You Should Know

Howard Libit (courtesy)

The Last Word: Howard Libit goes from interviewer to interviewee

As a liaison between Baltimore’s Jewish community and the government, Howard Libit, Baltimore Jewish Council executive director, gets to see a diverse array of...
Taylor saval (selfie)

You Should Know…. Taylor Saval

Last year, straight out of esthetician school, Taylor Saval landed a job at Elements of Style in Eldersberg. Once the pandemic erupted, spas had...
Courtesy of Stephen Knable

You Should Know…Stephen Knable

Stephen Knable, 39, of Pikesville, has spent every holiday of his life at Chizuk Amuno Congregation. Knable is the Mid-Atlantic regional political director for AIPAC....
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You Should Know…McKenna Bates

Towson University Hillel’s newest Israel engagement associate, McKenna Bates, is also a Girl Scout. Bates lives in Severn, and though she moved a lot as...
Esther Rosenfeld

You Should Know…Esther Rosenfeld

Queen Esther from the Torah inspired local Esther Rosenfeld to be a queen in her own right. “Everyone wants to be a princess, but what...
Justin Regan (Courtesy of Regan)

You Should Know…Justin Regan

Pretty much all Justin Regan knew of Maryland before he moved here was the concept of “Maryland kosher,” where some Jews make an exception...
Malli Godwin of Boris & Company/Curious Photography

You Should Know…Jessica Gorsky Halle

If Jessica Gorsky Halle could change one thing about Baltimore, she would make the harbor clean enough to swim in. Gorsky Halle, 32, is an...
David Speer (by Philip Weber)

You Should Know… David Speer

David Speer, 33, is eager to get to know his new neighbors. He and his wife Diana are moving to Homeland Aug. 3. Though...
Sam Novey encourages Baltimore Voting (courtesy photo)

You Should Know…Sam Novey

Sam Novey, 32, is giving his everything to make it easy for everyone to vote. Novey, a member of Beth Am, is the director of...
Ali Duhan by Leisa Thompson

You Should Know…Ali Duhan

Ali Duhan, 27, of Owings Mills is so sick of staring at screens that she’s quit all TV and joined a book club in...