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Free Program: ADHD and Its Impact on the Whole Family

Article by BJLife/Dr. Aviva Weisbord | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

It’s well known that individuals with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) are often the most creative and innovative people in their communities. Richard Bra...

   
 

New Elder Abuse Initiative in Northwest Baltimore

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 21 - As our parents age and begin to face medical issues, caregivers, paid and family members, often become an important part of their live...

   
 

What Will You Be Thinking About This Rosh Hashanah?

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer, chief exec... | Published 09/23/14 | Comments (0)

A few of my friends and I ask each other this question every year around this time:  what big idea will you be thinking about this year on Rosh Hashan...

   
 

Baltimore: A Super Community (Photo Essay)

Article by BJL Staff | Published 09/16/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 16 - This year, 852 donors made September 14 a Super Sunday for Baltimore’s Jewish community. Together, they committed $1.2 million...

   
 

THIS SUNDAY! Super Sunday Raises Money for Baltimore Je...

Article by The Associated | Published 09/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 10 - This Sunday, September 14, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore will host the 2015 Super Sunday Community Phone-a...

   
 

Baltimore's Jewish/African American Teens Unite In...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 09/08/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 5 - Fifteen African-American and Orthodox Jewish girls and one photography project. They may not be changing the world but they are certai...

   
 

Preparing for A New School Year

Article by Rachel Turniansky | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

For some parents the end of the summer is the most wonderful time of the year. For others it’s a bittersweet time where the low-key routine of sleeping in...

   
 

Parshas Re'eh/Shabbos Mevarchim Elul - The King i...

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 08/21/14 | Comments (0)

This Shabbat, in addition to reading the weekly parasha of Re'eh, we will also announce the arrival of Rosh Chodesh Elul, the beginning of the Hebrew ...

   
 

Talking to Your Children about the Situation in Israel

Article by Center for Jewish Education (C... | Published 08/01/14 | Comments (0)

As we read and watch the news coming out of Israel and Gaza, some of us who are parents are wondering how to talk to our children about the situation and what w...

   
 

Baltimore Stands with Israel - Gathering of Solidarity ...

Article by The Associated/Karen Shuster | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 23 - Monday evening, over 600 members of the Baltimore Jewish community showed their support for Israel at a “Gathering of Solidarity...

   
 

Live and Learn: Summer Tips from SHEMESH

Article by SHEMESH | Published 07/08/14 | Comments (0)

The famous song says, “summertime and the living is easy,” but that’s not always the case. While most of us are shifting our focus from school...

   
 

Caring For The Vulnerable, Deepening Jewish Life And De...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 06/25/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 25 - It was about caring for the vulnerable, deepening Jewish life and developing a global peoplehood. That’s what the approximately ...

   
 

The Associated Launches Yellow Ribbon Campaign to #Brin...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 06/24/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 23 - In a show of solidarity to the kidnapped Israeli teens, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore along with area synag...

   
 

CHAI Annual Meeting Honors Past; Is Excited about Futur...

Article by Eli Kaufman | Published 06/16/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 11 - CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc. held its annual meeting at Weinberg Village in Owings Mills, touting its accomplishments ...

   
 

Parshas B'Ha'alos'cha - Bring It Out!

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 06/06/14 | Comments (0)

This week's parasha, Behaalot'cha, contains an interesting anomaly. At the conclusion of chapter 10, we find the verse which is said every t...

   
 

Join Maryland/Israel Development Center (MIDC) in Israe...

Article by Barry Bogage, Executive Direct... | Published 06/06/14 | Comments (0)

The MIDC has selected three major Israeli trade shows to attend over the next 12 months in industries that are particularly strong in Maryland. Baltimore, MD ...

   
 

Parshas Naso - Raise 'Em Up!

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 05/30/14 | Comments (0)

The name of this week's parasha is Naso (נשא) which in English means "raise up." :נשא את־ראש בני גרשון גם־הם לבית אבתם ל...

