By Rabbi Joan Glazer Farber
Every Shabbat morning, she sat in the fifth row on the aisle on the cantor's side of the sanctuary. Dressed impeccably, her beautiful hands adorned with rings, looking serene while waiting for the service to begin. Helen Dalsheimer was, in my mind, the matriarch of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. By the time, I sat with her on those Shabbat mornings, Helen had already done so many of the amazing things for which she is remembered. Little did I know that her move from the Sisterhood board to the Temple Board Room led the way for generations to come.
Born in 1900 to... Read More