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May 24,

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102nd Annual Convention
Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time: 9:00am - 2:45pm
Baltimore Hebrew Congregation 7401 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21208
"Passion to Action: Building for Tomorrow" 
Morning Program -
Serving Jews Who Serve - Jewish Chaplains Council. A panel discussion about jews in the miliatary and the meaning of "Serv-A" . Speakers are Rabbis/Chaplains Irving A. Elson and Heather Borshof. Moderator is Paul Hollinger.
Keynote Speaker: Vivian Bass,
Chair of Board of Trustees of the Jewish Womens International
E.B. Hirsh Achievement Award Honoree - Jo-Ann Mayer Orlinsky
Release and Installation of officers
The Builider For Tomorrow Award
will be presented to a member from each of our constituent organizations.
Program Chairs: Karan Engerman and Eddie Meyers

For more information, please contact Karan Engerman at 443-570-6435 or email:

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Upcoming Events by our Organizations

Wednesdays, 10:30 am Want to learn how to play Mahjong?
Join a group of beginners at the home of Harriet Stulman. We are coached by Linda Litofsky. Bring along your Mahjong set, if you have one. In order to play, you will need a current Mahjong card. Reservations requested to ensure adequate playing room. INFO & RSVP: Harriet Stulman, 410-484-4043 or

Wednesday, April 18 –Beth Tfiloh Celebrates Israel at 70 starting at 6 pm. Yom Ha'atzmaut- Beth Tfiloh is hosting a community-wide celebration of Israel's 70th birthday with a spectacular evening including fireworks, activities for kids, davening led by SoulFarm, Israeli vendors, music and fun for the entire family. See the largest and most creative birthday cake ever!

Tuesday, April 24 – An Evening With Robert Balson – 7:30 pm in the Tuvin Assembly Hall. Meet the author of Once We Were Brothers, Saving Sophie, Karolina's Twins and The Trust.
Dessert reception to follow. $5 advance; $8/ door. Register at or call Ellen Karp 443-660-7690.

Tuesday, May 8 – Sisterhood's Donor Dinner 6 pm - Honoring Roselyn Kalb and Rosalie Klotzman.

Thursday, May 10 Trip to the Sculpture Gardens 8 am-6 pm - $65/per person includes transportation, snacks and admission. Lunch is on your own. Register online at or call Ellen Karp 443-660-7690.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018. 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. Time 12:00 am – 4:00 pm. For information call Ellen Karp: 443-660-7690 or email .

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Sisterhood's closing meeting with guest speaker.

Thursday April 19th, 1pm at the Hadassah Meeting Room
Women's Issues with speaker Sheila Derman

Thursday May 17th at Suburban Country Club,
Save the date for our closing meeting and Book and Author Luncheon

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 Rochelle Savetman, 410-653-2856.
For more information, contact Suzanne Strutt

April 22, 2018 10:00am-4:00pm, Torah Fund Mah Jong Fundraiser Tournament, cost is $40, price includes lunch. Chizuk Amuno Esterson Auditorium, 8100 Stevenson Rd., Baltimore MD 21208. Registration starts at 9:30, play starts promptly at 10am.
Prizes awarded, six rounds of play (24 games)
RSVP by April 11th., contact Linda Eisenberg, 410-591-1361

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 6:00pm, Joint Sisterhood Dinner, cost is $38
Hosted by Chizuk Amuno Congregation, 8100 Stevenson Road, Baltimore MD 21208. We will be entertained by Baltimore Magician William Gross, with dazzling magic skills and lots of humor. Deadline for regristration, April 13th., Make check payable to "Chizuk Amuno Sisterhood"
No payment will be accepted at the door. Questions, contact Sheila Sandbank, or Ruth Silber,

