Highlighting the people of the Jewish Federation of Howard County

Meet Allyson Glassband

Allyson Glassband is a Good Deeds Day committee member and co-leader of the Blessings in a Backpack and Blessing Bags volunteer site. She works as a math, social studies and family involvement teacher at Talbott Springs Elementary School.

Hi Allyson! How did you first get involved with Fede…

Meet Randi Leshin

Randi Leshin has been the co-chair of Purim Palooza for three years, in addition to her other involvement with the Jewish Federation as part of jLeads, the Federation’s young leadership program, oxyGEN, its young adult division, and PJ Library. Having lived in Howard County her whole life,…

Meet Beth Millstein

As President of the Jewish Federation of Howard County, Beth Millstein works with the Federation board and staff to direct the organization’s efforts. Read more about Beth’s work on the board and her vision for Federation.

How would you describe your role as President?

As president of …

Meet Betsy Singer Marcus

Betsy Singer Marcus is the chair of the recently-founded Jewish Community Relations Council at the Jewish Federation of Howard County. Betsy and other JCRC members work together with community and government leaders to foster understanding and advocate for the Jewish community. 

Can you de…

Meet Rabbi Hillel Baron

Rabbi Hillel Baron is the Federation's Community Chaplain, offering religious services and pastoral counseling for Jewish residents in facilities throughout Howard County and at home. In addition, he ministers to Jewish patients at Howard County General Hospital.

How would you describe you…