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Sep 17, 2018

Sukkot: A Spiritual Connection to our Environment

Sukkot: A Spiritual Connection to our Environment

By: Ilana Ungar, Pearlstone JOFFEE Fellow

As our fields are at the height of abundance and our days filled with sunshine we reach a joyful holiday, our…

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Apr 20, 2018

Living Judaism: Pearlstone Eyes Future with Intentional-Living and Hands-On Learning

On a chilly Wednesday morning in April, a school bus filled with fourth graders from Liberty Elementary School in West Baltimore pulled up in front…

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Apr 19, 2018

A Magical Place (BALTIMORE JEWISH TIMES)

Nestled in the lush farmland of Reisterstown is a true gem of Baltimore and Judaism: The Pearlstone Center. There are so many reasons to fall in love with Pearlstone: its beautiful campus, its welcoming…

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Nov 1, 2016

Finalists announced for Lippman Kanfer Prize for Applying Jewish Wisdom

The top prize winner in the Local category is Hadran Alach: Bringing Our Jewish Agricultural Heritage to Life, a program of the Pearlstone Center in Baltimore, MD. Each year Pearlstone inspires over 20…

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Mar 10, 2016

Pair of Associated agencies named to most innovative list (The Daily Record)

Two Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore programs and agencies – the JCC’s Charm City Tribe and Pearlstone Center – have been named as two of North America’s top 50 innovative Jewish…

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Dec 21, 2015

BGE Presents $325,000 in Environmental Stewardship Grants to 51 Maryland Nonprofit Organizations

The company awarded $325,000 through 3rd annual Green Grants program.

BGE toasted representatives from more than 50 nonprofit organizations this past October for their commitment to environmental preservation…

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Aug 8, 2015

City Paper Editor Remembers Neely Tal Snyder z”l

…As my time here was winding down last week, tragedy struck, as it too often does in Baltimore. Neely Snyder, a 37-year-old mother of three daughters and a friend of mine, died in a car accident in Reisterstown…

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Mar 17, 2015

Jewish Community Farming (MEDIUM)

In January 2015 at a unique gathering convened by the Leichtag Foundation with the strong support of Urban Adamah and other practitioners, Jewish farmers from across North America and from Israel came…

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Jul 2, 2014

Trails to the Future

It was a farm-to-table experience on Monday night at the Pearlstone center, honoring outgoing board chair Ilene Vogelstein and incoming board chair P.J. Pearlstone, and attendees were invited to partake…

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Apr 20, 2014

Baltimore Green Week kicks off with goats and chickens

For the children visiting the Pearlstone Center’s sustainable farm Sunday, the chickens and baby goats might have been the main event. But supporters of the Family Farm Day said they hope that interaction…

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