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BY Simone Ellin
July 18, 2013

Last July, attorney Marlene Trestman spoke with the Baltimore Jewish Times about her work on the first biography about Bessie Margolin, a prominent New Deal era and U.S. Supreme Court advocate whose impressive and prolific career included oversight of the court’s enforcement of the Fair Labor Standards and Equal Pay acts, which both celebrate milestone CONTINUE »

BY David Snyder
July 18, 2013

Rabbi Jonah Lerner, the regional director of Atlantic Seaboard NCSY, said that he’s customarily very picky when evaluating job applicants. However, when the position of Baltimore chapter advisor opened up, Rabbi Lerner already had an ideal candidate waiting in the wings. In late June, NCSY named Moshe Heideman, 23, to the position. “He’s very confident CONTINUE »

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A new report offers a glimpse of what the U.S. could be up against from foreign missiles
BY David Holzel
July 18, 2013

A Pentagon report on the ballistic and cruise missile threat has raised concern with its assessment that “Iran could develop and test an capable of reaching the United States by 2015.” But analysts caution that this conclusion omits crucial context about Iran’s missile. The National Air and Space Intelligence Center released the CONTINUE »

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Fingerhut to take over as president of Hillel
BY Suzanne Pollak
July 18, 2013

Former Ohio congressman Eric Fingerhut, who was chancellor of the board of regents for Ohio’s state’s public universities and colleges, is the new president of Hillel. Fingerhut was unanimously chosen by the board of directors of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life on July 14. He is expected to take the helm of the CONTINUE »

Baltimore Women’s ‘Giving Circle’ champions collective giving
BY Simone Ellin
July 18, 2013

Kimberly Warren believes women are collaborators at heart. As 2013 co-chairs of The Baltimore Women’s Giving Circle (BWGC), she and Gail Shawe have seen this firsthand. Founded by Shelley Goldseker and Pam Corckran in 2001, BWGC started with funding from the Baltimore Community Foundation (BCF) and 52 women. The Giving Circle remains a fund of CONTINUE »