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.
Get ready to dress up and make some noise, because Purim is right around the corner. There are loads of family-friendly ways to celebrate the holiday all over the Baltimore area. You can check out a…storytime or two, bake some hamantaschen, take in a family-friendly Megillah reading, bounce and play at a Purim carnival, and more. If you’re looking for new twists on hamantaschen this year, check out these chocolate chip cookie hamantaschen- or try your hand at savory hamantaschen with these pretzel bagel dogs. You can also whip up… >> Read More
Start stocking up on Hanukkah gelt, potatoes, candles and wrapping paper, because Hanukkah is right around the corner. We’ve put together a list of family-friendly ways to celebrate the holiday all…over the Baltimore area. You can run a 5K, take in an a capella concert, choose from several outdoor celebrations, and even make your own menorah. If you’re already thinking about latkes and doughnuts (we are!) we’ve got all the recipes you need to make your own Hanukkah treats at home, whether you’re looking for… >> Read More
It's getting cold out there, and we know you are looking for fun ways to keep the kids occupied indoors. We put together a list of family-friendly activities and threw in a few things just for…grown-ups. Plus some great ways to volunteer with the kids. Since the cold weather also means more sniffly noses check out this how-to video for chicken soup a.k.a. Jewish penicillin and be sure to avoid these classic mistakes when making a big pot of the stuff. Stay warm Baltimore! Thanksgiving Storytime & Fun @ J… >> Read More
When asked how observant I was growing up, my answer was always, "I am Conservative." I came from a home that valued religion by placing a major emphasis on the importance of being a Jew—and my…parents maintained traditions, holidays, music, foods, and prayers. In the community I was raised, there was a large Jewish population. It seemed I shared similar customs, rituals, and life events with my classmates and friends from school. But at the same time, I competed at a high level of soccer, where the teams I played… >> Read More
School is in session, crisp apples are arriving at farmer’s markets and grocery stores, pumpkin spice is in full effect, and the fall Jewish holidays are right around the corner. We’ve put…together a list of fun, family-friendly ways to celebrate the season including apple picking, crafts, outdoor holiday celebrations, family-friendly holiday services, and more. Rosh Hashanah 2017 begins on Wednesday evening, Sept. 20 and concludes at sundown on Friday, Sept. 22. Yom Kippur 2017 begins on Friday evening, Sept. 29 and concludes at sundown on Saturday, Sept.… >> Read More