Voices

Keeping Your School Safe

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School safety. These are two words that have especially been on our minds for the past four months.  The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown,...

Legislative Update From The BJC

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Our legislative session is off to a good start, as Gov. Martin O’Malley has generously provided funding to the greater Baltimore Jewish community for...

No Pork In Relief Bill

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Joseph DuPont (“Pork In The Bill,” Your Say …, Jan. 11) blames “the defeat of the important Hurricane Sandy relief bill” on “selfish members...

A Letter To The Government

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Police are armed to protect the people. Without armed police there is no public protection. Why do all federal buildings have armed guards? Why...

‘You Need Help’ Helpful

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Mental illness must be unstigmatized. There are gaping invisible black holes between minutes, hours, days, months and sometimes years of indecision on whether or...

Hagel Appointment A Disappointment

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Chuck Hagel’s record as far as Israel and the American Jewish community indicates that his selection will be a disaster for our relations with...

Touchdown, Teacher!

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I grew up in Baltimore, went to school at Pimlico and Western High and attended the University of Maryland. I left town in 1979...

Playtime For Entrepreneurship

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During Chanukah, I asked my 5-year-old how many candles we needed for two chanukiot on the fourth night. While he calculated, my 3-year-old daughter...

Discovering The Joy Of Hillel

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A little over three years ago, I was going through the exciting and stressful process of applying to colleges; there were many factors involved,...

Food Stamp Challenge

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At a recent meeting sponsored by the Baltimore Jewish Council, I became aware of what is known as the Food Stamp Challenge. The purpose...