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How to Advocate for Israel When You Don’t Agree With All of Its Policies

Israel is near and dear to our hearts.  It is a land of deep connections and the homeland of the Jewish people.  As American Jews, we should be advocates for her well-being and security and let the American government know … Continue reading

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Shoshana S. Cardin Announces 2011 Shoubin Lecture: William Daroff

By: Baltimore Hebrew Institute On Sunday morning, November 13, our community will come together at the Owings Mills JCC to share ideas, broaden our knowledge and show our support for Israel. The Israel Advocacy Conference evolved out of a meeting … Continue reading

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Honor Gilad’s Return with a Tree

Jewish National Fund wanted to do something meaningful to celebrate the momentous occasion of Gilad Shalit’s homecoming. In his honor, anyone can plant a tree in Israel for free and send a personalized certificate to the Shalit family. Gilad’s long-awaited … Continue reading

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How well do you know your sister city?

The Baltimore-Ashkelon Partnership, launched in 2003, has set people-to-people connections as its top priority. Through a variety of venues, the Partnership provides a wonderful opportunity for Baltimoreans and Ashkelonim to bond with their brothers and sisters overseas on issues of … Continue reading

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Baltimore-Ashkelon Virtual Community Launch Party!

A new interactive website has just launched for the Baltimore Jewish community, but it takes interactions outside of Baltimore and across the ocean to our sister city in Israel, Ashkelon. The new website, http://www.baltimoreashkelon.org, will go live to the public … Continue reading

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PHOTO: ECYP Teens Get Trained to Advocate for Israel

On August 4, students from the Baltimore Jewish Council’s Elijah Cummings Youth Program (ECYP) visited the StandWithUs (SWU) Israel office for a lecture with Michelle Rojas-Tal, Director of Diaspora Education. ECYP in Israel brings together African-American and Jewish students from … Continue reading

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Updates from our first two days at JCC Maccabi!

jcc maccabi games and artsfest update!!!  Games updates right from the coaches themselves!!  Volleyball: game 1) baltimore v. westchester/albuquerque/phoenix  Split- 25-16/ 14-25, strong serving by Shiraz LaDeaux (st.Louis) and Toby Dubin, great first match!!  Game 2) v. San Francisco, won … Continue reading

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