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Photography project shines light on race relations
BY Allie Freedman
September 11, 2014

With the recent Ferguson, Mo., shooting fresh in everyone’s minds, children from Baltimore’s Jewish and African-American communities have detailed their own struggles with race relations — back in 2010, a highly-publicized altercation took place between an African-American teenager and two Jewish men in northern Park Heights — as part of a traveling photo exhibition in CONTINUE »

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September 11, 2014

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore named Heather Cohen this year’s recipient of the Julius Rosenberg Memorial Award. The award is presented annually to a young person who shows sustained, outstanding campaign leadership through solicitation of others, personal contribution and commitment to the highest ideals of Jewish community building. Cohen was honored at The CONTINUE »

September 11, 2014

The law firm Cole Schotz has announced that members Gary H. Leibowitz and Irving E. Walker have been recognized in the 2015 “The Best Lawyers in America.” Both attorneys made the list for their work in bankruptcy, and Walker was also recognized for bet-the-company litigation. Leibowitz is a member in the firm’s bankruptcy and corporate CONTINUE »

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The Associated gears up for a day of fundraising
BY Marc Shapiro
September 11, 2014

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore kicks off its annual campaign this Sunday, Sept. 14, with its largest fundraiser of the year: Super Sunday. The event, which  raised $1.3 million last year, will see more than 100 volunteers flock to the Weinberg Park Heights JCC this Sunday to work phone banks and ask the CONTINUE »

September 11, 2014

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP has announced that seven attorneys from the firm’s Baltimore office have been recognized in the 2015 “The Best Lawyers in America.” The seven attorneys are recognized in a total of 14 categories. Zuckerman Spaeder is the publication’s top-listed firm for white-collar criminal defense. The attorneys are Herbert Better, recognized in arbitration, commercial CONTINUE »