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  • Charm City Tribe restoring tradition to Baltimore's young Jewish community

    Charm City Tribe restoring tradition to Baltimore's young Jewish community
    Following religious values taught as a youth can be difficult for many when entering adulthood, but Charm City Tribe, a two-year-old program in the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, aspires to reconnect people in their 20s and 30s to Judaic...
  • Israel is ready for peace, but the Arab world doesn't want it [Letter]

    Israel is ready for peace, but the Arab world doesn't want it [Letter]
    Letter writer Ray Gordon clearly knows very little about the Arab-Israeli conflict ("Give Israel the ultimatum," April 3). The League of Nations, in order to satisfy both the Arabs and the Jews, offered to carve up the land and give each people a...
  • Layers of paint, textures, talent define Sugarloaf fest

    Layers of paint, textures, talent define Sugarloaf fest
    As soon as you walk through the door, you know this couldn't be anything but an artist's studio. Canvases are stacked against the walls. Paints and art supplies are arranged on shelves. Three large tables fill the middle of the work space. Smadar Livne'...
  • Palestinians aren't the victims [Letter]

    Palestinians aren't the victims [Letter]
    You published yet another misleading letter which claimed that the so-called "Palestinians" are the "actual victims" ("American Studies Association debate ignores the real victims," March 13). There are 1 million Israeli citizens in the south of Israel...
  • Policy breakthrough or breakdown? [Commentary]

    Policy breakthrough or breakdown? [Commentary]
    Six months ago, President Barack Obama, speaking at the United Nations, stated that the three primary priorities for his administration were the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Iran and Syria. With visits this month from Israeli Prime Minister...
  • Maryland native is killed after wounding jailers in Israel

    Maryland native is killed after wounding jailers in Israel
    Israeli police shot dead a prisoner who was a native of Maryland after he wounded three guards with a pistol at a jail near Tel Aviv Sunday, police said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Samuel Sheinbein, serving a sentence for a 1997 Maryland...
  • Jane V.P. Benesch, homemaker

    Jane V.P. Benesch, homemaker
    Jane V.P. Benesch, a homemaker who was active with several museums, died Feb. 12 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. She was 95. The daughter of Henry Van Praag, a lingerie manufacturer, and Marie Goldsmith Van Praag, Jane Van Praag was born in New...
  • Israel is not an 'apartheid' nation [Letter]

    The fabricated allegations against Israel — such as letter writer Janice Kelly's claim of "Israeli apartheid" — never cease to amaze me (
  • Israel's anti-Semitic critics [Letter]

    Letter writer Janice Kelly claims that "those of us who are opposing Israeli apartheid are being called anti-Semites" ("Criticism of Israel has merit," Feb. 16). Of course, this fallaciously assumes that there is such a thing as Israeli apartheid....
  • Criticism of Israel has merit [Letter]

    I am thankful that Melani McAlister, an associate professor at George Washington University, is brave enough to write about the attempt to stifle the American Studies Association ("Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom," Feb. 12). Those of us who...
  • Boycott bills would chill free speech on Israel [Letter]

    Melani McAlister's column on the academic boycott of Israel echoed my own sentiments ("Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom," Feb. 12). The proposed bills in Maryland would ban use of public college and university funds to support scholarly...
  • Don't silence criticism of Israel [Letter]

    I totally agree with Melani McAlister's point that the "question of how Americans should respond to the deteriorating situation in Israel and Palestine — what our government should do, what we as individuals can or should do — should be openly...