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...
Erica Allen

You Should Know … Erica Allen

Erica Allen, 35, is the curricular chair for middle school Judaics at Krieger Schechter Day School. She grew up in Westchester County, N.Y., where she...
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...
Haley Abramson

You Should Know … Haley Abramson

Haley Abramson has worked on building a bionic eye. She develops devices for spinal cord injuries. One day, she would like to work on...
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...

You Should Know … Daniela Levine

To Daniela Levine, 38, Judaism means everything. Levine’s love of Judaism started back in South Africa, where she was born. At 16, she moved from...
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...
Ashera Austen

You Should Know … Ashera Austen

Ashera Austen, 24, is the only person in her family who was born in the United States. Her parents and siblings are from South...
Jillian Bar-av

Jillian Bar-av practices herbal medicine

Growing up, Jillian Bar-av didn’t know being an herbalist could be a profession. That was something she learned in her late 20s. Now 48,...
Don Himelfarb

Don Himelfarb’s chapter of community service

When Don Himelfarb, 76, retired from his long-term career in the rental car business years ago, he decided it was time for a new...