“This is not a matter of putting up a sign: Black Lives Matter. It’s a matter of learning who we are.”
The Baltimore ZIP code with the most coronavirus diagnoses is majority-black but has the largest Jewish population in the state.
Police said the intended victim engaged in a “struggle” with one of the would-be robbers, forcing both to flee.
At 90, Gert Levitan decided it was time to tell the unlikely love story of her parents, and how a beloved Yiddish daily played matchmaker.
A leader of the Jewish community in Baltimore remembers Rep. Elijah Cummings, whose program forged ties between black and Jewish youth.
The longtime Baltimore lawmaker founded a youth leadership program in Israel and said that Jews were African-Americans’ “greatest coalition partner.”
“The president really doesn’t know what he’s talking about. But maybe you could ask his son-in-law, who is a slumlord,” in Baltimore.
“It helps create an understanding that I think … we lack when it comes to being able to collaborate with others who don’t exactly look like you.”
The Democrat has worked to build ties between the African-American and Jewish communities in his district.
President Trump recently called the area a “rodent infested mess” where “no human” would want to live.