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Mar

1 2017

Hot Off The Press Lunch N Learn - jGROUP & Women's Division

11:30AM - 1:00PM  


10630 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Rm 121
Columbia, MD 21044

Lunch N Learn co-sponsored by jGROUP and the Women's Division. jGROUP members welcome at this coed session!

Join …

Mar

2 2017

Tots and Tales Thursdays

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Century Plaza 1000 Conference Room
10630 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Suite 121
Columbia, MD 21044

Tots and Tales Thursdays

A Parent-Tot playgroup, led by Laurie Avrunin.

Join us for a PJ Library story time …

Mar

3 2017

Shabbat Tots

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

The Meeting Room
6330 Trotter Road
Clarksville, MD 21029

Join us to celebrate Shabbat on Fridays from 10-11:30 a.m. each week with singing, stories and crafts! This circle of…

Mar

3 2017

Proverbs and Ecclesiastes with Tom Laufer

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Columbia Jewish Congregation
5885 Robert oliver Place
Columbia, MD 21045

Tom Laufer Fridays, 11:00am – 12:00pm, ongoing CJC Library, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia Jewish law and…

Mar

3 2017

Leviticus with Rabbi Starr

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Columbia Jewish Congregation
5885 Robert oliver Place
Columbia, MD 21045

Rabbi Sonya Starr Fridays, 12:00pm, ongoing CJC Library, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia After exploring in…

Mar

3 2017

Munchkin Minyan

6:00PM - 6:45PM  

Temple Isaiah
12200 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD 20759

Join us for a Friday night service planned with our pre-school families in mind. Filled with song, movement, and pray…

Mar

5 2017

Jewish Life on College Campuses

11:45AM - 12:30PM  

Oseh Shalom Congregation
7515 Olive Branch Way
Laurel, MD 20707

Hear from several college students about Jewish life on their campus, including Hillel and other activities. In conju…

Mar

5 2017

Purim Palooza 2017

12:30PM - 3:30PM  

Reservoir High School
11500 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD 20759

$7 per person / $20 per family (includes 10 free tickets). Individual attendees and families pay at the door. Sponsor…

Mar

5 2017

JCC Maccabi Games Baseball Tryouts (13-14 yr olds)

2:30PM - 4:45PM  

JCC in Owings Mills
3506 Gwynnbrook Ave
Owings Mills, MD 21117

Maccabi Games is the largest gathering of Jewish teens in the world. The event mirrors the Olympics with…

Mar

6 2017

When Jews Were Funny--Final Movie in Jewish Film Series

7:15PM - 8:45PM  

Oseh Shalom Congregation

7515 Olive Branch Way
Laurel, MD 20707

This documentary film provides insights into how certain Jewish comics have influenced entertainment and the field of…

Mar

9 2017

Perspective on Human Rights in the Middle East

12:30PM - 2:00PM  

Howard Community College
Health Science building
Room: 363
Columbia, MD 21044

Join us to hear a personal angle to the issues of the human rights and LGBTQ rights in the Middle East. John Calvin…

Mar

10 2017

Shabbat Tots

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

The Meeting Room
6330 Trotter Road
Clarksville, MD 21029

Join us to celebrate Shabbat on Fridays from 10-11:30 a.m. each week with singing, stories and crafts! This circle of…

Mar

10 2017

Proverbs and Ecclesiastes with Tom Laufer

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Columbia Jewish Congregation
5885 Robert oliver Place
Columbia, MD 21045

Tom Laufer Fridays, 11:00am – 12:00pm, ongoing CJC Library, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia Jewish law and…

Mar

10 2017

Leviticus with Rabbi Starr

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Columbia Jewish Congregation
5885 Robert oliver Place
Columbia, MD 21045

Rabbi Sonya Starr Fridays, 12:00pm, ongoing CJC Library, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia After exploring in…

Mar

10 2017

Purim Dinner and Service

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Temple Isaiah
12200 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD

Join us for a special Shabbat dinner as we celebrate Purim! Bring your own vegetarian/fish dinner or sign up to have …

Mar

10 2017

The Future of Israel: Debate and Divestment

8:00PM - 9:15PM  

Beth Shalom Congregation
8070 Harriet Tubman Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

Friday, March 10: Debate and Divestment: When Is Criticism of Israel Anti-Semitic and When Is It Not? Alan Ronkin…

Mar

11 2017

Jewish Chanting and Meditation Service

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Beth Shalom Congregation
8070 Harriet Tubman Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