   
 

Students Rise With SHEMESH; Annual Meeting (Video &...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 05/29/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 23 - I went to the SHEMESH Annual Meeting thinking the evening would be quite serious, with a focus on the obstacles faced by children with ...

   
 

The Darrell Friedman Institute Presents Jewish Communit...

Article by The Associated | Published 05/22/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - The Darrell Friedman Institute (DFI), an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, will present two prestigious Jewish...

   
 

Parshas BeChukosai - Engraved Forever

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 05/25/14 | Comments (0)

לעילוי נשמת גיטכא בת אליעזר שהלכה לעולמה בי' אייר, תשע"ד This week's Shabbat Thought is dedicated to the ...

   
 

The Path to Homeownership

Article by Aryeh Goetz, Director of Neigh... | Published 05/14/14 | Comments (0)

 Becoming a homeowner can seem like a daunting experience.  CHAI can help make that experience easier. Below are 10 basic steps to homeownership. 1 ...

   
 

Parshas Behar - Liberty Heights?

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 05/09/14 | Comments (0)

Most people can quote from memory the phrase that is inscribed on the Liberty Bell, one of our nation's most potent and significant symbols.   Th...

   
 

JCC Owings Mills Launches First-Ever Community Block Pa...

Article by The Associated | Published 05/06/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 6 - Join us for a fun family weekend activity at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills Jewish Community Center (JCC) on Sunday, June 8 from 11:00 a.m....

   
 

Parshas Emor - What Do You Say?

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 05/02/14 | Comments (0)

This week's parasha, Emor, begins with instructions given to Moshe/Moses by G-d about the appropriate conduct for Kohanim, the people assigned priestly dut...

   
 

This Wednesday: Author Daniel Gordis To Discuss The Rea...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/28/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 28 - In celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut, Associated Women will present influential author and Israeli scholar Daniel Gordis to tal...

   
 

Won't You Be Our Neighbor?

Article by Aryeh Goetz, Director of Neigh... | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - April, 2014 - Northwest Baltimore City, more specifically, the five neighborhoods of the Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc. (CHAI) gene...

   
 

Upcoming Events in Baltimore

Article by The Associated | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 4 - Check out these great events for the whole family sponsored by The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore or Associated a...

   
 

Happy 1st Birthday Northwest Neighbors Connecting (NNC)...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 03/28/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 28 - When Bea Bea Payne rose to walk over to the center of the room, it was hard to believe this vivacious woman would turn 105 on April 16...

   
 

This Sunday: Northwest Neighbors Connecting to Celebrat...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 03/21/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 17 - A little over a year ago, CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance Inc., an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Bal...

   
 

This Sunday: When is a Doctor Not a Doctor? (This is n...

Article by Jennifer Noparstak | Published 03/20/14 | Comments (0)

I came across a blog post on MyJewishLearning.com, in which a rabbi asks, “Is a rabbi a rabbi when on vacation?” It piqued my interest because the a...

   
 

The Associated Opens Emergency Mailbox to Support Jews ...

Article by The Associated | Published 03/07/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 7 - In response to the escalating political unrest in Ukraine, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore has launched the Uk...

   
 

Things To Do This Week in Baltimore

Article by The Associated | Published 03/06/14 | Comments (0)

Check out these great events for the whole family sponsored by The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore or Associated agencies. Sunday, March 9...

   
 

Another Option for Employers Seeking Job Applicants

Article by Lisa P. Cohn, PHR | Published 02/27/14 | Comments (0)

Another Option for Employers Seeking Job Applicants  Lisa P. Cohn, PHR,  Account Representative, Career Center, Jewish Community Services In our cur...

   
 

February is Jewish Disability Awareness Month; Baltimor...

Article by BJLife Staff | Published 02/23/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 4 - Did you know that nearly one in five Americans has a disability and that the Jewish community mirrors this national statistic? Did you...

   
 

Jewish Disability Awareness Month

Article by Dr. Aviva Weisbord, Executive ... | Published 02/11/14 | Comments (0)

The very first Jewish leadership gathering focused on disabilities and inclusion took place this past Chanukah. Sponsored by the Ruderman Foundation, with subsi...

