Skip To Content

Support the Forward

Funded by readers like you DonateSubscribe
Breaking News

Town Hall Meeting Called To Address Crime Against Baltimore Jews

Baltimore cops will hold a “Crime Town Hall” meeting Monday night to respond to growing fears over a recent spike in armed robberies and burglaries targeting the city’s Jewish community.

The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the in Northwest Baltimore at 5700 Park Heights Ave.

RELATED: Crime Spike Has Baltimore Jews On Edge

The meeting was called after two recent stickups of local Jewish residents and more than 20 home break-ins in recent weeks.

The latest armed mugging happened Thursday night in in the Benhurst/Templegate area on Templegate Road. A man exiting his vehicle in his driveway was confronted by two men who stuck a gun in his face and made off with the wallet, credit cards, license and his cell phone, reports Baltimore Jewish Life.

The local Shomrin and Northwest Citizens patrols reported that three extra cops had been assigned to Northwest Baltimore over the weekend.

In a statement, they said: “We are all aware of the recent increase in crime within our community. Baltimore City and County Police work hard to protect the citizens of our community day and night. We, the members of NWCP and Shomrim, are committed to being the eyes and ears of our community.”

Residents are being urged to call the cops at 911 and the all 911 and Baltimore Shomrim at 410.358.9999 if they have any information.





    Hybrid: Online and at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

    Oct 2, 2022

    6:30 pm ET · 

    A Sukkah, IMKHA, created by artist Tobi Kahn, for the Marlene Meyerson JCC of Manhattan is an installation consisting of 13 interrelated sculpted painted wooden panels, constituting a single work of art. Join for a panel discussion with Rabbi Joanna Samuels, Chief Executive Director of the Marlene Meyerson JCC of Manhattan, Talya Zax, Innovation Editor of the Forward, and Tobi Kahn, Artist. Moderated by Mattie Kahn.

Republish This Story

Please read before republishing

We’re happy to make this story available to republish for free, unless it originated with JTA, Haaretz or another publication (as indicated on the article) and as long as you follow our guidelines. You must credit the Forward, retain our pixel and preserve our canonical link in Google search.  See our full guidelines for more information, and this guide for detail about canonical URLs.

To republish, copy the HTML by clicking on the yellow button to the right; it includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline and credit to the Forward. It does not include images; to avoid copyright violations, you must add them manually, following our guidelines. Please email us at [email protected], subject line “republish,” with any questions or to let us know what stories you’re picking up.

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.