Local News

June 19, 2014

As part of an effort to open up its news-gathering operation to its readers, the Baltimore Jewish Times has launched a regular feature of online polls designed to provoke audience engagement and contributions. “There are a host of issues that we cover, and we don’t only want to listen to the experts,” said Editor-in-Chief Joshua CONTINUE »

BY Suzanne Pollak
June 19, 2014

A bipartisan group of 88 senators led by Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) sent a letter to President Barack Obama last week making it clear that they have deep concerns about the newly formed Palestinian unity government. That new government supported by Hamas, which the United States considers a terrorist group, presents “a CONTINUE »

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BY Charles Lollar
June 19, 2014

Why should members of our Jewish community vote for Ken Timmerman and me in the Republican primary on June 24 and in the general election in November? The answer is very simple: Because you are Marylanders, and you care about your state. We offer the best opportunity for bringing Marylanders together and expanding opportunities for CONTINUE »

BY David Craig
June 19, 2014

I have spent the past year campaigning throughout the state of Maryland. I have talked to countless families, small business owners, farmers, teachers, factory workers, office workers and people who have no job at all. With each person I sensed a feeling of being forgotten by their state government; not that they want government to CONTINUE »

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BY Heather Mizeur
June 19, 2014

In 1981, I was 9 years old and Ronald Reagan had just become president. My dad was a welder at a Caterpillar plant and a member of the United Auto Workers, but he and his union co-workers went on strike because they weren’t making fair wages. For six months my family made ends meet on CONTINUE »