CANTOR’S CONCERT

Beth Israel Congregation paid tribute to Cantor Roger Eisenberg, who will be stepping down in June, on April 2 with a Cantor’s Concert. From left: Cantor Art Katlin, Cantor Kim Komrad, Cantor Elias Roochvarg, Eisenberg, Dr. Evette Katlin and Cantorial student Jake Greenberg. Komrad and Roochvarg are former Beth Israel cantors.

FESTIVAL KICKOFF

The William and Irene Weinberg Jewish Film Festival kicked off its 29th season at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts on March 19 with a screening of “On the Map,” which tells the story of the 1977 Israeli basketball team that won the European Cup against all odds.

A TOUR OF TUNES

The Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Brotherhood held its annual seder on March 26, which included a presentation, “The Jewish Music that Makes the Movies,” by guest speaker Chris Reed. Pictured, from left: Brotherhood president Sidney Bravmann, Marc Schabb, Reed, Beverly Kalus, Irv Epstein, Howard Epstein and Gene Foreman.

PROUD ARTIST

Joel Epstein shows off one of his oil paintings to his wife, Michelle, at the Myerberg Art Gallery Opening on Thursday, March 23. More than 146 pieces of art were on display at the Myerberg, a program of CHAI.

A WILD PURIM

Randi Benesch (left), managing director for arts and culture at the JCC, and Rabbi Jessy Gross, director of Charm City Tribe and JCC senior director of learning and life, pose at CCT’s Wild Purim Rumpus at The 8×10 on March 12. (Photo by David Stuck)

HOUSING FEST

CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance Inc.’s first-ever Housing Fest brought community members and local housing service providers together in one all-inclusive setting on March 5 to help first-time homebuyers get all the information they need to tackle the home-owning process.

PROUD ARTIST

Lee Rubin showcases her art at the Baltimore Watercolor Society show at the North Oaks Senior Living Community, where she lives. The works are on display until the end of the month.

CELEBRATING DR. SEUSS

Students at the Meyerhoff Early Childhood Education Center at the Owings Mills JCC celebrated Read Across America March 2 with a Seuss-tacular Pajama Party that featured a moon bounce, tattoos, “Hop on Pop” sack races, face painting and bowling.

PURIM FOR ALL

Eighty-five volunteers, including the Kaplowitz family, gathered at Beth Tfiloh on March 5 to make 800 mishloach manot packages to be delivered to residents of area nursing homes on Purim.

MAKE AND TAKE

The Associated Women held a “make-and-take” hamantaschen event, during which participants could make one dozen hamataschen to take home. Pictured is event chair Tsipi Renbaum and her granddaughter, Sarah.