Baltimore, MD – Apr. 23, 2019 - It was a cloudy/sunny/cloudy/drizzly morning at Pimlico Race Course as Baltimore's Jewish community members joined together for the 37th year to burn their chametz in preparation for the first Pesach Seder. The Chesed Fund & Project Ezra orchestrated and cover the cost of this event in memory of Harry A. & Lillian Frid, a”h.
This annual event, created and still carefully supervised by Dr. Bert Miller, was held at the Pimlico Race Course Clubhouse Parking Lot, from 6:30 – 11:30 a.m. and a Baltimore City Police estimate of more than 10,000 participants from all denominations were on hand to participate.
Along with Baltimore City Councilman Yitzy Schleifer, the event was visited by Acting Baltimore City Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Baltimore City Police Commissioner, Michael Harrison, Baltimore City Fire Chief Niles R. Ford, PhD.