You Should Know

You Should Know … Bailey Pasternak

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Bailey Pasternak has always been connected to Jewish life. The 19-year-old grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, attending day school through eighth grade before deciding...

You Should Know … Courtney Kotlicky

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Courtney Kotlicky has only lived in the Baltimore area for two years, but they were “two Covidian years — that means it feels like...

You Should Know … Sherry Benedek

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You can be forgiven for wondering if theater and vocal music instructor Sherry Benedek sings during day-to-day activities in the manner of a Disney...

You Should Know … Yoad Merin

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Yoad Merin, 23, lives full-time in Moishe House Baltimore. Moishe Houses serve as a community hubs across the country for Jewish adults in their...

You Should Know … Abby Snyder

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After serving as legislative and communications director and then chief of staff for State Senator Cheryl Kagan (D – District 17) over the course...

You Should Know … Matthew Casertano

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Ella Gorodetzky | Special to JT Matthew Casertano, 17, founded Teens Helping Seniors in 2020 with the hope of aiding senior citizens in getting essential...

You Should Know … Alex Shapero

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Ellen Braunstein | Special to JT Alex Shapero, 38, is program director of MyZuzah, an organization with the lofty goal of placing a kosher, fair...

You Should Know … Jonah Freedman

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Jonah Freedman, 17, is a former Maryland state champion in mountain biking who has competed in races all over the world. Freedman was raised on...
Marissa Jachman

You Should Know … Marissa Jachman

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Marissa Jachman, 37, educates young people on how to prevent sexual assault. Jachman grew up in Baltimore, where she went to Beth Tfiloh Congregation and...

You Should Know … Malka Svei

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Malka Svei, 26, is passionate about science and research. Svei grew up in Lakewood, N.J., and received her undergraduate degree in psychology at Touro University’s...