January 24, 1999
When his mother visited Israel in November, Tamir Goodman asked her to bring him back one thing: a sky-blue yarmulke. The color would match his basketball uniform at the Talmudical Academy in Pikesville."
January 18, 1999
At Beth Abraham Synagogue in northwest Baltimore, a 16-year-old basketball player was the topic of conversation at Tuesday morning's services. At Beth Tfiloh in Pikesville, the youth figured into the rabbi's sermon Saturday.At midweek, two octogenarians shopping at nearby Seven Mile Market paused in the produce aisle to debate the athlete's play. And on Reisterstown Road at Tov Pizza, where Orthodox Jews gather not only to eat but also to pray, talk for days has centered on Tamir Goodman of the Talmudical Academy.
September 9, 2005
On September 7, 2005, RABBI SAMUEL FISHBEIN, beloved husband of the late Rebbitzen Ruth Fishbein (nee Schultz), loving son of the late Yaakov and Feiga Fishbein and family who perished in the Holocaust. Loving cousin of Gertrude and the late Izzy Wolfe, Betty and Joe Levin, Nathan and the late Betty Burak, all of Silver Spring, MD. Also survived by many other cousins and friends. Services were held on Wednesday, September 7 at the Talmudical Academy. Interment Har Hzeisim Cemetery, Jerusalem, Israel.
December 21, 1992
From its perch on a hill above the Baltimore Beltway at Old Court Road, Talmudical Academy endured the noise of cars whizzing past its open classroom windows on warm days for 25 years.But the sometimes-deafening roar will no longer intrude on classroom activities, thanks to a new air-conditioning system that the state government will help pay for.The private parochial school has received a promise that the state will pay $75,000 of the $160,000 bill to air condition the buildings.The Baltimore County Council is expected to approve at its meeting tonight the local government's $10,000 portion of the bill -- money actually provided by a private, anonymous donor that is being passed through the council.
February 27, 1991
Solomon Karen, a retired Baltimore elementary school principal who also headed the secular program in the lower school at the Talmudical Academy of Baltimore, died Saturday of leukemia at Johns Hopkins Hospital.Mr. Karen, who was 59 and lived on Amy Lane, retired in 1988 as principal at the Farring Elementary School and then headed the program at the Talmudical Academy for a year.Principal of the Garrett Heights Elementary School for 11 years before his final two-year assignment at Farring, he had also been an assistant principal after starting his teaching career in 1956.
May 25, 1992
Today's 75th anniversary of the Talmudical Academy is a reminder of the significant role the Orthodox Jewish community plays in Baltimore. If anything, that role is getting more pronounced. Baltimore is said to have the largest percentage of Orthodox Jews of any American city and each year some 150 additional families move in, mostly from New York.Several reasons explain Baltimore's attraction for these religious families. Houses here are often relative bargains for large, young families.