Police searching the Towson University office of a prominent Georgetown rabbi accused of secretly recording women in a ritual bath found a backpack with an assortment of tiny cameras hidden in everyday household objects, including a computer charger, a clock and a tissue box, according to a warrant filed in a Maryland court.
A Washington, D.C., rabbi who serves as an associate professor at Towson University has been suspended with pay by the school after being arrested and charged by D.C. police last week with voyeurism, school officials said on Tuesday.
I have recently had several spirited conversations with an old friend from high school over the Israel and Hamas conflict and the larger questions surrounding Israeli settlements, the Palestinian Intifadas and a dual state solution. My friend, a self-proclaimed Zionist and American Israel Public Affairs Committee member, often lamented that Israel was misunderstood and could not figure out why more African Americans were not vocal supporters of it.
Ida Goldberg, who raised funds for Jewish schools and had an award given out in her honor at the Talmudical Academy, died of renal failure Sept. 27 at the Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital. The former Mount Washington resident was 104.
I encourage all who stand for peace and goodwill to join The Associated and the countless other organizations in Baltimore and the world in making tomorrow better than today. As put forth by Rabbi Hillel who was one of the greatest rabbis of the Talmudic era, "…and if not now, when?"
The University System of Maryland Board of Regents voted Thursday to sell the vacant and deteriorated former Hebrew Orphan Asylum in West Baltimore to the Coppin Heights Community Development Corp. for redevelopment as a community health center, according to a university spokesman.
Bernard I.H. Kramer, a retired Baltimore public school vice principal who earlier had been an English department chairman, died Aug. 14 at Autumn Ridge Nursing Center in Pikesville of complications from a stroke. He was 92.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
As people of different faiths gathered Sunday at the Baltimore Basilica for a prayer service for peace in Iraq, Archbishop William E. Lori implored the crowd to keep praying after news of the crisis no longer dominates headlines.