Film

Baltimore Jewish Film Festival and CineFest

Gordon Center For Preforming Arts
3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21117
410-500-5903
www.baltimorejff.com
Film Festival Coordinator: Sara Shvartzman
sshvartzman@jcc.org
The William and Irene Weinberg Family Baltimore Jewish Film Festival brings the best of national and international film of Jewish interest to Baltimore. Features eight films never before seen in
Baltimore. Cinefest is held in October and the film festival is every April.

Israeli Culture/Yiddish

American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

4800 Hampden Lane, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814
410-212-9428
www.aabgu.org
Director Washington/Baltimore
Region: Keren Waranch
kwaranch@aabgu.org
AABGU plays a vital role in creating a world-class institution of education and research in the Israeli desert, nurturing the Negev community and sharing the university’s expertise locally and around the globe.

 

Baltimore Hebrew Institute at Towson University

8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252
410-704-7118
www.towson.edu/bhi
Coordinator: Michelle Taylor
mtaylor@towson.edu
Baltimore Hebrew Institute modern Hebrew language courses are offered in Pikesville at Beth El Congregation. Study with experienced, professional Israeli Hebrew educators.

 

Tummelers Klezmer Band

3216 Timberfield Lane
Baltimore, MD 21208
410-484-0121 (Judy Stamberg)
410-358-1018 (Michael Andorsky)
stambergj@yahoo.com
andorsky@verizon.net
Joyful music for simchas, synagogue and community event for all who want to recapture their Jewish heritage or just enjoy spirited dancing and hand-clapping music. Klezmer, Israeli, Yiddish tunes.

Museums

Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM)

15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-732-6400
www.jewishmuseummd.org
info@jewishmuseummd.org
Dedicated to the interpretation of the Jewish experience in America, with special attention to the collection, preservation and study of the history, traditions and culture of Jewish life in Maryland. In keeping with this mission, the museum develops interpretive exhibitions and public programs that explore Maryland Jewish history as it relates to the broader American experience.

 

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum*

100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, S.W.
Washington, DC 20024-2150
202-488-0400
www.ushmm.org
Center for Advanced Holocaust
Studies: Paul Shapiro
202-488-6566
pshapiro@ushmm.org
Situated between the nation’s monuments to Washington and Jefferson on the National Mall, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum provides a powerful lesson in the fragility of freedom, the myth of progress and the need for vigilance in preserving democratic values.

Performing Arts

Cantors Association of Greater Baltimore

10613 August Light Court
Columbia, MD 21044-2201
410-964-3155
President: Cantor Alan Rubinstein
alan.rubinstein18@gmail.com
The Cantors Association of Greater Baltimore provides information and referral regarding clergy and Jewish music support for services, programs, special occasions and entertainment.

 

HaZamir Baltimore

5700 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
443-831-4205
www.zamirfdn.org
Conductor: Erika Schon
hazamirbaltimore@gmail.com
Provides Jewish teens in grades 8 to 12 in the U.S. and Israel with the unique opportunity to sing high-level Jewish choral music, build community and connect culturally. Brings together music, Judaism and spirituality.

 

JCC of Greater Baltimore/ Gordon Center For Performing Arts

3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue
Owings Mills, MD 21117
410-559-3609
www.gordoncenter.com
Managing Director of Arts and
Culture: Randi Benesch
info@gordoncenter.com
Gordon Center presents dance, music, film, lectures, comedy, family programming.

 

Jewish Involvement Theater

10613 August Light Court
Columbia, MD 21044-2201
410-964-3155
www.InvolvementTheater.org/jit.html
Alan Rubinstein
alanruby@involvementtheater.org
Offers interactive musical theater programs that explore Jewish and secular issues of interest.

 

Jewish Theatre Workshop

5700 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
410-709-8589
www.jewishtheatreworkshop.org
contact@jewishtheatreworkshop.org
Jewish Theatre Workshop’s mission is to produce exciting theater that is accessible to the Jewish community of Baltimore.

 

Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium*

301 South Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
443-615-7878
www.ripleys.com/baltimore
Over 10,000 Sq Ft. of incredible artifacts collected from all around the world.

Banquet Halls/Facilities

Camp Milldale

5425 Mount Gilead Road
Reisterstown, MD 21136
410-500-5915
www.campmilldale.org/rentals
Rental Coordinator: David Mitnick
dmitnick@jcc.org
Groups from 100 to 6,000 guests will enjoy covered pavilions, picnic tables, swimming pools, fields, canoeing on the lake and more.

