliamentary panel...
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Largest Jewish Group in UK Commissions Report on the Prejudice Black Jews Face

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The largest Jewish communal organization in the United Kingdom has launched a commission aimed at investigating the prejudices that British Jews of color face...

‘We’ve Been Milling Our Heads Off’: The Coronavirus Era is Boom Time for Migrash...

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Like many small business owners, Ian Yosef Hertzmark’s small flour operation saw a precipitous drop when the coronavirus pandemic hit the Unites States in...
backs of heads of people marching outside. one person is carrying a sign that says: "If you are neutral in sitatuations of injustice you have chosen the side of the oppressor." Desmond Tutu

800 Rabbis Sign Statement Supporting Peaceful Protest Against Racism

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By Ben Sales | JTA and Eric Schucht  More than 800 rabbis, including the leaders of three major denominations, signed a statement in support of...

How to Make Your Virtual Events Virtually Perfect

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After more than two months of social distancing measures, community organizations have learned a lot about hosting virtual events. While Sixth & I synagogue in...