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Friday, October 11, 2013 - Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Conversation of the Century

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Conservative Judaism, the USCJ is hosting a 5 day “Conversation of the Century” comprised of a weekend Shabbaton from Friday October 11th through Sunday October 13th and a conference from Sunday October 13th through Tuesday the 15th at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront.  Organizers expect over 1,000 participants will enjoy the over 150 programs.  Featured presenters include: Harold Kushner, Arnold Eisen, Brad Artson, Amy Jill-Levine, Erica Brown, Ron Shulman, Ed Feinstein, Nina Beth Cardin, Shai Held, Clive Lawton, Neshama Carlebach, Josh Nelson, David Propis, Andrew Lustig, Vanessa Hidary, Alberto Mizrahi, Jeremy Dauber, Magda Fishman, Ron Wolfson, Sid Schwarz, Deborah Grayson Riegel, Marc Michael Epstein & Moshav Band.  For more information about the daily schedule and to buy day passes, visit www.uscj100.org.

Friday, October 11, 2013 - Sunday, October 13, 2013
Digital Family Summit

The Digital Family Summit is a place where tweens/teens and parents at all levels of digital activity can come together to learn and grow as individuals and as a family.  We’re as concerned as you are about digital safety, kids’ privacy, and online bullying, and we explore those topics at the Summit, but equally so, we are making digital creation and engagement a healthy, fun, expressive activity that encourages kids to share: with their parents as well as with their friends. For tickets please visit http://digitalfamilysummit2013.eventbrite.com/. For more information on scheduling please visit http://www.digitalfamilysummit.com/schedule/


Friday, October 11, 2013 - Saturday, October 12, 2013
Observe the Moons Night

The Maryland Science Center will have moons on the mind Friday, October 11 from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., inviting visitors to the rooftop observatory for Observe the Moons Night – a free, multi-moon observation extravaganza in honor of “International Observe the Moon Night” on Saturday, October 12.

Earth’s moon will not be the only one in visitors’ sights at the Maryland Science Center. With help from Maryland Science Center staff, guest scientists from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab and state-of-the-art observatory equipment including the computer-powered Clark Telescope, visitors can get up-close looks at Earth’s moon and the four largest moons of Jupiter while enjoying moon-related activities and insight from experts.

Dedicated observers will be in for a treat at 12:33 a.m. when they can witness a rare triple shadow transit on Jupiter – when three of Jupiter’s moons pass between the face of the planet and the Sun, causing shadows on Jupiter.

Saturday, October 12, 2013
Notre Dame of Maryland University Fall Open House

Open to all prospective students and their families! Come and meet the Notre Dame admissions team, get great tips on the admissions process, tour Notre Dame’s campus with a student ambassador and attend special information sessions.

Saturday, October 12, 2013
Israel Security Update: One Israel Fund’s Marc Prowiser

Marc Prowiser, Director of Security for the ONE ISRAEL FUND, will share updates about the latest security issues in Israel.

One Israel Fund’s mission is “dedicated to supporting the welfare and safety of the men, women and children of Judea and Samaria as well as rebuilding the lives of the Jewish people impacted by the Gaza evacuation.”

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