   
 

BJC Advocates Bring Ideas and Concerns to Annapolis (Ph...

Article by BJLife Staff | Published 02/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb 7 - Each year the Baltimore Jewish Council (BJC), an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, holds an Advocacy D...

   
 

Baltimore Jewish Council's 2014 Legislative Agenda...

Article by Cailey Locklair, Director of G... | Published 02/04/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 3 - We are off to a running start this year as the 2014 Maryland legislative session has begun. In his final year as Governor, Martin O&rsq...

   
 

Parshas Terumah - Everyone Gives Because Everyone Count...

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 01/31/14 | Comments (0)

This week's dvar torah is dedicated to the refuah shelayma (full recovery) of Pinchas ben Leah. In this week's parasha, Terumah, we learn about the b...

   
 

What To Do This Week in Baltimore

Article by The Associated | Published 01/31/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 31 - Check out these great events for the whole family sponsored by The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore or Associated ...

   
 

Park Heights Features a Renaissance (Photo Essay & ...

Article by BJLife Staff | Published 01/31/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 29 - On a frigid morning, the Southern Park Heights community just got a bit brighter, thanks to the dedication of the Jean Yarborough Rena...

   
 

Communication Kills in the Workplace!

Article by Debora Weisbacher | Published 01/08/14 | Comments (0)

Really?  No!  That cannot be right.  It’s not what I meant to say at all!  Sorry about the typo.  That heading should actually re...

   
 

Baltimore Jewish Community Comes Out For Mitzvah Day (P...

Article by BaltimoreJewishLife.com/Isaac ... | Published 01/03/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 2 - For Micah and Michelle Damareck, co-chairs of Jewish Volunteer Connection (JVC)’s Community Mitzvah Day, the morning spent prepar...

   
 

What To Do This Wednesday, December 25

Article by The Associated | Published 12/21/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 20 - Looking for something to do on December 25? Check out these three great events around Baltimore. Wednesday, December 25 9:00 a.m. J...

   
 

Baltimore's Most Generous City Status in Part to T...

Article by BJLife Staff | Published 12/05/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 4 - From morning until early evening, hundreds of volunteers sat on the phones at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC, calling local residents to...

   
 

TODAY! Giving Back on #Giving Tuesday

Article by The Associated | Published 12/02/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 2 - Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday, designated a national day of giving, and Baltimore nonprofits are banding together for the bragging rights ...

   
 

Community Program Investigates Lessons from Israeli Arc...

Article by Amian Kelemer | Published 11/21/13 | Comments (0)

The Macks Center for Jewish Education (CJE) has teamed up with Foundation Stone, a Jewish educational organization in Israel dedicated to making the Land of Isr...

   
 

Chanukah 5774 - Why Celebrate Chanukah?

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 11/21/13 | Comments (0)

By now, most of us have been sufficiently entertained with descriptions and details about this year's big story: several unique flukes in the calendar have...

   
 

Baltimore County Teachers File Grievance Over Workload ...

Article by Liz Bowie | Published 11/20/13 | Comments (0)

Grievance is unusual because it is on behalf of all 8,700 teachers In an unusual move, Baltimore County teachers filed a grievance this week against the count...

   
 

Making A Menorah From Recyclable Materials

Article by DJ Schneider-Jensen | Published 11/11/13 | Comments (0)

It’s true that The REMida project offers wonderful reusable materials, but did you know that it also inspires teachers with ideas for hands-on learning fo...

   
 

A "Super" Sunday (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLife Staff | Published 11/03/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct 28 - As they streamed into the Weinberg Park Heights JCC this past Sunday, the volunteers had one thing in mind. To make The Associated: Jew...

   
 

Super Sunday Raises Money for Baltimore Jewish Communit...

Article by BJLife Staff | Published 10/25/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 25 - This Sunday, October 27, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore will host its 2014 Super Sunday Community Phone-a-th...

