Indecent 

Date: March 6, 2019 Source: Baltimore Jewish Times URL: https://www.jewishtimes.com/indecent/ The actors run a technical rehearsal for “Indecent.” (David Stuck photo) “My God, Sholem. It’s all in there. The roots of all evil: the money, the subjugation of women, the false piety … the terrifying violence of that father … and then Oh Sholem, the two girls in the rain … Read More

Science Fiction and Jewish Roots: sarah Pinsker 

Date: March 3, 2019 Source: Baltimore Jewish Times URL: https://www.jewishtimes.com/science-fiction-and-jewish-roots/ Science Fiction and Jewish Roots: Sarah Pinsker Baltimore-based science fiction author, Sarah Pinsker, guesses she started writing science fiction stories at around 8-years-old. (Karen Osborne) For Baltimore-based science fiction author Sarah Pinsker, director-at-large of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, love for the genre is a result of lifelong … Read More

Survey: Orthodox Parents of LGBTQ Kids Want More Inclusion: Eshel

Date: February 27, 2019 Source: Baltimore Jewish Times URL: https://www.jewishtimes.com/survey-orthodox-parents-of-lgbtq-kids-want-more-inclusion/ From left: Eshel Executive Director Miryam Kabakov poses with Efrat Chief Rabbi Shlomo Riskin and Chairs of the Sixth Annual Eshel Parent Retreat Peninah Gershman and Suzi Fuld. Mindy Sager Dickler’s guiding philosophy is ahavas Yisrael, love for fellow Jews. “There’s no exceptions. We have a responsibility to love one … Read More

A Unique Place to Pray

Date: February 22, 2019 Source: Baltimore Jewish Times URL: https://www.jewishtimes.com/a-unique-place-to-pray/ One might not expect to find a Jewish prayer room in one of Baltimore’s Catholic hospitals, but thanks to the late Frank Barrash, whose wife, Etta, was treated at the hospital nearly 50 years ago, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital in Northeast Baltimore boasts the only such room in the city. … Read More

Winter Blues Happy Hour 1/17/19

Date: January 17, 2019 Source: Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/561917257585552/ Winter Blues Happy Hour 1/17/19 Come hang out with fellow Jewish LGBTQ+ folk for schmoozing, mixing and mingling, board games, and some wicked fancy… Topside 612 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD Rooftop restaurant and garden bar celebrating the Chesapeake Bay in the Mt Vernon neighborhood.

Winter Blues Happy Hour With JPride Baltimore

Date: January 4, 2019 Source: Baltimore Out Loud URL: https://baltimoreoutloud.com/wp/winter-blues-happy-hour-with-jpride-baltimore/ Winter Blues Happy Hour With JPride Baltimore JPride Baltimore, Baltimore’s Jewish LGBTQ social and service organization, will be hosting a Winter Blues Happy Hour on Thursday, January 17th, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Topside of Mount Vernon, a rooftop restaurant and garden bar, on the 15th floor of Hotel … Read More

The Experiences of Gay Jewish men in the Orthodox Jewish community 2019 by Dr. Jeremy Novich

Date: January 1, 2019 Source: Taylor Francis Not JPride-Related; Not Local URL: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/chapters/edit/10.4324/9781315180151-8/gay-jewish-men-orthodox-jewish-community-jeremy-novich The Experiences of Gay Jewish men in the Orthodox Jewish community 2019 by Dr. Jeremy Novich ABSTRACT In this chapter Novich aims to provide a glimpse into the day-to-day challenges experienced by gay Jewish men in the orthodox community. It is based on the author’s doctoral dissertation. … Read More

From Humble Beginnings: Eshel Retreat 

Date: December 29, 2018 Source: Baltimore Jewish Times URL: https://www.jewishtimes.com/from-humble-beginnings/ When Yarden Fanta, this year’s Sue Glick Liebman Visiting Israel Scholar for The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, came to town earlier this month, she called her presentation “From Tragedy to Triumph.” And indeed, it’s an inspiring tale, as Fanta was born in a small village in Ethiopia and … Read More

Season of Giving: 5 Who Thrive at Paying it Forward – JMORE

Date: November 28, 2018 Source: Jmore URL: https://jmoreliving.com/2018/11/28/season-of-giving-5-who-thrive-at-paying-it-forward/ 5 who give: Matt Peterson, Jodi Wahlberg, Brian Hertz, Deborah Harburger and William Minkin (left to right) (Composite image) By Alan Feiler, Editor-in-Chief, and Simone Ellin, Associate Editor With the holiday season upon us – yes, Virginia, Chanukah is mighty early this year! – gifts and presents are on the minds of … Read More