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Mar 20, 2014

Pearlstone Celebrates New Eco-Friendly Cabin

Lovingly nicknamed the “Mud Mansion”, this high-efficiency, four-season cabin combines sustainability with conventional building techniques. Designed and constructed using sustainable and recycled…

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Feb 25, 2013

Farming the Jewish Way

I recently joined more than 150 people at the Pearlstone Center near Baltimore for the 5th annual Beit Midrash to learn about the Jewish calendar and how it connects to sustainability and farming. The…

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Nov 6, 2012

The Baltimore Jewish Times The Pearlstone Center Named One of North America’s Most Innovative Jewish Nonprofits

The Pearlstone Center, an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, has been named one of the nation’s 50 most innovative Jewish nonprofits in Slingshot ’12-‘13, a resource…

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Oct 3, 2012

The Baltimore Jewish Times “My Inner Hippie”

Maayan Jaffe “It’s not just a retreat center or a farm; it really is a spiritual place. Pearlstone, for me, is a place for self-reflection. The grounds make me feel rejuvenated. It’s magical. And…

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Sep 3, 2012

The Baltimore Jewish Times “New Executive Director Wants To ‘Ignite Jewish Passion’ at the Pearlstone Center”

By Maayan Jaffe “Whether an individual or group comes to Pearlstone for an immersive retreat, a daylong meeting, a simacha or a program on the farm, their experience ignites a passion and a personal…

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Oct 6, 2011

Grassroots Green Paints Metro Baltimore

by H. Glenn Rosenkrantz | eJewish Philanthropy

It started out as a simple study session about Sukkot. It evolved into an emotional exchange of recollections and histories. And no one will forget it anytime…

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Jun 24, 1994

Pearlstone, in family tradition, takes helm of Jewish fund-raising effort

Richard L. Pearlstone, member of a philanthropic family that has left its imprint on the artistic, educational and religious life of Baltimore, was honored here recently for accepting chairmanship of the…

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