OU’s Our Way Hosts Melave Malka

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More than 40 people braved the cold last Saturday night to honor Rabbi Yehudah and Yael Zelinger at Our Way’s first-ever statewide melave malkah at the Park Heights Jewish Community Center. The Feb. 8 event, hosted by the Orthodox Union’s division for the Jewish deaf and hard of hearing, featured food, drinks and company for… Read More

LifeBridge Names Post-Acute Care COO

Barry Jay Eisenberg, FACHE, LNHA, has been named the new executive director and chief operating officer of Post-Acute Services at LifeBridge Health. Eisenberg brings decades of expertise to one of Baltimore’s most progressive leaders in the post-acute care arena. Eisenberg will lead the entire 440-bed post-acute division. The flagship of LifeBridge Health’s post-acute division is… Read More

Rabbi Delivers State of the City Invocation

Rabbi Chesky Tenenbaum delivered the invocation Monday at Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s State of the City address, which focused on making Baltimore a safer place for residents following 2014’s violent start. “Almighty G-d, grant these public servants wisdom and understanding in their noble pursuit of justice and equality,” said Tenenbaum, as he led city and state… Read More

Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler Opens New Office

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Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC announced the opening of its Baltimore County office in Nottingham Centre in Towson. Head-quartered in Baltimore City since 1927, the law firm also maintains a full-service office within the Columbia Town Center in Howard County at 10420 Little Patuxent Pkwy. ARD&H Special Counsel Adam Sampson has been assigned to… Read More

Applefeld Appointed To MSBA Position

Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC member and litigation section chair David B. Applefeld was appointed to serve on the the Maryland State Bar Association Construction Law Section. With more than 22 years of experience, Applefeld serves as national panel trial counsel and special litigation counsel for several insurance companies and businesses and is a… Read More

Synagogue Without Exec After $500K Theft

After little more than a month of work, the new executive director for Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C., was let go after admitting to stealing close to half a million dollars from a synagogue in California when he was its executive director. Eric S. Levine “will no longer be serving as executive director for… Read More

Centering On Care

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The Reisterstown Road storefront of Renaissance Adult Medical Center is unremarkable, but pass through the secure entrance and you enter a vibrant world. The energy is palpable inside the walls of this spacious facility: The singing, card playing and lively debate from its senior citizens provide a window into how an adult day center can… Read More

Baltimore Community Goes to Annapolis

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More than 100 local community members made their way to Annapolis Feb. 5 to participate in the Baltimore Jewish Council’s Advocacy Day, during which they met with state officials to discuss issues important to the city’s Jewish population. Among the agenda items for the group were the following: allowing the shipment of kosher wine into… Read More

Harry Gets a Kidney

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Five years ago, Harry Burstyn suffered from kidney failure. Although he beat it and got his kidney functioning again, he wound up on dialysis a year-and-a-half later. He needed a donor kidney. “They said the wait’s five to eight years, or come back, bring us a donor, and we can do your surgery tomorrow,” said… Read More

Not Losing Sleep

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TEL AVIV — Of the 200,000 wine bottles Yakov Burg produced last year, 16,000 went to Europe. The possibility of a boycott and repeated rumblings that Europe is planning to label goods produced in the settlements could decrease that number, but Burg isn’t worried. The CEO of Psagot Winery, which is located in a settlement… Read More