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By Sloane Brown | April 11, 1999
The political potshots came fast and furious -- courtesy of the comedy troupe Capitol Steps -- in an evening of musical political satire at the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. After the show, 500 ticket holders were invited to a reception to meet cast members, and to congratulate U.S. Rep. Ben Cardin and his wife, Myrna, and Constance and Ramon Getzov, recipients of the congregation's Tzedek and Keter Shem Tov awards. The Cardins were honored for their efforts in social justice and service to the community; the Getzovs for their participation in and generosity to the congregation.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | January 9, 2010
Rabbi Murray Saltzman, former senior rabbi of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation who had served on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and was one of the most notable Reform rabbis in the United States, died Tuesday of pancreatic cancer at Hope Hospice Center in Fort Myers, Fla. The former Pikesville and Mount Washington resident, who had lived in Fort Myers since 1996, was 80. "As we say in Hebrew, Rabbi Saltzman was one of the 'great ones...
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By John Rivera and John Rivera,SUN STAFF | November 28, 1996
As a 14-year-old, given the privilege of blowing the shofar during Rosh Hashana services at a synagogue in his hometown, Omaha, Neb., it became clear to Rex Perlmeter what path he would follow.He would be a rabbi.That path took him to Princeton University, to rabbinical school in New York and to a synagogue in Miami, and has brought him to this city, as senior rabbi of the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, Maryland's oldest Jewish community.It was in blowing the shofar, a ceremonial trumpet made of a ram's horn, that Perlmeter's calling became crystallized in his mind.
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August 13, 2009
On August 4, 2009, Theodore Klein, Service at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Cemetary on Berrymans Lane to be held Friday, August 14 at 2 P.M. Family will receive visitors at 3007 Susanne Court, Owings Mills, Md 21117 immediately following the service. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to the Dr. Michael Feinglass Foundation at 1 Oak Hollow Court, Pikesville, Md. 21208.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,sun reporter | May 24, 2007
Eleanor Betty Hirsh, an educator who championed preservation of the Lloyd Street Synagogue and was a founder of the Jewish Historical Society, died of cancer Sunday at her Pikesville home. She was 83. Born Eleanor Betty Rosenthal in Baltimore and raised in Mount Washington, she was a 1940 graduate of Forest Park High School and earned a bachelor's degree in education from Goucher College. She was known by her initials, E.B. She joined Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, and in 1975 became the second woman to serve as its president.
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By Rabbi Murray Saltzman | November 12, 1995
"The Alienist." It's facinating, really interesting. Although I'm not sure how accurate it is. Rabbi Murray Saltzman, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation
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June 3, 2005
On June 1, 2005, PAUL BRODSKY Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS INC., 8900 Reisterstown Rd, at Mt. Wilson Lane, on Friday, June 3 at 9 A.M. Interment Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Cemetery, 2100 Belair Road. Please omit flowers.
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October 4, 2005
On October 1, 2005, CATHY BADRICK; sister of John Badrick Services and interment at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Cemetery, 2100 Belair Road, on Thursday, October 6, at 11 A.M. Arrangements by SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC.
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October 30, 2006
Show & Sale Gifts galore for the holidays Find unique Judaica, art, clothing, jewelry, accessories, books, toys and other gift items from artists, craftsmen and vendors at the 12th annual Holiday Boutique and Silent Auction at the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, which wraps up today. The juried show and sale, presented by the congregation's sister hood, also features an all-day cafe. The boutique is open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, 7401 Park Heights Ave. Admission is free.
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September 10, 2003
On Sunday, September 7, 2003, VIRGINIA LYONS; beloved sister of Richard Lyons and the late Dorothy Schnaper. Also survived by loving nieces, nephews and dear friends. Funeral Services and Interment will be held at the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Cemetery, Berrysman Lane, on Thursday, September 11 at 12 noon. Please omit flowers. Arrangements by Sol Levinson and Bros., Inc.
