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Sheldon Caplis

Sheldon Caplis fundraises for the future

When Sheldon Caplis’ father died in 1964, it was unheard of for African American mourners to come and sit shiva for a local Jewish...
Rabbi Daniel Cotzin Burg of Beth Am

Rabbi Daniel Cotzin Burg strives for social justice at Beth Am

Since taking on his leadership role at Beth Am Synagogue, Rabbi Daniel Cotzin Burg, 45, has devoted much of his time to social justice...
Meredith Weisel

ADL’s Meredith Weisel addresses antisemitism in the wake of Israel-Hamas conflict

The Anti-Defamation League has documented a surge in antisemitic incidents this month, triggered by recent fighting between Israel and Hamas. Protesters have waved signs...
Linda G. Katz

Linda G. Katz is ready to lead CHANA’s board

Linda G. Katz will have a lot to do after she officially becomes the new chair of CHANA on June 16, not the least...
Shelly Hettleman

Shelly Hettleman betters life through policy

By Harry Lichtman Shelly Hettleman has long had an interest in politics, and she’s come far since running for student government in grade school. Hettleman, 56,...
Cantor Nancy Ginsberg

Cantor Nancy Ginsberg uses God’s instrument

Cantor Nancy Ginsberg has decades of experience working at synagogues up and down the East Coast, including Har Sinai (now Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation)....
Brad Sachs

Columbia psychologist Brad Sachs treats freewheeling emotions

By Tony Glaros Peering at COVID-19’s roiling effects through a steady, objective lens, Brad Sachs, a Columbia psychologist, doesn’t mince words when articulating the pandemic’s...
Adam Stein

Adam Stein, JCC tennis director, brings joy and exercise

By Harry Lichtman Adam Stein is in charge of all things tennis at the JCC of Greater Baltimore. “I string tennis rackets,” said Stein, who has...
Jason Blavatt

Jason Blavatt, 2022 Annual Campaign development chair, invests in the effort

Reisterstown resident Jason Blavatt is The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore’s development chair for the 2022 Annual Campaign, but he’s been involved with The...

Translating tale of commando raid: Yonah Jeremy Bob

A gripping tale of intelligence gathering and gun running, culminating in a high-stakes Israeli commando raid on the high seas, has come to a...