Check out these great events for the whole family sponsored by The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore or Associated agencies.
Sunday, November 17
Jewish Women in the Civil War: Clara Barton: Angel of the Battlefield
Stop by the Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, for a special performance by Living History Character Clara Barton. Hold your breath as the “Angel of the Battlefield” trods among the most dangerous and violent conflicts of the war to provide solace and hope to boys wounded in the fight. The program is free with museum admission.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org and mention “I’m interested in the Clara Barton event” for more information.
Monday, November 18
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
PJ Pals Gobbles Gelt & Gratitude
Join your PJ Pals and enjoy story time, crafts and snacks for Chanukah and Thanksgiving. Program is for six months to five years (siblings welcome). Co-sponsored by the Downtown Baltimore JCC. Event will be held at the Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street. Learn more at kveller.com/jewish-events-calendar/display-event-baltimore/downtown/?i=1371
Tuesday, November 19
5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Partners in Innovation: A Showcase of Maryland-Israel Business
Join MIDC for its third annual showcase of Israeli companies with Maryland offices. New to the showcase this year is the addition of Maryland companies currently trading and collaborating with Israel. This year’s event is held at the Horowitz Performing Arts Lobby at Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway. Learn more at MarylandIsrael.org/showcase 2013.
Thursday, November 21
David Broza in Memory of Pete Winer
With over 25 albums to his name, many of which have become multi-platinum, David Broza has been a star in Israel since he was 21. His multi-cultural, multi-lingual, and award winning flamenco and modern, finger-picking guitar style has won him global attention. Singing poetic rhythms in three languages, Broza’s latest release, “All or Nothing,” has gained world recognition. Concert will be held at The Gordon Center for Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills. Tickets are $28 in advance; $32 at the door, subject to availability. For information and to buy tickets, go to jcc.org/gordon-center/gordon-center/.
Sunday, November 24
Registration begins at 8:15 a.m.
Digging Deeper: Lessons From Archaeology
Join colleagues and community as Foundation Stone and the Macks Center for Jewish Education present scholars and archaeologists sharing discoveries and history from Israel. Topics include “Using Visual Aids to Understand the Talmud,” “The Rabbi and the Archeologist: New Insights into Jerusalem,” and “Riddle of the Exodus.” Presenters include Rabbi Barnea Levi Selavan, David Willner, MA Ed., Yuval Gadot (Tel Aviv University), Jim Long, & Professor Aaron Demsky (Bar Ilan University). Program will be held at The Macks Center for Jewish Education Community Room, 5708 Park Heights Avenue. Go to cjebaltimore.org/digging for more information.
Sunday, December 1
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Top Secret Cooking-Mandel Bread
Middle schoolers can will enjoy an afternoon of learning how to read recipes, discovering top secret ingredients and sampling different flavor combinations. Cost includes ingredients, copies of recipes and snacks. Open to students in grades six to eight. Held at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, 3506 Gwynbrook Avenue, the program is $12 for JCC members, $18 for guests. Learn more at jcc.org/teens/teens-grades-6-8/.
Sunday, December 1
The Mama Doni Band Chanukah Fever Concert
Mama Doni celebrates Jewish culture with irrepressible zest in its high-energy, interactive family rock concerts, and acoustic Shabbat experiences filled with a blend of reggae, rock, disco, Latin and Klezmer—all woven together with soulful energy and a super hip Jewish sensibility. Doni Zasloff Thomas, besides being Mama Doni, a music teacher, songwriter, lead singer for the band and a mom, has been honored with a Parents Choice® Award for the band’s CDs, Emunah and Shabbat Shaboom. For information on this Gordon Center for Performing Arts concert, go to jcc.org/gordon-center/family-entertainment/.
Tuesday, December 3
9:00 a.m. Mitzvah Morning; 11:30 a.m. L’dor V’dor Lunch; 6:30 p.m.
Twilight Tzedakah Giving Tuesday Community Phone-a-thon
Last year our Jewish community raised more than $1 million to fund the programs and agencies that shelter, feed, inspire and protect us. Our community received national recognition as the top fundraiser on Giving Tuesday 2012. This year we are part of a city-wide effort, BMORE Give More, to make Baltimore the most giving city in the country. Join us at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC, 5700 Park Heights Avenue and let’s make 2013 even greater. Register at associated.org/giving.
Wednesday, December 4
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Journeys of Professional Jewish Women
CHANA: Counseling Helpline and Aid Network for Abused Women presents the second annual three-part Speaker Series at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC, 5700 Park Heights Avenue. Hear from Dr. Rebbetzin Miriam Marwick, researcher at the Institute for Defense Analyses and Rebbetzin of Congregation Shomrei Emunah. Tickets are $36. All proceeds directly benefit CHANA clients. Register at www.chanabaltimore.org/speakerseries2013.