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Bulletin Number 6 February 2011 27 Shevat – 24 Adar I 5771 Rabbi Andrew Busch Cantor Robbie Solomon Rabbi Elissa Sachs-Kohen Cantor Ann G. Sacks Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Rabbi Emeritus Rex D. Perlmeter www .bhcong .org Immigration Challenges 51st Annual Interfaith Institute Monday, March 7 • 9:30-2 pM For details see page 5. Inside . . . Todah Rabbah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Program Highlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Day School Doings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Welcome New Members . . . . . . . . . . 2 Interfaith Institute . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Brotherhood News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 From the Clergy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Quad Temple Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Sisterhood in Session . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 A Message from the President . . . . . . . 3 Meet BHC Board Member . . . . . . . . . 6 Offerings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-12 Night of the Stars Fundraiser . . . . . . . . 3 Hoffberger Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 February Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Upcoming at BHC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Religious School Ruach . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Todah Rabbah The Congregational Kiddush on February 5 is sponsored by Tanya and Jerome Goldberg From The Clergy in honor of their grandson Grant Kovelman becoming a Bar Mitzvah. The Congregation congratulates the family on their joyous occasion. Be Happy, It’s Adar Welcome New Members! We welcome the following Congregants The Jewish calendar for 5771 includes an anomaly that occurs every several years—the who have joined BHC since January: addition of an extra month to balance out the lunar calendar with the solar calendar. Drs. Janis Taube & Alexander Hillel In a leap year we have two months of Adar. February 5 marks the new moon or Rosh Hodesh for Adar I, and Adar II begins on March 7. Annette & Michael Saxon Adar is a fitting month to be repeated because in the Mishnah it says, “mi-she- Melissa Perham & Shannon Wollman nichnas Adar marbim b’simcha”—which means, “When Adar comes, joy increases.” Joy comes with Adar, because Purim falls within the month. This year, as in all leap years, it falls in Adar II. Yahrzeit Name Reminder According to the rabbis, it is a mitzvah, our responsibility, to rejoice during To have a yahrzeit name read, call the the month of Adar, as did our ancestors after defeating Haman. But this year the Temple Office or fill out a card when coming requirement lasts for two whole months. Even in the cold month of February, we have to worship. For more information call Iris, to make a choice to be happy. How does one go about doing that? 410-764-1587, ext. 224. In 2006 the Boston Globe reported, “The most popular course at Harvard this semester teaches happiness. The final numbers came in this week: Positive Lifecycle Events Psychology, a class whose content resembles that of many a self-help book but is For lifecycle events and grounded in serious psychological research, has enrolled 855 students, beating out special occasions, BHC even Introductory Economics.” Tal Ben-Shahar, an Israeli visiting professor, was the has wonderful facilities to rent, such lecturer who taught the course at Harvard to packed lecture halls. as the Dalsheimer Auditorium, the My wife, Helen, was working at the Kennedy School of Government at the time, Goodwin Center and Straus Social Hall. and one of the perks of her job was that she could attend various classes at Harvard For information contact our Facility/Event for free. So one night she packed us up, and we squeezed into professor Ben-Shahar’s Coordinator, Francie Gill, 410-764-1587, class to see what all the fuss was about. It was quite memorable and enlightening, and ext. 226, and be sure to call one of our I am pleased to share with you one of the techniques that I learned that night to help participating caterers listed below. you fulfill your obligation—the mitzvah of being happy starting February 5. Mr. Ben-Shahar noted that throughout an average day, in the papers, radio and television, and on our computer screens, we are bombarded with images and BHC Participating Caterers messages that are violent, tragic, scary, or otherwise negative in nature. We are surrounded by an unhappy soup of fear and insecurity. How can we change our focus • Biddle Street Catering so that we don’t fall in a pattern of depression? • The Classic Catering People The professor said that in his young family they had a habit every night of gathering together before bed time and sharing a list of 5 things that each of them • Linwoods Catering had encountered that day for which he or she was thankful. It may be a thing that • Santoni’s they saw in passing, or a word of encouragement at school or at work. It may be a • Zeffert and Gold Catering new accomplishment or skill or it may be something quite ordinary that they had taken for granted for a long time. Whatever it was they had to name it on the list and Switch to a Tankless Water Heater express their gratitude. What the family members discovered was that in struggling to find things for their Your water will be heated as you use it lists, they began to notice that what they had previously failed to notice. They became rather than keeping a tank of hot water . aware of more and more that was good and worthy of gratitude, things that made the Save 300 lbs . of carbon dioxide and $390 world less gloomy. With their new focus, they gained a greater appreciation for their per year . lives. And in sharing their lists with each other, they filled in even more pieces to -Green Team Task Force the picture of a world that was kind and peaceful and beautiful—a world that would Disclaimers: All prices, events and times surely lead to marbim b’simcha, increased happiness. published in the Bulletin are current at the time I wish you all a double-dose of happiness in this month of February and in the of publication, but are subject to change . upcoming months of Adar I and Adar II. As the song said, “Don’t worry, be happy” and Publication of an advertisement in the Bulletin I’ll add: because it’s a mitzvah! is neither an endorsement nor recommendation —Cantor Robbie Solomon of any advertisers’ products or services by BHC . Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin • Number 6 • 27 Shevat – 24 Adar I 5771 • February 2011 NOTS Night of the Stars If Not Now, When? A Message from the President Hillel said: Hilarious Entertainment “If I am not for myself, Enjoy an unforgettable night of hilarious who will be for me? entertainment featuring headline comedians If I am not for others, what am I? SARGE and Cory Kahaney on Saturday, April 2, And if not now, when?” 8 pm, at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. This event, honoring Community Leaders Laura Black and Charles Klein, will benefit It is the second part of his statement, “if I am not for others,” Religious School scholarships and youth programs. Tickets are $75 that is significantly important to me. In our Bulletin, much is for general seating and $125 for premium seating, which includes a written about opportunities we provide for members within the cocktail and hors d’oeuvre reception. Congregation. What sometimes goes unnoticed are opportunities SARGE is an extraordinary entertainer–a triple threat–a musical for our Congregants to make contributions to our community. savant!!! He has performed worldwide. His side-splitting comedy, In a recent issue of the Baltimore Jewish Times, an article entitled touching vocals and stunning display of dexterity as a pianist “I Come Back Humbled,” the author wrote about a recent trip to have wowed crowds for decades. He is one of the highest energy, Israel by a group of twenty five area Christian and Jewish leaders. multi-talented acts in show business today. Check him out at www. The trip was aimed at enlightening these leaders about the Arab- iamsarge.com. Israeli conflict as well as offering an insight into other religions by a Cory Kahaney is every woman. Mother, daughter, wife ... ex-wife. visit to the holy land. Among the leaders picked was our own Rabbi In 2010, she appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, The Busch who will be part of this continuing community dialogue. Bonnie Hunt Show, became a regular guest on The Joy Behar Show, Congregants are actively involved in other local endeavors. Our and is about to make her fifth appearance on The Late, Late Show December Bulletin highlighted our volunteering for Manna House. with Craig Ferguson. “Cory Kahaney is the funniest female comedian It failed to list our efforts at Our Daily Bread and GEDCO. Our working today” —Peter Lasally, Executive Producer for the Late, Late contributions to GEDCO have more than doubled this year. Last Show with Craig Ferguson. You can learn more about Cory Kahaney year alone, we were responsible for providing more than twenty at www.corykahaney.com. percent of the food collected by GEDCO. Our casseroles to Our For details and information on purchasing tickets, sponsorships Daily Bread and our volunteer efforts at Manna House and Our or advertisements in the program, go to www.bhcong.org/ Daily Bread involve many individuals. Others are leaders of area NightoftheStars or call the Night of the Stars Hotline at 443-524- agencies, including BLEWS and the Baltimore Jewish Council, which 0284. are actively involved in the Jewish Community’s relationship to our Annette Saxon neighbors. Director of Development These activities are just a few of the community efforts we as a Congregation are involved in. We have realized that we are part SAVE THE DATE of a larger community and must do our part in seeing that our community as a whole is served. We have listened to the words of Hillel and have realized “if not now, when,” and have acted to fulfill his message. Philip Abraham Saturday, April 2, 2011 SARGE President GEDCO Cares All Year Long Baltimore Hebrew Congregation GEDCO CARES Food Pantry needs our help all through the year. “Our help” must come from “our” community—Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. Honoring Laura Black & Charles Klein BHC has been very supportive of GEDCO in the past and is a member of the Govans Ecumenical Development Corp. We have donated food and toiletries, helping hundreds of families in need. But we can do more! Can we not? Let’s continue to think of GEDCO This event will benefit Cory Kahaney during the year. Fill up a bag for GEDCO at the grocery store and Religious School Scholarships drop it in the bin at BHC. Do a mitzvah today! and Youth Programs. Tickets: General $75 • Premium $125 • Please Let Us Know • www.bhcong.org/NightoftheStars or Due to hospital policy, clergy and 443-524-0284 Family Concerns Volunteers have no way of knowing you are For information, contact in the hospital unless you or a family member inform us . Annette Saxon, 410-764-1587 x 236, email@example.com Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin • Number 6 • 27 Shevat – 24 Adar I 5771 • February 2011 3 PHHighlights Program Be Part of the Process UPC Upcoming at BHC Sisterhood’s Triple Treat Thursdays Thursday, February 3, 10, 17, and 24 We’re a month into 2011 at Baltimore Hebrew Classes with clergy, 10 and 11 am. Afternoon Delight Programs, 1 pm. Congregation. As always, there is an amazing Refer to www.bhcong.org or the Shabbat Update for full schedule. amount of events and programs happening at our synagogue. It’s PJ Shabbat important to note that the calendar of events is created primarily by Congregants. If you’re looking for a way to be part of this process, Friday, February 4, 6:30 pM Plan to hang out with the PJ community for donut holes and read on. conversation after the service. Your friends are welcome, whether TOP 5 WAYS to PLUG-IN AT BHC: they are BHC members or not. (1) JOIN the FUN! Brotherhood/Sisterhood Kiddush Get to know other Congregants, BHC staff and the institution Saturday, February 5, 11:30 aM by coming to a variety of events. We have a large selection of Join us for Congregational camaraderie following Shabbat programs from worship to workouts and social action to socials. Shelanu. Make BHC your home and have a good time doing it. (2) JOIN a COMMITTEE! Brotherhood Film Festival Committees are committees, but the reality is that being part Sunday, February 6, 1 pM: The Reader of a BHC committee is one of your best ways to plug-in here. Sunday, February 13, 1 pM: Cadillac Records Committees make plans and decisions that affect the Temple Enjoy popcorn, refreshments and a movie. All welcome and all community on a daily basis. for free! For more information contact Joe Boccuzzi, Brotherhood (3) PICK a PROGRAM! President, firstname.lastname@example.org. Not all BHC programs, events and groups are powered by Hoffberger Gallery Artist’s Reception committees. Some just exist and various people make them Sunday, February 6, 2-4 pM happen each year. Keep an eye on the Temple calendar to see Featuring photographer Robert Cadwalader if there is a current project with which you would like to be Refer to www.bhcong.org/hoffberger for artist information. involved. (4) MAKE Your IDEA HAPPEN! Chai Life Happy Hour at 13.5% Wine Bar Do you have some thoughts about what could make our Thursday, February 10, 6-8 pM community better? Do you have an event in mind or suggestions Join BHC’s 20s & 30s group at 13.5% Wine Bar, the hippest wine to improve existing programs? Go ahead and share your thoughts bar in Charm City. Our Happy Hours are always fun and feature with the person or people who can help you make it happen. good deals on food and drinks. Make a meeting with our clergy, our program director, or lay BHeCTY goes to Earth Treks in Timonium leaders and see your thoughts become concrete. (5) TAKE a CHANCE! Saturday, February 12, 7-9 pM This is your synagogue and BHC is here to be your community. Come climbing with all of your youth group friends. We will Join the effort—at your speed—and you will find that together meet at Earth Treks and eat dinner there. Check out the we are making this the Jewish home that will last for many BHeCTY Facebook group for more information. generations to come. JYGE Youth Lounge Championship Andy Wayne Sunday, February 13, NooN-2 pM Program Director Where can you enjoy friendly