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Grand Adventures: Top Picks for Fun with Grandkids in Baltimore

Written by: Jim Schwartz We caught up with local grandfather, Jim Schwartz to get insights into some of his favorite places to take his grandchildren in Baltimore. Jim, a resident of Pikesville, is a grandfather to 2 kids ranging in age from 10 – 13. He likes to discover places where both he and his […]

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My First Experience Conferencing the PJ Way

Erica Zippert Having spent 12 years in academia, I’m no stranger to conferences. I’ve traveled all over the U.S. and Canada to attend countless local, national, and international meetings dedicated to my academic specialization of early childhood development. I have always loved attending conferences for a number of reasons. Most importantly, I am passionate about […]

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The Peisach Family Pesach Tent

In this interview, Diana Peisach Solomon shares her family’s cherished Passover traditions, highlighting their unique Pesach (Passover) “tent” gatherings filled with interactive elements and delicious food. Over time, traditions have evolved to accommodate a growing family, with a special emphasis on engaging the younger generation.   Tell us about your family Passover traditions: Growing up […]

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International Women’s Day: A Russian-Speaking Perspective

Blog written by Jenny Turniansky It’s March 8th, you turn on your phone and you see online that it’s International Women’s Day. You contemplate sending a text to the women in your life, or maybe you’ll post something on Facebook. At the end of the day, it’s just one of those Hallmark holidays that they […]

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Embracing the Next Chapter with Purpose and Connection

My dad is about to turn 75 years old, and his calendar is often filled with volunteering, meet ups with friends, services or programs at his synagogue, and time with family. He is navigating new territory as a retiree and widow who seeks to reconnect with what matters most in life- people, purpose, and values.   […]

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