Dermer On His Way To Washington?

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  Israel Ch. 10 Tuesday reported that the United States has withdrawn objections to the appointment of Ron Dermer as the next Israel ambassador to the U.S., replacing Michael Oren.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… Read More

Takin’ It To The Bank

David Millman says he’s 
interested in making an 
impact in the community.

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… Read More

Fusion Of Faiths

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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… Read More

With Vision

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… Read More

Point. Click. Switch.

Jason Schwartzberg started PointClickSwitch three years ago — on the side. Today, it is his full-time gig, and it’s catching on. (David Stuck)

“The mystery is how you can make a few clicks and save money,” said Andrew Finkelstein, vice president of business development for Residential Title & Escrow Company and its affiliated Commercial Settlement Services, LLC in Owings Mills. Finkelstein said he has saved more than $1,000 in just under three years — all in energy savings…. Read More

Goldsmith Elected President of Har Sinai Congregation

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Joanne T. Goldsmith was elected president of Har Sinai Congregation at its annual meeting last month. Goldsmith has served in several leadership positions in the congregation, including third, second and first vice president, as well as serving two terms as Sisterhood president. Active on a national level in the Reform Movement, she has served on… Read More

Blumberg Elected President of American College of Radiology

The American College of Radiology Council elected Dr. Albert L. Blumberg its president during the ACR’s recent 90th annual meeting and chapter leadership conference in Washington, D.C. Dr. Blumberg is a fellow of the ACR, serves on the ACR executive council and is immediate past chair of the ACR Commission on Radiation Oncology. He is… Read More

Schnydman Elected New Beth El President

Jerry Schnydman has been elected the 29th president of Beth El Congregation. Prior to becoming its president, Schnydman served as the congregation’s comptroller, second vice president and first vice president. Schnydman has been a member of Beth El since 1968. The 2013-2015 officers who join Schnydman in leadership roles are Michael Rubenstein, first vice president;… Read More

Greif Elected Shriver Hall Concert Series Board President

Geoffrey Greif was elected as the fourth president of Shriver Hall Concert Series. He replaces the recently retired Jephta Drachman. Greif enters the presidency having served on the board of directors for four years. Greif is a professor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work, where he has worked since 1984, and where… Read More

St. John Properties Promotes Holzman

St. John Properties, Inc., a Baltimore-based real estate development and management company, has promoted Bill Holzman to vice president, retail leasing. Formerly assistant vice president retail leasing, Holzman has worked for the company since 2007.