Sunday April 29, 2018, 12:00-3:00 pm, Edith Askin Book Review, "The Strangers We Become" at Chizuk Amuno Congregation Program Cost is $18 for CAC Sisterhood Members and $23 for
Non-Members. **Price includes Iraqi inspired lunch**
This year the Askin Book Review is proud to sponsor Cynthia Shamash, whose memoir "The Strangers We Become- Lessons in Exile from One of Iraq's last Jews", follows her life from growing up in Iraqi to her family's travails as immigrants without a home country. Hardbound books can be purchased in the Chizuk Amuno Gift shop at a discounted price of $20
RSVP by April 20th., check payable to Chizuk Amuno Sisterhood, 8100 Stevenson Rd., Baltimore, MD 21208. Questions, contact Sue Crystal 410-206-3846 or Patty Anbinder 410-916-7616

April 8, 2018 9:30am to 4pm Covenant Guild's 3rd Annual Mah Jongg Tournament at VFW Post #521 214 Tollgate Road, Owings Mills, MD 21117. Fee - $50 includes continental breakfast, lunch and desserts
1st place $300​2nd place $150​3rd place $75​$10 for high round
Contact Susan Borinsky at 410-833-5899 or 410-790-2930 or email

May 16, 2018 — 11:00 AM Donor Luncheon Woodholme Country Club Cost - $65.00

Wednesday, April 25 at 6:30 pm at the Woodholme Country Club. Program on Medical Cannabis. Call the Hadassah office 410-484-9590 for more information. Click here for flyer

Thursday, May 10 at 5:45 pm.
Golda Meir Award Dinner honoring Annette Cooper.  For more information call the Israel Bonds office at 410-484-6670  X 1.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 – 48th Annual Donor celebrating 65 years of "Helping Children in Need" at Moses Montifiere Anshe Amuno Congregation. Time 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

March 20, 2018 - The Mildred Mindell Cancer Foundation will be welcoming Rosemary Wolfe RN from University of Maryland St. Joseph's Medical Center at its March meeting to be held in the Hadassah meeting room 3723 Old Court Road (Pikesville) Suite #205. Ms. Wolfe will talk to us about the Healing Touch therapy she is using to help cancer patients at St. Joe's. For more information please contact Merle Wolf at 410-227-1669 or via email at

March 20, 2018, 11:30 AM. Please join us for a MULTI SISTERHOOD LUNCHEON at MMAE, Venders Day Cost: TBA Reservations: Hinda Sokolow- 410-486-3734

April 17, 2018 at Noon - Please join our SISTERHOOD for a General Meeting and Lunch at David Chu's. Cost: TBA ASAP Reservations a must to Hinda Sokolow - 410-486-3734

Sunday, March 25 at 9:30 AM. The Women of Har Sinai Congregation will host a breakfast meeting, along with Brotherhood and Social ACTion. There will be a speaker about the Opioid Epidemic. Howard Reznick, MSW, LCSW-C will be our presenter. A full breakfast will be served. Admission is $5. All are welcome. This event will take place at Har Sinai Congregation, 2905 Walnut Avenue, Owings Mills, MD, 21117. Please email Arlene Burman at with your reservation.

Between May 6 and May 13, Women of Har Sinai Congregation will hold their annual Mother's Day flower sale. We will have a variety of stunning flower baskets from which to choose. Orders will be taken on May 6 and flowers can be picked up on May 13, with other pickup arrangements made by request. This event will take place at Har Sinai Congregation, 2905 Walnut Avenue, Owings Mills, MD, 21117. Prices vary. For more information contact CeCe Rund at

June 7 deaprting at 9:00 a.m., Women of Har Sinai Congregation will be taking a trip to Longwood Gardens in PA. We will be departing from Har Sinai Congregation, located at 2905 Walnut Avenue, Owings Mills, MD, 21117 at @ and returning at @ 5:00 p.m. Several of our "sisters" have volunteered to drive their cars and take three passengers with them. Senior admission for those 62 and over will be $20. Lunch will be on your own in Longwood's scrumptious cafe'. For more information please contact Arlene Burman at

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