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BY David Holzel
June 26, 2013

Gaithersburg-based Sunflower Bakery, which trains students with developmental disabilities in its kosher facility for employment in the baking industry, this week won one of five $50,000 Ruderman Prizes for Disability. The second annual prize, which recognizes organizations operating innovative programs and services dedicated to the full inclusion of people with disabilities in their local Jewish CONTINUE »

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Israel Ch. 10 reports White House no longer objects to potential appointment of Ron Dermer as Israel Ambassador to Washington
BY Maayan Jaffe
June 25, 2013

  Israel Ch. 10 Tuesday reported that the United States has withdrawn objections to the appointment of Ron Dermer as the next Israel ambassador to the U.S., replacing Michael Oren. Back in December, rumors circulated that Dermer would be the next ambassador after the Israeli daily Makor Rishon reported that Oren had requested to end his CONTINUE »

David Millman says he’s 
interested in making an 
impact in the community.
Bank of America’s Maryland and Baltimore market president David Millman talks cash, community
BY Maayan Jaffe
June 24, 2013

Meet David Millman. On the surface, Millman is your average Baltimorean. A 1973 graduate of Milford Mill Academy, he married his junior high sweetheart, Holly — both graduates of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. But today, Millman, 58, is anything but typical. He’s the Maryland and Baltimore market president for Bank of America, overseeing CONTINUE »

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Can Jews believe in Jesus?
BY Maayan Jaffe
June 20, 2013

We’re in the era of pluralism. Open-mindedness. Acceptance. Tolerance. “Our tradition,” according to Rabbi Daniel Burg, 37, of downtown’s Beth Am Synagogue, “is not to interrogate people before we count them in the community. … We don’t exclude people based on their beliefs.” It’s a peace-and-love mentality. And why not? Aren’t Jews supposed to be CONTINUE »

Baltimore Marine Centers’ CEO leads
BY Justin Hayet
June 20, 2013

Dan Naor, chief operating officer of Baltimore Marine Centers, is a former captain in the Israeli Navy. His Baltimore story began in the late 1990s when he noticed 16 acres of property up for auction adjacent to the Inner Harbor in Canton. Naor, now 47, made the winning bid and with the help from investors CONTINUE »