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Meetings at a Glance
2020 - 2021
May 13,
2021
June 17,
2021
104TH ANNUAL CONVENTION PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION


Meeting Dates and Information

Please look for Virtual Postings from our Organizations

All Federation meetings are open to every member of every constituent organization!

104th Annual Convention (Virtual)
Date: May 13, 2021
Time:9:00am - 12:30pm
Location: Zoom meeting
Theme: Welcoming the Stranger
Topic: Welcoming the Stranger: Immigration Today
Guest Speaker: Sheela Murthy, Founder and president of the Murthy Law Firm and ranked as one of the world's leading U.S. immigration law firms.

We will be presenting the E.B. Hirsh Lifetime Achievement Award to Alyson Friedman, Marketing
Co-Chair, Na’aleh: The Hub for Leadership Learning at The Associated. Please join us as we present the Women Who Welcome Awards to a deserved woman from each of our contituent organizations. You can visit our Award Page for a listing of names.

$20 per person

Registration form and payment must be received to attend convention. Payment must be received in order to pick-up lunch. Lunch will be distributed on May 12th between 2 – 4 p.m. at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation's parking lot 7401 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD
(Dietary Laws Observed)

Registration and Payment (MUST BE RECEIVED TO ATTEND CONVENTION)

Registration: Click on the registration link HERE and fill out the form. You will receive the Zoom link when you submit the form and complete payment.

Event Payment: Click on the payment link HERE to charge online or make check payable to: The Federation of Jewish Women's Organizations of Maryland and mail to Ann Fishkin, 6501 Trotwood Court, Baltimore, MD 21209.

Deadline: Sunday, May 9, 2021

Mazel Tov Cards: Complete and mail form with payment to Ann Fishkin, 6501 Trotwood Court, Baltimore, MD 21209. The form is also on our website: Jewishwomensfed.org 

BE A SPONSOR! Fill out form to be included in our program book. SPONSORSHIP FORM

Questions: CeCe Rund at crrund@yahoo.com



President's Reception (Virtual)
Date: June 17, 2021
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: Zoom Meeting
Topic: Our Jewish Values: How they Shape Us as Leaders
Guest Speaker: Rabbi Sabath, PH.D. is a teacher and public speaker. She holds a doctorate from the Jewish Theological Seminary in Jewish philosophy and ethics. Rabbi Sabath has held senior leadership positions within Jewish educational institutions both in Israel and the US. Currently, she serves at the Ohavay Zion Congregation. Nationally known spiritual leader and public speaker who will be the incoming Senior Rabbi of HSOSC in July.



Upcoming Events by our Organizations

Please look for our Virtual meetings

BETH EL SISTERHOOD - VIRTUAL SPEAKER SERIES
May 24 (Meeting at 1:30 p.m.; Speaker at 2:30 p.m.)* – Marin Alsop - American conductor and violinist. She is currently music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and chief conductor of the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra. Registration due by Friday, May 14.
See below for registration information

Individual Meeting and Subscription Costs & Registration
(All meetings will be live via Zoom and by invitation only!)
Beth El Sisterhood member $10/individual prog.; $75/subscription
Beth El Congregation member (non-Sisterhood member) $13/individual prog.; $100/subscription
Non-member of Beth El Congregation or Sisterhood $15/individual prog.; $115/subscription
To register for individual programs, please click on one of the following forms:
Individual Program Registration - Pay via Credit Card
Individual Program Registration - Pay via Check (print and send with check)
For more information about individual programs registration, please contact:
Marcia Boonshaft at boonshaftjm@gmail.com or 410-484-3112

To register for a subscription, please click on one of the following forms:
Subscription Registration - Pay via Credit Card
Subscription Registration - Pay via Check (print and send with check)
**Please note, ALL subscriptions must be submitted
by Friday, September 4, 2020
For more information about subscription registration, please contact:
Phyllis Cutler at phylcut@verizon.net or 410-486-3895

CHANA
During the pandemic with many people not leaving home or working from home some CHANA clients are trapped with their abusers. The staff of CHANA is working tirelessly to assist in these difficult circumstances.

You can help CHANA clients by purchasing gift cards for Giant Food and gas and mailing the cards to CHANA
PO Box 15096
1325 Bedford Rd
Pikesville, MD
21282

Sunday, May 9, 2021 - Mother's Day Virtual Race Against Abuse. No traffic, no parking problems, no crowds. You choose the starting line, the distance and the time. Click below to register or for more information about our virtual race. REGISTER Contact Dayna Leder, dleder@associated.org,
410-234-0030, www.chanabaltimore.org.

If you are cleaning closets you can drop off your unwanted clothing, shoes, linens and stuffed animals (in tied plastic bags, please) - at one of CHANA'S three clothing sheds. Please note that we cannot accept housewares, books, toys, electronics or breakables. THANK YOU!
Drop off boxes are located at Beth Tfiloh Congregation, 3300 Old Court Rd (lot near the main entrance)
Temple Oheb Shalom, 7310 Park Heights Ave (small parking lot to the left of the front entrance)
Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave (lower parking lot)

COVENANT GUILD
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 11:00 AM. -Join us for our Donor Event at The Suburban Country Club.