   
 

Baltimore Celebrates the Journeys of Older Immigrants

Article by BJLife Staff | Published 10/16/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 16 - It was a telling moment. Russian immigrant Abram Dubinovsky turned to a young woman in the audience and asked her to take his photo. &...

   
 

Journey Together: 25 Years After Operation Exodus Kicks...

Article by BaltimoreJewishLife.com/Isaac ... | Published 10/15/13 | Comments (0)

Next celebration is tomorrow morning ... Baltimore, MD - Oct. 15 - They came together with their families – some three generations strong. Hundreds in th...

   
 

10 Energy Saving Tips For Your Home

Article by Kristerfer Burnett, Neighborho... | Published 10/08/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 8 - With summer behind us and fall in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about how to reduce those rising energy bills. You know...

   
 

Interest-Free Energy Improvement Loans Now Available

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/24/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 24 - CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance Inc. is now offering homeowners living in select northwest Baltimore City neighborhoods intere...

   
 

25 Years After Operation Exodus

Article by Pamela Pipkin | Published 09/23/13 | Comments (0)

Twenty-five years ago, Baltimoreans joined 250,000 demonstrators at the National Mall to rally in the march on Washington to free Soviet Jewry. That fight contr...

   
 

Introducing a New Funding Initiative to Cover Interpret...

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 09/18/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept 2013 - The Macks Center for Jewish Education, an agency of The Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, announces a new funding...

   
 

Sukkos 5774: Rejoicing in Unity

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 09/18/13 | Comments (0)

The holy days of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur are known as the "days of awe,"  which describes our annual period of reflection and self-evaluation...

   
 

The Time is Now

Article by Marc B. Terrill, President of ... | Published 09/16/13 | Comments (0)

As we have turned the page into a new year on the Hebrew calendar – 5774 – it is the perfect time for us to reflect on both our individual and colle...

   
 

United Way: Making My Gift Count

Article by Alan Pressman | Published 09/10/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 2013 - When I moved to Baltimore 10 years ago to work for BGE, I quickly sought opportunities to get involved with the Jewish community an...

   
 

A Sign of the Times in Baltimore's Jewish Communit...

Article by The Associated | Published 09/09/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 30 - There’s a new look for the New Year in Baltimore. By the end of Setpember, 68 new Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Ba...

   
 

Parshas Nitzavim/VaYalech - What Will You Be Thinking ...

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 08/30/13 | Comments (0)

Many of us think about Rosh Hashanah primarily as a time for personal introspection.  This can lead to an exclusively personal focus for the day of judgmen...

   
 

Kindergarten Jitters (It Can't Be Here Already!)

Article by Loren Walsh and Alison Dodge | Published 08/21/13 | Comments (0)

If you have a child about to go off to kindergarten, you can probably relate to parent Alison Dodge’s reflections on this turning point:   “St...

   
 

Rhythms of the Jewish Calendar

Article by Lisa Bodziner, Pearlstone Cent... | Published 08/07/13 | Comments (0)

When it comes to summer, words like sun, fun, vacation, NO TEACHERS, baseball games, swimming and BBQ might come to mind when describing the season. On the farm...

   
 

Parshas Re'eh -The King is in The Field

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 08/01/13 | Comments (0)

This Shabbat, in addition to reading the weekly parasha of Re'eh, we will also announce the arrival of Rosh Chodesh Elul, the beginning of the Hebrew ...

   
 

Summer: A Great Time to Network for Jobs

Article by Jamie Leboe | Published 07/30/13 | Comments (0)

Because our summer lifestyle offers us more opportunities to meet and talk to people, it is also a great time to network for jobs. So consider this: Every time ...

   
 

Parshas Va'eschanan - A Healthy Spirit and a Healt...

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 07/19/13 | Comments (0)

In this week's parasha, Va'etchanan, Moshe continues his speech to the Israelites in preparation for their entry into the Promised &nbs...