competition in video games, foosball, pool, basketball and more? Of course, you can find that all at the junior youth group’s fun February event. There will be Last Chance a big prize for the winner, and food and fun for all. Cost: $5. Join us for BHC’s Adult Trip to Israel with Rabbi Busch, Sunday, Second Monday Series March 13 – Wednesday, March 23, 2011. Hurry—Just a few spots left! Questions? Contact Ed Perl, email@example.com. Monday, February 14, 10 aM “Immigration: Crossing the Line” presented by Mark J. Shmueli, Musicians Needed Immigration Attorney and Joseph Edlow, Assistant Chief Counsel, Mark your calendars for BHC’s Coffee House Immigration & Custom Enforcement on Saturday, May 7, 7 pm. To get the fun NOTE: Reception, 10 am; speakers will begin at 10:30 am. started, we are forming a band and we need Good Night Shabbat all of the musicians out there—we know who Saturday, February 26, 5:30-7 pM you are so don’t try to hide—so polish up your Did you miss the 1st Good Night Shabbat? Don’t miss the 2nd one! instruments right away. Contact Andy Wayne, We’ll have dinner, games and our special Good Night Shabbat Program Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Havdalah service. This event is for families with toddlers and is 410-764-1587, ext. 246, to join the band. entirely FREE. 4 Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin • Number 6 • 27 Shevat – 24 Adar I 5771 • February 2011 Quad Temple Service 51st Annual Interfaith Institute Join us on Friday, February 11, 7 pm for a Quad Temple Service Join us for Sisterhood’s 51st Annual Interfaith Institute, Monday, at BHC with Junior Congregation and participation by BEIT-RJ March 7, 9:30 am-2 pm. Cost: $12 includes lunch. CEU credits available. students. BEIT-RJ is the 8th-12th grade religious school program for Mail checks made payable to BHC Sisterhood to: Ann Fishkin, 6501 all four area Reform synagogues. Junior Congregation is an informal Trotwood Court, Baltimore, MD 21209. For details call 410-764-1587, and fun service, where children in 1st-6th grade begin together ext. 270. in the main service with their families, then meet to have their Anjum Gupta, Associate Professor of Law and Director of own worship experience. the Immigrant Rights Clinic, University of Baltimore, will be the Spring Bereavement Support Group keynote speaker on “Immigration Challenges: Religious and Ethnic Responses.” Rabbi Busch will be the moderator. Rev. Joe Muth, Rev. The Family Concerns Committee will offer a Bereavement Support Adrien Dawson and Hector Manzano will serve as panelists. PLUS! Group for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Hear personal stories from first generation immigrant high school The group will begin on Tuesday, March 1, 5-6:30 pm, and will students. run for six consecutive Tuesdays, ending on April 5. This program, Hector Manzano is President of the led by a licensed psychologist and caring lay leader, is open to Board of Directors of Education-Based adults. Cost is free for BHC members and their families and $18 Latino Outreach and works for Baltimore for non-members. City’s Department of Public Works as its For more information contact Family Concerns Chair Carol Hispanic Community Liaison. As such, Caplan, email@example.com, or 410-764-1587, ext. 270. Hector works closely with community Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust Concert organizations, business groups and On Sunday, March 27, 2 pm, a Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust faith-based institutions for increased Concert will take place at BHC, entitled “Pianistics,” featuring 3 outreach with the Department’s critical outstanding pianists in a unique docu-concert on the history of services to the Hispanic community. the piano. Education-Based Latino Outreach Red Cross Blood Drive works to improve the lives of Hispanic Mark your calendars for the next American Red Cross Blood Drive youth and families by providing educational opportunities and on Tuesday, May 3, 2-7:30 pm, at BHC. Watch for details. cultural programs, including: Entremos al Futuro, a state-of-the-art bilingual Digital Village Hub Computer Learning Center sponsored In Good Company Dining Club by Hewlett Packard; after school programs; back to school supplies; Join BHC’s new In Good Company Dining Club! This wine and dine English as a Second Language for Adults; Spanish classes; bilingual group is intended for the double-chai and triple-chai demographic, computer classes; Baltimore’s Latino Fest and La Plaza Hispana at and will explore some of the region’s great restaurants. We might the Fells Point Fun Festival. even have a professional chef cook for us in someone’s home. Hector serves as Treasurer of the Board of University of Maryland Our first restaurant event will be sometime this spring. If you Extension, Baltimore City, is an adjunct Environmental Sciences are interested in receiving more information as things develop, instructor at BCCC and is a Commissioner on the Governor’s contact Andy Wayne, Program Director, firstname.lastname@example.org or Commission on Hispanic Affairs and on Baltimore City’s Hispanic 410-764-1587, ext. 246. Commission. He received his Master of Science degree from Johns Family Concerns Committee Hopkins University in Environmental Sciences and Policy and is fluent in three languages: Spanish, Portuguese and English. The purpose of our Family Concerns Committee is to create a warm, caring atmosphere in the Congregation and reach out to Congregants in a supportive and helpful manner. It is through 51st Annual Interfaith Institute • Monday, March 7 this philosophy of Congregational in-reach that a powerful and positive message can be sent to the entire Congregational family. Name The synagogue is your spiritual home and the Congregation is your E-mail: support community. One of the ways we reach out is through the Meal Makers Phone: program, which delivers meals to those recovering from illness, celebrating a birth, or mourning a loss. Maria Lambros Kannen Address: coordinates this most welcome program. You may request a meal by visiting www.bhcmeals.org. Affiliation: Other examples include the Bema-Home Connection and At lunch seat me with: monthly Bereavement Support Groups, led by a licensed psychologist and caring lay leader. We hope to make everyone Special physical or dietary needs: feel at home at BHC. For further information or to participate and help, contact Carol J. Caplan, Chair, email@example.com. No . of Reservations @ $12 pp Amount enclosed: $ Thank you to all who have made a difference through Meal Makers! Sponsored by Family Concerns. Find out Return this form with a check for $12 per person payable to BHC Sisterhood by Tuesday, March 1, 2011 . Mail to Ann Fishkin, 6501 Trotwood Court, more at www.bhcmeals.org Baltimore 21209 . Your cancelled check is your reservation . 