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
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
“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
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
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
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
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, 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.
Long & Foster’s Pikesville office announced David Desser as the top lister and top producer for April.
Carroll Hospital Center was recently named an exemplar hospital by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement for its successful initiatives in preventing surgical site infections (SSIs) as a participant in the IHI’s Project JOINTS Initiative. Carroll Hospital Center is one of only two Maryland hospitals to receive this designation. Project JOINTS (Joining Organizations IN Tackling SSIs)… Read More