Chaplain Margo Heda (left) of New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery and Chaplain Laura Young of Los Angeles Cedars Sinai were among attendees at the Association of Jewish Chaplains Conference last month in Baltimore.

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GETTING TOGETHER: The Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Brotherhood held its monthly breakfast on Sunday, Jan. 10. The topic was science and creativity and included, from left to right, Debbie Grossblatt, executive vice president Sid Bravmann, Baltimore Sun reporter Mary McCauley and Leslie Glickman.

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HAPPY TOGETHER: The Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Brotherhood held its opening dinner on Sunday, Oct. 11. From left: Diane Bravmann, Sidney Bravmann, Russ Margo, Shannon Wollman, Mitch Feintuch and Jack Feintuch.   CONSTRUCTION BEGINS: A groundbreaking ceremony held last week marked the start of construction on the Wegmans at Foundry Row in Owings Mills. From left: Matt… Read More

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MAKING IT LEGAL: MItchell Posner (standing), executive director of CHAI, executed a pruzbul in connection with the organization’s 168 outstanding homebuyer and home improvement loans in the presence of the three judges of a de facto court: Aryeh Goetz, Roy Kiewe and Ed Schaffer, staff members at CHAI. A pruzbul is a Jewish legal document that… Read More

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FAMILY TIES: Ezra Shcolnik celebrated his bar mitzvah on Aug. 6 with his centegenerian great-grandmother Doris Kahn, a resident at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital. Ezra and his family made the trip from New Mexico for the occasion.

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A BEAUTIFUL NOISE: Participants at Habimah, the summer arts camp at the JCC of Greater Baltimore, rehearse for their upcoming bucket drumming performance with instructor Ethan Lucas and intern Andre Palmer from OrchKids. First- through sixth-graders join together during each drumming session, which incorporates percussion, chanting, music, spoken word and Jewish values. Approximately 140 campers… Read More