Hungarian Delegation Inspired by Beth Tfiloh

High school students at Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School don’t know what it’s like to live in a communist country, but they received a glimpse from Hungarian teachers who have experienced it firsthand. After BT teachers traveled to Budapest earlier this year, Hungarian teachers from Jewish day school Scheiber Sandor Gimnazium returned the favor and… Read More

Thanks to Beth Tfiloh Students, Those Buried at Hebrew Friendship Live On

Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School students are helping the living find the dead. Twelfth-graders began work on a service project on Friday to digitize the burial records at the Hebrew Friendship Cemetery and, in the process, gained a greater appreciation for the history rooted in the Southeast Baltimore burial ground where philanthropists Harry and Jeanette Weinberg were… Read More

BT Student Publishes Investment Book for Kids

By the time you were 17, what was your biggest accomplishment? Maybe the middle school soccer team you were on won the state championship or that band you started in high school won a battle of the bands. For Tal Boger, a junior at Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School, both his interests and his accomplishments… Read More

You Should Know… Shevy Rosendorff Ashman

Shevy Rosendorff Ashman couldn’t wait any longer to follow her dream, even if that meant taking a calculated gamble. Laid off from her 9-to-5 job of more than 10 years in the summer of 2015, the divorced mother of two decided to earn her real estate license. “It was either living on the street or… Read More

Israeli Dancing Captures Essence of Jewish State

Echoing through Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School’s sleek-tiled hallway on Wednesday nights around 9 o’clock is an eclectic mixture of music. Notes of samba, the sounds of Greek bouzoukis, Arabic and Hebrew singing and Russian melodies carom down the hall, mingling together to give rhythm to, of all things, Israeli dance. The nine dancers of… Read More

Baltimore Native Awarded Regeneron Prize for Medical Research

Graduate student Ori Lieberman read his email in disbelief on July 13. After a prestigious nationwide competition, the 26-year-old discovered that he was a recipient of the Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation. Lieberman was one of two early-career biomedical scientists to receive the award, which also came with a $50,000 cash prize. “I was shocked,”… Read More

Beloved Beth Tfiloh Teacher Retires

Joyce Grand experienced a lot of change during her 37 years at Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School — not only in its transition from a small school to a large lower, middle and high school, but also in its progress academically and technologically. Still, one thing remained constant: the sense of belonging. “I’ve loved all… Read More

Beth Tfiloh Puts Spotlight on Scholarships

When Zipora “Zippy” Schorr helped start Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School’s Spotlight event, the goal was simple: Provide for families in need who were seeking a rich Jewish day school educational experience for their children. The annual fundraiser, in its 33rd year, has accomplished just that, bringing together members of the community for a one-night… Read More

International Tanach Competition Rewards ‘Dedicated’ Beth Tfiloh Student

Caleb Gitlitz knows his Bible. The eighth-grader from Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School held his own in this year’s Bible knowledge contest known as Chidon HaTanach, finishing in the top eight of the international portion. Gitlitz, who competed with 73 other finalists from 39 countries, was one of just four to represent the United States… Read More

You Should Know… Kelley Spigel

After years of working for other law firms, family law attorney Kelley Spigel decided to start her own firm. Just two weeks ago, after four years of working at the law offices of Garland C. Hall, Spigel stepped out on her own. Spigel, 30, attended Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School and earned her bachelor’s degree… Read More