Cody Gelvar

You Should Know … Cody Gelvar

Cody Gelvar, 27, grew up in Pikesville and learned the importance of diversity through his time spent at Wellwood International School. While Gelvar briefly...
Mark Leybengrub

You Should Know … Mark Leybengrub

After Hungry Harvest, a company that rescues and delivers produce to customers, was founded in 2014, Mark Leybengrub joined the team as chief operating...
Donna Lewis

Donna Lewis draws funny

Donna Lewis says that deadlines save her life. Repeated, unbending deadlines. The equivalent of two deadlines a day, every day. That’s her commitment for...
Jake Horowitz

You Should Know … Jake Horowitz

Jake Horowitz, 25, lives in Pigtown with a roommate who was one of his classmates at Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School, and he still...
Rachel Kutler

You Should Know … Rachel Kutler

There were times, when Rachel Kutler was in social work school, that her clinical work left her frustrated. She remembers calling around looking for...
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...
Dana Kobrin

You Should Know … Dana Kobrin

Meet the newest resident of Moishe House Baltimore. Dana Kobrin, 25, moved to Baltimore last month. She is getting her master’s in social work from...
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...
Cara Saval

You Should Know … Cara Saval

Cara Saval has deep roots in Baltimore. Her family has lived in the area for five generations. Her great-great-grandparents immigrated from Russia, and in 1932,...
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...