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Three Women Discover It’s Never Too Late to Have a Bat Mitzvah

One hails from New York, one from North Carolina and one emigrated from Russia. But three women of a certain age and vastly different backgrounds found a deep connection over the past year studying for and achieving their bat mitzvahs last month at Chabad of Owings Mills. Karen Terner of Owings Mills, Martha Gross of… Read More

It’s All about Peace

I’m deeply grateful that Camp Solomon Schechter had the courage and insight to invite Palestinian youth to meet Zionist youth at summer camp (“Jewish Camp Apologizes for Flying Palestinian Flag,” July 31 online). This is not the first time there has been a Palestinian flag at CSS. After Oslo, one of the murals that was… Read More

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Cast members at the JCC Youth Spring Show, 1977. 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/.

Baltimore Teacher Gets Advanced Holocaust Education

As a seventh- and eighth-grade teacher at Morrell Park Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore City, Danielle Bagonis thinks the best person to educate a teacher is another teacher — especially on the subject of one of history’s most shameful atrocities. Bagonis was one of 22 teachers to attend the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous’ Summer Institute… Read More

SOLOMON

On June 20, 2017, Anne Marcia Solomon (nee Chersonsky), devoted wife of Ronald Solomon; loving mother of David Solomon (fiancee Missy DePalma) and Andrew Solomon; dear sister of Phyllis (Larry) Mangiola; adored daughter of the late Nathan and Esther Chersonsky. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on… Read More

COHAN

On June 19, 2017, David Rodman Cohan, devoted father of Kim Cohan (Robert) Glick, Allan Cohan, Jody Cohan and the late Susan Cohan; dear brother of the late Janet Danoff; adored grandfather of Jena (Patrick) Heffernan, Jared (fiancee Sarah) Engel, Courtney Weiner, Kyle Weiner, Alex Kasdas and Demi Kasdas; adored son of the late Mary… Read More

BOYARSKY

On January 4, 2017, Sylvia Boyarsky (nee Sulver); loving wife of the late Theodore Boyarsky; cherished mother of Florence (late Martin) Vogel, Arlene (late Bernard) Boyarsky and Ted (Junko) Boyarsky; adored grandmother of Dawn Smith and Kimberly Schwartzbeck; cherished great-grandmother of five. Funeral services and interment will be held at Mount Judah Cemetery Ridgewood, NY… Read More