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By Matthew Hay Brown and Matthew Hay Brown,matthew.brown@baltsun.com | July 9, 2009
Members of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, forced out of their landmark Baltimore building, will take temporary refuge at Temple Oheb Shalom, the spiritual leaders of the two congregations said Wednesday. A week after lightning struck the steeple of the church on Druid Hill Avenue, the Rev. Frank M. Reid III and Rabbi Steven M. Fink announced that the Christian congregation would hold Sunday services at the Reform Jewish synagogue in Park Heights through Labor Day. Fink called Reid after learning of the July 1 fire to offer Oheb Shalom's 900-seat sanctuary to the church.
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January 9, 2009
Michael J. Michael donated his body to the Maryland Anatomy Board. No immediate funeral; memorial service to be held at a later date. The family suggests donations in Michael's name to the Baltimore Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, 701 Wyman Park Dr., Baltimore, MD 21211 or Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, 7401 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore, MD 21208. Inquiries can be made to cprinc1 juno.com; please sign the online Guest Book.
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By Nick Madigan and Nick Madigan,nick.madigan@baltsun.com | October 9, 2008
A 19-year-old member of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation was being held yesterday after being charged in connection with the spray-painting of a swastika and the word "Nazis" at the synagogue in Pikesville. Matthew Ian Saunders, whose family worships at the temple, and two other young Jewish men - Daniel Alexander Diaz, 19, and a 17-year-old who was not identified by police - were charged with two counts of destruction of property and damaging the property of a religious entity. The charges involve spraying offensive graffiti early Sunday on a sign at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation on Park Heights Avenue and at another Pikesville institution, Beth Tfiloh Congregation High School on Old Court Road.
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October 8, 2008
City shootings kill 2, injure 3, including boy A man and a boy were wounded Monday night in Southwest Baltimore - part of a spate of shootings that left two men dead and three others injured by gunfire, police said. A 30-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy who were shot were found by police about 10 p.m. in the 200 block of S. Smallwood St., police said. The man had been shot in both legs and in the buttocks, and the boy was shot in his back and buttocks, police said. Both were taken to a hospital.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | March 27, 2008
William A. "Doc" Layden, a retired pharmacist and country club founder, died Monday of kidney and heart failure at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The longtime Pikesville resident was 98. Mr. Layden was born in Baltimore and raised on Whittier Avenue near Druid Hill Park. He was a 1928 graduate of City College and earned his degree from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in 1933. He managed a Read Drug & Chemical Co. drugstore on Linden Avenue before establishing Layden's Pharmacy in the 2100 block of W. Baltimore St., in 1939.
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February 28, 2008
Tracy Morgan The lowdown -- Tracy Morgan got his start as a stand-up comic, and after being discovered, he went onto his well-known roles on Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock. See how it all started Saturday as he brings his brassy stand-up style to the Lisner Auditorium. If you go -- The Lisner Auditorium is on the George Washington University campus, 730 21st St. N.W., Washington. The show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $29.50. Call 202-994-6800 or go to lisne r.org. Comedy show The lowdown -- The unlikely comedy trio of Rabbi Bob Alper, Muslim Azhar Usman and Christian Nazareth will be at the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Saturday.
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February 23, 2003
On Sunday, February 16, 2003, BRADLEY SCHWARTZ, beloved foster-son of Millie Harris, son of Sheila Grant, foster-brother of Bruce Harris, brother of Kimberly Schwartz. Funeral Services and Interment will be held at the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Cemetery, 2100 Belair Road on Monday, February 24 at 2 P.M. Please omit flowers. Arrangements by SOL LEVINSON & BROS INC.
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February 3, 2008
On January 28, 2008, DR. EDWARD F. LEWISON. Survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Betty (nee Fleischmann). Loving father of John E., and his wife Wendy of Larchmont, NY, Edward M., and his wife Dana, Robert S., of Cherry Hill, NJ, and the late Richard Jay Lewison; grandfather of Elizabeth L. Malvino and her husband Robert, and David Lewison; great-grandfather of Josh Malvino; dear brother of Ethel Mae Katz and her husband Harold of Glencoe, IL, and...
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