Lights On At Eutaw Place

Toby Lightman

Even if you haven’t heard Toby Lightman’s name, you’ve probably heard her music. Since her first album, “Little Things,” debuted in 2004, the 35-year-old singer-songwriter’s music has been virtually everywhere. Lightman will be in Baltimore on Nov. 2, when she performs at Eutaw Place, a venue that has featured up-and-coming singer-songwriters since spring 2012. Although… Read More

Compare and Contrast

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore strengthens and nurtures Jewish life by engaging and supporting community partners in Greater Baltimore, in Israel and around the world. Jewish Federation of Greater Washington: The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington transforms shared resources into richer lives and a stronger community. We bring people and financial resources together… Read More

Thirty-One Years Of Jewish Journalism


In March 1981, 52 Americans held hostage by Iran returned home via Andrews Air Force Base. I stood on a street in Prince George’s County, covering the event. Every tree, every pole had a yellow ribbon tied around it. At the time, I was working for the Prince George’s Journal, based in College Park. My… Read More

Obama: Spineless on Syria


United Nations Middle East envoy Robert Serry claimed last July that the United Nations had rec-eived 13 reports of alleged chemical weapons use in Syria. On Aug. 21, Assad gassed to death 1,429 civilians. What principle was violated upon the 14th use of chemical weapons but not on the first 13 uses? Obama’s reactions to… Read More


– On August 31, 2013, LAURENCE H.; loving companion of Roberta L. Jacobs; devoted father of Aaron W. Meisner (partner, Jessica Kohnen) and Daniel S. Meisner; dear brother of Kate Brofman and the late Barbara Flaum; cherished grandfather of Gus, Charlie, Tomas, and Ethna Meisner. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at… Read More


– On August 30, 2013, LEONID; beloved husband of Angela Sapojnik (nee Chenin); devoted father of Gena (Lera) Sapojnik and Irina (Jeff) Coleman; cherished grandfather of Henry Coleman and Eva Sapojnik. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Sunday, September 1, at 10 a.m. Interment at Baltimore Hebrew… Read More

Car Safety a Concern for All Ages


Mandee and Steven Heinl were engaged in February 2011. As part of the planning for their June 2012 wedding, they went car shopping. “We knew we wanted a family, and [we knew that] we were going to have this car when we started our family,” said Mandee of the 2012 Acura RDX they purchased in… Read More


SILBERSCHLAG — On August 20, 2013, DOLORES (nee Rohlfing); beloved wife of the late David Silberschlag; loving mother of Judee Schwartzman; devoted sister of Frederick (Marilyn) Rohlfing; cherished grandmother of Scott and Jimmy Schwartzman; also survived by many loving friends and family members. She was, and always will be, cherished and remembered with love, fondness… Read More

Apple Cider Vinaigrette


3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1⁄4 cup vegetable oil 1⁄2 tablespoon local honey 1⁄8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Combine all ingredients and whisk briskly until smooth, or combine all ingredients in a jar and shake, making an emulsion.

Summer Camp In Odessa


By Marina Moldavanskaya   The Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) youth summer camp “City of Roads and Masters” took place in Odessa from July 5-12. An amazing world of Jewish life was created by the JAFI madrichim (counselors). Children of different ages gathered to make their first steps into the Jewish world. On the first day of… Read More