Cordish To Develop Brookley Aeroplex

The Cordish Companies has been selected by the Mobile Airport Authority to develop portions of Brookley Aeroplex. The total build-out of the aerospace hub is envisioned to include 6 million square feet of commercial space, housing 6,000 to 10,000 employees and create a net increase of more than 4,000 jobs. In 2012, it was announced… Read More

Jewish Heritage Museum Names Chair

The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Jewish Heritage announced Bruce C. Ratner as the chairman-elect, a new position created to facilitate an orderly succession of the leadership of the board. Ratner will work closely with Robert M. Morgenthau, chairman of the board, in a transitional leadership capacity. Following the transition period, the board… Read More

Sugarman To Chair Conference

Robert Sugarman was elected to a one-year term as chairman of Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations. A retired lawyer, Sugarman has held board positions with organizations such as Hillel of New York, UJA Federation, Lawyers’ Division and the Museum of Jewish History. He also served for three decades with the Anti-Defamation League,… Read More

Bar-Shir Recevies JCC Award

Roni Bar-Shir is the recipient of this year’s Martin S. Saxon Educational Vision Award from the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, as well as the Educational Excellence Award in Early Childhood Education from the Macks Center for Jewish Education. Bar-Shir has also been named Assistant Director of the Meyerhoff Park Heights ECE.

Fidler Elected To BCF Board

The Baltimore Community Foundation has elected Josh E. Fidler of Chesapeake Realty Partners and Chesapeake Realty Management to its board of trustees. Fidler has joined the Budget and Finance Committee. The Baltimore Community Foundation was established by community leaders in 1972 to provide a way for individual philanthropists to pool resources and work together to… Read More

NKF Awards Sagal

The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland presented its Santé Committee All-Star Award to Caryn Sagal at its annual Volunteer Awards Reception at The Baltimore Museum of Industry. Sagal promotes the foundation’s events, programs and services as senior vice president of Lawrence Howard & Associates. In the evening hours, she volunteers those services on several event… Read More

Play With Your Food

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With a name like “Planet Egg,” it has got to be wacky and wonderful. The outlandish, other-worldly production from PuppetCinema, a company founded by Israeli puppeteer, actor and filmmaker Zvi Sahar, is headed for Baltimore’s Theatre Project from July 25 to 28. “I like to say that ‘Planet Egg’ is an amalgam of live puppetry,… Read More

Violent Rock-throwing Results In Injured Person

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A local Jewish resident was in his car late last night, making a left from Gist Avenue onto Labyrinth Road, when a rock was thrown through his car window, smashing the window and injuring the driver, according to a release by Shomrim. Police arrived on the scene approximately one hour after 911 was first called at 9:33 p.m. Shomrim… Read More

Letter To The United Nations

16 July 2013 Excellency, This morning, mortar fire shook the early quiet for the communities of Northern Israel. The fasting and prayers of thousands of Israelis commemorating the Jewish holiday of Tisha B’Av were interrupted by a barrage of mortar shells fired from Syria. At the same time, and in a grave violation of the… Read More

Charges in Pikesville Shooting Incident Will Be Heard in Circuit Court

Charges against a Baltimore woman accused of harassing and attacking a young Pikesville couple will be heard in Baltimore County Circuit Court in August. In the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore County on Tuesday, July 16, Judge Robert J. Steinberg granted Stephanie Kamlot a Circuit Court hearing on August 28. “The ultimate goal here… Read More