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Kerry meets with Jewish leaders to discuss anti-Semitism
BY Dmitriy Shapiro
September 11, 2014

Concerned about growing anti-Semitic rhetoric, vandalism and violence plaguing Europe and the rest of the world in recent months, leaders from Jewish organizations in the United States and Europe met with State Department officials and Secretary of State John Kerry on Sept. 2 for an off-the-record roundtable discussion on how to combat this growing international CONTINUE »

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Wife works to complete late husband’s wishes
BY Heather Norris
September 11, 2014

During Leonard Bloom’s life, he helped hundreds, maybe thousands of inventors successfully launch their creations. Now, in his death, his wife has taken on his mission. “I’m just trying to complete what he started,” said Barbara Bloom, Leonard’s wife of more than 44 years. “It helps a lot.” Growing up, Leonard was fascinated with adventurers CONTINUE »

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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 »