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Sunday, April 6, 2014
“Reflections at a Time of Crises” with RAC Director, Rabbi David Saperstein at Temple Emanuel

The Temple Emanuel Community Social Action Council hosts Religious Action Center Director, Rabbi David Saperstein, discussing:  “Reflections at a Time of Crises: A Jewish Social Justice Agenda for 2014.” Rabbi Saperstein will explore the urgent domestic and foreign policy issues which should be at the top of the Jewish community’s 2014 agenda, and the insights that Jewish tradition bring to bear on these issues. Temple Emanuel is located at 10101 Connecticut Avenue, Kensington Maryland.  For more information, call (301) 942 2000.

Sunday, April 6, 2014
Come Learn About The Girls’ School Advantage

The National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (NCGS) is hosting a free event for Baltimore area prospective families to learn about the effectiveness and unique environment of all-girls schools. Participating NCGS member schools include:

Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, Bryn Mawr School, Garrison Forest School, Lillie May Carroll Jackson Charter School, Notre Dame of Maryland University, Oldfields School, Roland Park Country School, St. Paul’s School for Girls and St. Timothy’s School.

Presenters will include Dr. Linda J. Sax of UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institute, a welcome by NCGS Executive Director Megan Murphy and a Q&A panel of student representatives from each of the nine participating schools. The event will conclude with a school fair where staff members, student panelists, and alumnae will be available to answer school-specific questions.

Sunday, April 6, 2014
Pro Musica Rara Presents Buried Treasure from Munich and Vienna with Christoph Hammer, Fortepiano

Pro Musica Rara, Baltimore’s premier early music ensemble, presents Buried Treasure from Munich and Vienna featuring Christoph Hammer, fortepiano. With Cynthia Roberts, violin, and Allen Whear, cello.
German fortepianist Christoph Hammer, hailed as a “poet of the fortepiano,” recently performed on a piano once belonging to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Salzburg. The concert will feature many works from the eighteenth century never performed before in North America, including Mozart and Hummel, as well as many forgotten composers from Vienna and Bavaria whom Mr. Hammer has made a specialty of discovering and premiering in modern times.

3:30 P.M., Pre-concert talk 2:30 P.M.
Towson University Center for the Arts
(410) 704-2787
$30, $10 students.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Barnes & Noble Book Fair

Passover Book Fair

Tuesday, April 8, 6:00pm

Barnes & Noble

4300 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Passover!

  • Share in Story time
  • Participate in our Adult Discussion
  • Create a special Art Project
  • Listen to the CJC Teen Choir
  • View the CJCS Art Gallery

Can’t attend our Bookfair at Barnes & Noble?

Visit to support us online from 04/08/14 to 04/13/14   by entering Bookfair ID 11313236 at checkout.


A percentage of your Barnes & Noble purchases will benefit

Columbia Jewish Congregation.


Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Morning of Wellness

Spring is the season to rejuvenate, reconnect and renew! Join us for a morning of wellness. Guests include: Penny Friedberg, Certified Nutritionist, and Ellen Sosinski, Reiki Master. Bring your friends!

COST: $15 before March21; $18 after March 21; Advance registration required.

Register online at

For more information, contact Sophie Novinsky at or 410-730-4976 x103.

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