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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 Paula 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

April 16th - AMIT Baltimore is hosting a Luncheon Honoring long time Sarah Ribakow/Tikvah Chapter Co-President Selma Mosgin who recently celebrated a milestone birthday, as well as our local Baltimore leadership. A ballerina in her youth, there will be a short dance program performed by members of The Moving Company Dance Center to entertain participants during the event. Being held at Royal Kosher Restaurant, 7002 Reisterstown Road beginning at noon, the Cost is $36 with additional sponsorships available to help fund AMIT's mission of growing a strong Israel, one child at a time. To sign up go to For additional information, email or call 410-484-2223.

June 13th - AMIT's Mother In Israel Campaign presents Author Francine Klagsbrun on at Chizuk Amuno Congregation, 8100 Stevenson Road. There will be a 6:00 Dinner with the author, following by a Book Review, Q&A, Dessert Reception & Book Signing. Dinner sponsorship levels begin at $86 per person with attendance of only the Book Review/Reception costing $36. Copies of the book are available in the Chizuk Amuno Judaica Shop at the discounted price of $24. To sign up go to For additional information, email or call 410-484-2223.

AMIT invites you to spend an intimate evening with National Jewish Book Award winning author Francine Klagsbrun who will discuss her definitive biography, Lioness: Golda Meir and the National of Israel. This event is being presented in conjunction with AMIT's annual Mother-in-Israel Campaign which allows participants to become "parents" to more than 34,000 AMIT students in Israel. Every parent understands the unique bond we have with our children and we would move heaven and earth to ensure that they are safe, happy and have everything they need in life to succeed. AMIT's Mother-in-Israel campaign allows participants to reach beyond their own family and do the same for Israeli children who are not as fortunate. Participating in AMIT's Mother-in-Israel Campaign is an investment in the future of Israel, as we build a strong Israel, one child at a time.

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.

April 29, 9:30 am – noon, SHREDDING EVENT at the Beth Israel Congregation, 3706 Crondall Lane, Owings Mills, 21117. Bring documents for shredding to Beth Israel's front parking lot. Suggested donation: $10 (benefits our Sisterhood and Brotherhood). For information, contact Penny Kafka, President, at 410-526-5573 or

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

Thursday, May 17 at 11am - Annual closing meeting and luncheon at The Suburban Country Club. Guest Speaker will be Matthew A. Crenson, Baltimore's Political Historian. For more information call Deane Sevel at 410- 484-0643.

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

Sunday, May 13, 2018 Race Against Abuse, CHANA's 10K & Fun Run - Race start time – 8:00 a.m.. $50 for the 10K and $10 for the fun run. The race will be held at the NCR Trail, White Hall, MD. For more information contact us at 410-234-0030 or Click here for link to EVENT

Join us on Mother's Day to take a stand for a safer community. All proceeds from this event will benefit people who have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual trauma or elder abuse.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 8:00 a.m. - SAFEGUARDING OUR SENIORS: In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, CHANA and its elder abuse program, Stop Abuse of Elders (SAFE), is hosting the second annual SAFEguarding Our Seniors event. Featured Speaker is Jayne Miller, WBAL-TV. $36 includes breakfast. Event will be held at DLA Piper, The Marbury Building, 6225 Smith Avenue, Baltimore. For more information, please contact us at 410-234-0030,

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

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

Wednesday, April 25 at 6:30 at the Woodholme Country Club. Hadassah Greater Baltimore is pleased to invite the entire community to Medical Cannabis 101: Let's Talk on Our speakers are Andrew Grossman who is with GTI and is owner of a dispensary in Rockville and Dr. Joel Meshulum, an internist, who through research and experience feels medical cannabis is a viable alternative for the management of numerous medical problems. The cost is $36 for Hadassah members and $45 for non- members. For more information call the Hadassah office at 410-484-9590 or email at . Appetizers and wine.. 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.

Sunday, April 22,2018 - 12:45pm. Join MMAE Sisterhood at MMAE , 7000 Rockland Hills Drive, Balto.,MD, 21209. Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Jewish State. Remember Israel's Fallen Soldiers with a Yarzeit candle. Speakers, Israeli Food, Music, Dancing, Singing, Activities for all ages. FREE! Must RSVP by April 16, 2018 Call Marcia Greenfield at 410- 486-3113

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 12:00pm at David Chu's. Luncheon with MMAE Sisterhood . Seating is limited. $12.50/per person. Send check payable to MMAE Sisterhood to Marcia Greenfield, 7932 Starburst Drive, Baltimore Maryland, 21208

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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