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.
"What's your favorite kind of ice cream, Austin?" the pool instructor asked yesterday in hopes to calm my son down and comfort him during his lesson. Austin was hysterically crying, scared to death…of something. Whether it was the water, separating from me, or just starting something new, it didn't really matter. I chimed in, and said, "Austin, tell him your favorite flavor icee." He smiled, and answered, "Strawberry." My heart broke once again. I knew it probably didn't faze my 3-year-old son that he can't eat ice… >> Read More
At the airport, he needed to go on every stupid moving walkway, to stand and wait as the belt inched him along. I begged him to walk and explained if he walked, it would get us to the gate quicker.…But, no, he stubbornly stood there, flat-footed, just staring at me like I was the crazy one. Then, he came sprinting off when he realized I had walked ahead, and got scared. He caught my shoe, tripped, and laid out flat on the airport floor. Knowing he was okay, I stood there trying to explain… >> Read More
Spring has officially sprung in Baltimore, and Passover is right around the corner. We’ve put together a list of hands-on ways to introduce your little ones to the holiday, ranging from story times…to family fun on the farm – with baby goats! Still need Seder plans? We’ve included a list of community Seders held at synagogues and other locations. If you’re looking for some Passover food-spiration, check out these six Matzah Toppings from Around the World or this recipe for matzah tiramisu. Need a quick refresher on all things Passover? We’ve… >> Read More
Purim may be over, but there is still lots of family-friendly fun to be had this month in Baltimore including Shabbat celebrations, family days on the farm, and kid-friendly music and…theater. Family Fun Pearlstone Family Farm Day Have a fun afternoon on the farm, visit the animals and learn about Judaism’s relationship to the environment. Pearlstone Center, 5425 Mt. Gilead Rd, Reisterstown Sunday, March 5, 2 p.m. Tiyul Outdoor Adventure Outdoor adventures include creek walking, animals, shelter building, stories, and songs. For children in grades… >> Read More
If there was an awards ceremony for Jewish holidays, Purim would win the prize for most fun and kid-friendly Jewish holiday. Kids and grown-ups get to listen to a story about a king, queen, and bad…guy, make noise, and eat hamantaschen. To help get you in the holiday spirit, we’ve put together a list of the best Purim celebrations happening in the Baltimore area. And that’s not all. There are so many ways to have fun as a family this month including a 5K family run, a whole bunch of… >> Read More