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Meetings at a Glance
2019 - 2020
January 23, 2020
May 21,
Mid-Winter Conference School For
A Day
104th Annual Convention

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

January Mid-Winter Conference
Date: January 23, 2020
Time:9:30am - 11:30am
Location: Beth Israel Congregation - 3706 Crondall Lane, Owings Mill, Maryland
Program: Who will remember? Holocaust Education in School
Moderator: Jo Ann Orlinsky, Federation Legislative Chair
Discussion Panelists: Bruce Lesh, Education Program Manager III, Director of Curriculum,
Rachel Glaser and Margie Simon, Baltimore Jewish Council Holocaust Commission

Continental Breakfast
(Dietary Laws Observed
Social Action Project: Personal Sanitary item for female immigrants
RSVP by January 20th/Questions contact CeCe Rund at

March Meeting
Date: March
Time: TBD
Program: School for a Day

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.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Time Noon – 4:00 pm. Beth Tfiloh Sisterhood's Day of Games. Cost $20 for lunch and snacks. Bring your friends for mahjongg, canasta, bridge, scrabble or whatever you play. We have the tables. For information call Ellen Karp: 443-660-7690 or email or Brenda Pariser : 410-363-8903. Deadline is January 21, 2020. SNOW DATE: February 4, 2020.

Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 1PM - Join us for our annual Book Discussion to be held in the Hadassah Office meeting room on Old Court Road. All are welcome. The book to be discussed is "Swing Time" by Zadie Smith, a finalist for the National Book Critic's Circle Award, and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. The author's talk on campus with Brandeis students will be recorded and we will watch and listen as Zadie Smith discusses her book with them.

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

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 7:00-8:30pm An Evening of Mitzvot - Last year's program was a great success - so we're bringing it back! Please join us for an evening of camaraderie and Gemilut Hasadim (Acts of Loving Kindness). We will work on a variety of service projects for
the benefit of clients of local agencies serving those in need. A donation of $18.00 is requested to defray the cost of supplies. This program is sponsored in part by Chizuk Amuno's Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Gemilut Hasadim Initiative. Please RSVP with your check made out to Chizuk Amuno Sisterhood by January 20. Contact Donna Friedman at for more information.

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

Tuesday, February 18, 2020-Trip to Hershey Spa. $60 for members until February 4, $70 non-members and members after February 4. Bus leaves Greenspring Shopping Center 8:00 am SHARP. 10:30-2:30 pm- Spa treatments and lunch. 4:00 pm SHARP bus leaves Hershey Spa. 6:00 pm bus arrives back at Greenspring Shopping Center parking lot. For more information and reservations call the Hadassah office at 410-484-9590 or email

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.

Sunday March 22 from 2-3:30. Come join us at our Annual Face to Face muligenerational event. It is a fun time for all Auxiliary families and friends to celebrate with the residents. Refreshments served. This is a free event. More info to follow. For information, contact Faye at

Tuesday. January 28th, 2020 at 1:00 PM Please join us for Tu-BSVAT Seder w/Rabbi Shapiro, "Birthday of the Trees" 7000 Rockland Hills Drive, Balto.,MD, 21209..Special foods are involved & a discussion of the symbols & events and ideas related to ecological concerns. Members: $5 Guests: $8
Make out check to MMAE Sisterhood by January 20 and send to Hinda Sokolow, 3306 Greenvale Rd. Balto. MD 21208

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 12 noon Please join us for LUNCHEON BINGO - 7000 Rockland Hills Drive, Balto.,MD 21209. Cash Prizes! 1st card free. Members: $18 Guests: $20 Your check is your reservation. Make check out to MMAE Sisterhood Send by April 20th to:Hinda Sokolow, 3306 Greenvale Rd. Balto.,MD, 21208

Friday, January 31, 2020 6:00 pm - Friday Night Live Dinner & Oneg - join us for Shabbat dinner followed by an oneg with desserts and songs.

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

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)
For further information to register call 410-764-1587, ext. 270 or email chair

The Federation of Jewish Women's Organizations of Maryland is the Oldest Jewish Women's Federation in the Country

Founded 1916


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