Moshe Herzog, President, TAG Baltimore

On behalf of the TAG Baltimore Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce that Mr. Mordechai Dixler has been appointed to the role of full time Coordinator of TAG Baltimore. Mr. Dixler has been a dedicated TAG volunteer for the past seven years. Utilizing his extensive experience as an IT professional, he has been […]

Baltimore Chesed League – Girls Continues Their Season Strong!

One of the beautiful aspects of the Chesed League is how it brings an awareness of the multitude of organizations who are dedicated to providing for the Baltimore Jewish community, something most middle school students don’t know about! From Ahavas Yisrael to JCN, Jewish Assisted Living homes to organizations like Yachad and Menucha. We have […]

Rabbi Raphael Schochet

BJH: I’m here today with Rabbi Raphael Schochet of Torah Institute of Baltimore, or “TI” as we all know it. Rabbi Shochet, welcome to the interview! R’ Shochet:  Great to be here! BJH: OK, let’s get right to it.  I understand you moved to Baltimore recently, is that correct? R’ Shochet:  Yes, I had the […]

The Jewish Community Softball League (JCSL) by “Shimz Cars” returns for 5th season

JCSL by Shimz Cars kicked off their fifth annual season at the Reisterstown Regional – by Web Interactive Technologies fields. Prior to opening week, the league’s 108 players were divided between nine different teams via a draft system, ensuring parity in competition. The nine teams are each named for their individual team sponsors: AMF Creative; […]

B’Karov Mamesh!

Rabbi Zvi Teichman At Mount Sinai the Torah describes how, Moshe brought forth the people from the camp toward G-d. Rashi says Hashem and the nation went out towards each other like a bridegroom greeting his bride.  Rav Samson ben Zadok, the devoted disciple of the famed 13th century rabbinic figure and Tosafist, Rav Meir […]

The Dangers of Complacency

Rabbi Azriel Hauptman Addiction is a disease that wreaks havoc on the lives of the addicts and their loved ones. After an addict has successfully reached sobriety, the question is often asked if that means that the addiction is cured. The short answer is… No. Addiction cannot be cured, but it can be managed. Imagine […]