Beshert

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BY Linda L. Esterson
August 21, 2014

Philip Sharp and Jenna Bishop met while on an Israel trip through the University of Maryland. Their individual trip leaders were married, so the groups came together for shared meals and activities. When they returned to college, Jenna and Phil discovered they had mutual friends, and they were both involved with the Meor program so CONTINUE »

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July 31, 2014

Lisa & Brian Bennett First Date: May 18, 2011,for sushi in Columbia Wedding: May 25, 2014 Venue: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel Residence: North Bethesda, Md. Favorite Activity: Going on picnics After Lisa Blatt and Brian Bennett went on their first date, Lisa looked up his Facebook profile and determined they had a mutual friend. She CONTINUE »

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July 17, 2014

Karen & Josh Kohn First Date: Feb. 14, 1981, at a Chinese restaurant in Wheaton, Md. Wedding Date: Sept. 24, 1989 Venue: Camp Airy in Thurmont, Md. Residence: Westminster, Md. Favorite Activity: Hang gliding and walking their Boston Terrier, Scooter Karen Neal and Josh Kohn met in kindergarten. “I have a vivid memory of him CONTINUE »

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BY Linda L. Esterson
June 26, 2014

Lorraine & Bernie Schlossberg First Date: January 1946, to the movies Wedding Date: June 27, 1948 Venue: Northwest Talmud Torah Synagogue Residence: Baltimore Favorite Activity: Dining out Lorraine Rosenthal’s best friend set her up with Bernie Schlossberg in 1946. But when it came time for their first date, he called and told her his uncle CONTINUE »

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BY Linda L. Esterson
June 12, 2014

Marsha & Larry Silverman First Date: April 6, 1963 Wedding Date: June 19, 1966 Venue: Rogers Avenue Synagogue Residence: Owings Mills Favorite Activities: Spending time with grandchildren In early April, 1963, Larry Silverman was in an alley playing baseball when his mom summoned him to answer a phone call. On the other end was Marsha CONTINUE »