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Meetings at a Glance
2020 - 2021
January 21, 2021
March 18, 2021
May 13,
2021
June 17,
2021
MID-WINTER CONFERENCE MARCH MEETING 104TH ANNUAL CONVENTION PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION


Meeting Dates and Information

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

January Mid-Winter Conference (Virtual)
Date: January 21, 2021
Time:11:00am
Location: Zoom meeting
Topic: After the Inauguration: What Next?
Guest Speaker: Barry Rascovar, Sun Paper Columist

Barry Rascovar, a well-known Sun Paper columnist, speaker, and author of The Great Game of Politics will discuss the direction of our country after the inauguration.


Upcoming Events by our Organizations

Please look for our Virtual meetings

ADAT CHAIM SISTERHOOD
Chanukah Gift Bags - $36 - orders to Cathy Litofsky December 1st; pick up at the shul on 12/6. If you need an order form, email Cathy at acsisterhood18@gmail.com. Social action project: unwrapped toys and/or gift cards to Target or WalMart to support the Jewish Community Services outreach efforts to support local families in need.

Sisterhood Appreciation Paid up Event is Wednesday, December 16th at 7:30PM. A Sisterhood update, Chanukah Bingo, door prizes and much more.

Sisterhood Shabbat takes place on Saturday, January 16th virtually; a boxed kiddush lunch will be put together sponsored by the Sisterhood so we can enjoy some time to schmooze after services. Pick-up on Friday, January 15th from the shul or arrange for delivery if needed. RSVP by January 8th.

Save the dates:
February 10th - Scrap Yard - virtual event (more details to follow)
March 10th - Jews in Space virtual event put on by the Jewish Museum of Maryland.
For questions or to rsvp-Contact Cathy Litofsky tat acsisterhood18@gmail.com

BETH EL SISTERHOOD - VIRTUAL SPEAKER SERIES
December 7 (Meeting at 11:30 a.m.; Speaker at 12:00 noon) – Jonathan Ornstein - Director of Krakow's Jewish Community Center, an organization devoted to rebuilding Jewish life in Krakow. Native born American and formerly from Baltimore, Jonathan will join us LIVE from Poland. Registration due by Friday, November 27.
See below for registration information

January 4 (Meeting at 11:30 a.m.; Speaker at 12:00 noon) – Dr. David Agus - CBS News contributor, American physician, author and Professor of Medicine and Engineering at the University of Southern California. He is co-founder of Navigenics, a personalized medicine company and Applied Proteomics. Grandson of Beth El's Rabbi Emeritus, Rabbi Jacob B. Agus, David will join us LIVE from California.Registration due by Friday, December 25.
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February 1 (Meeting at 11:30 a.m.; Speaker at 12:00 noon) – Melissa Hyatt - Presently, the 14th Baltimore County police chief and the first woman to lead this department. Registration due by Friday, January 22.
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March 1 (Meeting at 11:30 a.m.; Speaker at 12:00 noon) – Abby Stein - American transgender author, activist, blogger, model, speaker, and rabbi. She is the first openly transgender woman raised in a Hasidic community, and is a direct descendant of Hasidic Judaism's founder the Baal Shem Tov. Abby will join us LIVE from New York. Registration due by Friday, February 19.
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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.
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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

BRANDEIS NATIONAL COMMITTEE BALTIMORE CHAPTER
BNC BALTIMORE thrives!! Our Live and Learn Committee is busy making arrangements for some of our popular Study Groups to be conducted via Zoom in Fall 2020, available only to our members whose dues are paid. Prospective new members can contact either of our Membership Chairs (Brenda Cohen 410/581-2229 or Hara Eckstein 410/453-6608). Also, check our website at blogs.brandeis.edu/bncbaltimore for the latest course listings.

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 Lauren Shaivitz, 11708 Greenspring Ave
Lutherville, MD 21093.

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!
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
Sunday, March 21. 2021 - Mah Jong Tournament. (Place and time TBD)

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - Donor - The Suburban Country Club - 11:00AM

ISRAEL BONDS MARYLAND WOMEN'S DIVISION
December 8, 2020 7:00pm - Please join us for our Virtual Installation where we honor incoming chair Wendy Drazin, and incoming deputy chair, Elissa Ness. You may register here.

KAPPA GUILD, INC.
November- Date and Time TBD. Virtual meeting and virtual tour of Rose of Sharon Equestrian School to see equipment purchased.

Winter- Virtual Bingo Fund Raiser- Date and Time TBD.

June 9, 2021- 50th Anniversary Donor Luncheon at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation

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

THE WOMEN OF HAR SINAI - OHEB SHALOM CONGREGATION
All of these events are via ZOOM. No cost to participants.

Our congregation is changing it's name. so be on the lookout for a new name in the next FLAME.

September holds our High Holidays so we will not be having a particular event but will have a honey cake drive-by for the congregation.

November brings Gary Reiner, who will discuss his book (via ZOOM) , Counting on America: A Holocaust Memoir of Terror, Chutzpah, Romance and Escape. This will be an evening presentation so that all congregants can participate.

Our own Judy Handelman will ZOOM a craft project for Chanukah. Each registered person will be responsible for purchasing their own supplies and Judy will demonstrate as we follow along, making a perfect Chanukah gift.

We wish you a healthy, peaceful New Year and PLEASE VOTE!







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