Hebrew school teachers arrived bright and early to Beth Israel Congregation in Owings Mills to prepare for the upcoming school year. After the Aug. 27 orientation meeting, teachers had the opportunity to decorate their classrooms.
Rabbi Rachel Blatt of Beth Israel Congregation schlepped from Owings Mills to the wooded hills of Cascade, Md., on Aug. 9. She spent the day at Camp Louise, an all-girls camp for second- to 12th-graders.
Campers got their workout for the day at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore on Aug. 16. Fitness trainers used mind and body exercises to teach participants of all ages the importance of staying active.
College students from across the nation took part in the Hillel Engagement Institute, hosted at Washington University in St. Louis from Aug. 2 to Aug. 6. The annual event attracted hundreds, including Hillel-goers from Towson University.
With tools in hand, community members gathered at Krieger Schechter Day School to build a picket fence around its year-old playground. The July 30 event was hosted by KSDS and Chizuk Amuno Congregation.
On a breezy afternoon, roughly 30 families gathered at Meadowood Regional Park to celebrate Shabbat. During the Aug. 5 event, hosted by a community connector from the Center for Jewish Education, attendees relaxed with their loved ones and collected food for the Baltimore Hunger Project.
Student-athletes from the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore were among the hundreds who flocked to the 35th annual JCC Maccabi Games from Sunday, July 30 to Friday, Aug. 4. This year marked the first time the event was hosted in Birmingham, Ala.
In an effort to help those in need, Chizuk Amuno congregants banded together to buy staple items for those residing at the Gilead House of Baltimore. Margi Hoffman, left, and Jennie Rothschild helped deliver the first batch of items, including a coffeemaker, fan and crockpot, on Friday, Aug. 4.