Annapolis Mayor Reflects On Term, Historic Election

After a too-close-to-call election day, incumbent Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen lost by 59 votes to Republican challenger Mike Pantelides. The results of the election, held Tuesday, Nov. 5, were announced Friday night, Nov. 8. “I was disappointed that the election didn’t go differently, but I have no regrets about the past four years,” Cohen said…. Read More

Change Afoot: New Rabbi for Beit Tikvah

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… Read More

Absurd And Unreal

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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… Read More

Not Home For Chanukah

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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… Read More

Stein Honored By Md. Clean Energy

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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… Read More

Mandel Honored By Law Society

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… Read More

GM Awards Grant To Kennedy Krieger

The General Motors Foundation awarded a grant to Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury. The center helps individuals with paralysis recover sensation, movement and independence through an intensive and innovative rehabilitation program.

Feinblatt Forms Agricultural Practice

The law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC has announced the formation of the Agricultural Law Practice Group. The group of eight lawyers offers legal advice and counsel on a wide variety of matters that are important to farmers, landowners and owners of agriculture-related businesses. Issues addressed by the group include environmental, business planning, succession planning,… Read More

Maryland Schools Honors C-DRUM

The Center for Dispute Resolution (C-DRUM), part of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, has been awarded a proclamation honoring its contributions to promoting conflict resolution for students and staff in Maryland schools. Since its inception in 2002, C-DRUM has worked with more than 50 Baltimore schools and has provided training… Read More

Junior Achievement Receives Sam’s Club Grant

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Junior Achievement of Central Maryland has announced it has received a $20,000 grant from the Sam’s Club Giving Program to support the JA BizTown facility, a site-based entrepreneurship learning opportunity for local students. Sam’s Club Giving Program presented the grant, one of three nationwide, in support of its nationwide focus on small business, which includes… Read More