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Jordanian, Israeli Students Learn to Save Lives Together
BY Anav Silverman
June 17, 2013

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev recently graduated its first class of Jordanian and Israeli students who completed a special joint-emergency medicine BA program earlier this year. The first graduating class at the Israel-Jordan Academic Emergency Medicine Collaboration included 54 graduates who spent three years studying emergency medicine and medical response. One part of the curriculum CONTINUE »

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Associated celebrates 10 years of Marc B. Terrill as president
BY Maayan Jaffe
June 13, 2013

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore recently solidified its mission, which is to strengthen and nurture Jewish life by engaging and supporting community partners in Greater Baltimore, Israel and around the world. It does this by securing resources and allocating them to its agencies, programs and services that exude a set of significant Jewish CONTINUE »

Jim McKay at the Baltusrol Golf Club, lower course, in Springfield, N.J., for the 1980 U.S. Open; Jack Nicklaus won the tournament.
Sean McManus Pays Tribute to His Dad, Jim McKay
BY Jim Williams
June 13, 2013

Not only is Sean McManus the chairman of CBS Sports, he is also the son of Baltimore broadcasting legend Jim McKay, who died in 2008 at the age of 86. Jim McKay, whose last name originally was McManus, started his TV career as a member of the staff at WMAR (Ch. 2) in 1947, after CONTINUE »

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Beth El offers Jewish education through new satellite schools
BY Ron Snyder
June 13, 2013

Beth El Congregation Rabbi Faith Cantor said that in an ideal Jewish community, everyone would attend synagogue regularly, and all parents would send their children to Hebrew school. But, in today’s transient, fast-paced society, Rabbi Cantor admits that is not always plausible. In many cases, and for many reasons, getting children to Hebrew school can CONTINUE »

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Local athletes primed for 19th Maccabiah Games
BY David Snyder
June 13, 2013

From his youth programs to his college squad to the adult leagues he plays in now, Darin Segal has always laid claim as the lone Jew on his ice hockey teams. “It’s not really a Jewish ‘go-to’ sport,” Segal, 40, said. Therein lies the beauty, at least in part, of the Maccabiah Games. When the CONTINUE »