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Multifaceted Sally Metzger looks back on a varied career

In 1992, when Sally Steele Metzger retired from the professional world, she made a promise to herself to write a book. It was to be a family history, for one thing. It...

Lead CU nephrology researcher doubles up as synagogue president

Despite Dr. Moshe Levi’s 50-page CV documenting his achievements in the field of nephrology, his humility reduces the voluminous bundle into a few well-chosen,...

IST director is Samet’s dream job

Josh Samet may have just become CAJE’s director of IST in May of this year at age 40, but he’s been prepping for the job ever since the third grade, in one leadership...

Did you say you were 96, Hazel?

When BMH and Beth Joseph congregations merged in 1996, there was a concerted effort to maintain the history and identities of both venerable East Side traditional shuls...

AMA President Jeremy Lazarus, the nation’s top doctor

Dr. Jeremy A. Lazarus knows how to sustain a musical phrase, allow patients time to reflect, run marathons, and captivate colleagues with the power of his eagle-eyed...

B’nai B’rith heir apparent worked his way up from the bowling alley

GARY Saltzman began his B’nai B’rith journey in the most humble and unremarkable of ways – on the bowling alley. The Denver native who grew up on the East Side,...

New branding for Shalom Park expands the concept of ‘continuum of care’

THE “golden years” — as many find out — are not always so golden. Some people are fortunate to retire at the age of their choosing, live with their spouses for many...

For Pulitzer Prize-winner Stacy Schiff, the truth is compelling

IN 2000, Stacy Schiff was in her ninth month of pregnancy and confined to bed rest when the telephone began ringing incessantly. Exhausted, she couldn’t be bothered....

Serebryanski has a way of breaking through barriers

THE simple truth: It’s very difficult not to like Rabbi Yossi Serebryanski. Kids like him, so do old folks. Reform Jews seek him out, as do his fellow Orthodox, and...

Children’s Jim Shmerling wanted a career combining law, medicine, business, kids — and he found it

THE upward route to the office of Dr. Jim Shmerling, The Children’s Hospital’s president and CEO, is a labyrinth of bright open spaces, arching ceilings, pastel...