5 Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin Number 6 27 Shevat – 24 Adar I 5771 February 2011 • • • Meet BHC Board Member Robert D. Waldman Congratulations Corner Harriet Legum received the inaugural Johns Hopkins Medicine It’s been many years since I snuck Distinguished Service Award. out of BHC’s Hebrew school for Erica Laskin, daughter of Sheldon Laskin and Fran Ludman, was a coddie at Wagner’s Pharmacy. selected to participate in the JCC Maccabi Arts Fest in Israel, July Now when I reflect upon those 24-August 5, in vocal music. years, I wish I had stayed in class and been more attentive. In any Library Donation event, it was the beginning of an enduring relationship with The following books and DVDs have been donated to the Disabilities Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. section of the Julius and Doris Myerberg Library by Becky and Larry My family was unusual. We had Gutin and family: a wonderful—but dichotomous— • “The Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Jewish household. My father Beyond” by Dr. Jed Baker attended Orthodox services and • “Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning my mother Reform. During the to Adulthood for those with Autism and Asperger’s High Holy Days, I divided my time Syndrome” by Dr. Jed Baker between the two synagogues. I even had two Bar Mitzvahs, the first • “No More Meltdowns: Positive Strategies for Managing at a local Orthodox shul, because my paternal grandfather believed and Preventing Out-of-control Behavior” by Dr. Jed Baker my Reform Bar Mitzvah was too distant from my 13th birthday, and • “Developing Talents: Careers for Individuals with Asperger the second at BHC. Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism” by Temple BHC, however, has always been the center of my Jewish life-cycle Grandin and Kate Duffy events. It was where I was Confirmed and where I still enjoy walking • “How to be a Sister: A Love Story with a Twist of Autism” down the hallways to view my Confirmation class photograph from by Eileen Garvin an era when the photographer needed a riser to accommodate • DVD: Social Skills Training and Frustration Management: all the confirmands. The beautiful Hoffberger Chapel is where A dynamic and comprehensive presentation for parents I married my wife, Leslie; its Sanctuary is where we celebrated and professionals working with individuals with social the B’nai Mitzvah and Confirmation of our children; and its other difficulties. Dr. Jed Baker wonderful facilities provided opportunities for me to seek guidance BHC Family Concerns Committee thanks the Gutin Family for its and inspiration from its clergy and find reward in Friday evening generous gift as we strive to be an accessible and inclusive sacred services and social and community activities. community. I have always marveled at the breadth of the activities and HG opportunities BHC has created for its members. Following a BHC Hoffberger Gallery Young Leadership Program many years ago, Leslie and I traveled to Israel for the first time with our rabbi. Within the past year, I have participated in BHC programs including Habitat for Humanity and Christmas at Our Daily Bread. Between my service on the Board and career as an attorney, specializing in estates and trusts, I hope to Robert Cadwalader make further time to participate in the many other spiritual, social and community opportunities provided by our synagogue. photographer I hope you too will find time in your lives to engage in BHC. Coddies are no longer available from Wagner’s on Seven Mile Lane, but Baltimore Hebrew Congregation remains for its members a spiritual harbor, a platform for family activities and a place of comfort during times of need. Congregation Wish List If you have a digital video projector, an iPad, netbook or laptop that you would like to donate to the Congregation, “Farm Art” contact Becky Gutin, firstname.lastname@example.org or Opening Reception 410-764-1587, ext. 250. Sunday, February 6, 2-4 pM For more information, log onto www .bhcong .org/hoffberger . 6 Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin • Number 6 • 27 Shevat – 24 Adar I 5771 • February 2011 RS School Ruach Religious Full of Learning and Laughter Mark Your Calendar 2Nd Grade Etz Chaim Names Program Sunday, February 6, 9:45 aM On Sunday mornings and Tuesday afternoons 2nd grade families will gather on Sunday morning to learn about the building is full of learning, laughter, and Hebrew names. Plan to join us for this wonderful event that will fun as Religious School students explore Judaism. Our journeys include art projects, stories, and other fun activities. in art, music, library, computers, outdoors, and classrooms have students smiling and happy. Thank you to all the support staff and 4th Grade Cooking Program teachers for a great first half of the year!!!! Sunday, February 27, 10:30 aM Check out our adventures below…. L’Shalom (For Peace), Families will gather on Sunday morning to cook a Shabbat meal Brad Cohen with Congregant and master cook Allan T. Hirsh, III. Families will enjoy their hard work at the end of the day by eating lunch Religious School Director together. 7 Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin • Number 6 • 27 Shevat – 24 Adar I 5771 • February 2011 DS Doings Day School Race to Nowhere, Starting Somewhere This February The Day School at Baltimore Hebrew is sponsoring two significant events, on what may seem at first to be opposite ends of the spectrum. Gerri Chizeck The first is a screening on Tuesday, February 1, 7 pm, of a very EBEarly Childhood Center powerful new documentary film, Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture. A concerned mother-turned-filmmaker aimed her camera at the high-stakes, high pressure culture that has changed our schools and Hirsh childrens’ lives. It is a call to mobilize families, educators and policy makers to challenge current assumptions about how to prepare the Putting the Spark into February youth of America to become healthy, bright, contributing adults. The winter can be long and cold. What could The community is invited to come. For details call the school warm up the atmosphere and make the E.B. Hirsh office, 410-764-1867, or for tickets visit http://rtnbaltimorehebrew. Early Childhood Center sizzle with excitement? eventbrite.com. We hope to open a dialogue between educators It is no secret that we have a fantastic group of and parents, and to also look at the Jewish perspective on this parents who work with us every day to make our important issue. school a wonderful place for children to grow and The second is learn. From the pizza mom to parents who drop our STEM (Science, everything to accompany us on field trips or help Technology, in the classroom, we are blessed with devoted Sharon Edlow Engineering and mothers, fathers and even grandparents who are Math) Fair on here when we call. Tuesday, February So what do our great parents have to do with putting the spark 22, 4-6:30 pm. The into a dreary February? A group of dedicated parents, led by Denise fair is an exhibit Feldman and Marci Carter, have planned a week of surprises for of what our our teachers. They have special activities planned each day to children do in the show the teachers how much they are appreciated. The children classrooms, and how they integrate subjects and make learning have also been involved in the implementation of some of these meaningful. happenings, much to their delight and pride. So how does this connect to the first item? Rather than a “do A good school depends on a strong partnership with its your project at home and stress out yourself, your mom and dad” families if it is to be successful. While Early Childhood