You Should Know

Stern Christian

You Should Know…Stern Christian

Stern Christian, 26, is just one of the gems at Pearlstone Center. An earthy guy who recently took up a new hobby, he is...
zahava klein

You Should Know…Zahava Klein

  Born and bred in Chicago, Zahava Klein, 30, is proud of her imperviousness to the cold this winter. As the director of Israel and Jewish...

You Should Know… Evan Willner

Evan Willner, 24, knows good Israeli food. “Israeli cuisine is one of the most unique,” he said. He recommends local restaurants Yesh, Lebanese Taverna, or Cazbar...
26-year-old woman with blond curly lob hairstyle and wide-scoopneck striped shirt. Wooded background.

You Should Know… Judy Sweet

  Judy Sweet, 26, first took interest in klezmer music when her father took her to Klezkampat around age 7. She says the klezmer scene...
Jeffrey Snyder, Provided by Yeef Photography

You Should Know…Jeff Snyder

Jeff Snyder, 28, didn’t always plan on working with kids. In fact, he studied criminology at the University of Maryland. “I thought I wanted to...
Ruth Lamberty

You Should Know…Ruth Lamberty

A solo trip to the island country of New Zealand at age 26 was a life-changing experience for Ruth Lamberty. Surrounded by mountains and...

You Should Know…Hunter Piel

Hunter Piel (39) had a “magnetic attraction” to his wife Rita from the moment he saw her, and after 11-and-a-half years, “I still feel...
deborah harburger

You Should Know…Deborah Harburger

On Mitzvah Day, held annually Dec. 25, Jewish Volunteer Connection (JVC) Baltimore organizes volunteer projects all over the community. Mitzvah Day is magical to Deborah...
Matt Peterson

You Should Know…Matt Peterson

If Matt Peterson, 25, could travel through time, he says would go to Eastern Europe to experience the culture of Jews pre-World War II....

You Should Know…Mikey Hess Weber

Mikey Hess Weber, 34, is the spiritual leader of Towson University’s Hillel. Originally from Laurel, Mikey lives in Hampden with her husband Scott and...