15 Seconds to Safety

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The sound of children singing can be heard when walking into the dark 10-by-8-by-10 room. Their voices are quickly drowned out by sirens and chaos, as translations show that their song is about hiding from rockets in a bomb shelter. “Hurry, hurry, hurry to a safe area. My heart is beating boom, boom, boom, boom,… Read More

Beth El Wins Early Childhood Education Accreditation

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Beth El Congregation’s Pauline Mash School for Early Childhood Education is now accredited by the Maryland State Department of Education, making the school, which serves children from birth through age 5, the first and only Jewish early childhood program in the state to enjoy such accreditation, according to the Pikesville synagogue. Mandy Barish, Maryland accreditation… Read More

Interfaith Call to Action Goes Out on Behalf of Migrant Children

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More than 100 people from several faiths assembled at the Christ Lutheran Church in Federal Hill and walked along the harbor, stopping at a central plaza for a brief service titled Welcoming the Stranger in Our Midst. It was a call to action by the leaders of Maryland’s faith communities to offer prayers on behalf… Read More

Zeta Beta Tau Honors Dogoloff

Former Phi Sigma Delta Fraternity executive director Lee I. Dogoloff received the Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity’s Man of Distinction Award at 2014 International Convention and Leadership School in Washington, D.C. Dogoloff joined the Epsilon Chapter of Phi Alpha Fraternity at the University of Maryland, College Park as a freshman in the fall of 1957. Two… Read More

Rabbi Moskowitz Joins N.Y. Temple

Baltimore-native Rabbi Susie Heneson Moskowitz has been named senior rabbi of Temple Beth Torah in Melville, Long Island, succeeding Rabbi Marc Gellman, who was the congregation’s senior rabbi for the past 33 years. Rabbi Moskowitz is the third senior rabbi of the 550-family Reform Congregation since it was founded in 1969. For the past 18… Read More

Center Club Launches Campaign

The Center Club, Baltimore’s premier private business dining club, announced the launch of a new membership campaign — Connect at the Club. The new membership campaign coincides with changes and updates to The Center Club’s menu and bar offerings, decor and activities. “There’s never been a better time to join The Center Club,” Kevin Bonner,… Read More

JWI Awarded Jewish Social Change Grant

Jewish Women International, the world’s leading progressive Jewish women’s organization, is set to bring its award-winning Safe Smart Dating program to additional college campuses, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Jewish Social Change Matching Fund. Safe Smart Dating, an innovative workshop created in partnership with Sigma Delta Tau and Zeta Beta Tau, helps college… Read More

Schline Named MacKenzie Partner

MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC announced that Donald K. Schline has been named partner and is now a senior vice president/principal of the company. As the leader of MacKenzie’s investment sales team, Schline specializes in the acquisition and disposition of office, industrial, retail and multifamily assets in the Mid-Atlantic region. Under his direction, the… Read More

State Police Name Forensics Lab Director

Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Marcus L. Brown announced a veteran forensic scientist with a broad range of expertise including DNA technology has been appointed as the new crime laboratory director. Daniel E. Katz has been appointed director of the Maryland State Police Forensic Sciences Division. He has worked in the Forensic Sciences Division since… Read More

Williams Celebrates 20 Years

Williams Asset Management, one of Maryland’s premier wealth management firms for both individual investors and organizations, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. “Since starting my firm in 1994, my goal was to build a comprehensive wealth management firm that wasn’t necessarily the biggest, but instead earned a quality reputation for being responsive, dedicated and results-oriented…. Read More