Lawrence Named SHJ President

Larry M. Lawrence, a resident of Washington, D.C., was installed on May 3 as the President of the Society for Humanistic Judaism (SHJ). A graduate of Harvard University and Indiana University, Lawrence previously served as secretary and treasurer of Machar, the Washington Congregation for Secular Humanistic Judaism, of which he is a long-term member. “I’ve… Read More

Himeles Jr. Named Champion of Justice

The Equal Justice Council (EJC) of Maryland Legal Aid recognized Martin S. Himeles Jr., managing partner of Zuckerman Spaeder LLP’s Baltimore office, as a “Champion of Justice” at its 17th annual recognition breakfast. Himeles was one of two people who received the “Champion of Justice” honor at the event, which was held at Camden Yards…. Read More

Katz Award Recipients Announced

The winners of the prestigious Katz Award for 2014 were announced at a ceremony in Jerusalem on May 27. The Katz Award was established in 1975 by Marcos and Adina Katz and is bestowed upon individuals and enter- prises engaged in the application of

Attention New Grads

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To the roughly 1.6 million college graduates in the Class of 2014, you have my heartiest congratulations — and my sympathies. I graduated during the recession of the early 1990s when finding a decent job was very difficult, so I have an inkling of the challenges many of you now face. Although available job-search technology… Read More

Pringle Joins WBAL

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WBAL-TV 11 welcomed Megan Pringle to WBAL-TV 11 News Today weekday mornings. Pringle joined Mindy Basara and Jason Newton on the show. “Megan’s long experience covering Baltimore news is the perfect complement to our already strong morning team,” said WBAL-TV President and General Manager Dan Joerres. Pringle served as a morning news anchor in Baltimore… Read More

Gavant Inducted as Fellow

Morris L. Gavant, M.D., has been inducted as a fellow in the American College of Radiology (ACR). Gavant is a partner physician at Advanced Radiology in Baltimore and an active staff physician at Baltimore Washington Medical Center, where he was formerly chief of the radiology department. He is a member of the ACR. Gavant received… Read More

JWI Awarded for Fraternity Programming

Jewish Women International (JWI) was awarded the Laurel Wreath Award for the Safe Smart Dating program by the North-American Interfraternity Conference. The award is presented to individuals or groups in recognition of their unique programs, community outreach or influence within the fraternal world. Safe Smart Dating is the first national program on dating abuse and… Read More

Eye On The Future

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Israel’s business community has increasingly turned eastward toward booming Asian markets — so much so it was recently reported that in 2014, Israel is expected to export more on an annual basis to Asia than it will to the United States. Fittingly, then, Asian countries had a major presence at the prestigious MIXiii — Israel… Read More

Seizing An Opportunity

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Living in the fast-paced world of evolving mobile technology, two young Israeli entrepreneurs have invented what they hope will revolutionize the one device that they feel “got left behind” and seems to have missed the mobile revolution train: the printer. Tuvia Elbaum and Matan Caspi, both 29 and students at the Jerusalem College of Technology… Read More

Hoffman Achieves Adviser Status

Benjamin K. Hoffman has become an Ameriprise Financial private wealth adviser. Hoffman, with an office in Timonium, is one of approximately 9 percent of the nearly 10,000 Ameriprise financial advisers to achieve this status. Hoffman is part of Slyker, Hoffman & Associates, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. As an Ameriprise private… Read More