Opinion

BY Mayyan Jaffe
May 31, 2013

Israel65. Celebrate! is the largest and greatest celebration of Israel in Baltimore. It is organized by volunteers from across the community and by professionals from more than two-dozen organizations. Be there!CONTINUE »

May 31, 2013

I am happy that Issachar Friedmann took the time to reply to my letter on halachic issues in Eretz Israel. Regarding women dressing as men , there are many interpretations, including the prohibition on women being combat soldiers bearing arms. The plain meaning, however, is that women should not dress as men and this CONTINUE »

May 31, 2013

I was rather surprised by Issachar Friedmann’s claim in his May 17 letter that “the standard interpretation of the Biblical prohibition applies to cross dressing, not to any single item of clothing,” when the verse appears to be quite explicit in stating, “A man’s garment shall not be worn by a CONTINUE »

May 31, 2013

As board members of the Edward A. Myerberg Center, we enjoyed your May 17 pieces about Jessica Normington, executive director of the Pikesville Chamber of Commerce, and Mark Pressman, executive director of North Oaks (“Business Briefs”). As noted, Mark serves on the Myerberg board, representing the Chamber. In this capacity, he continually seeks ways to CONTINUE »

May 31, 2013

As the parents of three students who attended the Day School at Baltimore Hebrew, we wanted to take a moment to let your readers know how appreciative we are concerning the education our children received. All children have their own unique needs. After three years at the Day School, we sent our youngest child to CONTINUE »