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April, 2024

"Bringing Congregations Together With Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi" Baltiore Jewish Times. Read the article.


March, 2024

"Israeli woman visits Baltimore to share story of survival, overcoming trauma caused by attacks and war" WJZ. Watch segment.


January, 2024

"Making Melodies with Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation's Musical Groups" Baltimore Jewish Times. Read the article.
"Rabbis Embark on Missions to Israel with Various Organizations" Baltimore Jewish Times. Read the article.
"Janelle Diamond Opens Her Door to the Community" Baltimore Jewish Times. Read the article.

December, 2023

"Participants Reflect on Associated's Mission Trip to Israel." Baltimore Jewish Times. Read the article.

November, 2023

"None Shall Make Us Afraid" JMore. Read the article.
"An Empty Shabbat Table at Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Raises Awareness for Hostages." Baltimore Jewish Times. Read the article.
"Empty chairs at Shabbat dinner symbolize hostages of Israel-Hamas conflict: A community's poignant call for release." Fox 45. Watch segment.
"In Pikesville, 240 empty chairs for 240 hostages". WMAR. Watch segment.
"Baltimore Jewish community calls for release of hostages in Gaza during Shabbat." WBAL TV. Watch segment.
"Empty Shabbat Table Display for Hostages to be Installed at Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom." JMore. Read the article.

October, 2023

" In Wake of Hamas Attack, Baltimore Jewish Community Gathers to Pray for Israel" Baltimore Jewish Times. Read the article.

"Baltimore-area Jewish communities feeling impact of Hamas' deadly attack on Israel" WJZ. Watch segment here.

"I don't know every minute of the day if my family is alive." WMAR. Watch segment here.

"Square Off with Richard Sher October 13, 2023." Square Off. Watch here.

August, 2023

"In Wake of Pittsburgh Shooter's Sentence, Rabbis Focus on Mourning" Baltimore Jewish Times. Read the article.

"Dr. David Buchalter Crafts a New Synagogue Identity" Baltimore Jewish Times. Read the article.

"Jewish Community Reacts to Israeli Judicial Reform" Baltimore Jewish Times. Read the article.

June, 2023

"A Tale of Two Congregations" from the URJ blog. Read the article.

"Rabinical Wisdon" Baltimore Jewish Times. Read the article.

November, 2022

JMore Live With Guest Rabbi Dr. Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi. Watch the interview. 

May 14, 2022

The Washington Post featured an extensive article about HSOSC. Read the article.

April 20, 2022

Festival of Installation in the News
The Baltimore Jewish Times recently talked to Katie Applefeld, chair of Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom’s Festival of Installation. ► Read the article.

February 4, 2022


November 23,2021

Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom launches classical music concert series
By Jesse Berman, Baltimore Jewish Times

Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation is bringing live and in-person classical music back to the Baltimore area with a concert series running through May of next year.
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November 1, 2021

Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Helps Fight Food Insecurity around Baltimore
by JMORE Staff

Over the past few months, Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation has donated more than 2,000 meals to community members facing food insecurity. It’s all part of a social action program coordinated by the Pikesville congregation’s Tikkun Olam Projects from A to Z (TOPAZ) committee and its Posner JEM Religious School.
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October 29, 2021

You Should Know … Lindsay Gaister Montague
By Shira Kramer, of the Baltimore Jewish Times

Lindsay Gaister Montague encourages people to celebrate Judaism in whatever way is meaningful for them. At Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation, she helps people of all ages connect to Judaism. 

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June 16, 2021

Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom gives Torah to Bolton Street
By Jesse Berman of the Baltimore Jewish Times

Representatives of Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation made a guest appearance at Bolton Street Synagogue’s Friday night services on June 11 to present Bolton Street with a special gift: one of Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom’s Torah scrolls.
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May 12, 2021 

Holiday drive-bys keep congregants connected
By Jesse Berman of the Baltimore Jewish Times

In the absence of in-person services or events to celebrate major Jewish holidays, Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation turned to its holiday drive-by program to maintain a connection between the synagogue and the congregation.

In this photo, see Aviva Janus greeting Congregant Sharon Sagal.


April 28, 2021

Wailing: The Jewish Philosophy of Identity and Coalition
by Sabrina Thaler

HSOSC is so proud of one of our 9th grade Posner JEM Religious School students, Sabrina Thaler, for writing this beautiful piece that got published in jGirls Magazine. Sabrina is an active participant in our 8th and 9th grade class, is a classroom Madricha and attends many of our youth events. Yasher Koach, Sabrina!

April 14, 2021

Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom commemorated Israel's fallen soldiers and victims of terror at a community-wide Yom Hazikaron sponsored by BZD. View the video here.

March 15, 2021

Spotlight on Vicki Spira 
by Na'aleh: The Hub for Leadership Learning

March 13, 20201

Virtual Pic on a Stick Concert Encore
Click the link above view the wonderful concert by Wally Ford & Paul Binko. Passcode is 1836

March 8, 2021

Weekend Backpacks Kicks Off Virtual Series to Help Feed Kids during the Pandemic

March 5, 2021

Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation Hires Inaugural Cantor

February 19, 2021

Parshat Terumah: Creating sacred space
Opinion article by Rabbi Jennifer Weiner, Baltimore Jewish Times

January 28, 2021

New senior rabbi to begin at Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom this summer 
by Jesse Berman, Baltimore Jewish Times

January 25, 2021

Ken and Sherri Bell on WJZ. Maryland Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility to Phase 1C, interviewed by Ava-Joye Burnett on Monday, January 25, 2021 on Baltimore's WJZ CBS 13

January 18, 2021

Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi Shares Her Vision for Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom
by Simone Ellin, Associate Editor, JMORE

January 8, 2021

Preschoolers at Oheb Shalom's Learning Ladder say "Good Morning Maryland!"


January 2, 2021

Har Sinai – Oheb Shalom Congregation is proud to share that our long-time congregants, Dr. Barry and Mrs. Adele Cohan, were recognized by the University of Maryland School of Dentistry for their many years of philanthropy to the school.

The school recently renamed the Pediatric Dental Clinic as the Dr. Barry and Mrs. Adele Cohan Pediatric Dental Clinic in the couple’s honor. In the article from the school’s publication Mdental, Dr. Jay Perman, chancellor of the University System of Maryland , another longtime HSOSC congregant, and himself a respected name in pediatric medicine, noted the challenge of providing  top-quality dental care to children with special needs and had high praise for the clinic.

Please see the article for details and join us in wishing mazal tov to Barry and Adele!

September 2, 2020

A year after merger, Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation moves forward with new interim rabbi
By Jesse Berman, The Baltimore Jewish Times

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