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Jewish Community Burns Leavened Products Before The Start Of Passover

This is an important night for Baltimore’s Jewish community and Jews around the world. It’s the beginning of the weeklong celebration of Passover.

04/14/2014

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D.C. Jewish Film Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

The Washington Jewish Film Festival is announcing its lineup of 64 movies that will be featured this year at theaters across the Washington area beginning next month.

01/16/2014

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Baltimore’s Jewish Community Gives Back To The Needy On Mitzvah Day

It happens every Christmas in Baltimore. The local Jewish community is joining hands and giving back to help those in need.

12/25/2013

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Jewish Group Coordinating Christmas Volunteers For ‘D25′

Hundreds of volunteers from the Washington, D.C. Jewish Community Center will be working in the community on Christmas Day in the district, Maryland and Virginia.

12/25/2013

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Jewish Community Marks ‘Mitzvah Day’

Members of the Jewish community came together Tuesday to help those less fortunate. They’re working to make the cold winter months a little easier.

12/25/2012

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Jewish Museum Of Maryland Gets New Exec. Director

When Marvin D. Pinkert tells friends from the area about his new job as executive director of the Jewish Museum of Maryland, he says they often ask, “When are they building a Jewish Museum in Baltimore?” or sometimes, “There’s a museum by Attman’s Deli?”

06/04/2012

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Mosque To Open In Pikesville’s Jewish Community

A mosque is preparing to open in the heart of the Jewish community in Pikesville.

05/31/2012

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Alleged Teen Victim In Baltimore Neighborhood Watch Beating Now Wants Charges Dropped; Refuses To Testify In Court

There are dramatic twists in the trial of two brothers accused of beating an African-American teenager in Northwest Baltimore. The star witness takes the stand and refuses to testify, even asking for the charges to be dropped.

04/25/2012

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Best Kosher Food In Baltimore

Whether you’re looking for a quick kosher lunch spot or need catering for a large gathering, these Baltimore kosher locales offer it all without skimping on the flavor.

04/04/2012

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Jewish Community Celebrating ‘Mitzvah Day’ With A Christmas Spirit

You don’t have to be a Christian to take part in the holiday. Over the last few years, more and more Jewish people are joining a growing Christmas day tradition.

12/25/2011

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Wife: Man Imprisoned In Cuba Concerned Before Trip

An American imprisoned in Cuba since December 2009 after bringing communications equipment onto the island wanted reassurance that what he was doing was legal but was told by his company not to ask Cuban officials, the man’s wife said Monday.

11/29/2011

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Family In D.C. Says Prayer For Relative Held In Cuba

The family of a man whom Cuban authorities sentenced to 15 years in prison said a special prayer for his return on the first night of the Jewish holiday of Passover.

04/19/2011

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