Feinblatt Celebrates 60th Anniversary

On Oct. 3, the law firm of Gordon Feinblatt LLC and its 155 employees celebrated the 100th anniversary of the historic Garrett Building and the 60th anniversary of the firm by holding an anniversary party in the building’s stately two-story conference center. Opened in 1913, the Garrett Building was praised as “one of the handsomest… Read More

Bringing Conservative Voices Together

When she learned the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Centennial Conference was to be held in Baltimore, a light went on in Shoshana Harris’ head. Harris, who sings in Beth Israel Congregation’s choir, Shirat HaLev, as well as Chizuk Amuno Congregation’s a cappella choir, Kol Rinah, thought the conference presented a great opportunity for singers… Read More

Executives Named At Maryland Live!

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Robert J. Norton, president and general manager of Maryland Live! Casino, has announced key appointments to the senior executive management team, naming Ahmad H. Ahmad as vice president of hospitality and Stephen Heise as vice president of human resources.

FIDF to Host Annual Gala

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Actor and comedian Richard Kind, prominent local volunteer Shirley Cohen and Israeli Defense Forces lone soldier Risa Kelemer will highlight the fifth annual Friends of the IDF Gala on Oct. 29. For the Midatlantic chapter of the FIDF, this year’s event is especially exciting. In addition to being the first time the chapter will include… Read More

Rabbi Malkus To Head CESJDS

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School has announce the appointment of Rabbi Mitchel Malkus as new head of school. Rabbi Malkus began his tenure Aug. 1. He comes to CESJDS with deep educational credentials and an impressive track record at the Rabbi Jacob Pressman Academy of Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles, an early… Read More

Hopkins Awarded $2.1M For COPD Program

The Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality has been awarded a $2.1 million contract to develop, implement and study a program that better supports people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) following hospitalization — a period when patients are especially prone to re-hospitalization. The three-year project will be funded by the Patient-Centered… Read More

Annapolis Symphony Names New Director

The board of trustees of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) announced that Jeth Mill has been named executive director. Mill will provide leadership and vision to achieve the orchestra’s continued goals of artistic excellence, community engagement and education outreach. Prior to joining the ASO, Mill held the position of executive director for the Windsor Symphony… Read More

KSDS Chosen To Participate In Tamritz Digital Badge-Based Learning

Krieger Schechter Day School was recently selected as one of four schools in the nation to pioneer in Tamritz’s digital badge-based learning network. Through project-based learning, teacher-as-coach instruction and incorporating modern technological trends, this innovative educational approach is gaining popularity worldwide. “I was inspired by the Mozilla Foundation’s open badges work and by hearing about… Read More

Carroll Receives Performance Award

Carroll Hospital Center has received the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s 2013 NCDR ACTION Registry — GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award, making the hospital one of 197 nationwide to achieve this recognition. The award recognizes the organization’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients. To receive the award,… Read More

Yeshiva Fellowship Turns 10

With more than 150 alumni in an array of professional and communal careers and 15 stellar new graduates taking the reins this fall, Yeshiva University’s Presidential Fellowship in University and Community Leadership is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Adam Neuman and Meirah Shedlo of Baltimore have been selected for this year’s cohort. The highly competitive program… Read More