People in Our Neighborhood

Meet Stan Scherr

Meet Stan Scherr, our Community Connector for the Next Chapter (55+) audience. Born and raised in Baltimore, Stan and his husband now call the Mt. Washington neighborhood their home. Find out why Stan loves the ‘Baltimore Jewish Connection’ and how he’s making a difference in the community. Can you tell me a little bit about […]

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Meet Jacob Wolf

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your family I live in Pikesville with my wife, Robyn, our three boys and a dog, who’s also a boy. I love to cook and bake with my family. I’m an attorney and mediator with a focus on Divorce Mediation. I grew up in Raleigh, NC and […]

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Meet Carmen Ezaoui

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your family.  I’m married to my wonderful husband Brian and we have two children Hannah 3, and Asher 1. We also have a cat Toby that is 13 years old. I work in the finance industry and my husband is a food broker. What is your background/heritage?  […]

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Meet Reena Roshgadol

Meet former Jewish Connection Network staff member and longtime Baltimore resident, Reena Roshgadol (pictured above on the far right along with her husband and two daughters who also made Aliyah previously) who recently moved to Israel. Reena and her husband Shlomo made Baltimore their home for over 30 years. Their hearts, however were always in […]

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The Peisach Family Pesach Tent

In this interview, Diana Peisach Solomon shares her family’s cherished Passover traditions, highlighting their unique Pesach (Passover) “tent” gatherings filled with interactive elements and delicious food. Over time, traditions have evolved to accommodate a growing family, with a special emphasis on engaging the younger generation.   Tell us about your family Passover traditions: Growing up […]

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Meet Eric Reisman

I understand you recently retired from teaching, what are things that you’ve done to keep busy and to find a new sense of purpose?  I knew when I retired that I was done teaching, but not done working. I’ve taken on several jobs since I retired. I worked as a job coach for Jewish Communal […]

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Meet Michael Rosman

For over 30 years, Michael Rosman has entertained audiences worldwide with his comedy juggling. A graduate of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Clown College, he has appeared on late-night TV, headlined on cruise ships and at universities, and is renowned for his performances at venues like Cirque du Soleil and Walt Disney World. […]

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Meet Terry Willner

In honor of Women’s History Month, we spoke to one of our community’s all-star volunteers, Terry Willner. Among the many volunteer opportunities she has been involved with over the past several years, she is also currently the co-chair of the Baltimore Dignity Grows chapter with Associated Women, which supplies totes of feminine hygiene products to […]

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Meet Louis Caplan

Tell us about yourself: I grew up in a conservative family just outside of New Haven, CT. I was diagnosed as being deaf (moderate to severe) when I was a little over a year old. My mother knew it earlier but had a hard time convincing the doctors. Once I was diagnosed, the doctors said […]

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Meet Tikvah Womack

As a Black Orthodox Jewish woman, Tikvah shares how her family is passing on traditions and navigating the unique intersection of being Black and Jewish. Through her professional work, Tikvah seamlessly integrates her background in expressive art therapy with conversations around cultural humility in the mental health field.  Read on to explore her impactful experiences […]

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