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BY Simone Ellin
November 14, 2013

While he hasn’t yet found permanent living space in Baltimore, Rabbi Larry Pinsker has already found a spiritual home at Congregation Beit Tikvah in Roland Park. Rabbi Pinsker, a native of Chicago who has resided and led congregations in San Antonio, New York City and Toronto, recently moved to Baltimore from Winnipeg, Canada, to become CONTINUE »

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A critical look at the rise in anti-Semitism in Greece
BY Maayan Jaffe
November 14, 2013

Whenever there is a profound social or financial crisis, covert anti-Semitism will make its way to the surface. That was the message Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, delivered regarding the recent vocal surge of anti-Semitic sentiments in Greece, mainly through the Golden Dawn Party, which now hold seats in the CONTINUE »

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Local families of lone soldiers must celebrate without their children
BY Heather Norris
November 14, 2013

For Julie August, coping with her son Josh’s decision to move halfway around the world and join the Israeli Defense Forces last year was not easy. “It would be hard enough to have him serving while I was there,” said August, who lived in Israel for a time before moving to the Baltimore area. “But CONTINUE »

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November 14, 2013

Baltimore County Delegate Dana Stein received a Legislative Leadership award from the Maryland Clean Energy Center at the Maryland Clean Energy Summit in October. Stein led the charge within the legislature to create the center. As a member of the Environmental Matters Committee, he has championed legislation to encourage development of community energy projects, improve CONTINUE »

November 14, 2013

Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel was honored with the second annual Simon E. Sobeloff Law Society Award. Guest speakers at the October event included former Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals Irma Raker, Senior Federal United States District Court Judge Alex Williams Jr. and former Delegate Tim Maloney. Ceremony attendees included sitting and retired CONTINUE »