Business Briefs

Business briefs 6.17.11

CONGREGATION ANSHEI ISRAEL has hired MICHAEL LANDY as executive director. Landy has a 25-year history of working with nonprofit Jewish communal agencies, with a focus on fundraising and marketing. He was recognized by the North American Association of Synagogue Executives as a Fellow in Synagogue Administration in 2006. Before joining CAI, Landy served as executive director of St. Louis Hillel; as a regional executive director for United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism; as executive director of Congregation Ohev Shalom in Orlando, Fla; and as regional youth director for United Synagogue Youth. Landy holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of Florida and a bachelor’s degree in religion from the University of Pennsylvania. For more information, visit


CASA DE LA LUZ HOSPICE will move to a larger campus at 7740 Oracle Road this fall. The campus will feature three freestanding buildings, which will include a conference center and the Caza de la Luz Foundation. Founded in 1998 by Lynette Jaramillo, chief executive officer, and Agnes Poor, chief clinical officer, Casa de la Luz Hospice offers in-home hospice care to terminally ill patients. For more information, visit