Parshas Nitzavim

Rabbi Berel Wein In emphasizing once again the eternal validity of G-d’s covenant with the Jewish people, Moshe addresses his words to the entire nation. All classes of society are included in the covenant – the heads of the people, the judges, the wealthy and powerful, the poor, menial and manual laborers, and those whochop […]

Considering Teshuva

Rabbi Zvi Teichman In one of the last pre-covid community-wide events, I had the privilege of serving on a panel of Rabbonim, dear friends, in a public forum entitled ‘Considering Teshuva’. Two of the questions I was asked to address regarded the issues of dealing with the inevitable slumps one faces in this yearly, most […]

Psychological Flexibility and ACT

Rabbi Azriel Hauptman Chazal teach us (Taanis 20a) that a person should be as flexible as a reed that when strong winds blow the reed sways back and forth until the winds subside and the reed remains standing. Flexibility can be applied to many areas of our lives, and more specifically the trait of psychological […]

613 Seconds with Chief Melissa Hyatt, Baltimore County Police Department.

What made you decide to become a police officer? My father was a police officer in the Baltimore City Police Department for 31 years. I can remember as a young child, watching him in his uniform getting ready to leave the house for work. I was always interested in law enforcement and knew that was […]

TAG Baltimore Hosts the First Ever Kosher Tech Expo

On September 11th, TAG Baltimore arranged a Kosher Tech Expo and Filtering Event and it was a tremendous success. The Shaarei Zion hall was packed with people from the Baltimore community looking to live higher. Over 500 hundred men and women from the community came to the expo, hundreds installing filters on their devices, many […]

RAJE Concludes a Full Year of Programming for Russian Jews

As 5782 ends, RAJE concludes another great year of dynamic programming, designed to connect first and second Russian American Jews to each other, their heritage, and the greater Jewish community. Some highlights of the year included a weekly Talmud class, a monthly discussion on Jewish meditation and wellness at Playa Bowls in the Quarry, business […]