Be There!

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


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.

Just the Facts Man @ Towson University Hillel
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Gain the knowledge necessary to engage in high level, meaningful conversations about Israel. Featuring Professor Steven David

Press Freedoms Under Siege: The 1st Amendment & the Jewish Commandments @ Beth Am Synagogue
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm
Press Freedoms Under Siege: The 1st Amendment & the Jewish Commandments @ Beth Am Synagogue | Baltimore | Maryland | United States

Press Freedoms Under Siege: The 1st Amendment & the Jewish Commandments. A conversation with four Jewish journalists: David Simon of Blown Deadline Productions on 11/4; Ben Jacobs of The Guardian on 12/2; Rachel Fishman Fedderson of the Forward on 1/6 and Robert Blau of Bloomberg News on 3/3.

Top photo: Rachel Fishman Feddersen,  publisher and CEO of the legendary Jewish newspaper The Forward. (Handout photo)

CHAI Housing Fest @ Edward A. Myerberg Center
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CHAI Housing Fest @ Edward A. Myerberg Center | Baltimore | Maryland | United States

Learn how to become a homebuyer in CHAI’s neighborhoods with free information from CHAI staff, Healthy Neighborhoods representatives, lenders, realtors, title companies, home inspectors and movers!

Free Educational Mini-Clinics
Free Raffles!
Free online registration through 3/1/18
Admission $10 at the door
Register Today!

Questions? Call 410-500-5310

New Year, New Job Search: Job Search Strategies for Today’s Job-Seeker @ Baltimore County Public Library, Pikesville
Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

“New Year, New Job Search” is a Jewish Community Services Career Center series of free monthly workshops for those who are unemployed, underemployed or looking for a change. Join us for one or all five sessions.

This workshop will help you learn how to market yourself to your dream employer utilizing strategies such as networking, social media, personal branding, and more.

No registration required.

Check out the JCS Calendar at for upcoming workshops hosted by Jewish Community Services Career Center and the Baltimore County Public Library in Pikesville.

Embracing Polarity @ Johns Hopkins University Hillel
Mar 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Engage in a productive dialogue about Israel with others and with ourselves. Featuring Lian Najami, an advocate for Israel and the first-ever Arab-Israeli Rhodes scholar.

The Inside Story of Theodor Herzl, from Private Individual to Renowned Jewish Political Leader @ Beth El Congregation
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm

Leading up to the 70th anniversary of the founding of Israel, explore the Founder of Modern Zionism’s intellectual, political and spiritual journey.

Basics of Judaism @ Weinberg Park Heights JCC
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Baltimore Board of Rabbis and the JCC are offering a new three-session course examining Judaism’s three central pillars; God, Israel and Torah. This course is adapted from the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program and taught by Rabbi Marc Blatt. In these seminar-style classes, you will examine not only what the traditional sources say on these core areas of belief, but also what contemporary thinkers offer, as well as craft your own understandings on these topics. This course is an excellent entry point for those interested in learning a little deeper about Judaism or joining the Introduction to Judaism class in future.

Following the Kotel Crisis: Exploring Our Ongoing Relationship with Israel @ Park Heights JCC
Mar 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Following the Kotel Crisis: Exploring Our Ongoing Relationship with Israel @ Park Heights JCC | Baltimore | Maryland | United States

Join the Baltimore Jewish Council, the Baltimore Israel Coalition, and the Reut Institute for this “Israel at 70” discussion. Light refreshments will be served, dietary laws observed.