teachers are kind of fair, ours reflects on what students do at school, and will professionals who have studied the growth and development of be interactive and inspiring. Our theme is GOING GREEN! Our young children, it is the parents who are the experts on their own students care about the environment, enjoy technology, and will children. Only when these two groups share their knowledge do showcase their creative ideas for the future. You can expect to see children reap the rewards. junk sculptures, cities of the future, and growing plants that help Let us take this time to thank our parents and let them know our environment. that while they are busy showing us their appreciation, we truly Join us for both events, join in the dialogue, and help us to could not do our job without their wonderful support. create healthy, strong children with healthy, strong futures. Sharon Edlow, Director Gerri Chizeck E.B. Hirsh Early Childhood Center Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture Tuesday, February 1, 7 pM Tickets: $8 in advance or $10 at the door . Tickets may be Giant A+ Bonus Bucks purchased by visiting http://rtnbaltimorehebrew .eventbrite .com Help The Day School at Baltimore Hebrew earn free money INFO: www .RaceToNowhere .com from Giant! Sign-up by sending your name, e-mail address or phone number and Giant Bonus Card number to Vicki Firestein, vmjfire@verizon .net . • www.thedayschoolbh.org • Gerri Chizeck Sharon Edlow, Director Roberta Garfield Sachs Allene Gutin Head of School The E. B. Hirsh Director of Institutional Judaics Department Chair email@example.com Early Childhood Center Advancement firstname.lastname@example.org 8 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin • Number 6 • 27 Shevat – 24 Adar I 5771 • February 2011 SH Sisterhood in Session Sisterhood’s Nominating Committee BHNews Brotherhood Not for Men Only Sisterhood’s 2010/2011 Nominating Committee has been appointed: “Men seeking women. Karan Engerman, Chair; Jane Davis; Hilda Perl Goodwin; Barbi Women seeking men.” Hyman; Marcia Rosenblatt; Rheta Schloss; Betty Segal and Lynda As president of Brotherhood, I sometimes find myself talking to S. Weinstein. If you have any suggestions for officers and board women about an upcoming guest speaker we have booked for our members, contact Karan Engerman, email@example.com. breakfast series or dinners. For example, on Sunday February 6, we have Elayne Reynolds Duke, president of the Rosa Ponselle Lilith Salon Foundation. Join us Sunday, February 6, 9:45 am in the Myerberg Library for Ms. Ponselle (1897 – 1981) has been the next Lilith Salon. All are welcome to attend an interesting said to be the greatest female soprano to discussion of selected articles from the fall issue of Lilith, an have ever lived. She and her late husband, independent Jewish magazine. Questions? Contact Shirley Simon, Baltimore socialite, Carle Jackson, built firstname.lastname@example.org. a Greenspring Valley mansion, Villa Pace in the 1930s. It was here that they Calling All Avid Readers entertained many distinguished guests. Join us Tuesday, March 1, 7 pm. Rabbi Sachs-Kohen will discuss She was also a great friend of many in our The Spirit Catches You & You Fall Down: A Hmong child, her American Jewish community and deserves to have doctors and the collision of two cultures by Anne Fadiman. Please read her memory preserved. Come hear Ms. the book in advance so you can participate in the discussion. Reynolds Duke, who lived with Ponselle, share memorable stories. Sisterhood Shabbaton Surprisingly, I have found that many women in our Congregation Hold the date for Sisterhood’s Shabbaton, “Breathe, Pray, Love and feel that these Brotherhood events are for men only! So, please be my Eat!” on Friday April 29, 5 pm – Saturday April 30, 5 pm, at the Cork Valentine this February and join us for this shared cultural treasure Factory Hotel in Lancaster, PA. Cantor Sacks will be our spiritual remembrance. The women of Sisterhood have already extended an leader and we will be joined by Sisterhood women from Main Line invitation to have men participate in their programming and I for Reform Congregation in Pennsylvania. one have taken them up on the offer. Please refer to my December Cost is $175 and includes double room plus all meals and Bulletin article, where I reported on our recent wonderful times materials. Make check payable to BHC Sisterhood and mail to Ann together. Fishkin, 6501 Trotwood Court, Baltimore, MD 21209. Questions? I look forward to more sweet-heart dates with you all. Breakfast Contact Ralene Jacobson, 410-833-2037. is only $5 for non-Brotherhood members, payable at the door. No reservation required. Joe Boccuzzi President PS – Women: Please encourage your men to become a member of Brotherhood by checking the box on your Temple statement. http://bhcong.judaicabeautiful.com/store Save the Dates Save the Dates Jewish Film Festival • Sundays, 1 pm Sisterhood’s Triple Treat Thursdays Free • All Welcome February 3, 10, 17, and 24 February 6 February 13 Classes with clergy, 10 am and 11 am . The Reader Cadillac Records Following morning classes, join us at NooN for lunch and then at 1 pm for our afternoon programs . Brotherhood Breakfast • 10 - 11:30 am 51st Annual Interfaith Institute • Monday, March 7 Sundays • February 6, March 6, April 3 For details see page 5 . Enjoy a delicious breakfast of scrambled eggs, bagels, lox, cream cheese, orange juice, Danish and coffee. Not to be missed is the lively question and answer period following the guest speakers. Remember to check Sisterhood on your BHC Statement for Free to BHC Brotherhood members and children under 18, only payment of Sisterhood Dues. $5 for guests and non-members. Bring non-perishable food items for GEDCO to SH Events For upcoming events visit www.bhcong.org/brotherhood 9 Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin • Number 6 • 27 Shevat – 24 Adar I 5771 • February 2011 BHC Margaret W. Thomas Hannah Milhiser Elizabeth Cohen Offerings Samuel Tralins Dora Morganstein Anna Weinblatt David L. Morrison Joseph David Weiner Theresa B. Myerberg Getzov Dora F. Gitomer Jacob Glassman Julius Weisberg Leon Needle Clara A. Glickman In Memoriam Harry Winn Henrietta New Elise Ann Newberger Simon Goldiner Louis Greenberg February 18-19 We record with sorrow the passing of Bertha V. Aaron Carolyn Newman Helen B. Hamburger Ellinor G. Newman Joe Hellman Helen Boatwright Debbie Friedman Morton Poland Robert L. Bacharach Abe Oliver Jeanne G. Highstein Gladys Caller Dennis Goldman Benjamin Cecele F. Bernath Samuel Posner Rena Hollander Bernard Heneson Sapperstein Margaret K. Frank Caruana Emanuel A. Rice Anna Siegel Bernstein Eileen H. DeBois Myra Levy Kate Senesk Milton W. Rodbell Horowitz Leona Frank Manny Dreizen Annette Morstein Lillian Sukert Harry Rosenstock Louis Horowitz Breitstein Leslye Dunie George Needleman Morton Lewis Rosenstock Esther Jacobs Helen S. Brown Hannah E. Eisenberg Irving J. Neuman Weinstock Rose Rosenthal Harold M. Jacobs Dorothy E. Caplan Flora Pearlstein Fay Weiss Milton M. Roth Sadie K. Kahn Lenora Finglass Rena H. Cohen Rebecca Rubin Levi Katten Sylvan Pleet Yetta R. Cohen Etta Salabes Lena Kind Adolph David Cohn May their memories be for a blessing. Abraham Collector Goldye R. Sandy Harry