Community Service, Safety Awards Celebrate Fourth Year

Exceptional community service and safety were recognized on June 4 at the fourth annual awards ceremony hosted by the Chesed Fund and Project Ezra. Winners were nominated and chosen by their peers in the community. Nearly 40 individuals were honored. One notable award recipient was Deborah Montague, who stopped someone from physically threatening her neighbor,… Read More

University of Maryland Professor Receive David H. Solomon Award

Barbara Resnick, chair of gerontology and professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, received the American Geriatrics Society’s David H. Solomon Public Service Award at the Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting in San Antonio. The award celebrates the legacy of David H. Solomon, a renowned geriatrician committed to community service and the care of… Read More

Associated Recognizes Young Professionals

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore recognized two young adults for outstanding leadership in the Jewish community on Monday. Randi Turkel and Andrew Finkelstein were presented with the Fred Walpert Young Leadership Award, which recognizes involvement and leadership within The Associated community. Turkel, a Pikesville resident and graduate of the Young Leadership Council, co-chaired… Read More

Labor of Love ECE Center’s Ilene Meister leaves indelible mark at the JCC

Ilene Meister is entering “my encore” or “the next chapter.” On June 30, Meister will be leaving the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, where she has worked in the Meyerhoff Early Childhood Education Center for the past 30 years, serving as director for the past 20 years. Over the past three decades, she has been responsible for… Read More

North Oaks Forms Speakers Bureau

North Oaks has added a speakers bureau to its North Oaks Institute program to provide a stable of its senior care professionals who can speak to groups about different aspects of adult services. The North Oaks Institute was developed almost two years ago to bring in occasional speakers to address issues relevant to senior care,… Read More

Group Sues Baltimore City Over Canton Bike Lane Demolition

Yair Flicker bikes four miles from his Mount Vernon home to his Canton office every day, but when he visits relatives in Tel Aviv, he feels the transportation options are much more efficient than Baltimore’s. So when Baltimore City Circuit Court judge Althea M. Handy granted a temporary restraining order on June 9 to halt… Read More

Maryland Del. Dana Stein Pushes For Climate Action

Maryland Del. Dana Stein plans to submit a bill that would require the state to join the United States Climate Alliance, a group staunchly opposed to President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. While Gov. Larry Hogan has so far declined to bring Maryland into the alliance, Stein (D-District 11) told… Read More

Assistant State’s Attorney Dalya Attar Launches Campaign for District 41 Delegate

June 5 marked the official launch of Baltimore City assistant state’s attorney Dalya Attar’s campaign to become one of the new delegates representing District 41. The event took place at the Conference Center at Johns Hopkins Mount Washington and drew more than 100 supporters. If elected, Attar would become the third Orthodox woman elected to… Read More

Fourth Time’s the Charm for BT Boys Lacrosse

The Beth Tfiloh boys varsity lacrosse team won the school’s first-ever Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association C Conference championship on May 25 at Johns Hopkins’ Homewood Field. The feat was heightened by the fact that the Warriors were playing without any of their seniors, who were on the school’s annual senior trip to Israel and Poland…. Read More