613 Seconds with Rebbetzin Ettie Rosenbaum

What inspired you to start WITS? It started with a need in the community for a local seminary option for young women. It was 1996, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Itzkowitz approached the Rosh Hayeshiva, Rav Yaakov Weinberg זצ”ל, with the idea of starting a seminary in Baltimore. Rav Weinberg agreed that creating a seminary in […]

613 Seconds With Mrs. Chana Eichorn

613 Seconds With Mrs. Chana Eichorn I moved to Baltimore approximately 13 years ago when my husband started working for a DC-based law firm, Ifrah Law.  Prior to moving to Baltimore I taught 8th grade in Brooklyn, and, since our move here I’ve been teaching 8th grade Limudei Kodesh in Bais Yaakov.  The field of […]

Rabbi Elchonon Chaikin – Cheder Chabad

What made you choose a career in community service? I am the youngest in a Chabad family with 12 siblings. All of us serve, in some capacity or another, in public life. I grew up in a home where my parents serve as leaders of their community and dedicate their lives to inspiring all those […]

Rabbi Schlomo Bochner, Founder of Bonei Olam

Please tell us a little bit about yourself?  I am a Bobover Chassid who lives in Boro Park with my wife Chani. I have worked in the garment industry for decades as both a designer as well as a buyer. In 1979 my wife and I got married, with the same dreams of every young […]

613 Seconds with Chief Melissa Hyatt, Baltimore County Police Department.

What made you decide to become a police officer? My father was a police officer in the Baltimore City Police Department for 31 years. I can remember as a young child, watching him in his uniform getting ready to leave the house for work. I was always interested in law enforcement and knew that was […]

Yitzchok’s Toy Box

For those who may not know, what is Yitzchok’s Toy Box? Yitzchok’s Toy Box assists therapists and parents of children receiving physical, occupational or speech therapy in identifying which therapy items are most suitable for their child at no cost. This project aims to get the right therapy equipment and toys, at the right time, […]