Ehrlich, Gansler To Debate, Represent Presidential Candidates

The state attorney general and former governor will represent Gov. Mitt Romney of MA and President Barack Obama Tuesday evening at Chizuk Amuno Congregation.

Two of Maryland's public figures will bring home the national issues important to the Baltimore area Jewish community.

On Tuesday evening, Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler, a Democrat, and former Gov. Robert Ehrlich Jr., a Republican, will debate, representing their party's presidential candidate.

Gansler will represent President Barack Obama, and Ehrlich representing Gov. Mitt Romney of MA.

Rabbi Ron Shulman, president of the Baltimore Jewish Council, will serve as moderator, according to a news release.

"It is important for voters to be informed about the candidates' positions on issues of particular importance to our community," Shulman said in a statement. "One of our roles at the Baltimore Jewish Council is to educate about and build connections with office seekers and elected officials.”

The event, the Presidential Debate and Discussion, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Chizuk Amuno Congregation 8100 Stevenson Rd., Pikesville.

It's free and open to the public, but registration is required to attend.

To register, email Jasmine Estes at jestes@baltjc.org or call the Baltimore Jewish Council at 410-542-4850.

The council, the political and community relations arm of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, is event host, the release states.

For more information, call Toba Rainess at 410-542-4850.


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