The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore has established an emergency relief fund to respond to the disastrous consequences of flooding in several Colorado communities. As of September 16, the Colorado Office of Emergency Management says that 17,494 homes are damaged and 1,502 homes are destroyed. An estimated 30-40 percent of the Jewish population in… Read More
Baltimore County Police are investigating a complaint involving an unknown person who has engaged in sexually explicit video chats with two teenage girls. The girls, who are students at St. Paul’s School for Girls and live in Reisterstown, reported the incidents to the school, who notified police on Friday, Sept. 13. Officers came to the… Read More
One word, said Rabbi Avrohom Leventhal, “sanity.” And maybe a few more: harmony, quality of life, collaboration. It is on this platform that the Baltimore native, who moved to Beit Shemesh, Israel, eight years ago, is running for its city council. His party is called TOV, which means good in English, and he said his… Read More
Twenty years after the signing of the fateful Oslo Accords between Palestinian Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin, Knesset members are heavily debating the merits of the peace process and the two-state solution paradigm. Parliamentarians from both Israel’s left and right agree that the process has not yielded the results… Read More
Brian Feldman, who served 10 years in the Maryland House of Delegates, was named last week to fill the unexpired term of Maryland Sen. Rob Garagiola of District 15. “He is an incredibly smart guy, a lawyer and an accountant,” said Ron Halber, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington. “His… Read More
Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond was unanimously elected as the next president of the Women of MACo (Maryland Association of Counties) at the recently concluded MACo Summer Conference. She will lead the bipartisan statewide group of elected women for the next two years. Almond represents the 2nd Council District, which includes Reisterstown, Pikesville, Owings Mills… Read More
Philip Gregory Hilton has been named clerk of the Court of Special Appeals. Hilton has been with the Court of Special Appeals since 2009. He was appointed assistant chief deputy clerk in October 2009 and was promoted to chief deputy clerk in July 2011.
The law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC has announced that Edward J. Levin has been named chair of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. Levin brings more than 30 years of experience providing counsel in real property areas, including real estate financing, leasing, purchase and sale and workouts and foreclosure.
Dr. Thomas Azman is among 109 optometrists nationwide who have received the American Optometric Association 2013 Continuing Optometric Recognition Award. The award is presented to doctors of optometry who have completed 50 credit hours of continuing education in their field over a one-year period and have previously received the Initial Optometric Recognition Award. More than… Read More
ReachLocal, Inc., a leader in local online marketing and commerce solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses, announced that Zorik Gordon has resigned as chief executive officer and as a member of the company’s board of directors to pursue other entrepreneurial opportunities. David Carlick, chairman of the board, has been appointed interim chief executive officer.