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Thank you to everyone who attended High Holidays services, who made Annual Campaign/
Yom Kippur pledges, and who made 5779 such a dynamic year at B'nai Israel!

Help sustain Jewish life in Downtown Baltimore by making a donation to B'nai Israel's Yom Kippur/Annual Campaign.

Your donation will help keep our historic shul operating, the kiddush lunches full and delicious, and enables our exciting programs and educational offerings.  

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Descendants’ Day at B’nai Israel is simultaneously an extensive genealogical and history project, and a unique community building initiative, connecting people to their heritage and drawing fresh attention and energy to the historic Jewish community of Jonestown.

Read more here!



B'nai Spotlight is a new feature of the Descendants' Day Project. Over the next months, B'nai Spotlight will highlight a range of members of the B'nai Israel family who have a long and deep history with the shul. Every person has incredible stories. Here you will find a few. 

Check out Richard Baum's's story here.

As part of the Descendants' Day Project, we will feature original writing highlighting discoveries found in our research, and new perspectives on the history and stories of Jonestown and B'nai Israel Congregation. We hope you enjoy these gems. Check out this one by Descendants' Day Project researcher, Talia Smith: Baltimore's Garment District and the Jewish Community.

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