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  1. Challenging the - Dumping Ground' Status QuoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Destiny Watford, a resident of the South Baltimore neighborhood of Curtis Bay, was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize for her work in stopping the nation's largest incinerator from being built in her neighborhood. Until a few months ago, Baltimore's Curtis Bay neighborhood, a community with a history of being marginalized and displaced for industry, was set to be the future home of the country's largest trash incinerator.

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  2. Outpouring of Love in the Face of Hatred, ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Hundreds turned out for a vigil in Baltimore's Station North neighborhood on Monday, June 13 to remember the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. Reeling from the nation's deadliest mass shooting in its history, many cities around the country and the world came together in vigil, song and prayer this week to work through waves of grief felt from the tragedy and to stand in solidarity with the families and loved ones of the 49 lives lost and also with the LGBTQ community, at which the heinous attack carried out by Omar Mateen was targeted.

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  3. A Million-Dollar LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    A For 13 years, a group of dedicated, impassioned Jewish women in Baltimore have been quietly making a meaningful philanthropic impact on the lives of women and girls in communities locally and abroad. And this year, they upped the ante even more.

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  4. Rebecca Alban HoffbergerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Baltimore has long been celebrated for its thriving arts scene, but far less commonly honored are those behind the scenes: the directors, curators and coordinators responsible for bringing the art to life. Though not sharing as directly in the glamour and glory of shows as artists or performers, their impact is arguably more immediate in the shaping of Baltimore's artistic landscape.

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  5. Modern-Day MosesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Dr. Bessie Moses opened the first birth control clinic in Baltimore almost 90 years ago, which later became Planned Parenthood of Maryland. In 1926, 46 years before the right to contraception would be federally recognized for all and 90 years before Maryland would pass the most comprehensive contraception coverage expansion in the country, Dr. Bessie Moses - the Baltimore Jewish doctor who would become a birth control pioneer - was quietly incorporating Baltimore's first birth control clinic, which would open its doors the following year.

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  6. Common Goals, Common GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    A century ago, a small group of savvy, dedicated Jewish women in Baltimore recognized a problem and decided to take charge of the situation. "So, what else is new," you might ask? Well, in this particular case, their efforts yielded a coalition that remains strong, even 100 years later.

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  7. Congregation's Dream, Neighbors' HeadacheRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    As Rabbi Velvel Belinsky heads into the second round of hearings over his proposed Chabad synagogue in Pikesville, rabbis and attorneys from the Baltimore area and beyond are reminded of a myriad of similar cases in which it was community versus synagogue or mosque or church. Chabad synagogues throughout Maryland and the country have faced and continue to face community opposition.

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  8. It's Close, But Baltimore Voters Chose Pugh, SchleiferRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    In two hotly contested primaries, Baltimore City voters ultimately threw their support behind state Sen. Catherine Pugh for mayor and Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer for District 5 councilman. In a mayoral race with a large pool of candidates, Pugh narrowly defeated former Baltimore mayor Sheila Dixon, who garnered much support, but ultimately fell short.

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  9. High Stakes, Mixed ExpectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    In Baltimore, as in the rest of the state, candidates and residents alike are underscoring the importance of this election. In Baltimore, as in the rest of the state, candidates and residents alike are underscoring the importance of this election.

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  10. Mercaz Celebrates New BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Green Meadow Parkway was packed with hundreds celebrating Mercaz Torah U'Tefilla's new building and Torah on April 10. Hundreds marched and danced down Green Meadow Parkway in the late afternoon on Sunday, singing and dancing around the newly inscribed Torah as a band played and sang celebratory songs. It was the chanukas habayis and hachnasas sefer Torah for Mercaz Torah U'Tefilla, a Chasidic congregation located on the corner of Green Meadow Parkway and Baythorne Road.

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  11. From left: Rebecca Fishkin, Jill Feinberg, David Fishkin and Stephanie Fishkin.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Helping others is a value deeply rooted in Jewish tradition, and Stephanie Fishkin has taken it to heart through her community-service project for which she'll gather backpacks, linens, clothing and other items for those in need. Her efforts and level of hands-on involvement are exceeding the expectations of the community, especially since the Mount Washington resident is only 12 years old.

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  12. Remembering Irvin Pollack: Pioneer Surgeon, Family ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Dr. Irvin Pollack, a native Baltimorean and founder of the Krieger Eye Institute, passed away after a battle with melanoma on March 1. He was 85 years old. Pollack, born on Lanvale Street in 1931, received his bachelor's degree from Johns Hopkins University and pursued medicine at the University of Maryland Medical School.

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  13. Beth Tfiloh Congregation sanctuary, designed by Morris LapidusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    After establishing faith communities, neighborhood networks and businesses in East Baltimore from the mid-19th to the early 20th centuries, German Jews, and then later Eastern European Jews, moved to areas of the city not restricted to them because of their faith. Assimilation and varying degrees of financial success prompted their moves from the crowded immigrant neighborhood, but a mindset and attitude played into that as well.

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  14. Charm City Tribe Gets - Wild' for PurimRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Charm City Tribe's Wild Purim Rumpus features music, mask-making, an animated film and a whole lot of dancing. For Charm City Tribe Rabbi Jessy Gross, Purim is the perfect holiday to engage Baltimore's Jewish young adult population.

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  15. All In for B'moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    It's a cruel twist of fate that those consigned - for whatever reason - to poverty pay a penalty on such things as household goods. It's a phenomenon most recently tracked by professor Yesim Orhun at the University of Michigan, who documented that those who are poor pay on average 5.9 percent more per sheet of toilet paper than those with the means to stock up when the price goes down.

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  16. Gloria Harris, Mentor and MatriarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Gloria Harris, a founder of the Edward A. Myerberg Center who spent much of her life involved in Baltimore's Jewish communal organizations, passed away on Feb. 22. She was 91. Her family and friends remember her as a decisive leader and true matriarch. "She was a ball of fire, and she burned to be of service," said Beth Tfiloh Congregation Rabbi Mitchell Wohlberg.

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  17. With Eye to PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    It's the secret to so many real estate transactions, the explanation to why a two-bedroom ranch in Silicon Valley can sell for $1 million, but a five-bedroom center-hall colonial can go for $500,000 in Pikesville. Go farther down Park Heights Avenue, and that same large house might be had for $200,000 or less.

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  18. Gardner Aims to Take Her Experience to the Next LevelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    The mayor's race won't be the only hotly contested election this season. While a large pool of candidates hope to shape Baltimore's future as the city's top elected official, others are vying for City Council seats in crowded races.

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  19. Past PresenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    To reflect on some of Jewish Baltimore's architecture is to walk a path through its past. Whether the desired outcome was to culturally assimilate or stay true to faith, to differentiate from other immigrants or simply to embrace the modern, Jews have fervently proclaimed their identity and maintained a strong physical presence in a cityscape that is constantly evolving.

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  20. FEINSTEINRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    On February 8, 2016, ELINOR , beloved wife of the late Leroy R. Feinstein; devoted mother of Edward Feinstein and Richard Feinstein; dear sister of Raynette Surasky; loving daughter of the late Jacob and Esther Surasky; adored grandmother of Lindsey and Casey Feinstein. Funeral services and interment at Shaarei Tfiloh Cemetery, 5800 Windsor Mill Road, on Wednesday, February 10, at 9:30 a.m. Please omit flowers.

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