Be There!

Looking for something fun or interesting to do this month? Check out these offerings from around the community:


Song of Songs: Refresh Me with Apples @ The Soul Center
Feb 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

JLearn about the fascinating lives of King Solomon and King David with Rabbi Dana Saroken and learn to paint with our art instructor Judy Schlossberg. Everyone is welcome (no experience necessary). Limited space. You must pre-register.

Taste of Business: Celebrating Israel’s 70th Anniversary @ Spark Baltimore
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Taste of Business: Celebrating Israel's 70th Anniversary @ Spark Baltimore | Baltimore | Maryland | United States

Join the World Trade Center Institute for a Taste of Business: celebrating Israel’s 70th Anniversary. Speakers will be Eran Nitzan, Israel’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Bruce Spector, Founder, Electronic Technology Associates. Join WTCI members and the Maryland Israel Development Center to celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary and to learn more about U.S – Israel relations while enjoying the region’s food and drinks. Attendees will also hear stories and best practices regarding business culture and opportunities in Israel directly from experts. This is a member only event — only members of the MIDC or World Trade Center Institute may attend.

Purim Hamentashen Make and Take @ Owings Mills JCC
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bring all your kitchen helpers to a baking and bonding experience.You can also make gift baskets of food for the needy.

Grotto Pizza Networking Lunch @ Grotto Pizza
Feb 23 all-day

Grotto Pizza invites you to mingle and exchange business cards at a networking event at its Columbia location. Enjoy a buffet luncheon of pizza, plus salad, pasta and soft drinks for $10/person with gratuity included. RSVPs are requested (but not required) by Feb. 21. With 23 locations throughout Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania, Grotto Pizza is a family casual dining restaurant that specializes in award-winning pizza and hospitality.

Klei Kodesh, Musical Kabbalat Shabbat @ Beth Am Synagogue
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm

Service is at 6 p.m., with dinner to follow.

Inclusive Purim service @ Beth Tfiloh Congregation
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am

Celebrate Purim with Kol Echad: An experiential Shabbat — inclusive Shabbat service for school-aged children with special needs and their families. All abilities welcome. Join the congregation for Kiddush following services.

Kol Echad: An experiential Shabbat @ Beth Tfiloh Congregation
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am

Inclusive, sensory-friendly Shabbat service for school-aged children with special needs and their families. All abilities welcomed.

iEngage Teen Engagement Fair @ Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

iEngage is a free resource fair designed specifically for Jewish teens and their families. This event provides unique opportunities to connect with teen and adult representatives from more than 40 local organizations who offer everything from leadership and social action programs to camping, education, recreational activities and more. Open to teens in grades 6-12 (and their parents) iEngage will also feature live entertainment, games and giveaways.

JCS Jumpstart – Job Readiness Program @ Jewish Community Services in Owings Mills
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Jump Start is a 5-week program provided by Jewish Community Services and designed to help Baltimore County residents who have barriers to employment develop the job readiness skills that can help them succeed in their job search.

This JCS Career Center specialized training program includes:
• Group classroom instruction
• One-to-one career coaching
• Individualized job search and placement assistance

Participation is free for individuals who meet eligibility guidelines.

*This program is made possible by a grant from the Baltimore County Department of Planning.

Annapolis Lobby Night with a Purim Twist @ Lowes House Office Building
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Jews United for Justice (JUFJ) in delivering holiday gift bags to state legislators, Each package includes sweet treats and note about important issues. Kids are welcome. Costumes are encouraged (no masks or fake weapons). A seat on the bus costs $10. Please RSVP.