Federation Statements

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Meghann Schwartz Honored As DFI's Outstanding Jewish Communal Professional

Each year the Darrell D. Friedman Institute for Professional Development recognizes a mid-level career professional currently serving the greater Baltimore Jewish community. The recipient of the Outstanding Jewish Communal Professional Award shows exceptional promise and a commitment to a ca…

Remembering Jacques Fein

Jacques Fein, past President of the Jewish Federation of Howard County, volunteer extraordinaire and a beloved member of our Howard County Jewish community, died on May 11, 2017. Jacques was not an ordinary person—he led a remarkable life.

Jacques was born in France in 1938. His parents…

Passing of Jacques Fein

We regret to inform the community that Jacques Fein passed away yesterday afternoon on May 11, surrounded by his wife Judee Iliff and his children. The funeral will be held on Sunday, May 14 at 1:30 pm at Oakland Mills Interfaith Center (5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia). Interment will b…

JFNA Statement on Arrest in Bomb Threats

The Jewish Federation of Howard County is relieved that a suspect has been arrested in connection with many of the bomb threats that were called in to Jewish community centers across the US and Canada. We are grateful to the FBI and other law enforcement agencies for their work in protecting…