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  • Ora Fisch, long-time Howard County resident, has been a member of the Federation’s Israel committee and the American “mom” of the Federation’s shaliach (Israeli emissary) for several years....

  • From the Desk of Ralph Grunewald, Executive Director

    Who are we? What are the demographics of the Howard County Jewish community? How has the Jewish community changed over the past 10 years?  We...


  • Confused about Israeli politics? Join shaliach Shay Rubinstein on Wednesday, June 5 from 11:30 am-1:00 pm for a lecture about the Israeli election results and how Netanyahu will be forming his new ...

  • Join us as we install new board members and bid farewell to retiring members on Tuesday, June 25 at 7:00 pm at Oakland Mills Interfaith Center (5885 Robert Oliver Pl, Columbia). Hear about the past...

  • Learn how to prepare yourself for an emergency and protect your community! You'll get information from the top experts on how to mitigate attacks and respond to other disasters, including fire, sev...


Build a Better Jewish Future.

Help Those in Need

Through our local agencies and services, we provide for the most vulnerable.

Strengthen Global Peoplehood

We make an impact in Israel and overseas.

Build Community

We unite Howard County.

Enrich Jewish Life

We nurture identity, culture, and engagement.


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