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The Baltimore Jewish Times Hires New EditorThe Baltimore Jewish Times, owned and operated by Mid-Atlantic Media, is excited to announce the hiring of a new editor, Cathi Conti Sinsabaugh. Cathi comes to the Jewish Times with more than 30 years of experience in journalism. Most recently, she was editor of the Akron Jewish News and served as reporter and feature writer for the Canton Repository. Cathi has received numerous awards in journalism for reporting and feature writing.

“I am thrilled to be at the Baltimore Jewish Times, which has such a long and respected history as one of the best Jewish newspapers in the US,” Sinsabaugh stated. “This newspaper has a longstanding tradition of excellence and engaging the Jewish community and the people of Baltimore. My goal will be to continue to uphold the high standards set by those before me.”

Cathi, a Cleveland native, and her husband raised their two children in the Akron area, before relocating here to Baltimore five years ago. Cathi studied communications and business at Notre Dame College of Ohio. She is an avid gardener and reader, in addition to volunteering weekly at her local foodbank. 

The Baltimore Jewish Times, an award-winning news magazine published by Mid-Atlantic Media, is a cherished weekly tradition for 100 years. Its mission is to produce high-quality articles of interest, as well as build and
strengthen the Jewish community. 

Mid-Atlantic Media is a growing custom communications firm centered in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. corridor with projects stretching from the Mid-Atlantic region across North America.

The company publishes Baltimore's Child,  Baltimore Jewish Times, Baltimore STYLE magazine, Consumer's Eye Magazine, Home Services Magazine, Washington Family and Washington Jewish Week, while the Mid-Atlantic Custom Media division produces and manages titles and projects in a range of industries both in print and digitally

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Most were in Jerusalem (approximately 34%) and in Tel Aviv (approximately 20%).

Most were in Jerusalem (approximately 34%) and in Tel Aviv (approximately 20%).

The Economic Research Department of the Israel Hotels Association published data for February 2019 on hotel stays compared with the same period over the past two years.

In February, 883,000 tourist stays were recorded, an increase of 7% compared with February of last year and a 27% increase compared to February 2017.

Tourist hotel stays constituted about 53% of all stays, and most of these were in Jerusalem (approximately 34%) and in Tel Aviv (approximately 20% of all stays).

The highest changes were recorded in Nazareth (43% compared to last year), Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee (up 17% compared to last year), Jerusalem (9% compared with last year) and Herzliya (24%). The rise in tourist stays in the Jerusalem, Nazareth and Tiberias area can be attributed to pilgrim tourism that arrived in these areas during the month.

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