   
 

A New Bus Has Rolled Into Town

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 07/18/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 12 - Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc. (CHAI) and The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore (The Associated) are proud ...

   
 

Parshas Devarim/Chazon: Of Remedies and Afflictions

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 07/12/13 | Comments (0)

This week we begin reading the book of Devarim/Deuteronomy.  The Talmud refers to this book as Mishneh Torah, the repetition of the Torah.  In Devarim...

   
 

Tips for Beating The Heat

Article by Lane Levine | Published 07/08/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 2013 - Were you around last summer when that big thunderstorm hit? How about Hurricane Sandy in the fall? Did you have a plan for how to ma...

   
 

Day Schools See Endowment Successes

Article by THE ASSOCIATED | Published 06/27/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June  2103 - For area day schools trying to create an endowment program, it has been an extremely successful year. Since September, when th...

   
 

The Associated Annual Meeting - 10 Years of Devotion Fr...

Article by THE ASSOCIATED | Published 06/25/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 24 - It was one of the largest annual meetings in recent history with more than 350 Baltimoreans turning out last week to mark the end of T...

   
 

You're Invited: The Associated's 2013 Annual ...

Article by THE ASSOCIATED | Published 06/25/13 | Comments (3)

Join THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore for its 2013 annual meeting, Wednesday, June 19, 5:30 p.m., when it previews its new mission, visi...

   
 

Five Tips for Hiring the Right Contractor

Article by Shelley Weinreb, Marketing Co... | Published 06/18/13 | Comments (0)

According to the latest report from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, the housing market is finally on the upswing. The number of peo...

   
 

Seven Ways to Make a Difference Volunteering for Senior...

Article by Shelley Weinreb, Marketing Coo... | Published 06/05/13 | Comments (1)

It’s a great mitzvah (good deed) to do a kindness for another person. Our sages tell us that each act of kindness is counted and recalled on the ‘Da...

   
 

SHEMESH Small Inclusion Class Has Openings For New Scho...

Article by Rochelle Eisenberg | Published 05/29/13 | Comments (0)

The joy on the faces of Meira’s parents as they watched their young daughter march onstage to receive her first Siddur was infectious. Seeing her recite h...

   
 

Tickets Available to Matisyahu's Performance at Is...

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 05/21/13 | Comments (0)

Tickets are now on sale to see Matisyahu, the Jewish-American reggae and alternative rock musician, who is performing live in Owings Mills. The popular performe...

   
 

Parshas Behar/Bechukosai - Count Them In!

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 05/02/13 | Comments (0)

This is the fifth week following Pesach, so we will be studying the fifth chapter of Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers) this Shabbat.  [In a previous post...

   
 

Parshas Shmini - If Not Now, When?

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 04/05/13 | Comments (0)

There is a long-standing tradition to study Pirkei Avot, the Chapters of the Fathers, every Shabbat between Pesach and Shavuot.  We review ...

   
 

12 Ways to Save Green by Going Greener

Article by Shelley Weinreb, Marketing Co... | Published 04/03/13 | Comments (0)

I drive a stick shift. When people ask me why, I tell them I remember waiting for hours in the gas lines of the 70’s, during which I vowed to switch to a ...

   
 

Family Fun on the Farm

Article by Morris Panitz, Program Directo... | Published 03/28/13 | Comments (0)

In the Jewish calendar, the springtime month of Nissan signals the beginning of the agricultural New Year.  As the weather warms and the days get longer, w...

   
 

Parshas Vayakhel/Pekudei - Head...First

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 03/08/13 | Comments (0)

This week, in addition to the double parasha of Vayakhel and Pekudei (which will complete our reading of the entire Book of Shemot/Exodus), we read the suppleme...

   
 

Parshas Ki Sisa - Unplug!

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 03/01/13 | Comments (0)

In this week's parasha, Ki Tisa, we find a restatement of the mitzvah to observe Shabbat in verses 31: 11-17. And the L-rd spoke to Moshe, sayin...

