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Melissa Wohlberg

Melissa Wohlberg finds her own path

For more than a decade, Melissa Wohlberg worked as a physical therapist for Sinai Hospital. But last year, as a result of the pandemic, the...
Tova Taragin

Tova Taragin brings Israeli business to Baltimore

The pandemic may have complicated travel plans to Israel, but those wanting a piece of the Jewish state brought to them can turn to...
Laura Rubenstein

Laura Rubenstein has an eye on the mission

The JCC of Greater Baltimore has been a part of Laura Rubenstein’s life for a long time. It’s where she spent her summers growing...
Smadar Livne

Smadar Livne is ready to be in person in 5782

By Adam Reinherz After nearly a year and a half of being surrounded primarily by canvas and paint, Smadar Livne is excited to be back...

Eddie Applefeld is a voice for Baltimore

By Harry Lichtman Eddie Applefeld is the promotions director for WCBM and Q1370 Radio in Baltimore, and he has been working in local media since...
Steve Wasserman

Steve Wasserman is a newly minted Pikesville author

When Steve Wasserman, 69, began writing his first book, “Barriers: A Novel” 10 years ago, the Pikesville-based author was not planning to publish it....
Matthew Lipsky

Matthew Lipsky expands Towson Hillel

As the current chairman of the board of Towson University Hillel, Matthew Lipsky understands the role the organization can play in the life of...
Lynne B. Kahn

Lynne Kahn feeds a community

Food insecure children who rely on free breakfast and lunch at school may view the weekend as a time when there’s not enough food...
Louise Parker Kelley is a prominent member of the LGBTQ community in Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Louise Parker Kelley returns to the age of AIDS

Four decades ago, Louise Parker Kelley feared that all her friends were going to die. It was the dawn of the AIDS epidemic, and...
Rabbi Dana Saroken

Rabbi Dana Saroken was called to a job in Judaism

When she started college, Rabbi Dana Saroken thought she would be a doctor. However, as she navigated through college and beyond, she found out...