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BY Simone Ellin
October 17, 2013

When she learned the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Centennial Conference was to be held in Baltimore, a light went on in Shoshana Harris’ head. Harris, who sings in Beth Israel Congregation’s choir, Shirat HaLev, as well as Chizuk Amuno Congregation’s a cappella choir, Kol Rinah, thought the conference presented a great opportunity for singers CONTINUE »

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October 17, 2013

Robert J. Norton, president and general manager of Maryland Live! Casino, has announced key appointments to the senior executive management team, naming Ahmad H. Ahmad as vice president of hospitality and Stephen Heise as vice president of human resources.CONTINUE »

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BY Heather Norris
October 17, 2013

Actor and comedian Richard Kind, prominent local volunteer Shirley Cohen and Israeli Defense Forces lone soldier Risa Kelemer will highlight the fifth annual Friends of the IDF Gala on Oct. 29. For the Midatlantic chapter of the FIDF, this year’s event is especially exciting. In addition to being the first time the chapter will include CONTINUE »

October 17, 2013

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School has announce the appointment of Rabbi Mitchel Malkus as new head of school. Rabbi Malkus began his tenure Aug. 1. He comes to CESJDS with deep educational credentials and an impressive track record at the Rabbi Jacob Pressman Academy of Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles, an early CONTINUE »

October 17, 2013

The Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality has been awarded a $2.1 million contract to develop, implement and study a program that better supports people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) following hospitalization — a period when patients are especially prone to re-hospitalization. The three-year project will be funded by the Patient-Centered CONTINUE »