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Washington Jewish Week high bidder for Jewish Times

The company that owns the Washington Jewish Week will acquire the Baltimore Jewish Times following its high bid of $1.26 million in a bankruptcy asset auction that concluded Monday. Zvi Guttman, the appointed trustee in the case, confirmed that Route ...

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Auction date proposed for Jewish Times publisher

After 93 years in the hands of the same family, the Baltimore Jewish Times could go to auction next week under a proposal filed Wednesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Zvi Guttman, newly appointed trustee for publisher Alter Communications Inc., entered ...

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Bankruptcy judge appoints trustee for Jewish Times

After nixing a last-minute, hurried sale and acknowledging there appeared little hope of a mutually-agreed upon plan, a federal judge on Friday appointed a trustee to run Alter Communications Inc., publisher of the Baltimore Jewish Times. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge ...

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Top 5: ‘It was just so blatantly unfair to do what they did’

An IPO splash by a Baltimore tech company and a look at the upcoming General Assembly legislative session are among the most-read business stories of the week. But news of the potential seizure of vehicles from a Baltimore city agency ...

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Top 5 On the Record posts of the year

An insider’s perspective on the U.S. Supreme Court was the most-read On the Record blog post of 2011. Readers also checked out a judge’s sense of humor in the Jewish Times bankruptcy case, why “Huckleberry Finn” shouldn’t be censored and ...

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Jewish Times owner says it has found new investor group

Alter Communications Inc., publisher of the Baltimore Jewish Times, is seeking a second 30-day extension from the court in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, saying that a group of new investors has entered the picture. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge James ...

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Top 5: ‘I think that sends a loud and clear message’

A first-of-its-kind lawsuit over a bedbug infestation was decided in Baltimore this week, and state Sen. Ulysses Currie’s bribery trial continues. Those stories and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. 1. Hopkins doc has made millions testifying for ...

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