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BY Ron Snyder
May 13, 2013

Author digs deep to connect America’s pastime with Judaism Larry Ruttman is an attorney by profession. But the 82-year-old Massachusetts lawyer is also a history buff. His love of sports history led him on a search into Jewish baseball history, and the results can be found in his book, “American Jews & America’s Game: Voices CONTINUE »

May 13, 2013

Emily Jacobs Washington Jewish Week More than 300 students from over 20 universities came together this past weekend for the third annual National Hillel Basketball Tournament hosted by the University of Maryland, College Park Hillel. Sponsored by New York-based philanthropists, Jonathan and Dina Leader, as well as BodyArmor and Klipped Kippas, the Friday-Sunday event featured CONTINUE »

May 13, 2013

Baltimoreans ready to stretch their muscles for nonprofit fundraisers By David Snyder Remember when nonprofit organizations relied on phone-a-thons as their big yearly fundraisers? If not, don’t feel bad, it’s because they’ve long been replaced. Said Greg Cantori, president and CEO of Maryland Nonprofits, “They’ve gone the way of the dinosaur.” Instead, nonprofits, particularly in CONTINUE »

The impact of one fan’s email on the entire Ravens football team
BY David Snyder
January 11, 2013

Matthew Jeffers admits that being unable to fall back to sleep early some mornings, he has instead contemplated his prospective plans for the day, only to let them all eventually fall by the wayside. We’ve all been there. However, a few weeks ago, Jeffers, a senior at Towson University, was awake at 6:30 a.m. and CONTINUE »

BY David Snyder
January 11, 2013

Walking into the Rosenbloom Owings Mills Jewish Community Center fitness center this week, I saw a few somewhat familiar faces. “Hmm,” I thought, “How do I know these people?” Then I remembered, these were folks I had seen in the gym for appr-oximately the first two weeks of January last year. I call them “resolutioners.” CONTINUE »