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Howard County Federation Forms JCRC

Baltimore Jewish Times / Connor Graham

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 Howard County federati…

Michalah Hoffman Brings Her Social Work Expertise to Howard County

Baltimore Jewish Times / Connor Graham
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 executive director. Rea…

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.


Purim: A Day of Learning

Baltimore Jewish Times / Susan C. Ingram
February 28, 2018

More than 500 Howard County Jewish religious school students and their families came together for the first time on Sunday, Feb. 25, at a pre-Purim Palooza event designed to bring Hebrew schools and students into a community Sunday…