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Pearlstone Reinvents Itself in the Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic

When the coronavirus pandemic virus hit, Pearlstone’s business was booming. Sales from its Retreat Center were growing exponentially, as was its in-person experiential learning opportunities that focused on Living Judaism, like immersive holiday celebrations and Family Farm Camp. Yet in March, things would suddenly change. […]

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Tending to the Earth: Gardening Grounds Us in Today’s Times

As a human-beings on planet Earth during the global pandemic of 2020, we are all experiencing a rollercoaster of emotions. One of the most grounding activities that brings me emotional solace during good times, and even more so during the uncertain times we are living […]

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Virtual Programming Strengthens Bond Between Two Communities

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our daily lives with adjustments in our routines here at home as well as in Israel and around the world, it is comforting to know that amid the uncertainty, there are still moments of strength and hope that […]

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Joe Uddeme Discusses Volunteering through “Bunches of Lunches”

For Joe Uddeme, a Pikesville High Alum and member of Jewish Baltimore, being able to give directly to the community is vital. “If you look around the world, you know that people need help everywhere – in Europe. In Africa. In the United States,” says […]

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Jewish Community Effort to Provide Food for Older Adults

The program, funded by the Herbert Bearman Foundation, was first introduced to CHAI’s Senior Home Repair clients in April. Now, more than 700 area older adults are benefitting. “Our main goal is to keep our community safe and well, especially those who are at greatest […]

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How Hillels are Handling COVID-19

As summer quickly approaches, many students and parents are thinking about the next step. What will fall semester look like? Will we be back on campus? And, if so, how will we socialize and connect in this age of social distancing? We sat down with […]

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From Sustainability to Cooking Classes: Virtual Ways to Celebrate Shavuot

Shavuot is celebrated seven weeks after the second Passover Seder. This year, Shavuot begins at sundown on Thursday, May 28 and ends at sundown on Saturday, May 30. Shavuot is celebrated to commemorate the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai. Traditionally an ancient grain […]

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Five Ways to De-stress During Coronavirus

Since the coronavirus epidemic began, uncertainty and fear have become part of our daily lives. For many, these stresses ebb and flow as we try to navigate our new normal. For some, it’s the stress of homeschooling a child while trying to work. For others, […]

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