On May 18, 2017, Ethel O. Jacobs (nee Offit); loving wife of the late Nathaniel Jacobs; beloved mother of Alan Jacobs and Carl (Janet) Jacobs; dear sister of Simon B. Offit (Peter Cowan) and the late Howard Offit and Jean Meritt; adored grandmother of Jarrod Jacobs and Robyn Jacobs (Douglas van Orsow); cherished daughter of… Read More


On May 18, 2017, Sonia Isaac (nee Shulman); beloved wife of the late F. Morton Isaac; devoted mother of Lisa Isaac Winer (David Winer), Marcy Isaac and Steven (Julie) Isaac; dear sister of Jeanne (Harry) Macks; adored grandmother of Adam, Andrew and Ally Winer and Daniel and Derek Isaac; cherished daughter of the late Mary… Read More


On May 18, 2017, Molka Lipsman (nee Bricker); beloved wife of Abram Lipsman; devoted mother of Ella (Pavel) Shinkar; loving sister of Pesach (Eva) Bricker; dear sister-in-law of Rita Shor; cherished grandmother of Alan Shinkar and Dmitriy (Elina) Shinkar; adored great-grandmother of Lital Shinkar; beloved daughter of the late Frieda and Moshe Bricker. Services at… Read More


On May 17, 2017, Pearl Mask (nee King); beloved wife of the late Jerome Mask; devoted mother of Sharon (Dr. Felix) Kaufman, Joan (Michael) Eisenberg, Ellie (Jeff) Bertwell; dear sister of the late Reuben, Julius, Abraham, William and Benjamin King; loving daughter of the late Katie and David King; adoring grandmother of David Kaufman (Debbie… Read More


On May 15, 2017, Emanuil Kanovich; cherished husband of Lidiya Kanovich (nee Moshkovich); loving father of Evgenia Bolushaeva; beloved brother of Liya Zaks; adored grandfather of Nikita Bolushaev; devoted uncle of Olga Sandel; dear brother-in-law of Rosa Morgoulis. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Friday, May 19,… Read More


On May 17, 2017, Liebe Sokol Diamond, M.D.; cherished wife of the late Earl L. Diamond; beloved mother of Joshua Moses Diamond (Zhanna Glazenburg); adored grandmother of Maxim Sokol Diamond and Benjamin Abraham Diamond; cherished daughter of the late Max and Anne Sokol. Funeral services will be held at Beth Tfiloh Congregation, 3300 Old Court… Read More


On May 15, 2017, Robert Lee Marder, beloved husband of Sherri (Reding) Marder; loving father of Blaine (Noelle) Marder and the late Eric Marder; loving grandfather of Ryan Marder and Eva Marder; cherished brother-in-law of Sharon and Brock Abernathy, Robin and Bill Hall and Andi and Fred Weiss; devoted son-in-law of the late Rose and… Read More


“Mother and Irene” at Druid Hill Park, 1953 Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 443-873-5176 or jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org. To see more of the Jewish Museum’s extensive collection and find out who has been identified in past photos, visit jewishmuseummd.org/tag/once-upon-a-time-2/.


Gov. Larry Hogan (center) joins Marc B. Terrill (left), president of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, and Barry Bogage, executive director of the Maryland/Israel Development Center, at MIDC’s 25th anniversary celebration on May 7 at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. During the program, Bogage received the Hanan Y. Sibel Maryland/Israel Business Leadership Award… Read More


Neil Meltzer (right), president and CEO of LifeBridge Health, accepts the Jewish Community Services’ Employer Partnership Award from Joel Fink, vice president of the board at JCS. LifeBridge Health was one of three employers honored at JCS’s annual Strictly Business event on May 2.