Custody of Five Girls Awarded to Father in Israel

Five Israeli girls who have been living off and on in Maryland since 2010 will return to Israel and live with their father, a Baltimore Circuit Court judge ruled on July 1. Judge Yvette M. Bryant awarded Yoel Weiss sole legal and primary physical custody of the five girls, who are between the ages of… Read More

Restaurant Association Announces New Officers, Members

The Restaurant Association of Maryland has announced new officers and directors to its board of directors. Their board term is effective July 1. Officers hold their post for one year, while directors have a three-year term. The new officers are Sherry Giovannoni, owner of The Fish Market in Clinton; Eric King, owner of the Shanty… Read More

ScholarChip Coming to Owings Mills

ScholarChip, a New York-based company recently awarded a contract from the Baltimore County Public School system, has signed a lease with St. John Properties, Inc. for 7,560 square feet of space at 9 Easter Court, a LEED-designed, single-story, 30,120-square-foot office building contained within Dolfield Business Park in Owings Mills. ScholarChip has pioneered technology and products… Read More

Kidney Foundation Honors Owings Mills Volunteers

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The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland recently presented its Ambassador Family of the Year Award to Rose and Jeffrey Karlan at its annual volunteer awards reception at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. “We could not exist without our volunteers whose efforts help us to make the community aware of the life-sustaining role the kidneys play… Read More

Har Sinai Presents Einhorn Award Honorees

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Har Sinai Congregation recognized this year’s Rabbi David Einhorn Award recipients — Dr. Robert Brookland, David and Marilyn Carp, Rabbi Floyd and Barbara Herman, Rabbi Edward Israel (posthumously) and Howard and Judith Kahn­ — at an awards ceremony and dessert reception on June 8. The award recognizes families and individuals who exemplify Jewish values, show… Read More

Baltimore County Recognizes Small Businesses

Thirty-nine locally owned businesses were honored at the Baltimore County Commercial Revitalization Awards, a new program that recognizes businesses, property owners, volunteers and organizations that contribute to the well-being of Baltimore County’s Commercial Revitalization Districts. The Baltimore County Department of Planning invited chambers of commerce and business associations to make nominations in 11 categories. Among… Read More

JCC Employee Charged with Solicitation of a Minor

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A JCC aquatics center employee has been charged with sexual solicitation of a minor after telling an undercover detective posing as a juvenile that he wanted to engage in sexual activity with a 15-year-old boy, according to Baltimore County Police. Charles David Beaver, 58, of the 3000 block of Main Street in Manchester, is being… Read More

Israel Lacrosse Improves to 5-0 in World Championship

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The Israel national lacrosse team secured a top-eight finish in the FIL World Lacrosse Championship and a spot in the quarterfinals Tuesday with a 15-1 win over 6th-ranked Germany. Attackman Ari Sussman, who leads the tournament with 30 points, netted three goals and two assists in the Germany match while Matthew Cherry (four goals, one… Read More

National Synagogue Rabbi to Address Attacked Paris Synagogue

Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld of Ohev Shalom-The National Synagogue in Washington, D.C., heads to Paris this weekend to deliver the Shabbat morning dvar Torah at the Don Isaac Abravanel synagogue, which was attacked by pro-Palestinian protesters on Sunday. “When a synagogue is attacked anywhere in the world, it’s not just an attack on that synagogue, it’s… Read More

Emergency Israel Funds Launched

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In light of the violence taking place in Israel, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore assured members of the Jewish community Thursday that they are closely monitoring the events taking place there. In partnership with the Jewish Federations of North America, the Jewish Agency for Israel and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, The… Read More