 

Congregation Beth Tfiloh

3300 Old Court Road
Baltimore, MD 21208
410-413-2251
www.bethtfiloh.com
Executive Director: Eve Kresin Steinberg
This spacious facility offers a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces for simchas. Options include a formal chuppah in the Dahan Sanctuary or an outdoor ceremony overlooking the adjacent woodlands.

 

Congregation Shomrei Emunah Hall

6221 Greenspring Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209
410-358-8604
www.shomreiemunah.org
office@shomreiemunah.org
Seating capacity is more than 400 for a wedding and includes a large dance floor. The hall’s kitchen is designed with the needs of caterers in mind.

 

Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion

6602 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
410-764-6810
www.bjsz.org
office@bjsz.org
Social hall. Seats up to 350 people with ample on-site parking.

 

Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore*

200 International Drive
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-223-1435
www.fourseasons.com/Baltimore
Director of Catering:  Martha Morningstar
martha.morningstar@fourseasons.com
With stunning water views, the many flexible spaces welcome gatherings of all sizes. Attentive staff attend to every detail while you sit back and savor the magical moments.

 

JCC Baltimore Campus Rentals

Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC
3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue
Owings Mills, MD 21117
410-500-5915
Weinberg Park Heights JCC
5700 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
Rental Coordinator: David Mitnick
dmitnick@jcc.org
Multiple meeting spaces, event planning and even gymnasium and pool rentals.

 

Machzikei Torah Congregation (Sternhill’s)

6216 Biltmore Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
410-358-0885
Rabbi Nesanel Kosterlitz
ORTHODOX
Kosher rental hall.

Entertainment

Balloons by Jon

911 Chauncey Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217
443-326-8653
www.balloonsbyjon.com
DJ Jensen
playforaliving@gmail.com
High-energy magic shows, balloon art and face painting for any event.

 

Cantors Association of Greater Baltimore

10613 August Light Court
Columbia, MD 21044-2201
410-964-3155
President: Cantor Alan Rubinstein
alan.rubinstein18@gmail.com
Provides information and referral regarding clergy and Jewish music support for services, programs, special occasions and entertainment.

 

Crazy Clix

6526 Deer Park Road
Reisterstown, MD 21136
410-654-5529
www.crazyclix.com
Fun creative photo keepsakes — novelty photography including green screen and digital makeovers to fit any budget.

 

KMK DJ Services*

9722 Groffs Mill Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
410-935-1950
www.kmkdjservices.com
karl@kmkdjservices.com
KMK Disc Jockey Services provides DJ services for private events. We realize that every event is unique as every client we serve. Let us be your Jukebox for Your Day.

 

Simcha Entertainment and Programs

10613 August Light Court
Columbia, MD 21044-2201
410-964-3155
President: Cantor Alan Rubinstein
alan.rubinstein18@gmail.com
Provides vocal/instrumental music, presentations and MC support to families and organizations. Cantor Alan Rubinstein provides the best musical format for parties and programs of Jewish interest.

 

Tummelers Klezmer Band

3216 Timberfield Lane
Baltimore, MD 21208
410-484-0121 (Judy Stamberg)
410-358-1018 (Michael Andorsky)
andorsky@verizon.net
stambergj@yahoo.com
Music for synagogue and other community events. Recapture your Jewish heritage or just enjoy spirited dancing and hand-clapping music. Klezmer, Israeli, Yiddish tunes.

Invitations

Jewish National Fund*

78 Randall Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY 11570-3946
800-542-8733
www.jnf.org/invitations
More than a Mitzvah, An Invitation Unique JNF invitation lets you plant a tree or make a contribution toward JNF’s water development projects in Israel in honor of each guest. What a perfect way to enhance your special occasion with a mitzvah, support Israel and celebrate your special day at the same time. A portion of your purchase is tax-deductible.

Party/Event Planners

HeidnSeek Entertainment, LLC

PO Box 32392
Baltimore, MD 21208
1-877-846-7335
www.HnSeek.com
Founder/CEO: Heidi Klotzman
contact@hnseek.com
Online entertainment guide for 42,000 of Maryland’s young professionals and a private and public event planning and marketing firm. The mission is to program and market fun and meaningful events in order to bring the community together.

 

Innovative Party Planners*

11459 Cronhill Drive, Suite N
Owings Mills, MD 21117
410-998-9999
www.innovativepartyplanners.com
Event Designer: Heidi Hiller
heidi@innovativepartyplanners.com
Expert event planning and theme decor for b’nai mitzvah, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, galas, fundraisers, holiday parties custom crafted in our studio. Centerpieces, balloons, party favors and more.