Shabbat-Observant Student Prerecorded Saturday Commencement Speech

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A graduating senior at Binghamton University in New York delivered the commencement speech via a prerecorded video since it fell on Shabbat. Don Greenberg, of Teaneck, N.J., stood at the podium on stage during the Binghamton University’s Watson School of Engineering commencement on May 16, but did not speak live. Orthodox Jews such as Greenberg… Read More

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A member of the Levindale Ladies Auxiliary Board in an undated photo. Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 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/

What is a good way to stay cool in the summer?

Fruma Belinsky: Drink a coffee smoothie. Rabbi Velvel Belinsky: Sit outside with a nice cool drink. Esther Liba Belinsky: Keep a CamelBak handy. Don Friedman: Go to the mountains. Spend some time in Western Maryland. Stan Katz: Sit in front of the air conditioner. Roy Marks: The same thing you do in the winter. Hibernate!… Read More

Nobel Medal of German Doc Who Shielded Jews Brings $395K

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LOS ANGELES — A Nobel Prize medal that belonged to a German doctor who shielded Jews in pre-Holocaust Germany fetched $395,000 at an auction. The medal, auctioned off on April 30 through Nate D. Sanders Auctions of Los Angeles, had a gold value of about $8,700 and was put on the market by the grandson… Read More

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With Rita Solow Morris is in the front row, 1947 graduates of the Sinai Hospital School of Nursing pose for their class picture. Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 or jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org. To see more of the Jewish Museum’s extensive collection and find out who has been identified in… Read More

What makes a good neighbor?

John Turns: A good neighbor is one who isn’t too nosey. There’s a line between being friendly and being intrusive. Ken Niman: Looking out for each other when your neighbor is away. John Chadwick: They’re there when you want them and they’re not when you don’t. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.

Obama Playfully Skewers Journalists Over Netanyahu Controversy

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President Barack Obama took a playful jibe at journalists over the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress. “It is no wonder that people keep pointing out how the presidency has aged me. I look so old John Boehner’s already invited Benjamin Netanyahu to speak at my funeral,” Obama said Saturday night at the… Read More

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Bachrach Bros. was one of several Baltimore studios noted for portrait photography in the late 19th century. Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 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/