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Baltimore-Born Medical Trailblazer and Philanthropist Dr. Morton M. Mower Dies at 89

Dr. Morton Maimon Mower, a noted American cardiologist and co-inventor of the Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator — a device that detects when a heart beats too rapidly or inefficiently and delivers a shock to produce a normal rhythm — died of cancer on Monday, Apr. 25, in Denver. He was 89. “As a medical inventor, his innovations restarted the hearts…

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MMAE to Host Art Show/Book Reading with Artistic Couple

As an artist, Ann Kibel Schwartz enjoys experimentation, with different types of artistic mediums, which can go as far as creating art that attempts to escape from the very frame she has set it in. “I have a number of pieces that I did over the years that are trying to reach out beyond the frame,” Schwartz said when describing…

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The Most Important Value of the Pesach Seder is Heartfelt Authenticity

Dear MMAE Family, In Parshas Shemini, which we just read, the Torah commands the kohanim to refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages before they do the service in the Mishkan or Temple. The Torah goes on to explain the reason- a crucial part of the kohain’s job is to differentiate between “pure and impure, holy and unholy”. In order to differentiate,…

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Moses Montefiore Anshe Emunah Shul to Hold “Mitzvahthon for Ukraine”

Around the globe, compassionate individuals are watching the tragic events unfold in Ukraine and trying to devise ways to come to the aid of desperate refugees there in the wake of the Russian invasion. Some offer thoughts and prayers, while others write a check. The folks at Pikesville’s Moses Montefiore Anshe Emunah Hebrew Congregation feel they’ve come up with an…

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Jewish Music Venue To Come To MMAE

As reported in the Baltimore Jewish Times, Baltimore will be getting a new music venue specially dedicated to Jewish music performances, courtesy of Moses Montefiore Anshe Emunah Hebrew Congregation. “There is [an] active culture and scene of Jewish music, but I’ve never heard of a venue that specializes in hosting and promoting Jewish music,” Rabbi Yerachmiel Shapiro said. “Typically, concerts…