Impressive: Birthright Attendee Beats Odds, Drowns In Dead Sea

EIN GEDI, ISRAEL — Shattering a historic glass ceiling, 20-year-old Birthright attendee Sarah Shapiro became the first person to drown in the Dead Sea last Thursday morning, baffling authorities and her fellow bus-mates alike.  “Considering this is the one body of water that doesn’t require prior swimming experience, I have to say I’m pretty impressed,”Continue reading “Impressive: Birthright Attendee Beats Odds, Drowns In Dead Sea”

Area Kid Went on Gap Year; We Get It

BALTIMORE, MD — The greater Baltimore Jewish community is well aware that Jonah Reitman spent the last year in Israel. Since Reitman, age 19, returned from his 9-month journey in Israel, he has brought it up many times.  A week after arriving back in the United States, he attended synagogue wearing a kippah he boughtContinue reading “Area Kid Went on Gap Year; We Get It”