C. Klotsch Lillian Sapero Rose Landay Kloze Maxwell L. Coplan Perpetual Memorials Sallie W. Cushner Doris Sycle Davison Leon Schaffer Minnie Schenthal Celia Koch Leslie Legum Bird B. Schiff Herman Lenet Martin Davison February 4-5 Samuel Solomon Louis A. Gann Milton Baer Shapiro Marjorie Levinson Kitty Spiegelman William I. Gans Hilda DeBoskey Arthur Abraham Yetta Shapiro William Levinson Bertha Aronson Ida Statter Rose Minnie Garfink Jennie Weisberg Douglas Sherman Daisy B. Lowenthal George Stern Charles Glass Dickler Mona Mary Arzt Maurice M. Sherman Clara Manekin Dr. Harry Melmuth George Goff Rose C. Distiller Harry Fuld Bear Albert Siegel Daniel L. Manekin Sternberg Irene M. Goldberg Stephen I. Donnelly Morris Bercowitz Joseph Baruch Siegel J. Carl Marder Betty Burke Leonora Edlow Delma Block Brotman Alfred Strauss Dr. Michael M. Fanny Matz George Stromberg Goldberger Leon Feit Anne D. Chapin Silberg Solomon Meyer Mary Sussman Ben Goodman Samuel L. Fisher Helen E. Cole Stanley Martin Rebecca Meyers Fanny Waghelstein Pauline Goodman Morton Myer Fox Irma S. Constam Sonnenfeld Samuel Meyers Leonard Weisberg Sidney Gordon Robert B. Fradkin Nancy Dell Isabelle Spandauer Esther Miller Helen H. Wertheim Victor Halperin Jonas Schloss Frank Samuel Dreyfuss Karen Lynn James Howard Joseph Winaker Matilda Harman Loire Shakman Frank Howard H. Engel Tankersley Nathanson Milton Wise Robert Harrow Benjamin Freeland Stanley Felser Kaufman Thalheimer Philip I. Needle William Zetlin Philip Helstein Miriam Friedberger Annie Gebhart Beatrice Unger Shirley A. Needle Margolia Herskovitz Bernard M. Gann Joseph R. Ginsberg Henrietta Wertheim Raymond Noel February 11-12 Miriam S. Herstein Jacob Gichner Ethel Bank Goldstein Philip Wolf Bernice Hollins Bernard B. Adler Harry J. Goodwin Mamie Goldstein Fanny Horowitz Tillie May Packer Leon Philip Bass Theodore Robert Abe Goodman Eleanor Levy Kane Wurtzburger Etta Max Patz Etta Gaffen Bonfeld Gresser Ida Gordon Louis S. Katten Seymour R. Ziv Leonard Paul Audrey Krackow Bord Lillian Gutman Bertha Hallenstein Esther Keiser Julius J. Prissman Maida Hamburger William Bornfriend Clara King Adolph C. Hahn February 25-26 Lillian Jacobs Sara Buch Rehfeld Harry Herbert Kloze Jacob Hamburger Herbert Louis Arzt Tillie Herling Bernice Resnick Braverman Alfred R. Jo Anne Finifter Minnie E. Jacobs Harry Koch William Robinson Barbara Kleiman Himmelrich, Jr. Beplat Benjamin Kahn Morton L. Lazarus Henry A. Rosenberg Brown Mildred G. Samuel Berliner Jeanette Kahn Franziska Levi Sigmund Rosenblatt Leroy J. Brown Hoffberger Sidney Berney Helen L. Kaufman Samuel Levy Emanuel Rosenheim Fannie Butler Anna Lustgarten Alan Bernstein Hilda Hecht Kaufman Samuel May Hilda D. Rosenthal Albert H. Buxbaum Pincu Horn Anna Sarah Biron Esther R. Koman Pauline Mermelstein Walter Lyon Zelda Carmel Dr. Jack Horowitz Albert Branoff Bernice S. Kramer Nathalie Meyer Rosenthal Hennye Cohen Irvin Hyman Shelley Beth Abe M. Legum Albert Nasdor Sara Rowland Sarah Hornstein Leonard Abraham Brownstein Marian Lutzky Ben Z. Neustadt Lena Saks Cohen Jonas, Ph.D. Samuel Buckman Nathan C. Maulitz Edward R. Palmbaum Nathan Schloss Yetta Cohen Rose Samuelson Morris Burke Benjamin Middleman Bette R. Pear Rose P. Schwartzman Leah Collector Kahn Michael Carliner James Lee Neustadt Jacob A. Rice Benjamin Shevitz Caroline Diener Jennie Cohen Sylvan Newman Minna H. Rosenberg Mary Katten Theresa M. Sonner William Ambach Alexander S. Morris A. Dobres Jennie Rosenberg Dolores Sachs Leonard Stulman Eichengreen Katzenberg, Jr. Sophie Frenkil Miriam Rothschild Jerome M. Sachs David Surasky Jerome Engel Ben Kaufman Dopkin Nathan Rubin Esther Sapperstein Julius J. Tralins Benno Feldmann Harold J. Kaufman Harry Dubrowsky Matilda Samuels Philip Schwartzman Albert Weisberg Nathan Fellheimer Ruth Whitehill Leidy Lena Straus Emerich Harry Schein Leon Selesky Bernard Weiss James Filtzer Casey Dylan Lenovitz Benjamin Fink Fannie Schoeneman Leah Singer Hilda G. Weiss Abraham J. Fink Gertrude Coplan Ethel R. Fox Rae Seidenman Frank Stern, Jr. Hattie Wertheimer Eugene Jerome Fink Levin Louis J. Fox Bruce David Joan S. Stern Florence R. Wilson Minnie Frank Irving Isaac Lewine Lillian Frank Shackman Lillie Straus Alan Wurtzburger Hannah S. Fried Minna Liteanu Simon J. Friedman Abbott M. Sheffler, Jr. Edith Selis Suls Louis Zinn Marion Friedlander George Jacob London Beatrice R. Gann Carrye Lamm Erika R. Sundheim Phillip A.S. Galler Manuel Matthews Alfred Victor Taylor 10 Silverstein Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin • Number 6 • 27 Shevat – 24 Adar I 5771 • February 2011 L’Dor tov’Dor From Generation Generation Special Birthdays Alvin Levi, by Pam & Theron Russell The privilege of an aliyah for our birthdays, Kathryn Cleary, Fannie Marder, Eric Shapiro, Barbara Morris, by Lisa S. & Allan T. Hirsh, III by Shirley & Irving Simon Florence Miller, Christina Erd, Benjamin Iris Powell, by Liora & Gregory Hill Dottie Smith on the birth of her great- Herbst, Vera Zejmis, Matt Bralove, Dr. Ilsa Reiss, by Hilda Perl Goodwin • Betty grandson, Tennell Maurice Lee, by Lisa Joel Brenner, Judith Kremen, Doris Meyers S. & Allan T. Hirsh, III Margulis, Sydnee Burgunder, Stephanie Dr. Stanley Steinbach, by Dee Silberman My 101st birthday, by Anne Veditz & Family Sarro, Jeffrey Silverman, Ilene Gold, In honor of Anne Veditz on her 101st birthday, by Lee Stern, Keith Siskind, Elana Cohen, Stuart Cohen for leading shiva minyan for Sharon Edlow, Betty Meyers, Dee Susanna Cooper, Ron Albom, Edwin Jules, Robert Kraus Weis, by Carolyn Weis & Silberman Mitchell Barker, Joseph Boccuzzi, Michael David Weis The engagement of Michelle I. Waranch Firestein, Benton Pumpian, Gregory Perl, Deborah Engerman on her safe return from to Matan Ben-Aviv, by Jeffrey & Helene Linda Fedock, Susan Takemoto Europe, by Karan Engerman Waranch The special birthday of Kay Feldmann, by Jeffrey & Helene Waranch on the Special Anniversaries Isabel & Stan Levin engagement of Michelle to Matan Ben- 50th Lillian & Milton Norwood Abram Eli Foster becoming a Bar Mitzvah, by Aviv, by Carol J. Caplan 30th Thommie & Ted Williams 10th Tammi & Greg Crunkleton his parents Jennifer Lew & Dr. Paul Foster In memory of Dr. Seth Glassman on the engagement of his Martha Baneman, by Edith Goldschmitt & B’nai Mitzvah daughter Stephanie Glassman to Joseph Family December 4 Pellegrini, by Ilene & Dr. John K. Brooks Malcolm Bernstein, by Carol J. Caplan • Carly Alexandra Johnson, daughter of Amy Stephanie Glassman on her engagement to Esther, Benjy & Rachel Dubin • Lee and Frank Johnson, granddaughter of Joseph Pellegrini, by Ilene & Dr. John K. Egerton • Hilda Perl Goodwin • Edith & Evelyn Bendersky Brooks Martin Horowitz • Louise & Richard F. February 5 Margery Gluck on the engagement of her son Kemper • Betty Meyers • Marlyn & Dr. Grant Kovelman, son of Marcy and Dr. Harry Brian Dellon to Emily Ryan, by Harriet & I. Boris O’Mansky • Vivian & David Rudow Kovelman Howard Diener • Carolyn Polowy & Carl S. Silverman • Carol Hawtof and Dr. Wallace Mandell for Anne Veditz February 26 their mentoring and kindness during the Martin Blumberg, by Ellen & Dr. Dennis Lance Bradley Morris, son of Jennifer and Bereavement Group, by Dr. Marlene JaRo Uhlfelder Shane Morris, grandson of Sonna and Polina & Mark Lebed on