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2 Women Add Their Names To Lawsuit Involving Rabbi

Two women have joined a lawsuit saying they were sexually exploited by a rabbi accused of secretly videotaping women in a Jewish ritual bath.

4 hours ago

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American Released From Cuba Was ‘Trusting Fool’

Alan Gross has called himself a “trusting fool” for going to Cuba in the first place. Family and friends described him with other words: gregarious and outgoing, with a talent for picking up and playing any musical instrument.

12/17/2014

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Alan Gross’ Wife Addresses His Cuban Imprisonment

It’s been five years since a Maryland man was arrested in Havana, Cuba for expanding Internet access to a small Jewish community. Alex Demetrick reports.

12/03/2014

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Police Search Towson U Professor’s Office After Voyeurism Charge

Did a prominent rabbi secretly record some of the students he taught at Towson University? It’s a key question police want to answer.

10/27/2014

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Baltimore Police Look Into Alleged Anti-Semitic Incident

Police are investigating a possible hate crime in Baltimore County after a man fires a BB-type gun at several people while yelling an anti-Semitic slur.

09/26/2014

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Md. Festival Axed Over Jewish Holy Day Conflict

Montgomery County’s newly minted parks director has canceled a 24-year-old festival because it coincides with the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, angering some fans of the annual event.

09/05/2014

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Md. Jewish Community Prays For Peace After Kidnap & Murder Of Teens In Israel

Three Israeli teens were kidnapped and murdered. Now police are looking into whether the killing of a Palestinian teen may have been a revenge killing. As unrest grows in the region, people here in Maryland are closely watching the conflict.

07/02/2014

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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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