On October 31, 2015, RACHEL, beloved wife of the late Farag Massuda; devoted mother of Kamal (Giselle) Massuda, Michael (Susan) Massuda, Mona (David) Massuda and Laila Cohen Massuda (Joseph Cohen); dear sister of Nellie and Laila; loving grandmother of Samuel, Joseph, Sara, Stacey, Lauren, Stephanie, Lindsay and Daniel. Funeral services are private. Interment at Arlington… Read More


On November 1, 2015, MIRON, beloved husband of the late Perla Magidman (nee Zeltser); devoted father of Ena (Benjamin) Fradlin; dear brother of the late Boris Magidman; loving grandfather of Marina Fradlin and Jennifer Fradlin; cherished great grandfather of Ava Fradlin-Ryan. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane… Read More


On October 31, 2015, REBECCA (nee Kandel), beloved wife of the late Henry Markus; devoted mother of Ralph (Sue) Markus; dear sister of the late Anna Simon, Herman, Barney and Harry Kandel and Pauline Glazer; loving daughter of the late Philip and Miriam Kandel; cherished grandmother of Rachel Markus and Daniel (Emily) Markus; adored great-grandmother… Read More


On September 24, 2015, RONNA S. (nee Fisher) in Eugene, Oregon. Devoted mother of Justin and Tyler Barrett; cherished sister of Dr. Mark Fisher (Dr. Mera); beloved daughter of Marilyn Fisher. Dear friend of Nina Russo (Justin) and Bridget Davidson (Tyler). Preceded in death by her husband Jeffery Barrett and her father Irving Fisher. Contributions… Read More


On October 28, 2015, ARNOLD A., beloved husband of Margot Reiling (nee Vogel); devoted father of Michael (Laura) Reiling and Peter Reiling (Denise Byrne); adored brother of Liesl (late Albert) Huhn; loving grandfather of Ellen, David, Dylan and Eva Reiling; beloved uncle of Jacquie Latzer. Funeral services and interment at Chevra Ahavas Chesed Cemetery, Randallstown…. Read More


On October 25, 2015, OREN, brother of Cheryl (Kirk) Cylus; son of the late Albert and Helen Block Goldberg; uncle of Rachel Cylus (fiance Brett Rosenthal) and Jonathan (Olivia) Cylus. Funeral services and interment at Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery, Berrymans Lane. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to the charity of your… Read More

Influential Optimist Local businessman Charles Baum was a problem solver, devoted family man

Charles Baum, a prominent businessman in Baltimore’s Jewish community, passed away Oct. 24 at the age of 73. Baum, who had served as the president of the Associated Jewish Charities of Baltimore, a sister organization of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, had been suffering from pancreatic cancer. Marc Terrill, president of The Associated,… Read More


On October 28, 2015, MATVEY, loving husband of the late Maria Rudyak (nee Matsix); cherished father of Mikhail (Larisa) Rudyak and Sofia (Semen) Abramov; dear brother of Sophia Derzhanskaya; devoted son of the late Eli and Haya Rudyak; loving grandfather of Mark Rudyak, Mila (David) Abosch, Marina Abramov and Alex (Elena) Abramov; dear great-grandfather of… Read More


On October 27, 2015, JUDITH HESSA (nee Shefferman), cherished wife of Byron Marcus; loving mother of Edward Eric Marcus (Alison Short), David Israel Marcus (Lisa Algazi) and Susan Rose Marcus (James Lofft); devoted daughter of the late Jules and Helen Shefferman; adored grandmother of Samantha, Rebecca, Aaron and Jennifer Marcus, Adam, Ben and Steven Lofft,… Read More


On October 27, 2015, LUCILLE (nee Scherr), beloved wife of the late Irving Daniel Alter; devoted mother of Richard (Rosalie) Alter, Mary (Andrew) Malinow and Kathy (late Marlin) Gottschalk; dear sister of Shirley Klein, Anita Resnick and the late Walter Scherr, and Morris Scherr; beloved sister-in-law of Paula Scherr, Priscilla Scherr and the late Ralph… Read More