the birth of their Marvin Blumberg, by Sonia Blumberg, Michael Kalis granddaughter, Sophia Elise Nichol, by children & grandchildren Engagements Carol J. Caplan • Sharon Edlow • Kay Susan Blumenfeld, by Ellen & Dr. Dennis Hal Schevitz, son of Pami and Harvey Feldmann • Carol Hawtof • Lisa S. & Uhlfelder Schevitz, to Jena Schaier Allan T. Hirsh, III • Betty Meyers • Fred Helen Boatwright, by Becky & Larry Gutin Michelle I. Waranch, daughter of Jeffrey and Rahming • Betty Spear & Family Helene Waranch, to Matan Ben-Aviv Harriet Legum on receiving the inaugural Audrey Krackow Bord, by Eleanore Gann Brett Weinblatt, son of Adrianne and Robert Johns Hopkins Medicine Distinguished Helene Bordenick, by Janet & Carl Jacobs Weinblatt, to Shana Weinberg Service Award, by Leslie & Robert D. Albert Branoff, by Lillian Branoff, Dr. Marriage Waldman Richard Branoff, Gayle Hedrick & Ethel Samantha Schwartz to Mark Jones Shelly Lohmann on the escape from serious Cohen• Wendy & Dr. Ronald Branoff Births injury of her daughter Stacy Lohmann, by Elya Bregman, by Dina Melamed Sarah Lillian Bishow, daughter of Jaime and Carol J. Caplan Joanne Brooks, by Cerrill Meister & Eddie Charles Bishow Rabbi Sachs-Kohen & Cantor Sacks for Jacobs, Jr. Sophia Elise Nichol, daughter of Irina and officiating at the funeral and leading shiva Gladys Caller, by Carol J. Caplan • Kay Mat Nichol, granddaughter of Polina and minyan for Malcolm Bernstein, by Loraine Feldmann • Becky & Larry Gutin & Mark Lebed Bernstein Family • Lisa S. & Allan T. Hirsh, III • The privilege of Marvin Sakin having an Barbi & Louis Hyman • Betty Meyers We gratefully acknowledge the aliyah, by Eileen Sakin • Marlyn & Dr. Boris O’Mansky • Fred following offerings: Cantor Solomon, Rabbi Sachs-Kohen, Rahming • Irene & George Siegel • Betty & Cantor Sacks for helping with the Spear For the speedy recovery of preparation for Charles Siegel becoming a Frank Caruana, by Becky Gutin & Family • Sylvia Beser, by Sonia Blumberg • Carol J. Bar Mitzvah, by his mother Dr. Inna Kats Carol Hawtof Caplan The engagement of Hal Schevitz to Jena Adolph David Cohn, by the Family of the Rita Brickman, by Carole Seidman Schaier, by his parents Pami & Harvey late Adolph D. Cohn Marlene Brull, by Sharon Edlow Schevitz Bernard (Buddy) Collector, by Naecarma Robin E. Cohen, by Richard Fishkin Pami & Harvey Schevitz on the engagement Goldschmitt Harry Cooper, by Sharon & Dr. Donald Edlow of their son Hal to Jena Schaier, by Lisa Idelle & Elvin Collector, by Naecarma Robin Just, by Carol J. Caplan • Hilda Perl S. & Allan T. Hirsh, III • Susan & Norman Goldschmitt Goodwin • Lisa S. & Allan T. Hirsh, III • Lorch Stanley Crystal, by Ruth Crystal Fred Rahming Elaine Scott on her son Jesse becoming a Bar Harry Daniella, by Dee Silberman Louise Kemper, by Sharon & Dr. Donald Mitzvah, by Claudia Cameron Raella Daniller, by Dee Silberman Edlow Shirley & Irving Simon for Chanukah Eileen H. DeBois, by Joyce S. & Mose Dr. Ira Kolman, by Joan & Lowell Abramson blessings, by Barry Hond Ottenheimer, 2nd • Esther, Benjy & Rachel Dubin • Susan & The special birthday of Irving Simon, by Albert I. Diener, by I. Howard Diener Norman Lorch • Fred Rahming Sandy Raskin & Family Manny Dreizen, by Mindy & Scott Wassel Marcy Kolodny, by Carol J. Caplan Louis A. Gann, by Eleanore Gann 11 Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin • Number 6 • 27 Shevat – 24 Adar I 5771 • February 2011 Charles E. Gladding, by Anne Veditz & Larry Lasoff • Betty Meyers • Susan & Dennis Goldman, by Esther, Benjy & Rachel Dubin Dr. Edward Perl • Taffy & Joseph Rice • Paul J. Weiner Prepaid Offering Envelopes Larry Goldschmitt, by Edith Goldschmitt & Family Morton Weinstock, by Jeanne & Harry Macks & Family may be purchased Florence Mayover Goldstein, by Sandy Robert Kraus Weis, by Valerie Binder • Raskin Ilene & Dr. John K. Brooks • Carol J. from the Temple Office – Nathaniel Goldstein, by Sonia Blumberg Caplan • Marcia & Ries Daniel • Sharon Dr. Samuel Gordon, by Linda G. & Berryl Speert & Dr. Donald Edlow • Kay Feldmann 10 for $100, • Hilda Perl Goodwin • Becky & Larry Betsy Haas, by her children Linda & John Haas; Ellen H. Levy Gutin & Family • Carol Hawtof • Liora & Gregory Hill • Lisa S. & Allan T. Hirsh, a savings of $50. Robert Harrow, by Anne Meyers III • Elaine & Ross Jandorf • Ellen Spear Bernard Heneson, by Becky & Larry Gutin Jandorf • Louise & Richard F. Kemper & Family • Mindy & Scott Wassel • Jeanne & Harry Macks • Audrey Fanny Horowitz, by Anne Meyers & Edward Marces • Sandy & George Dr. Jack Horowitz, by Anne Meyers Marcin & Family • Betty Meyers • Patti Herman Kallins & Thomas Minkin • Sally & Charles Alexander S. Katzenberg, Jr., by Alex Neustadt • Marlyn & Dr. Boris O’Mansky Katzenberg III • Loraine Lobe • Joyce S. & Mose Ottenheimer, 2nd • Ruth Kutscher, by Ellen & Dr. Dennis Drs. Sara & Jeffrey Palmer • Susan & Dr. Uhlfelder; Karen & David Katz; children, Edward Perl • Bobbi & Aron Perlman grandchildren & great-grandchildren • Donna & Albert Polovoy • Lois & Morton L. Lazarus, by Loraine Lobe Mark Rosenfield • Carl S. Silverman • Ida Lichter, by Rosalie Lichter & Family Debra Gordon & Joel Simon & Family Sylvia Lieberman, by Pam & Theron Russell • Sisterhood • Ruth & Charles Spivak Melvin Marks, by Gale, Max, Mollie & Eli • Marjorie Strasburger • The Tuesday Weisenfeld Girls • Lynda S. & Jerry Weinstein Sylvia Merfeld, by Margery Dannenberg Fay Weiss, by Irene & George Siegel George Needleman, by Mindy & Scott Leonard Yarus, by Pam Russell & Family Wassel In commemoration of the birthday Irving J. Neuman, by Allan T. Hirsh, Jr. • Lisa S. & Allan T. Hirsh, III • Mae & anniversary of Louis Sinsheimer Nathan Raskin, by Sandy Raskin Flora Pearlstein, by Pat & Harvey Goldstock Acknowledgments Anne Plesser and David Plesser, by Susan & Appreciation is expressed for Dr. Joel Brenner & Family messages of good wishes and Morton Poland, by Alma & H. Robert Books of Uniongrams received by Perpetual Memorials Bergman Samuel Raichlen, by Isador Raichlen Loraine Bernstein & Family in memory of Robert Rascovar, by Shirley Manekin Pay tribute to those Malcolm Bernstein Dana Russell, by Carol J. Caplan Francie & Mike Gill on their 5th wedding who blessed us in life Elizabeth & Benjamin Saslaw and Mondel anniversary and continue Saslaw on the occasion of my becoming a Bar Mitzvah, by their great-grandson Polina & Mark Lebed on the birth of their to bless us and great-nephew Jesse Scott & his granddaughter Sophia Elise Nichol through memory. Family Barry I. Schloss on his special birthday Pearl Schlenoff and Maurice Schlenoff, by Jesse Scott & Family on his becoming a Bar BHC makes it possible to establish a Marvin Schlenoff Ira Schneider, by Janet & Carl Jacobs Mitzvah Perpetual Memorial for everlasting Louis Schumann, by I. Howard Diener Estelle & I. Barry Statter on the marriage of remembrance. A page in the special Kate Senesk, by Dr. Nancy & Gary Aiken • their daughter Amy Statter-Schaftel to leather-bound books located in Hilda Perl Goodwin • Lisa S. & Allan T. Marley Simon our Sanctuary may be dedicated Hirsh, III • Louise & Richard F. Kemper • Lois & Mark Rosenfield Donation to The Day School at as a memorial for your loved ones. Frank S. Solomon, by Terry & Elliott Baltimore Hebrew Yahrzeit notification will be