The leader of a prominent Washington synagogue is telling thousands of congregants that he is gay and that he and his wife of 20 years are divorcing.
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?”
U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin is visiting one of the oldest Jewish temples in Maryland during a campaign swing through the western part of the state.
Montgomery County police say someone used a BB gun to shoot holes in several windows at a synagogue in Potomac and at two nearby businesses.
A Montgomery County man has been convicted of desecrating an area synagogue with spray paint last year.