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September 11, 2014

Bello Machre has announced the election of its newest board member, David Orso, whose civic mindedness and business perspective will further strengthen the board leadership and Bello Machre’s commitment to enriching the lives of people with developmental disabilities. Orso is the owner and founder of The David Orso Group of Century 21 New Millennium, one CONTINUE »

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Despite problems elsewhere, local pro-Israel students return to school confident
BY Heather Norris
September 11, 2014

When the American Studies Association decided last winter to endorse the boycott of Israeli academic institutions, the rhetoric among many Israel advocacy organizations suggested that the Jewish state was at risk of becoming a target in the world of academia. But what was a just a possibility when students all across the country left for CONTINUE »

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Jewish War Veterans celebrate case of WWI soldier
BY Allie Freedman
September 11, 2014

Jewish veterans had a lot to celebrate at their recent convention in Charleston, S.C., not the least of which was an announcement by Baltimore resident Erwin A. Burtnick, a retired colonel and commander of the Jewish War Veteran’s Department of Maryland, that World War I veteran Sgt. William Shemin is being posthumously recommended for the CONTINUE »

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Historic Annapolis synagogue opens new Jewish education center
BY Allie Freedman
September 11, 2014

The rabbi blows the shofar, the musical director belts out “Shalom Aleichem” and a new Hebrew school in Annapolis is born. On Sept. 7, 108-year-old Kneseth Israel held an opening ceremony to launch its inaugural year as the Jewish Education Center of Anne Arundel County (JEC). The Sunday morning event invited students, parents and staff CONTINUE »

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Exhibit features first look at photos from 1964 concert and press conference
BY Melissa Gerr
September 11, 2014

Fifty years ago, on Sept. 13, 1964, when the Beatles played to a screaming crowd at the Baltimore Civic Center, photographer Morton Tadder found himself in the right place at the right time — but for Tadder, who is no stranger to serendipity, his accidental attendance at the event was business as usual. This month, CONTINUE »