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Meetings at a Glance
2019 - 2020
March 26,
May 21,
School For
A Day
104th Annual Convention

Meeting Dates and Information
All Federation meetings are open to every member of every constituent organization!

March Meeting - School for a Day
Date: March 26, 2020
Time: 9:30am-1pm
Registration: 930-945
Program: School for a Day!
Learn valuable information for you and your organization. Short course include the Nuts and Bolts for Effective Public Speaking presented by Betty Seidel; How to do a D'Var Torah presented by Rabbi Soroken, Promoting your events through Technology, presented by Marcia Bornfriend and Eve Vogelstein.
Cost: $10 per person

RSVP Deadline: Friday, March 20, 2020- Absolutely no walk-ins due to security protocols at Beth El
Please make checks paybale to Federation of Jewish Women's Org. of Md and mail to - Ann Fishkin, 6501 Trotwood Court, Baltimore, Maryland 21209.

104th Annual Convention
Date: May 21, 2020
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Baltimore Hebrew Congregaton
Program:: Welcoming the Stranger
Morning Program: Coming to America - The Jewish Experience. Speakers: Marvin Pinkert, Executive Director of the Jewish Museum of Maryland and Martha Weiman Community Leader.

We will be presenting the E.B. Hirsh Lifetime Axhievement Award to Alyson Friedman, Co-chair of Marketing, The Center for Leadership at the Associated . The "Women Who Welcome Award" will be presented to a member from each of our constituent organizations
Kosher lunch will be provided. The fee for this event is $45. Please contact your organization for attendance to this event.
Registration: Arlene Mazer,
Mazel Tov Cards: Ann Fishkin,

Upcoming Events by our Organizations

Thursday, March 12, 2020, from 9:15 am – 4:30 pm. Trip to the Maryland Historical Society and the Enoch Pratt Library. Sold out. Wait list only

Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 12 Noon. Rabbi Dana Saroken's Book Review and Luncheon
Rabbi Saroken will review Eternal Life by Dara Horn. The story follows Rachel through more than 2,000 years of her many lives. $20 check for lunch payable to Beth El Sisterhood, 8101 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore, MD 21208 Attn: Frida Fraiman.

Saturday, March 21, from 10:00 am – 12 noon, Sisterhood Shabbat Sisterhood members participate as rabbis and cantors as well as in all other roles of the service. Please join us in the Berman Rubin Sanctuary as women handle all aspects of this Shabbat service.

Saturdau, February 29, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.-
Sisterhood Shabbat – Speaker is Margie Miller, International President, Women's League of Conservative Judaism.
Thursday, April 23, 2020, 6:00 p.m. Joint Sisterhood at Beth El Congregation
Sunday, May 3, 2020-
Penny's Plant Sale- Sisterhood in conjunction with Brotherhood Shredding event.

Check our website for additional info and our Live and Learn Booklet with 30 classes at:
All open meetings convene at 1 p.m. in the Hadassah Meeting Room, 3723 Old Court Road, Suite 205.
Our Federation Coordinators for the next two years are Ruth Casper 443-394-1449 and Rosalind Pearlman 410-602-3454. For more information, contact Suzanne Strutt

.Sunday, March 8, 2020, 12:00pm Sisterhood's Askin Book Review. Please save the date for Krieger Schechter's own Steve Gordon as he discusses the books he has written. Brunch will be served and a question and answer session will follow the presentation. Please contact with any questions.

Sunday March 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM at Temple Oheb Shalom - MAH JONGG TOURNAMENT

Wednesday, May20, 2020 at 11:00 AM, venue to be determined - 68TH DONOR

Wednesday, March 11, 2020- Day Trip to Annapolis to the Maryland Legislature. Call the Hadassah office for more information 410-484-9590.

Sunday, May 3, 2020-Saturday, May 9, 2020- Pre-Mother's Day Gift Wrap at Barnes and Noble Pikesville. 10:00 am-8:00 pm

Sunday, May 17, 2020- Kappa Guild,, Inc. Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon at the Zamoiski Auditorium at Sinai Hospital. Catered kosher buffet lunch. Free parking. Fashions by Taylor Marie. For information call contact Sheila Mentz 410-484-8215 or or Miriam Stern at 410-602-0175 or All proceeds go to "Helping Children in Need."

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 – Kappa Guild, Inc's 50th Golden Annual Donor celebrating 68 years of 'Helping Children in Need" at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. Contact Sheila Mentz 410-484-8215 or or Miriam Stern at 410-602-0175 or

Sunday, June 14, 2020 to Saturday, June 20, 2020- 10:00 am-8:00 pm. Pre-Father's Day Gift Wrap at Barnes and Noble Pikesville.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - Trip to the American Music Theater and lunch at Miller's Smorgasbord in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Cost is $115 and includes bus, orchestra seats for the theater, lunch, driver's gratuity and snacks on the way home. Leaves Greenspring Shopping Center parking lot at 10:30 am and returns around 7:00 pm. To make your reservation, send a $50 deposit payable to Kappa Guild, Inc. with your name, address, phone number and email address to Phyl Cherry at 7205 Verbena Road; Baltimore, Md. 21209. Deposit is due by March 1, 2020 and balance due by May 1, 2020. For any questions contact Phyl Cherry at 410-868-4492 or email at

Wednesday, August 5, 2020- Day of Games at Pappas Restaurant in Cockeysville. Cost $30. Call Michale Misler at 410-654-0857 for more information.

March 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM. Show at 3:00 PM
. Everyone welcome! Bus trip on to Baltimore Community College Theater in Dundalk to enjoy "Mamma Mia". Bus leaves MMAE 2:00pm. Cost: $39/pp Send check made out to MMAE Sisterhood by Feb.28th to: Hinda Sokolow, 3306 Greenvale Road, Pikesville,MD., 21208

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 Welcome all. Join us for "Shanghai-Escape to Freedom" on with speaker Yvonne Daniel on Jewish life in Shanghai. Chinese Luncheon included. RSVP by March 10th. Members: $17.50 Guests: $21.00
Send check made out to MMAE Sisterhood to: Hinda Sokolow, 3306 Greenvale Road, Baltimore, MD., 21208. Please include your phone #.
MMAE Sisterhood, 7000 Rockland Hills Drive, Balto., MD., 21209

Sunday, February 23, 2020 7:30 pm - Paint & Sip Night - Led by Ruby Lasker, have fun creating a work of art!

Sunday, May 3, 2020 tbd - Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Event.
For more information, please contact Abby Sattell at

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 – Save the Date for a grand Mah Jongg Tournament, open to members and non-members, at Temple Isaiah, 12200 Scaggsville Road, Fulton MD, hosted byTemple Isaiah Sisterhood. In addition to a day of play, there will be a continental breakfast, a great lunch, and prizes! $50 for this fun event. Registration 8:45-9:15 am. Questions? Contact: Doris Geisler at or Ellen Strichartz at

Monday, March 16,2020, 9:30 am-2pm - Women of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, 7401 Park Heights Avenue,Baltimore, Maryland 21208 will hold there 60th Interfaith Institute .The vital topic is "Understanding Contemporary Antisemitsm" Our Keynote speaker Doron Ezickson Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) of Washington,DC. The Anti-Defamation League ,founded in 1913 ,is the world's leading organization fighting antisemitism through programs and services ,that counteract hatred,prejudice, and bigotry. Responders of different races and religions will take part!
The cost of the event is $18.00(includes Lunch)
Click on FLYER For further information to register call 410-764-1587, ext. 270 or email chair

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Founded 1916


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