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Baseball bonds generations of Shapiros
BY Hillel Kuttler/JTA
June 12, 2014

Standing on a hill on a glorious Sunday morning, Mark and Ron Shapiro are kvelling as they watch Caden Shapiro — son of Mark and grandson of Ron — pitching — in a baseball tournament in Aberdeen, Md., after having been shelved for nearly two months by a broken ankle. Mark Shapiro, the president of CONTINUE »

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June 12, 2014

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland (JACMD) has appointed Kirsten E. Sandberg to a three-year term on its board of directors. A senior vice president with U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, Sandberg leads a team of investment, credit, banking and fiduciary experts in taking an integrated approach to helping clients meet their unique CONTINUE »

June 12, 2014

Larry M. Lawrence, a resident of Washington, D.C., was installed on May 3 as the President of the Society for Humanistic Judaism (SHJ). A graduate of Harvard University and Indiana University, Lawrence previously served as secretary and treasurer of Machar, the Washington Congregation for Secular Humanistic Judaism, of which he is a long-term member. “I’ve CONTINUE »

June 12, 2014

The Equal Justice Council (EJC) of Maryland Legal Aid recognized Martin S. Himeles Jr., managing partner of Zuckerman Spaeder LLP’s Baltimore office, as a “Champion of Justice” at its 17th annual recognition breakfast. Himeles was one of two people who received the “Champion of Justice” honor at the event, which was held at Camden Yards. CONTINUE »

June 12, 2014

The winners of the prestigious Katz Award for 2014 were announced at a ceremony in Jerusalem on May 27. The Katz Award was established in 1975 by Marcos and Adina Katz and is bestowed upon individuals and enter- prises engaged in the application ofCONTINUE »