   
 

CHAI Brings Hope and Help to Clients with Disabilities

Article by Rona Gross, CHAI Senior Home ... | Published 03/01/13 | Comments (0)

Through its Senior Home Repair and Housing Benefits Services CHAI brings hope and help to clients with disabilities Framed in my office here at CHAI is a photo...

   
 

Parshas Tetzaveh/Zachor - Missing Names

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 02/21/13 | Comments (0)

 There are many instructions given to Moshe in this week's parasha, Tetzaveh, to guide him as he prepares to construct the Mishkan (portable tabe...

   
 

Employment Through an ADA Lens

Article by Mary Blake | Published 02/21/13 | Comments (0)

February is Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month.  The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990 to prevent discrimination based on disabi...

   
 

New Senior Community Program Debuts in Upper Park Heigh...

Article by Lane Levin | Published 02/18/13 | Comments (2)

Baltimore, Md - Feb. 18 - Northwest Neighbors Connecting (NNC), a volunteer support network to help seniors live in their home communities as long as possible, ...

   
 

Parshas Terumah - Gold, Silver, Copper

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 02/15/13 | Comments (0)

This week's parasha, Terumah, deals with the contributions made by the Jewish people towards the construction of the Mishkan, the portable tabernacle that ...

   
 

Dealing With Learning Disabilities

Article by Rochelle Eisenberg | Published 02/04/13 | Comments (0)

Must-See Video Presentation During Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month Sometimes it’s hard to imagine how difficult it must be for a young child, struggl...

   
 

Parshas Yisro - A Passionate Commitment

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 01/31/13 | Comments (0)

How strange it is that a quintessential defining event of the Jewish people, the divine encounter and acceptance of the Torah at Mt. Sinai, occurs in a par...

   
 

Quest of the Ziz Bird - This Sunday

Article by Lara Nicolson | Published 01/26/13 | Comments (0)

 A few weeks ago, I was fortunate to attend  the first reading of the” Quest of the Ziz Bird,” a  collaboration between the Macks Cen...

   
 

Parshas B'Shalach - Take a Leap...of Faith

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 01/24/13 | Comments (0)

It's the first image that comes to the mind of many people when they hear someone mention the exodus from Egypt.  It is easily the most memorable scen...

   
 

Parshas B0 - It's Never Too Late...

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 01/18/13 | Comments (0)

This week's Torah reading is Parashat Bo, the third parasha in the book of Shemot/Exodus. Moshe was commanded by G-d to visit Pharaoh in his palace after t...

   
 

Northwest Neighbors Connecting at Emergency Preparednes...

Article by Risyl Edelman, CHAI Baltimore | Published 01/16/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 15 - On January 9, Northwest Neighbors Connecting hosted an Emergency Preparedness Information Session at the Myerberg Senior Center.  ...

   
 

Our Priorities - The 2013 Maryland General Assembly

Article by Cailey Locklair | Published 01/17/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 14 - For the 2013 legislative session in Annapolis, the Baltimore Jewish Council will be lobbying for many items in the budget that will be...

   
 

Tomorrow Night: Support Group For Parents of Children w...

Article by Rochelle Eisenberg | Published 01/17/13 | Comments (0)

Does your child struggle with ADD and ADHD? SHEMESH, which provides educational support for Jewish children with learning differences, is partnering with CHADD ...

   
 

Parshas Va'eira - Three Plus One Equals Four (All ...

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 01/11/13 | Comments (0)

This week's parasha, Va'eira, describes the appointment of Moshe and Aharon as the "redeemers" who are to lead Israel out of Egypt.  It takes us ...

   
 

So You Want to Start Your Own Business?

Article by Ronnie Green, Career Coach, Je... | Published 01/04/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 4 - Many people dream of being the King of their world by starting their own business. No boss to answer to, no time clock to punch, j...

   
 

Parshas Shemos - Please Remove Your Shoes

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 01/04/13 | Comments (0)

With this week's parasha, Shemot, we begin studying the epic account of Israel's enslavement and eventual exodus from Egypt. One of the most famous s...