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....
Amian Kelemer with her family in Israel

Amian Kelemer fosters Jewish education

For nearly 30 years, Amian Kelemer has worked to promote Jewish education in Baltimore. Kelemer, 53, is the CEO of the Macks Center for Jewish...
Robyn Hughes

Robyn Hughes makes the world more accessible

By Bob Jacobson Growing up in rural Carroll County in the 1970s and ‘80s, Robyn Hughes had few Jewish peers but encountered many Jewish professionals...
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...
Lee Sherman

Lee Sherman goes from student to executive director

When asked about his proudest accomplishments as the executive director of Chizuk Amuno Congregation and Schools, Lee Sherman pointed to how the synagogue has...
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...
Elissa Ness

Elissa Ness funds a community

When Elissa Ness first learned that she would be receiving The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore’s Carole Sibel Outstanding Fundraising Achievement Award, she couldn’t...
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...
From left: Bill Fox, Myra Fox and FIDF CEO Steven Weil at the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces 2021 Baltimore Chapter Gala

William Fox shows no sign of slowing down

When asked what his proudest accomplishment has been, William Z. Fox, 79, said that, aside from family, it’s how a young Jewish kid from...