You Should Know

Shani Shefler and her husband

You Should Know … Shani Shefler

Ten years ago, Shani Shefler served as a Bat Sherut in the Jewish community of Montreal. The Sherut Leumi program is a program for...
Jaz Erenberg

You Should Know … Jaz Erenberg

Jaz Erenberg, 31, paints to bridge socioeconomic gaps in the Baltimore community. After finishing her service in the Israel Defense Forces, Erenberg attended Shankar University....
Betty Cohn

You Should Know … Betty Cohn

Betty Cohn, 24, has recently had several major successes in her life. Cohn, a research assistant at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, worked...
Samantha Halle

You Should Know … Samantha Halle

Samantha Halle, 28, loves teaching preschoolers about Judaism and respecting others. Halle started working last August as a pre-K teacher at Beth El Congregation of...
Shayna Brookman

You Should Know … Shayna Brookman

By Charlotte Freedberg In early 2021, vaccines emerged in the fight against COVID-19. But many senior citizens didn’t know how to make appointments online and...
Adi Singerman

You Should Know … Adi Singerman

Adi Singerman, 23, is passionate about volunteer services. After graduating from Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School in 2017, Singerman went to Machon Maayan, a seminary...
Talia Jordan with her family

You Should Know … Talia Jordan

Talia Jordan, 31, moved to Baltimore this year from New Jersey to act as Beth Tfiloh Congregation’s new director of programming and engagement. Before...
Eli Creeger

You Should Know … Eli Creeger

By Shira Kramer Eli Creeger, 36, started working at Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School as an assistant to the athletic department and is now the...
Tamir Goodman in front of an Aviv net

You Should Know … Tamir Goodman

Years ago, the Jewish Jordan — what Sports Illustrated nicknamed Tamir Goodman when he was just 17 years old — shocked Baltimore with his...
Samantha Kahan Strakes

You Should Know … Samantha Kahan Strakes

As a teenager in  Baltimore, Samantha Kahan Strakes grappled with her Jewish identity. When she traveled to Israel during the summer after her junior...