BaltimoreWhether you're looking for a preschool in Park Heights or a kosher supermarket in the heart of the city, browse through our list of local resources to find everything you need to do Jewish in Baltimore.
We don’t know about you, but we have a lot of mixed feelings this time of the year: elated that the school year has begun, sad that the summer is over, and both excited and anxious about the…upcoming Jewish High Holidays. No matter your mood, we’ve put together a list of great events including story times, a Shabbat picnic, and family farm days to keep you having fun long after the outdoor pools close for the season. Fun for the Whole Family Tot Shabbat @ J Town Celebrate Shabbat at J Town with… >> Read More
“It’s like the Olympics, but for Jews”
I know better than to live vicariously through my children’s experiences—truly, I do. But last week when I drove my son to the airport to meet up…with dozens of Jewish kids from the Greater Washington, D.C. area to compete in the Junior Maccabi Games in St. Louis, the severity of my pangs surprised me. Oh, the Maccabi Games. Sigh. The summer before my junior year in high school, I told my best friend that I was going to try out for… >> Read More
It is 10:31 p.m. and Sam is bare-chested, cross-legged, on the floor playing with Legos—no end in sight. He is constructing an “army of Lego people perched on stadium stairs.” He just put in a…room service request: spinach and tomato quesadilla. I nixed the late night snack: “IHOP is closed.” (I’ve never actually eaten in an IHOP, but I crack myself up). He is smart enough to not complain—he knows he is without peer, up at this hour. Around here, summer bedtime is anathema. I’ve never thought through why,… >> Read More
As a parent, you always want to do what’s best for your child—make the right decisions, ensure they have all of the support they need, and take advantage of all available opportunities. When your…child has special needs this can be even more overwhelming. To make things a bit easier, we’ve put together a list of resources available for children, teens, and young adults with disabilities and their families in the Baltimore area. Jewish Preschool JEWELS Preschool 5713-B Park Heights Avenue Baltimore, Maryland 21215 (410) 415-3515 Serving children… >> Read More
My husband had just purchased a dental practice, and we were in the process of moving and searching for the perfect house for our new family. I was 34 weeks pregnant when an amazing job opportunity…was offered to me. In my husband's eyes, the financial help was a necessity during a time of loans, a new mortgage, and a new baby. In my eyes, I was too invested in delivering that baby and committing my entire being to this new child. Doing both felt immensely overwhelming, and completely impossible. So,… >> Read More