sent Langbaum Pat Whitlock, by Louise & Richard F. annually and your loved one’s name Shirley Spivak, by The Langrock Family • Kemper JoAnne & Eugene Zarling will be listed in the Temple Bulletin Sherry Lynn Tossman, by her brother Dr. and the Shabbat Supplement. For David I. Tossman information, contact Francie Gill, Rosalie Walters, by Susan & Melvin Bazensky • Sharon & Dr. Donald Edlow 410-764-1587, ext. 226, or fgill@ • Charlotte Kessler & Family • Dianne bhcong.org. 12 Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin • Number 6 • 27 Shevat – 24 Adar I 5771 • February 2011 Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin • Number 6 • 27 Shevat – 24 Adar I 5771 • February 2011 Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin • Number 6 • 27 Shevat – 24 Adar I 5771 • February 2011 Events February 2011 Tuesday, February 1 Saturday, February 12 Thursday, February 24 • Day School Closed 4:15 pm Religious School 9 am Torah Talk 10 & 11 am Triple Treat Thursdays–Classes 7 pm Day School Movie: Race to Nowhere 10 am Shabbat Shelanu honoring and led 1 pm Triple Treat Thursdays–Program $10 at the door . See page 8 for by PEP Friday, February 25 details . 11:30 am Adult Hebrew Class 5:45 pm Wine and Cheese Reception 7 pm Religious School Advisory 11:30 am PEP Kiddush 6:15 pm Shabbat Worship Committee 7:30 pm BHeCTY at Earth Treks 7 pm National Alliance on Mental Illness Saturday, February 26 7:30 pm Kol Rinnah 9 am Torah Talk Sunday, February 13 10 am Shabbat Shelanu 7:30 pm Overeaters Anonymous 9 am First Mt . Olive Freewill Baptist 10:30 am Shabbat Worship with Bar Mitzvah 7:30 pm Alcoholics Anonymous & Al-Anon Church 7:30 pm Food Addicts in Recovery 5:30 pm Good Night Shabbat 9:15 am PEP Thursday, February 3 9:30 am Religious School 10 & 11 am Triple Treat Thursdays–Classes 10 am Parents’ Association Board Sunday, February 27 1 pm Triple Treat Thursdays–Program Meeting 9 am First Mt . Olive Freewill Baptist Friday, February 4 NooN JYGE Youth Lounge Championship Church 6:15 pm Shabbat Worship 1 pm Brotherhood Film Festival 9:15 am PEP 6:30 pm PJ Shabbat Monday, February 14 9:30 am Religious School 10 am Second Monday Series 10:30 am 4th Grade Cooking Program 7 pm PJ Oneg Shabbat 7:30 pm Oneg Shabbat NooN Yoga Monday, February 28 6 pm BEIT-RJ at Har Sinai Congregation NooN Yoga Saturday, February 5 7:30 pm Adult Trope Class 6 pm BEIT-RJ at Har Sinai Congregation 9 am Torah Talk Tuesday, February 15 7 pm Day School Board 10 am Shabbat Shelanu 4:15 pm Religious School 7:30 pm Adult Trope Class 10:30 am Shabbat Worship with Bar Mitzvah 11:30 am Adult Hebrew Class 7 pm National Alliance on Mental Illness 11:30 am Brotherhood/Sisterhood Kiddush 7:30 pm Kol Rinnah 7:30 pm Overeaters Anonymous Sunday, February 6 7:30 pm Alcoholics Anonymous & Al-Anon 9 am First Mt . Olive Freewill Baptist 7:30 pm Food Addicts in Recovery Church Thursday, February 17 9:30 am Religious School 10 & 11 am Triple Treat Thursdays–Classes 9:45 am 2nd Grade Etz Chaim Names Program 1 pm Triple Treat Thursdays–Program 9:45 am Lilith Salon Friday, February 18 • NFTY Convention 10 am Brotherhood Breakfast 6:15 pm Shabbat Worship 1 pm Brotherhood Film Festival 7:30 pm Oneg Shabbat 2 pm Hoffberger Art Gallery Reception Saturday, February 19 • NFTY Convention Monday, February 7 9 am Torah Talk NooN Yoga 10 am Shabbat Shelanu 6 pm BEIT-RJ at Har Sinai Congregation 11:30 am Adult Hebrew Class 7:30 pm BHC Board of Electors 7:30 pm Adult Trope Class Sunday, February 20 • Religious School Tuesday, February 8 Closed • NFTY Convention 4:15 pm Religious School 9 am First Mt . Olive Freewill Baptist 7 pm National Alliance on Mental Illness Church NFTY Convention 7:30 pm Kol Rinnah Monday, February 21 • Presidents’ Day 7:30 pm Overeaters Anonymous • Building Closed • NFTY NFTY Convention 2011 will convene 7:30 pm Alcoholics Anonymous & Al-Anon Convention February 18-22, in Dallas, Texas at the 7:30 pm Food Addicts in Recovery Tuesday, February 22 • NFTY Convention Fairmont Dallas Hotel, bringing together Thursday, February 10 4 pm Day School Science Fair Reform Jewish students in grades 9-12 10 & 11 am Triple Treat Thursdays–Classes 4:15 pm Religious School from the United States and Canada. 1 pm Triple Treat Thursdays–Program 7 pm Baltimore County Police Council 7 pm National Alliance on Mental NFTY Convention is the North American 6 pm Chai Life Happy Hour at 13.5% Wine Bar Illness bi-annual convention of the North 7:30 pm Overeaters Anonymous American Federation of Temple Youth. Friday, February 11 7:30 pm Alcoholics Anonymous & Al-Anon Laugh and learn, sing and dance, connect 7 pm Shabbat Worship Quad Temple service honoring 7:30 pm Food Addicts in Recovery with friends from across NFTY’s 19 regions BEIT-RJ with Junior Congregation and have fun at this amazing event! 8 pm Oneg Shabbat www.nfty.org/convention 15 Periodicals Postage paid at Baltimore, Maryland Officers Staff Philip Abraham Jo Ann Windman President Executive Director Peggy K. Wolf Brad Cohen 1st Vice President Religious School Director David Block Annette Saxon Vice President Director of Development Edith Brotman David K. Weis Vice President Controller Barbi Hyman Andy Wayne Vice President Program Director Aron Perlman Jimmy Galdieri Treasurer Music Director Jay M. Kramer Mark Hucks Assistant Treasurer Facility Operations The Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin, (USPS No . 040-840) is published monthly by Robert D. Waldman Coordinator Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, 7401 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21208-5490, Secretary Linda Losey phone 410-764-1587,fax 410-764-7948, e-mail postmaster@bhcong .org . Periodical Postage paid at Balt . MD POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin, Dr. Edward L. Perl Bulletin Editor 7401 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21208-5490 Immediate Past President Counsel Carl S. Silverman, Esq. Worship Worship Friday, February 4 Saturday, February 12 Saturday, February 26 6:15 pm • “Rock” Shabbat Worship Tetzaveh, Exodus 27:20-30:10 Vayakhel, Exodus 35:1-38:20 Rabbi Busch will speak . 9 am • Torah Talk 9 am • Torah Talk Kol Rinnah will sing . 10 am • Shabbat Shelanu 10 am • Shabbat Shelanu 6:30 pm • PJ Shabbat Honoring and Led by PEP 10:30 am • Shabbat Worship Bar Mitzvah Saturday, February 5 Friday, February 18 Lance Bradley Morris Terumah, Exodus 25:1-27:19 6:15 pm • Shabbat Worship son of Jennifer & Shane Morris 9 am • Torah Talk Rabbi Sachs-Kohen will speak . 5:30 pm • Good Night Shabbat 10 am • Shabbat Shelanu with Rabbi Sachs-Kohen 10:30 am • Shabbat Worship Saturday, February 19 Ki Tisa, Exodus 30:11-34:35 Bar Mitzvah Grant Kovelman 9 am • Torah Talk son of Marcy & Dr . Harry Kovelman 10 am • Shabbat Shelanu Friday, February 11 Friday, February 25 For those unable to worship at BHC but 7 pm • Shabbat Worship 6:15 pm • Shabbat Worship would like to hear the service, Quad Temple Service honoring BEIT-RJ Rabbi Busch will speak . Bema-Home Connection is Junior Congregation available in the Sanctuary, with Brad Cohen the Hoffberger Chapel and Religious School Director The Goodwin Center . A limited number of speaker phones are available on loan by calling the Temple Office, 410-764-1587 .
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