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.
The letter reportedly said: “If you died right now do you know for sure that you would go to Heaven? JESUS IS THE ANSWER.”
“The first thing that went through my mind was if this is a shooting, I’m sitting in the back of the theater.”
A professional video gamer from Baltimore is suspected of killing at least two people and wounded several others.