SEUSS-MANIA: On March 2, children at the Stoler Early Childhood Education Center at the Rosenbloom JCC in Owings Mills joined “Cat in the Hat” and director Ilene Meister to celebrate author Dr. Seuss’ birthday and commemorate the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day, which promotes the joy and value of reading.
HOUSE PARTY: Singer and songwriter Jesse Macht performed an intimate house concert hosted by the Gordon Center for Performing Arts at the home of Ryan and Lindsey Brook last month. About 40 people attended the free event, and refreshements were served. This was the first in a series of free home concerts sponsored by the… Read More
LEADING THE WAY: Johns Hopkins University president Ronald Daniels attended the Israel Democracy Institute in Jerusalem last month, along with more than 30 national and international leaders from New York, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Toronto, England and Berlin, for the sixth annual meeting of its International Advisory Council. Participants discussed the challenges facing Israeli democracy… Read More
More than 100 students from across the country came to the University of Maryland Hillel’s first annual National Collegiate Hackathon, which ran from Feb. 12 to 14. Teams were tasked with creating new and innovative software applications for a chance to win prizes including drones and handheld computers. Akash Magoon and Ephraim Rothschild won first… Read More
Marc B. Terrill (center), president, and Mark D. Neumann (third from right), chairman of the board, received the Israel68 Award on behalf of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore at the Israel Bonds International Prime Minister’s Club Dinner on Jan. 31 in Boca Raton, Fla. Also pictured (from left), representing Israel Bonds, are president… Read More
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
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