FUN FOR ALL

The Beth Israel Congregation Brotherhood held its annual — and always popular — “Steak & Scotch” event in the synagogue’s sukkah on Oct. 10.

LENDING A HAND

Middle schoolers at Ohr Chadash Academy united to assemble two sukkot, complete with vibrant decorations, for the Tikva House at Johns Hopkins Hospital on Monday, Oct. 9. The students purchased a lulav and etrog for the house in an effort to help families have a meaningful Sukkot while they stayed in the hospital to care… Read More

NIGHT OUT

Local Jewish mothers gathered at Earth, Wood & Fire for an outing that was hosted by the Center for Jewish Education Community Connector program on Oct. 2. The 25 women enjoyed a three-course meal, played Sukkot trivia and dedicated a portion of their time to making snack bags for children who attend after-school programs at… Read More

KNITTING FOR A CAUSE

Members of Knitting Havurah, spearheaded by Chizuk Amuno Congregation, knitted 30 baby caps stitched in all shades of purple to raise awareness about shaken baby syndrome. The caps were completed by the end of September and sent to the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome in Utah to support the Click for Babies: Period of… Read More

SUKKAH BUILDING

The day after breaking the Yom Kippur fast, members of Beth Israel Congregation gathered to build a sukkah just outside the entrance to the Owings Mills synagogue. The shul’s Hebrew schoolers spent the morning of Oct. 1 channeling their creative side to make decorations, including colorful paper chains that were hung within the temporary dwelling.

REMINDERS OF HOME

To wish former students a heartfelt Shana Tova, members of Beth Israel Congregation lent a hand in boxing up care packages for those spending the High Holidays away on campus. Each college student received a box containing honey sticks, cookies and a personalized note just days before Rosh Hashanah.