Through Jewish chanting and meditation, experience your connection to the Unity of all that is. Find new personal…

Mar

11 2017

Tot Shabbat

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Temple Isaiah
12200 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD 20759

All are welcome to join us as we celebrate Shabbat with a fun, meaningful, and age-appropriate service full of storie…

Mar

11 2017

Purim B'Yachad-Potluck Dinner and Megillah reading and game night

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

Oseh Shalom
7515 Olive Branch Way
Laurel , MD 20707

Please join us for a special Purim celebration. This event is hosted by Oseh Shalom and CJC.
6:00pm-7:30 there is a …

Mar

12 2017

Crises and Conflicts Series: Part 1 - Refugee Crisis and Immigration Policy

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Beth Shalom Congregation
8070 Harriet Tubman Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

Beth Shalom is pleased to welcome two major international experts to address contemporary issues of critical…

Mar

16 2017

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15 2017

Beth El's Neighborhood Schools

4:30PM  

Waverly Elementary School
10220 Wetherburn Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21042

Beth El's Howard County Neighborhood School is a unique program that allows families in the greater Howard County…

Mar

16 2017

Everything You Wanted To Know About Judaism But Didn’t Know Who to Ask

7:00PM - 7:30PM  

Beth Shalom Congregation
8070 Harriet Tubman Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

Dive deep into Jewish faith, wisdom, history and tradition in this interactive and relaxed seminar perfect for both…

Mar

16 2017

Faces of Israel

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Columbia Jewish Congregation
5885 Robert Oliver Pl.
Room 200
Columbia, MD 21045

Join us for a panel featuring Israelis sharing their personal Israeli stories and perspective. Registration recommend…

Mar

17 2017

Shabbat Tots

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

The Meeting Room
6330 Trotter Road
Clarksville, MD 21029

Join us to celebrate Shabbat on Fridays from 10-11:30 a.m. each week with singing, stories and crafts! This circle of…

Mar

17 2017

Proverbs and Ecclesiastes with Tom Laufer

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Columbia Jewish Congregation
5885 Robert oliver Place
Columbia, MD 21045

Tom Laufer Fridays, 11:00am – 12:00pm, ongoing CJC Library, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia Jewish law and…

Mar

17 2017

Leviticus with Rabbi Starr

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Columbia Jewish Congregation
5885 Robert oliver Place
Columbia, MD 21045

Rabbi Sonya Starr Fridays, 12:00pm, ongoing CJC Library, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia After exploring in…

Mar

19 2017

Movie Night - Featuring On the Map

2:15PM - 5:00PM  

Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC
3506 Gwynnbrook Ave,
Owings Mills, MD 21117

We are excited to work in partnership with the Baltimore Jewish Film Festival at the Gordon Center to offer a special…

Mar

19 2017

Jump Into Spring: A Mom’s Night Out

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Sky Zone Trampoline Park
7175 Oakland Mills Rd.
Columbia, MD 21046

Fitness, friendship and food for moms. Join us for an instructor-guided SkyFit class at Sky Zone.

Mar

19 2017

Crises and Conflicts Series: Part 2 - Challenges Ahead for the Jewish World

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Beth Shalom Congregation
8070 Harriet Tubman Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

Beth Shalom is pleased to welcome two major international experts to address contemporary issues of critical…

Mar

21 2017

Spice Up Your Seder!!

7:45PM - 9:15PM  

Beth Shalom Congregation
8070 Harriet Tubman Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

Do your Passover seders need some pizzazz? Are you tired of hearing, “Hurry up! I’m hungry!”? Then come to…

Mar

22 2017

Howard County Community Grief Support Group

12:00AM - 12:05AM  

Sol Levinson & Bros., Funeral Services, PA
5560 Sterrett Place
Suite 204
Columbia, MD 21044

An eight-week group beginning March 22, 2017 for anyone grieving the death of a loved one. Sponsored by Sol Levinson …

Mar

22 2017

jLEADS: The Kabbalah of Leadership

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Jewish Federation of Howard County
10630 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 400
Columbia,

The Kabbalah of Leadership: Understanding yourself, your co-workers and those around you with Dana Sicherman, Directo…

Mar

23 2017

Everything You Wanted To Know About Judaism But Didn’t Know Who to Ask

7:00PM - 7:30PM  

Beth Shalom Congregation
8070 Harriet Tubman Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

Dive deep into Jewish faith, wisdom, history and tradition in this interactive and relaxed seminar perfect for both…

