SUPER SCHOOL HELPERS

From left: Nancy Bookoff, Wendy Friedman, Allison Magat, Debbie Schwartz and Sally Davis spent their Super Bowl Sunday participating in Jewish Volunteer Connection’s “Super Tailgate with a Purpose” by making math flashcards for after-school programs in Baltimore City.

UP CLOSE

Third-graders from Krieger Schechter Day School visited the Jewish Museum of Maryland, the Lloyd Street Synagogue and B’nai Israel — the original home of Chizuk Amuno Congregation — on Feb. 15 to enhance their learning about immigration to the United States. Students learned about the establishment of the synagogue and the origins of Baltimore’s Jewish community.

BELOVED CANTOR

Beth Israel Congregation Cantor Roger Eisenberg smiles with a few of his friends from Beth Israel’s Learning Lab (Hebrew School). Eisenberg, who is set to retire later this year, will be honored at a cantors concert in April.

BOWLING WITH CHAI LIFE

Chai Life, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation’s 20s and 30s group, recently went out for a night of bowling. The group does everything from social justice to Orioles games to theater. (Provided)

EDUCATIONAL TWISTER

The shinshinim used the game Twister to teach Krieger Schechter Day School sixth-graders about Israel’s diversity on Feb. 1. These emissaries come to the school weekly to share their knowledge of Israeli culture, politics and heritage. (Provided)

B&B AT BT

Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community High School students dazzled audiences at their four sold-out performances of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” on Feb. 5, 7 and 9 that featured more than 50 cast members and student-designed sets, lighting and sound. (Photo by Rina Goloskov)

SCRAP FAMILIES REUNION

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From left: Jewish Museum of Maryland executive director Marvin Pinkert, Sandy Shapiro, Ellen Kahan Zager and Jack Zager, whose families were in the scrap business, met with others at Tark’s Grill on Feb. 2 to talk about Baltimore’s old scrapyards.

TOP NEWSWOMAN

Jayne Miller (fifth from left), lead investigative reporter at WBAL-TV, was featured at the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Brotherhood breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 5. From left: Lorna and Richard Kane, Brotherhood president Sidney Bravmann, Dr. Harriet Meier, Diane Bravmann, Miller, Brotherhood corresponding secretary Norman Goldschmitt, Linda Leffman, Brotherhood vice president Roger Wolff and Celia Wrisk.

Jayne Miller (fifth from left), lead investigative reporter at WBAL-TV, was featured at the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Brotherhood breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 5. From left: Lorna and Richard Kane, Brotherhood president Sidney Bravmann, Dr. Harriet Meier, Diane Bravmann, Miller, Brotherhood corresponding secretary Norman Goldschmitt, Linda Leffman, Brotherhood vice president Roger Wolff and Celia Wrisk.

ADVOCATING FOR A CAUSE

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Representatives of the Baltimore Jewish community met with Congressman John Sarbanes (fifth from left) in Washington, D.C., at the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) Jewish Disability Advocacy Day on Feb. 2.

A JAZZY EVENING

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Bet Chaverim Congregation hosted Ruach & Razzmatazz on Jan. 28 that featured live jazz, wine, cheese, beer and dessert. It was sold out with 100 attendees. Pictured are the committee members who planned the event. (Provided)