On August 27, 2016, Louis W. Karp; beloved husband of Betsy Karp (nee Brown); devoted father of Bryon W. Karp, Kimberly Bond and Jenny-Rebecca Karp; loving brother of Gail (late Charles E.) Burck; cherished grandfather of Brendon J. (Kristen) Bond, Jeremiah Benjamin Karp and Jacob M. Anderson; also survived by two generations of nieces and… Read More


On August 28, 2016, Rose Greenberg; devoted mother of Allan (Hilary) Greenberg and Joyce (Arnold) Fruman; loving sister of the late Mildred Smith, Esther (Frank) Mazer and Irving Wyman; adored grandmother of Jonathan (Rachel) Greenberg, Jason Greenberg, Joanna Greenberg, Kevin (Tracee) Fruman and Neal (Rebecca) Fruman; cherished great-grandmother of Jacob, Ethan, Cooper and Leo Fruman;… Read More


On August 27, 2016, Ann Caplan (nee Dunn); beloved wife of the late Paul Caplan; devoted mother of Harvey (Linda) Caplan; dear sister of the late Albert Dunn, Jack Dunn, Sara Malin and Gert Klein; loving grandmother of Craig (Julie) Feldman; cherished great-grandmother of Henry Feldman; adored daughter of the late Mayer and Anna Dunn…. Read More


On August 15, 2016, retired Lt Col Walter Sholom Stein, beloved husband of Charlotte H. Stein; loving father of Paul T. Stein (Geri Stein), Jan Stein, and Harrie Samaras (Bryan Weaver); devoted grandfather of Allyson L. Stein, Lauren M. Stein, Robert J. Stein (Erica Kagen) and Andrew N. Stein; also loving great-grandfather to Brandon and Andrew… Read More


On August 25, 2016, Daniel M. Lansky, beloved husband of Elana Lansky (nee Zilberminc); devoted father of Koby, Aaron and Gavi Lansky; dear brother of Rabbi Menachem Lansky, Chaim Dov Lansky, Sima Danishefsky and Shoshana Kalantrov; loving son of Rabbi Nochum and Shifra Lansky. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at… Read More


On August 22, 2016, Martin Nichols; beloved partner of Daryl LeSane; devoted brother of Norman (Ann Marie) Nichols and Michael Nichols (Jane Schneck); cherished son of Ron Nichols and the late Maurine Nichols. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Monday, August 29, at 4 p.m. Interment… Read More


On Tuesday, August 23, Miriam Weiss (nee Aarons); beloved wife of the late Eugene Weiss; devoted mother of Alan (Sandra) Burke, Denny (Eleanor) Weiss and the late Richard Burke; dear sister of the late Naomi Savasky and Betty Felton; cherished grandmother of Amy Burke (Ian) Friedman, Jeffery Burke, Steven Burke and Michael Weiss; adored great-grandmother… Read More


On August 25, 2016, Eileen Rogosin (nee Cohen); cherished mother of Jonathan Wolfe and the late Howard Wolfe; sister of Irvin Cohen; loving daughter of the late Ruth and Henry Cohen. Funeral services and interment will be held at Adath Yeshurun Cemetery, 6700 Bowleys Lane on Sunday, August 28, at 10 a.m. Please omit flowers. Contributions… Read More


On August 25, 2016, Seymour Lawrence Sanders, beloved husband of Frances Sanders (nee last); devoted father of Mordechai (Shoshana) Sanders, Leah (Yitzy) Novograd, Aliza (Avi) Lopin, Chaim (Yehudis) Sanders, David (Penina) Sanders and the late Zina Sanders; dear brother of Doris (Micha) Oppenheim, Jacob Sanders and the late Tuvia Sanders; adored son of the late… Read More

Siegfried Rowe: ‘A Leader and Teacher to All’


Few people know the struggles and triumphs of creating a  vibrant Jewish community. However, August 13 saw the passing of one of the area’s most influential individuals, Siegfried “Sigi” Rowe, who helped to found what is now known as the Jewish Federation of Howard County. He was 93. Born in Leitzig, Germany in 1923, Rowe… Read More