Associated Honored by Israel Bonds

On Jan. 31, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore became the first federation to be presented with Israel Bonds’ Israel68 Commemorative Medallion Award. The award was presented to The Associated in recognition of its work in the greater Baltimore Jewish community as well as Israel, where it has a sister- city relationship with Ashkelon… Read More

Harbour School Honored

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The Harbour School has been recognized as a Lead2Feed Certified School. Only 10 schools and youth organizations have received this honor. Harbour was recognized for inspiring community service and its demonstration of student leadership. Through the efforts of Harbour students and staff, students have performed thousands of hours of community service working toward alleviating hunger… Read More

District 11 Team Endorses Van Hollen for Senate

Maryland’s District 11 team of Sen. Bobby Zirkin and Delegates Shelly Hettleman, Dan Morhaim and Dana Stein has announced its endorsement of Congressman Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate. Van Hollen, a Montgomery County Democrat, faces Congresswoman Donna Edwards of Prince George’s County in the Democratic primary race to replace U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, who… Read More

MIDC Showcase Brings Israeli Companies to BWI

On Tuesday, Dec. 1, the Maryland/Israel Development Center in partnership with the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation hosts a showcase of Maryland/Israel businesses at the Observation Gallery at BWI Airport. “We’ve got the largest number of Israeli companies participating than we’ve ever had,” said Barry Bogage, MIDC executive director. More than 30 companies will be… Read More

Feats Honored as Growing Inner City Business

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Fortune announced that Feats, a creative strategy and engagement agency located in Baltimore, was selected for the 2015 Inner City 100, a list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in the United States. ICIC’s Inner City 100 program recognizes successful inner city businesses and their CEOs… Read More

Meyerhoff Funds Board Names President

The board of directors of the Joseph and Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds announced that Elizabeth R. “Buffy” Minkin has been named president.’Minkin, a fourth-generation Meyerhoff family member, has played an integral role in developing and guiding the Funds’ impact through significant and strategic contributions that improve the quality of life in Baltimore.’ “Philanthropy is… Read More

Komen Names Director

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Susan G. Komen Maryland named Mark Roeder as its executive director, effective Oct. 8. Roeder has held a number of leadership positions in both nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Most recently, Roeder served as president of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Maryland Chapter. Roeder first joined the National MS Society in January 2004 and held a… Read More

El Al Wins Innovation Award

El Al Israel Airlines’ Cockpit, a digital program for supporting and accelerating startups in the fields of aviation and travel, won first prize in an international competition held by the Airline Passengers Experience Association (APEX) in the category “Best Achievement in Passenger Experience 2015.” The airline launched the Cockpit program to create an opportunity for… Read More

Loveland Named to MD Chamber Committee

Tom Loveland, founder and CEO of Mind Over Machines, was named to the executive committee of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. Loveland brings more than 25 years of experience as both an entrepreneur and a passionate voice for technology in Maryland to his new leadership role in the state’s top business advocacy organization. The Maryland… Read More

Davidson School Receives $5M Grant

The William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education of the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) received a $5 million two-year grant from the William Davidson Foundation. Offering residential and online masters and doctoral degrees, The Davidson School is affordable and accessible thanks to a wide range of merit-based scholarships made possible through the William Davidson Foundation…. Read More