mitzvah day

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.


Alan Gross

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.



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.



Baltimore’s Jewish Community Prepares For Passover

Baltimore’s Jewish community begins the celebration of Passover Monday evening.


tamir goodman

Fmr. Baltimore Basketball Star Once Compared To Jordan Finds Happiness

Tamir Goodman attended school in Baltimore and was once regarded as one of the top basketball talents in the world. Although injuries cut his career short, he’s found happiness in organizing basketball camps.


Werdesheim Protesters

Protesters Rally For & Against Jewish Community Patrol Member At Court

Dueling protests downtown.The two brothers involved in a racially charged incident in Park Heights headed to court Wednesday morning. In November, a black teenager was stopped by a Jewish volunteer neighborhood patrol group called Shomrim. What happened next is in dispute, but assault charges have been filed against the two.


jewish patrol

Brother Charged In Jewish Neighborhood Watch Attack

The brother of a man accused of attacking a teenager while on patrol with an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood watch group is now facing identical charges.



Suspect In Beating Allowed To Travel To Israel

Eliyahu Werdesheim,23 was arrested and released, but headed back to court after police learned he had plans to leave the country Monday night.


mitzvah day

Volunteers Help Out For Mitzvah Day

It’s also the season of giving for the Jewish community as hundreds of volunteers help out during Mitzvah Day.


Eliyahu Werdesheim, Jewish, Black

Black, Jewish Leaders Open Door For More Talks

Community leaders from the black and Jewish community are mending relationships.


Eliyahu Werdesheim

Black, Jewish Leaders Meet After Beating

They are trying to heal and to keep tensions low. That was the purpose of the meeting Wednesday night between Jewish leaders and the black community after an African-American teen was beaten by a neighborhood watch patrol.


Eliyahu Werdesheim

Jewish Patrol Member Accused Of Striking Teen

A member of a community action group that patrols one Baltimore neighborhood is under fire, accused of assaulting a teenager.




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