Mar

24 2017

Shabbat Tots

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

The Meeting Room
6330 Trotter Road
Clarksville, MD 21029

Join us to celebrate Shabbat on Fridays from 10-11:30 a.m. each week with singing, stories and crafts! This circle of…

Mar

24 2017

Proverbs and Ecclesiastes with Tom Laufer

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Columbia Jewish Congregation
5885 Robert oliver Place
Columbia, MD 21045

Tom Laufer Fridays, 11:00am – 12:00pm, ongoing CJC Library, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia Jewish law and…

Mar

24 2017

Leviticus with Rabbi Starr

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Columbia Jewish Congregation
5885 Robert oliver Place
Columbia, MD 21045

Rabbi Sonya Starr Fridays, 12:00pm, ongoing CJC Library, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia After exploring in…

Mar

25 2017

BBYO Parent Social

8:15PM - 10:15PM  

Double Tree Hotel
5485 Twin Knolls Rd,
Columbia , MD 21045

Meet and mingle with other BBYO parents while your child is at a BBYO activity.

Mar

26 2017

CJC Presents Rabbi Sandy Sasso

9:30AM - 1:00PM  

Columbia Jewish Congregation
5885 Robert Oliver Place
Columbia, MD

CJC is proud to host Rabbi Sandy Sasso, the first woman ordained from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. As…

Mar

26 2017

JCC Maccabi Games Baseball Tryouts (13-14 yr olds)

2:30PM - 4:45PM  

JCC in Owings Mills
3506 Gwynnbrook Ave
Owings Mills, MD 21117

Maccabi Games is the largest gathering of Jewish teens in the world. The event mirrors the Olympics with…

Mar

26 2017

Oseh Shalom Torah Restoration Project

3:00PM - 5:00PM  

Oseh Shalom Synagogue
7515 Olive Branch Way
Laurel , MD 20707

Please join Oseh Shalom in Laurel, Maryland as we restore a 125 year old Torah.

Mar

26 2017

Jewish Author Series -Deborah Rising with Avraham Azrieli

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Beth Shalom Congregation
8070 Harriet Tubman Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

Avraham Azrieli: Deborah Rising, 2016 Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Imagine a Jewish John Grisham! …

Mar

27 2017

The Wide and Flavorful World of Haroset

7:15PM - 8:45PM  

Oseh Shalom Congregation
7515 Olive Branch Way
Laurel, MD 20707

Just in time for Passover prep, chef, teacher, and Jewish cooking expert Susan Barocas will conduct a cooking talk an…

Mar

29 2017

Israeli Animated Documentary about raising a special needs child in Israel

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Luba and Ron Abrams
11713 Oakspine Ct.
Ellicott City, MD 21042


Luba and Ron Abrams invite you to a special screening of the Israeli animated documentary: "Tel Aviv – Holland" …

Mar

30 2017

Everything You Wanted To Know About Judaism But Didn’t Know Who to Ask

7:00PM - 7:30PM  

Beth Shalom Congregation
8070 Harriet Tubman Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

Dive deep into Jewish faith, wisdom, history and tradition in this interactive and relaxed seminar perfect for both…

Mar

30 2017

Leadership Level Donors Pre-Passover Wine Tasting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Home of Michelle and Len Ostroff

This is an exclusive leadership level* event for donors who make a gift of $1,200 and above to the Annual Campaign.

Mar

31 2017

Shabbat Tots: Mitzvah Mornings

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Harmony Hall Assisted Living
6336 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

Mitzvah Mornings, our Shabbat Tots’ intergenerational program, enables the children to share their weekly Shabbat p…

Mar

31 2017

Proverbs and Ecclesiastes with Tom Laufer

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Columbia Jewish Congregation
5885 Robert oliver Place
Columbia, MD 21045

Tom Laufer Fridays, 11:00am – 12:00pm, ongoing CJC Library, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia Jewish law and…

Mar

31 2017

Leviticus with Rabbi Starr

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Columbia Jewish Congregation
5885 Robert oliver Place
Columbia, MD 21045

Rabbi Sonya Starr Fridays, 12:00pm, ongoing CJC Library, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia After exploring in…

Mar

31 2017

Jewish Author Series - Exiles in Sepharad with Jeffrey Gorsky

8:00PM - 9:15PM  

Beth Shalom Congregation
8070 Harriet Tubman Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

Special Friday Evening Author Jeffrey Gorsky: Exiles in Sepharad: The Jewish Millennium in Spain Friday, March…