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

Peter Maller

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


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


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

5 Feel-Good Stories from Israel That Will Echo into the Jewish New Year


The Jewish state has nearly made it through another Jewish year and, as always, there was plenty to kvetch about in 5776. But Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a time to take stock and celebrate. Before the shofar blowing begins, here are five Israeli stories from the past year worth trumpeting. Expect them… Read More

Woody Allen’s Longtime Writing Partner on Separating the Art From the Artist

The Baltimore Jewish Times spoke this week with “Jersey Boys” co-writers Rick Elice and Marshall Brickman about their enduring personal and working relationship, including Elice’s looking upon his writing partner as a mentor. Enjoying a profoundly eclectic and prolific career of collaborations – among them: “The Muppet Show” with Jim Henson, “The Tonight Show Starring… Read More

Baltimore Hatzalah’s 10th Anniversary Carnival

Hatzalah of Baltimore will hold its 10th Anniversary Carnival at the Bnos Yisroel campus on Sunday, Sept. 11. Hatzalah’s executive director Dovid Heyman laid out a full day of activities and tasty carnival favorite foods that will be offered and will allow for a “very, very family-friendly” event whose proceeds will go to the continued… Read More