On December 20, 2014, CHARLOTTE (nee Darsch), beloved wife of the late Albert Rudman and Irvin Levy; dear mother of Neil (Angela) Levy and late Phyllis Quarles; loving stepmother of B. Madeline (Ahmi) Goldfarb; dear mother-in-law of William Quarles; dear sister of Sheldon Darsch; adored grandmother of Nicole, Brent and Garrett Levy; devoted stepgrandmother of… Read More


On December 20, 2014, ALAN, beloved husband of the late Judith Edelstein (nee Jacobs), adored father of Robert (Dorothy) Edelstein and Howard Edelstein; cherished stepbrother of Bernice Brafman and the late Lee Klavans; loving grandfather of Judith Leah Edelstein; dear friend of Elizabeth Miller. Funeral services and interment will be held at Oheb Shalom Memorial… Read More


On December 19, 2014, NATALIE (nee Chipman), beloved wife of the late Bernard Holtzman; devoted mother of Sharon (Arnold) Politzer and Carol (Jim) Roskam; dear sister of Benjamin Chipman, Rhoda Rosenthal and the late Leona Silverman; cherished grandmother of Joseph (Idah) Politzer, Michelle (Trevor) Rick and Esther Ann Roskam; adored great-grandmother of Sidni Politzer. Services… Read More


On December 19, 2014, Dr. HERBERT LEE, beloved husband of Joyce Kronthal (nee Kelman); devoted father of Randi Kronthal-Sacco (Robert Sacco), Dr. Alan (Jennie) Kronthal and the late Adam Kronthal; dear brother of Dr. Alfred (Roz) Kronthal; cherished grandfather of Benjamin and Rachel Sacco and Anna, Elizabeth and Katherine Kronthal. Services at SOL LEVINSON &… Read More


On December 10, 2014, NAOMI, beloved wife of the late Louis Savar, loving mother of David (Sara Lynne) Savar and Jonathan Savar, cherished Bubbie to Paula, Aaron, Louis, Elizabeth and Laura Savar. Contributions in her memory may be sent to The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, 101 West Mt. Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21201,… Read More


On December, 14, 2014, NATHAN “SONNY,” son of the late Elsie Briskman and Joseph Sachs; husband of Joan (Hartz); father of Susan (Susan Sutton), Louis (Madelaine); grandfather of Joseph. Also survived by his brothers Herbert (Ann) and Robert (Mickie). Interment at Raleigh Hebrew Cemetery. A memorial service will be held on January 18, 2014, in… Read More


On December 17, 2014, ELINA (nee Kostovetskiy), beloved wife of Vladimir Segel; loving mother of Emilia and Joshua Segel; adored daughter of Daniel Kostovetskiy and the late Mila Kostovetskiy; cherished sister of Yury Kostovetskiy; dear stepsister of Michael Nasikan. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Friday,… Read More


On December 17, 2014, SIGMUND CHARLES, devoted brother of Shirley “Shula” (Moshe) Davids; beloved cousin of Charles (Pat) Stark and Martin Stark. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Friday, December 19 at 9 a.m. Interment at Baltimore Hebrew… Read More

President Praises Community Efforts to Free Gross

“I wanted to begin with today’s wonderful news. I’m told that in Jewish tradition one of the great mitzvahs is pidyon shvuyim. My Hebrew’s not perfect. But I get points for trying. But it describes the redemption. The freeing of captives. And that’s what we are celebrating today because after being unjustly held in Cuba… Read More


On December 17, 2014, GERTRUDE (nee Resnick), beloved wife of the late Bernard Posner; adored mother of William (Abby Golden) Posner and the late Stewart (Bonnie) Posner; cherished sister of the late Reba Shear, Rose Wilkins, Benjamin Resnick, Paul Resnick and Ceil Lissy; devoted grandmother of Tzahi (Einat) Posner, Jennifer Posner, Rachel Posner, Joshua (Dana)… Read More