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LATEST NEWS

  • From the Desk of President Beth Millstein

    Jewish families all around the world celebrate Passover at the same time.

    Jewish families all around the world celebrate Passover at the same time.

    Jewish families all around the world celebrate Passover at the same time.

    Jewish families all around the world celebrate Passover at the same time.

    Jewish families all around the world celebrate Passover at the same time.

    Jewish families all around the world celebrate Passover a...

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    Jewish families all ar...

  • Save the date for this year's Fed Live! on Monday, June 4, 2018 at the HCC Horowitz Visual & Performing Arts Center. This year's gala will Celebrate the Magic, with a live performance by mentalist Alain Nu, "The Man Who Knows." Reception at 6:30 pm and show at 8:00 pm. Fed Live! will also feature a Give food Good Live Auction to benefit the Jewish Federation of Howard County. 

    This year's Fed Live! honors those who have stepped up to serve the community, making a difference in Jewish Howa...

    Save the date for this year's Fed Live! on Monday, June 4, 2018 at the HCC Horowitz Visual & Performing Arts Center. This year's gala will Celebrate the Magic, with a live performance by mentalist Alain Nu, "The Man Who Knows." Reception at 6:30 pm and show at 8:00 pm. Fed Live! will also feature...

    Save the date for this year's Fed Live! on Monday, June 4, 2018 at the HCC Horowitz Visual & Performing Arts Center. This year's gala will Celebrate the Magic, with a live performance by mentalist ...

    Save the date for this year's Fed Live! on Monday, June 4, 2018 at the HCC Horowitz Visual & Performing Arts Center. This year'...

    Save the date for this year's Fed Live! on Monday, June 4, 2018 at the HCC Horowitz Vis...

    Save the date for this year's Fed Live! on Monday, June 4...

    Save the date for this year's Fe...

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  • Last June, the Federation welcomed interim executive director Ralph Grunewald. A veteran of the non-profit world, Ralph works with Federation staff and community leaders to build community, provide Jewish programming, and help the most vulnerable in our own backyard. Hear more about Ralph's role and his top priorities for the Jewish community.

    What is your role at the Federation?

    As interim executive director, my role is to work with the board of directors to set goals for the Federati...

    Last June, the Federation welcomed interim executive director Ralph Grunewald. A veteran of the non-profit world, Ralph works with Federation staff and community leaders to build community, provide Jewish programming, and help the most vulnerable in our own backyard. Hear more about Ralph's role...

    Last June, the Federation welcomed interim executive director Ralph Grunewald. A veteran of the non-profit world, Ralph works with Federation staff and community leaders to build community, provid...

    Last June, the Federation welcomed interim executive director Ralph Grunewald. A veteran of the non-profit world, Ralph works ...

    Last June, the Federation welcomed interim executive director Ralph Grunewald. A vetera...

    Last June, the Federation welcomed interim executive dire...

    Last June, the Federation welcom...

    Last June, the Federat...

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Join us for an evening of beer and song, Israeli style! Featuring a sing-along with Cantor Ben Kintisch and shlicha Ella Haetzni. In collaboration with Columbia Jewish Congregation. Ages 21 and older. Free event! RSVP requested, but walk-ins welcome. Register at Associated.org/Beera

    Thursday, April 19, 7:30 pm
    Oakland Mills Interfaith Center
    5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia

    Join us for an evening of beer and song, Israeli style! Featuring a sing-along with Cantor Ben Kintisch and shlicha Ella Haetzni. In collaboration with Columbia Jewish Congregation. Ages 21 and older. Free event! RSVP requested, but walk-ins welcome. Register at Associated.org/Beera

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    Join us for an evening of beer and song, Israeli style! Featuring a sing-along with Cantor Ben Kintisch and shlicha Ella Haetzni. In collaboration with Columbia Jewish Congregation. Ages 21 and old...

    Join us for an evening of beer and song, Israeli style! Featuring a sing-along with Cantor Ben Kintisch and shlicha Ella Haetzn...

    Join us for an evening of beer and song, Israeli style! Featuring a sing-along with Can...

    Join us for an evening of beer and song, Israeli style! F...

    Join us for an evening of beer a...

    Join us for an evening...

  • Our biggest Israel celebration of the year! The community-wide festival features live performances by The Highlights (Molly Krief & Saar Gez) and synagogue choirs and dance troupes. Featured activities include an official ceremony in honor of Israel's 70th birthday; Israeli food, dance, and crafts; an Israeli beer and wine tasting booth, a moon bounce; face painting; an army training obstacle course; and more! FREE ENTRY! Food and activities are cash only. More info is available at JewishHowardC...

    Our biggest Israel celebration of the year! The community-wide festival features live performances by The Highlights (Molly Krief & Saar Gez) and synagogue choirs and dance troupes. Featured activities include an official ceremony in honor of Israel's 70th birthday; Israeli food, dance, and craft...

