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A new report offers a glimpse of what the U.S. could be up against from foreign missiles
BY David Holzel
July 18, 2013

A Pentagon report on the ballistic and cruise missile threat has raised concern with its assessment that “Iran could develop and test an capable of reaching the United States by 2015.” But analysts caution that this conclusion omits crucial context about Iran’s missile. The National Air and Space Intelligence Center released the CONTINUE »

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Fingerhut to take over as president of Hillel
BY Suzanne Pollak
July 18, 2013

Former Ohio congressman Eric Fingerhut, who was chancellor of the board of regents for Ohio’s state’s public universities and colleges, is the new president of Hillel. Fingerhut was unanimously chosen by the board of directors of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life on July 14. He is expected to take the helm of the CONTINUE »

Baltimore Women’s ‘Giving Circle’ champions collective giving
BY Simone Ellin
July 18, 2013

Kimberly Warren believes women are collaborators at heart. As 2013 co-chairs of The Baltimore Women’s Giving Circle (BWGC), she and Gail Shawe have seen this firsthand. Founded by Shelley Goldseker and Pam Corckran in 2001, BWGC started with funding from the Baltimore Community Foundation (BCF) and 52 women. The Giving Circle remains a fund of CONTINUE »

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It takes more than 15 minutes to save on auto insurance
BY Linda L. Esterson
July 18, 2013

Howard Ashkin carried insurance with the same company for more than 25 years. He started with car and renter’s insurance while in his 20s, then as life changed, he picked up the phone and called his broker to add new policies. “He had my history and I liked him,” said Ashkin, a Reisterstown resident. “It CONTINUE »

July 18, 2013

Joseph DeMattos, president and CEO of the Health Facilities Administration of Maryland (HFAM) and first vice president of Har Sinai Congregation in Owings Mills, graduated from the ACHARAI Fellows Program at the Shoshana S. Cardin Leadership Institute in May. ACHARAI’s mission is to enable community leaders to be more informed, thoughtful and effective in the CONTINUE »