HADASSAH OF GREATER BALTIMORE
May 18, 2021-7:30 pm via ZOOM. Essential Oils 101. Moderated by Kathleen Bowling. One hour class on all things essential oils.

June 3, 2021-Springtime in Paris. Jewish Paris Comes Alive.

May 24, June 28, July 19, August 23, October 4 and 25. 7:00-8:30 pm Grandparent's Connection. Cost $54 for 6 sessions. For more information, contact Roberta Greenstein Roberta.greenstein@comcast.net or Laurie Weitz at lweitz@HADASSAH.org.

ISRAEL BONDS MARYLAND WOMEN'S DIVISION
Winter 2021 - Development Corporation for Israel / Israel Bonds Maryland Women's Division Annual Game Day is tentatively scheduled as a Virtual Event - More details to follow.

KAPPA GUILD, INC.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021- Virtual Donor Event. 1:00-3:00 pm. Virtual distribution of funds to pediatric and NICU units of hospitals and camps and agencies for children with special needs. Entertainment by singer and song writer Bruce Thomas. Cost $18 contribution. For information about registration contact Sheila Mentz 410-484-8215 or morahsheila@aol.com or Miriam Stern 410-602-0175 or bubbystern@aol.com. Your check will be your registration to receive the link.

August 11, 2021- Day of Games at Pappas Restaurant in Cockeysville.

NEW TAMID GREENSPRING VALLEY SYNAGOGUE SISTERHOOD
Sunday May 2, 2021 starting at 8:00 pm. Please join us for a creative Zoom Paint Night, led by art instructor Tzipora Schor. There is a member/non-member fee for this event tbd. All necessary art supplies will be delivered to registrants by the Sisterhood prior to the event.
For more information or to register, go to www.nertamid.net by April 23rd

SINAI MITZVAH FOUNDATATION
May 6 – 7, 2021 - May 6 (approx. 9:00am – 5:00pm) / May 7 (approx. 7:00am – 3:00pm or sellout) "The Margie Katzenberg Flower Mart to benefit the Sinai Mitzvah Foundation".A variety of flowers, plants and candies will be available for purchase. Proceeds from the Flower Mart will enhance the quality of patient care at Sinai Hospital, and help provide services to the greater Sinai community.
It will be held at Sinai Hospital, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave., Baltimore, MD 21215 (event is located in front of the main entrance to hospital). You may contact Michelle Golberg, migolber@lifebridgehealth.org or call at us at 410.601.8774

THE WOMEN'S CLUB OF HAR SINAI-OHEB SHALOM CONGREGATION
Please visit our website at www.hsosc-baltimore.org or call the temple at 410-358-0105 for information regarding ZOOM presentations. Our Women's lib has been holding ZOOM schmoozes to help reconnect during COVID. May brings our annual Women's Club Erev Shabbat service where we will induct our incoming officers: Sherri Bell and Susan Yaffe as Co-Presidents, Bonnie Block as VP, CeCe Rund as Recording Secretary, Judy Handelman as Corresponding Secretary, Ken Bell as Treasurer.

April 14, 2021: Nancy Patz, well-known author of children's books will present a session on, Bringing Joy into your Life

June 9, 2021:
We will ZOOM with Rabbi Federow of Congregation Shaar Hashalom in Houston who will present his book; Judaism and Christianity: A Contrast.

WOMEN OF BALTIMORE HEBREW CONGREGATION
"Fill Your Cup" Zoom Programs, every Wednesday from 1:30-2:30pm:
Join on Zoom each week: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88220200615?pwd=MEdibXFKUVdpQ3JNdFo3b0FCSWhTQT09
April 28 Historic Baltimore: Past, Present and Future presented by Johns Hopkins, executive director , Baltimore Heritage
May 5 Cooking demonstration
May 12 Baroque Art and Architecture presented by Charles Hanna
May 19 Introduction to Zentangle presented by Kris Meyer Bring a paper, pencil, felt tip pen and a Q-tip.
May 25 Learn about SPARC presented by Susan Sherman, executive director
June 2 Cooking Demonstration
June 9 Virtual Tour of Discovering Baltimore's Album Quilts presented by Center for History and Culture
June 16 Someone's in the Kitchen with Dinah (Shore) presented by Cantor Karen Webber
June 23 State of the Bay presented by Carmera Thomas Wilhite, program manager of The Chesapeake Bay Foundation
June 30 Barbra Streisand, Diva presented by Ellen Katz

OTHER PROGRAMS:
Saturday, May 1 at 10:30am Women's Shabbat prepared and performed by Women of BHC members, D"Var Torah given by Sara Charney, present, Women of Reform Judaism, followed by Oneg Schmooze. To attend the worship service, click here on StreamSpot. For the Schmooze, click on https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86467743525?pwd=UitzYjRnQzh5ZXJCRjgyMStyTU8ydz09

Sunday, May 23 at 1pm Closing Meeting and Installation; Program Rabbi Emeritus Rex Perlmeter, "Learning, Growing and Practicing: Life After BHC"

Sunday, June 6 at 10:30am
World Union for Progressive Judaism presented by Rabbi Sergio Bergman, president in partnership with the BHC Brotherhood.

 







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Founded 1916


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