JEA 108th Anniversary Celebrated by Fellowship Association

Sixty-five years after their beloved home away from home at 1216 E. Baltimore St. closed, members of the former Jewish Educational Alliance still meet weekly as the JEA Fellowship Association, last month celebrating the organization’s 108th anniversary with a reunion at the Park Heights Jewish Community Center. Founded in 1909, when the Daughters of Israel… Read More

Stanley I. Morstein A Man for All Seasons

Whether going beyond the call of duty by assisting a law client with a life-altering injury, patronizing the arts, performing on stage or simply stopping to aid a motorist in distress, Stanley I. Morstein was always there to help, support and inspire people, his family said. Morstein died peacefully at his Lutherville home on Monday,… Read More

The Need for Unity

Jewish institutions up and down the Eastern Seaboard are being targeted, with vandalism reported in Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania and our own Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore in Park Heights one of 16 JCCs nationwide to receive a bomb threat last week. Investigators, according to the Jewish Federations of North America’s Secure Community… Read More

Innovation Station

Baltimore has landed itself, once again, on the list innovators. Last week when “The Slingshot 2013-2014 Guide” was released, two area organizations, the Pearlstone Center and the Jewish Community Center, both agencies of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, made the list of North America’s Top 50 innovative Jewish organizations. This is the third… Read More

‘Highs in the Low Fifties’

“I’ve always been the kind of person who sees the humor in something, and what these events — we won’t call them relationships —seemed to have in common, they had a strong ludicrous element,” said Marion Winik of her latest book, “Highs in the Low Fifties, how I stumbled through the joys of single living”… Read More