Baltimore’s Lithuanian Jewry Stays Connected

Within Baltimore’s flourishing Jewish community, there are organizations that are working to keep alive connections to  ancestors. The B’nai Abraham and Yehuda Laib Family Society (BAYL) is one such organization that is committed to maintaining relationships among descendants of the society’s progenitors. According to Phil Shapiro, a member of the society, nearly three-quarters of Baltimore’s… Read More

Chavis, Ketzis Join BHC

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Bonnie Heneson Communications (BHC), a full-service marketing communications agency with offices in Owings Mills and Columbia, has hired Yenneca Ketzis as a senior account  executive and Derek Chavis as a social media account executive. Yenneca Ketzis brings more than 20 years of experience in marketing, advertising, event planning and graphic design. Prior to joining BHC,… Read More

Quarry Lake’s 6th Annual Fall Festival Looms

Sunday, Sept. 18 will see the sixth annual Quarry Lake Fall Festival. With more than 80 local vendors, the festival will feature activities and fun for  all ages. All proceeds from the event will be go to the Pikesville Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by Morgan Stanley, the event will feature a concert series over the… Read More

What’s a Republican Jew to Do?

Former White House speech writer Noam Neusner wrote an essay in the Forward, “How Republican Jews Utterly Failed To Prevent Rise of ‘Toxic’ Donald Trump.” (Photo compiliation using istockphoto.com)

Jews who vote Republican and make  national security both at home and in Israel their main issue every four years continue to wrestle with the question of the day: “Should I support Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in his bid for the White House?” Washington-area Republicans have struggled with the GOP candidate’s hostile rhetoric and… Read More

Jewish Times Wins Awards

Baltimore Jewish Times employees won a number of awards in the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association’s Advertising Contest. The contest awarded print and online work completed between June 1, 2015 and May 31, 2016. The awards are as follows, listed by employee, entry name, placement and category: > Michael Jankovitz; Baltimore Humane Society; Third Place; Business (non-retail)-Large… Read More

Maller Honored by Daily Record

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Peter Maller, founder and president of Maller Wealth Advisors, was named among The Daily Record’s 2016 Most Admired CEOs, which honors business and nonprofit executives throughout Maryland whose leadership and vision is admired by those around them. An outside panel of judges selects Most Admired CEOs based on professional accomplishments, community service and letters of… Read More

Repair the World Relaunches in Baltimore

Diana Goldsmith and Josh Sherman are asking the Jewish community to be involved in social issues. (photo by Daniel Nozick)

Repair the World has been a national Jewish voice for service and volunteerism since its  inception in 2009. The organization, which has been in  Baltimore since 2013, recently came off a hiatus to relaunch as a partner organization of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. Heading this effort are two local Jewish millennials, Diana… Read More

The Jewish ‘Jersey Boys’ Writers of the Baltimore-bound smash hit talk about the musical’s Jewish-Italian connection

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If there’s one thing that our Italian cousins and we Jews share, it’s a needling sense of conscience. We’re each compelled by our own personal and shrill Jiminy Cricket forever prodding us to spill the beans. About ourselves, about our worldview, our foibles, what we wish we were and, inevitably, what we wish were not…. Read More

Baltimoreans Protest, Rally for Trump on Monday

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No matter where Donald Trump visits as the Nov. 8 presidential election draws near, appearances from the polarizing Republican nominee always seem to stir up fervent  debate for his advocates and opponents. That trend held true when Trump visited the Baltimore Convention Center on Monday afternoon to address the annual conference of the National Guard… Read More