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Robin Belsky and Neil Kwatinetz

Working woman: Robin Belsky

Robin Belsky, 53, is a consultant in the pharmaceutical and medical industry, a global market researcher and CHANA volunteer. She is originally from Pikesville. She...

The monsters of Jewish lore

There is a legend about the 16th-century Rabbi Judah Loew ben Bezalel of Prague, who had a dream in which a Christian child was...
Yakira Cohen

Jewish news website at U-Md. goes in search of the elusive story

By Eric Schucht A year ago Mitzpeh, the Jewish student publication on the University of Maryland’s College Park campus, had no problem finding news to report. Now...
different rabbis surrounded by question marks

Stump the rabbi!

By the staffs of the Baltimore Jewish Times and Washington Jewish Week They say there are no dumb questions. Somehow that doesn’t help when you...

A happy ending for ‘Schitt’s Creek’ in season 6

By Sophie Panzer From left: Annie Murphy, Dan Levy, Catherine O’Hara and Eugene Levy of “Schitt’s Creek” (Copyright 2020 Pop Media Group LLC) At this point...
Harriette Wimms and her family (courtesy).

Healing a community’s psyche: Harriette Wimms

Oct. 22 update: This article has been updated to correct multiple errors, including about Harriette Wimms' education and career history. “If not now, when?” asks...

Richard Schreibstein, former Federation president, dies at 71

10/21/20 5:06 p.m. Update: This story has been updated to include additional information from Michael Schreibstein.  “If we win the league, I’ll take you out...

Polls and pandemics: Meet Baltimore Jews working behind the scenes of Election Day

It’s that time of year again, when campaign signs starts springing up on well-manicured lawns, fundraisers call cell phones asking for donations to a...
A protester

What Jewish groups are watching for in this unusual Supreme Court session

The uncertainty surrounding the makeup of the Supreme Court led to a quieter-than-normal kickoff for the court’s 2021 decision-making season. But even with the...
Beth El families make shofars

High Holidays around Baltimore: A month in pictures

Despite social distancing measures, the Jewish community in Baltimore found ways to make the High Holidays meaningful. Instead of traditional services and meals with...