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Israeli emissary brings ‘authentic information’ to Howard County

Washington Jewish Week / Jesse Bernstein

October 12, 2018

Shay Rubinstein began his Israel Café talk by asking everyone in the room introduce themselves and describe their High Holidays. It was midday on a Wednesday, so the crowd of about 40 skewed older, and the introductions tended to …

Howard County Federation Forms JCRC

Baltimore Jewish Times / Connor Graham

October 25, 2018

The Jewish Federation of Howard County has formed a Jewish community relations council to advocate for the community’s needs. The council has 17 members, including representatives from eight Howard County synagogues.

While the Howa…

Michalah Hoffman Brings Her Social Work Expertise to Howard County

Baltimore Jewish Times / Connor Graham

July 26, 2018


When the Jewish Federation of Howard County put out the word that it needed a community social worker part time, the organization received inquiries from many qualified candidates, said Ralph Grunewald, the Federation’s interim execut…

Howard County Celebrates Israel's 70th

Jmore Living / Staff Report
On May 6, the Jewish Federation of Howard County hosted a community-wide celebration for the 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding. More than 300 people attended the event. Read more.

An Inclusive Community

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.