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A cold December night was no match for the glow from the menorah outside Temple Adas Shalom in Havre de Grace, where a crowd gathered to celebrate the eighth and final night of Hanukkah on Saturday. The synagogue's first public menorah-lighting event...
Bel Air's Jewish community and friends came together Sunday evening to light the menorah and celebrate the second night of Hanukkah. It was a celebration inside the Bel Air Reckord Armory on Main Street, with about 60 people drinking hot apple cider,...
In announcing her congregation's decision this year to have a public menorah lighting celebration to mark the Hanukkah season, Rabbi Gila Ruskin made a key observation that is a painful reminder of the not-so-distant past. "Some of the old-timers in the...
This year is bringing not just one but two public menorah lightings, in celebration of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, to Harford County. Temple Adas Shalom in Havre de Grace decided to hold its own menorah lighting at 6 p.m. on Dec. 15, the last night...
Next Saturday, the Baker family home will be full of light. On the first night of Hanukkah, the Bakers — Liz, Steve, and 7-year-old Matthew — will celebrate by lighting several menorahs in their home and in the Hampden studio where Steve...
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Downtown businesses — and even some Occupy Baltimore activists themselves — breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday that city officials cleared the encampment that the group had set up near the Inner Harbor as part of a national protest against...
The Baltimore SunDays after Baltimore found out that a Catholic group was decrying a Fells Point church-themed bar as "blasphemous," a counter group has sprung up to defend Ale Mary's. A Facebook group called "500,000 Supporting Free Speech & Ale Mary's" has just over...
Brian C. Rogers, chairman of the Baltimore-based money management giant T. Rowe Price, works in the corporate office high-rise towering over an Inner Harbor park. And for weeks, the company overlooked a group of protesters beating drums, pitching tents...
Bel Air will have a public menorah lighting ceremony this year at sundown on the first night of Hanukkah Thursday, Dec. 20. As was the case last year, the ceremony will take place, rain or shine, in Shamrock Park at the corner of Lee Way and Hickory...
When Rabbi Susan Grossman's son was much younger, he noticed that a movie theater had put up a large Christmas tree and a comparably little menorah. "He turned to me and said, 'How come the tree is so big, and how come the menorah is so small?' "...
For the second year, Harford County residents came out to Shamrock Park in Bel Air to mark the first night of Hanukkah, an eight-day Jewish holiday, with a public menorah lighting. More than 100 people filled the park at sundown Tuesday for the festive...
Julian St. John's portrait "Crucifix Dreamz" looks lonely and haunted, not unlike the circumstances that created it. The image, mostly in blue pen, features a bearded man with ringed, blood-shot eyes staring almost vacantly at the viewer. Over his white...
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