You Should Know … Meyer Shapiro

Meyer Shapiro has been in a wrestling ring for almost as long as he can remember. His father got him started in the sport when...
Stav Gottesgnade

You Should Know … Stav Gottesgnade

Inviting Israeli emissaries, or shlichim, into the community is not a novel idea for the Greater Baltimore area. But usually these young adults are...

Teaching the Next Generation with Rabbi Mordechai Soskil

Over the course of the 23 years he has spent working at Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School, Rabbi Mordechai Soskil has filled many roles...
Fallon Saposnik

You Should Know … Fallon Saposnik

In June, 55 families celebrated the Baltimore-based WhatsApp group Camp Mommy’s one-year anniversary with an in-person event at the JCC of Greater Baltimore. The group...

Eyal Bor on Israel, Education and Clarinets

Eyal Bor wears many hats. He is not only an internationally recognized clarinetist who once managed his own clarinet and saxophone studio, but also a...

Laura Kurcfeld on Event Planning for the Jewish Community

Laura Kurcfeld uses her event-planning experience to organize activities for the JCC of Greater Baltimore. She serves as the senior program director at the Weinberg...
Lidiya Kanovich with her art

Lidiya Kanovich Tells Her Life Story Through Art

When the door swings open to Lidiya Kanovich’s cozy Baltimore apartment, canvases come into view. Paintings are layered and stacked along the walls, and more...
Carley Becker

You Should Know … Carley Becker

Carley Becker, 28, decided to pursue law to help and connect with people. After growing up in Reisterstown and later New Jersey, Becker attended the...
Luke Silverman

You Should Know … Luke Silverman

Fresh out of university, Luke Silverman knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur. After growing up in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Silverman studied business at Muhlenberg College....

Doron Ben-Dov Heals the Body and Soul

As an acupuncturist and integrative medicine provider, Doron Ben-Dov hopes his work makes people feel better both physically and spiritually. Ben-Dov, 43, works at the...