Saltzman Joins Equal Justice Board

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Oren D. Saltzman, managing member of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC (ARD&H), has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Equal Justice Council. Named the 2012 Maryland Attorney Advocate of the Year by the Baltimore district of the Small Business Administration, Saltzman concentrates his practice in the areas of business, commercial and… Read More

U.S. News Names Best Nursing Homes

The Health Facilities Association of Maryland has announced that 29 of its members have been included on the list of the country’s Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News & World Report. HFAM members that rank among the best skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers in America are in communities all across Maryland, including Baltimore City and… Read More

FutureCare Awarded for Low Readmission

FutureCare Health and Management, Maryland’s premier skilled nursing and rehabilitation provider, has announced that four of its facilities have received the Providigm Embracing Quality Award for having a low rate of readmission to hospitals. FutureCare Irvington, FutureCare North Point, FutureCare Old Court and FutureCare Pineview received the awards during AHCA/NCAL’s annual Quality Symposium in New… Read More

Who Should Pay?

Testimony both for and against was heard in Annapolis Monday on a bill that would prohibit a firm from winning a contract to build the Purple Line unless its parent company pays reparations to those it transported to Nazi death camps during World War II. Members of the Ways and Means Committee of the House… Read More

Peace Possible?

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Photos by David Stuck Lior Witow and his fellow students didn’t waste any time as they got right to the heart of the matter in their discussion with Mamoun and Efaf Asady. “Will peace come?” the eighth-grader asked the Israeli Arab couple, who were visiting Baltimore last week for a lunchtime session at Krieger Schechter… Read More

Leo Bretholz, 93

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Leo Bretholz, a Pikesville resident who as a child escaped from a train that was transporting him to a Nazi death camp, died March 8, two days after his 93rd birthday and one day before he was to testify in favor of reparations for those who were forced to ride those trains during World War… Read More

House of Delegates Approves $10.10

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Maryland’s House of Delegates voted on March 7 to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 by 2017. The bill passed, 89 to 46. The move to increase the minimum hourly salary from $7.25 to $10.10 has been a key theme in Gov. Martin O’Malley’s final year in office and has been steadily gaining popularity in… Read More

Baltimore Man Escapes Possible Carjacking

A Baltimore man in the northern Park Heights area evaded three men who may have been trying to steal his car on the night of Wednesday, March 5. Rabbi Yerachmiel Thav said he was in his car, parked in the driveway at his home in the 3700 block of Glen Avenue, when three men —… Read More

Looking for a Replacement

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Meeting in Geneva for its annual spring session, the United Nations Human Rights Council will be deciding on a replacement for Richard Falk, the body’s Special Rapporteur on Palestinian human rights, a process that is being closely monitored by U.N. watchdog groups, the United States and Israel. The applicant list recently has been reduced by… Read More

Chag HaSemikhah

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On March 23 Yeshiva University in New York City will ordain its largest-ever rabbinic class, conferring on 205 graduates — nine of them with ties to Maryland — from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary the title of rabbi. According to the university’s communications department, between 75 and 80 percent of its rabbinical program graduates… Read More