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Monday, January 6, 2014
Job Search Network

Jewish Community Services (JCS) Career Services offers a Job Search Network Group, through Meetup.com.  JCS Career Coach Ronnie Green and Career Counselor Myra Serpick facilitate.  Pre-registration is required.

Participants in the group will learn about current job search and recruiting trends, acquire tips on branding and social media strategies for an effective job search, and advance their interviewing and negotiating skills, while building a supportive network with other job seekers.

For more information and to pre-register, visit www.meetup.com/Jewish-Community-Services-Job-Search-Network/ or call 410-843-7433.

JCS Career Services provides services to employers, as well as career coaching and employment assistance to adults in today’s challenging job market.


Monday, January 6, 2014
A Balancing Act – Parent Discussion Series

Imagine a stress-less life for you and your family.  Get tips on how to balance your relationships, personal interests and work at “A Balancing Act,” a discussion for parents sponsored by Jewish Community Services (JCS), in partnership with the JCC Kids Center.  The program will take place on January 6, 2014, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the JCS office in Owings Mills, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue (in the JCC).   Joan Grayson Cohen, LCSW-C, will facilitate.

The JCS Parent Discussion Series addresses various challenges of parenthood from infancy to young adulthood.  The series is free and open to the public.  Pre-registration is required for each discussion.  For more information and registration, visit www.jcsbaltimore.org/parenting-series  or call 410-500-5371.

Childcare, provided for a small fee by the JCC, is available with advance notice for ages 3 months to 5 years, and for grades K-5.  Requests for ADA accommodations can be accepted up to 3 weeks before the program, and will be filled to the extent possible.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Pikesville Library Guest Speaker Series

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 1-2 p.m.

Alfred Sommer, M.D., M.H.S. *

Former Dean of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and JHU Press author of “10 Lessons in Public Health,” shares stories from a career devoted to improving health in some of the neediest parts of the world.

Thursday, January 9, 2014
The Art of Amaxement

Do you desire greater “spirituality” but don’t have a clear definition of what that means? Explore ancient Jewish wisdom that teaches the key to happiness is to learn to focus on “what I have rather than what I lack.” You will gain new perspectives and practical tools for applying this wisdom to the physical world, to relationships, to society and to your career.

Taught by Rabbi Alexander Seinfeld, sought after speaker and author of “The Art of Amazement”.

Saturday, January 11, 2014
ReJewvenate Shabbat!

Renew and refresh your faith and spirituality during this informal, welcoming
Shabbat service at Beth Israel. Dress comfortably and discover Shabbat like
never before. After a short service featuring gospel-style music, discussion and
more, choose your personal Shabbat experience:
• Energize with soulful singing of a Jewish “Gospel style” choir
• Express yourself during a rhythmic drum circle with Fundrum
• Refresh with yoga, blending ancient moves and spiritual connections
• Learn about the age-old movements of Shabbat prayers
• Give back by making sandwiches for a homeless shelter
• Or participate in the traditional Shabbat service, enhanced with
conversation, sharing and inspiring discussion

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