    Our biggest Israel celebration of the year! The community-wide festival features live performances by The Highlights (Molly Krief & Saar Gez) and synagogue choirs and dance troupes. Featured activi...

    Our biggest Israel celebration of the year! The community-wide festival features live performances by The Highlights (Molly Kri...

    Our biggest Israel celebration of the year! The community-wide festival features live p...

    Our biggest Israel celebration of the year! The community...

    Our biggest Israel celebration o...

    Our biggest Israel cel...

  • Come along with our shlicha Ella Haetzni as she recounts the different communities she encountered across Israel on her Israel National Trail, a hiking path that crosses the entire country of Israel. Bring a brown bag lunch—we’ll provide the dessert and drinks. Cost is free, but RSVP is requested. RSVP.

    Wednesday, May 9, 11:30 am-1:00 pm
    10630 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Suite 121

    Come along with our shlicha Ella Haetzni as she recounts the different communities she encountered across Israel on her Israel National Trail, a hiking path that crosses the entire country of Israel. Bring a brown bag lunch—we’ll provide the dessert and drinks. Cost is free, but RSVP is req...

    Come along with our shlicha Ella Haetzni as she recounts the different communities she encountered across Israel on her Israel National Trail, a hiking path that crosses the entire country of Isra...

    Come along with our shlicha Ella Haetzni as she recounts the different communities she encountered across Israel on her Israel...

    Come along with our shlicha Ella Haetzni as she recounts the different communities she...

    Come along with our shlicha Ella Haetzni as she recounts...

    Come along with our shlicha Ella...

    Come along with our sh...

IN THE PRESS

  • Baltimore Jewish Times / Marc Shapiro

    March 1, 2018

    Baltimore’s Jewish community has consistently made interfaith and interethnic dialogue a priority. Such work is often at the center of Shabbat dinners, lectures, tikkun olam activities and other events. Read more.

     

    Baltimore Jewish Times / Marc Shapiro

    March 1, 2018

    Baltimore’s Jewish community has consistently made interfaith and interethnic dialogue a priority. Such work is often at the center of Shabbat dinners, lectures, tikkun olam activities and other events. Read more.

     

    Baltimore Jewish Times / Marc Shapiro

    March 1, 2018

    Baltimore’s Jewish community has consistently made interfaith and interethnic dialogue a priority. Such work is often at the center of Sh...

    Baltimore Jewish Times / Marc Shapiro

    March 1, 2018

    Baltimore’s Jewish community has consistently made interfaith and i...

    Baltimore Jewish Times / Marc Shapiro

    March 1, 2018

    Baltimore’s Jewish communit...

    Baltimore Jewish Times / Marc Shapiro

    March 1, 2018

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  • JMore Magazine / Staff Report
    February 27, 2018

    It was a day that would’ve made the radiant and heroic Queen Esther — and maybe even her ill-fated predecessor, Vashti — smile. Read more.

    JMore Magazine / Staff Report
    February 27, 2018

    It was a day that would’ve made the radiant and heroic Queen Esther — and maybe even her ill-fated predecessor, Vashti — smile. Read more.

    JMore Magazine / Staff Report
    February 27, 2018

    It was a day that would’ve made the radiant and heroic Queen Esther — and maybe even her ill-fated predecessor, Vashti — smile. Read more.

    JMore Magazine / Staff Report
    February 27, 2018

    It was a day that would’ve made the radiant and heroic Queen Esther — a...

    JMore Magazine / Staff Report
    February 27, 2018

    It was a day that would’ve made t...

    JMore Magazine / Staff Report
    February 27, 2018

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  • The Baltimore Sun / Talia Richman

    December 25, 2017

    The Goldberg family had Chinese food for dinner on Christmas Eve, and on Christmas Day they planned to take their 4-year-old daughter to see her first-ever movie in a theater.


    But between these time-honored Dec. 25 traditions for Jewish families, the Goldbergs attended the Jewish Federation of Howard County’s Mitzvah Day, choosing to do charity work on this day off from school and workRead more.

     

    The Baltimore Sun / Talia Richman

    December 25, 2017

    The Goldberg family had Chinese food for dinner on Christmas Eve, and on Christmas Day they planned to take their 4-year-old daughter to see her first-ever movie in a theater.


    But between these time-honored Dec. 25 traditions for Jewi...

    The Baltimore Sun / Talia Richman

    December 25, 2017

    The Goldberg family had Chinese food for dinner on Christmas Eve, and on Christmas Day they planned to take their 4-year-old daughter to se...

    The Baltimore Sun / Talia Richman

    December 25, 2017

    The Goldberg family had Chinese food for dinner on Christmas Eve, and...

    The Baltimore Sun / Talia Richman

    December 25, 2017

    The Goldberg family had Chine...

    The Baltimore Sun / Talia Richman

    December 25, 2017

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    The Baltimore Sun / Talia Richma...

    The Baltimore Sun / Ta...

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