July 9, 2014

1 1⁄2 quarts fresh strawberries, washed and hulled 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 cup sugar 4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 1 1⁄2 tablespoons milk 1 9-inch baked pie shell 1 pint whipping cream Mash half the strawberries. Place in a 1 1⁄2 quart saucepan with cornstarch and sugar. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until thickened CONTINUE »

Small group has taken over PCUSA on issue of divestment, he charges
BY Toby Tabachnick
July 2, 2014

The Presbyterians’ recent vote to divest from three American companies doing business in Israel came as no surprise to the Rev. John Wimberly of Western Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. What did come as a surprise, he said, was that given the one-sidedness of the presentations at the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) CONTINUE »

June 26, 2014

Rabbi Steven M. Fink, spiritual leader of Temple Oheb Shalom, loves summer in Baltimore. Though some might complain about the often-muggy weather, there’s still a lot to be said for Baltimore’s location. Not only is there much to do within minutes from home, Baltimore has the advantage of being an ideal starting point for many CONTINUE »

June 26, 2014

This year, Old Bay, Baltimore’s iconic hometown spice, celebrates its 75th anniversary. According to local lore, Old Bay was founded by Gustav Brunn, a German Jewish refugee who fled Nazi Germany after Kristallnacht in 1938. Brunn and his family settled in Baltimore, where he started the Baltimore Spice Company a year later. The unique taste CONTINUE »

BY Heather Norris
June 19, 2014

Real estate manager Jay Jalisi, whose choice of residency has become somewhat of a whispered issue in politically connected circles in Baltimore County, is running for a delegate seat in the newly redrawn District 10. Though the Democrat is registered to vote at a property along the 11000 block of Reisterstown Road in Owings Mills, CONTINUE »