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December 26, 2013

An October study by the Taub Center revealed that Israel is one of the great anomalies in the developed world when it comes to poverty among the elderly. Taub Center Executive Director Dan Ben-David said: “The case of poverty among the elderly — those 65 years old and over who are at or above what CONTINUE »

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BY Michele J. Floam
December 26, 2013

By Jonathan Schanzer Palgrave Macmillan 2013, 356 pages This book lays out the history of the Palestinians from 1947, when the British withdrew from Palestine, to today and their status as a U.N. nonmember observer state.  The author notes the main reason for the failure of a Palestinian state is the lack of strategic direction CONTINUE »

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December 26, 2013

Gilda Greenberg: Family. We have a very strong feeling for our community. I don’t think I could live anywhere else. Howard Greenberg: Synagogue and the JCC. Laura Jacoby: Jewish Baltimore is a huge part of Baltimore’s history and culture. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.CONTINUE »

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December 19, 2013

Elizabeth Frier: I like kishka and I put pepper in it to give it a tang. My favorite is barley. Ron Lavi: Cheek meat. Clement Levi: Some meat. I just bought a slow cooker to make cholent in. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.CONTINUE »

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December 19, 2013

Ashkelon, Baltimore’s partnership city in Israel, was recently named one of the first 33 cities in the world to be part of The Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Challenge. The challenge was created to make cities more resilient to manmade and natural disasters that cause extreme economic and personal damage. Ashkelon’s challenge is to develop CONTINUE »