Calendar: April 2–April 16


April 2
Reunited and it Feels So Good: The DNA Reunion Project at CJH
Join Jennifer Mendelsohn, an internationally recognized Jewish genealogist, for a free look behind the scenes at a newly launched DNA reunion project
at the Center for Jewish History. The project seeks to use DNA to reunite families separated by the Holocaust by using free commercial DNA tests. Attendees will be able to learn more about how DNA testing is reuniting Jewish families around the world and how they can apply or support this program. This event will occur from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Bolton Street Synagogue, 212 W. Cold Spring Lane in Baltimore. For additional information contact Mendelsohn at [email protected]

April 4
YAD Table for 8
Connect with other young foodies over a variety of cuisine at restaurants around Baltimore. The location will be emailed the week of the event. To receive this email register online. For additional information, contact Sarah Machlis at [email protected] This event is presented by YAD, The Associated’s young adult division and is intended for community members between the ages of 22 and 39.
Price: $10

April 9-10
Happy Glaze at the JCC
Express yourself with a fun indoor activity that friends and family are sure to enjoy at Happy Glaze, the JCC of Greater Baltimore’s paint-your-own-ceramics studio. The workshop is located at 5700 Park Heights Ave. in Baltimore. Drop in between noon and 4 p.m. on April 9 or between noon and 5 p.m. on April 10. Walk-ins are welcome, but attendees can preregister online for a guaranteed spot.
Price: $5-$25

April 11
Free Resume Consultations
Schedule a free 30-minute virtual session with Jewish Community Services to review your resume with a certified advanced resume writer from the Ignite Career Center of JCS. Sessions are available between noon and 5:45 p.m. Schedule your appointment online.

(The Goetz Bookshop & Publishing House)

April 11
Bracha Goetz Storytime
Enjoy a free Chol Hamoed Pesach Storytime with Bracha Goetz through the JCC of Greater Baltimore and The Goetz Bookshop & Publishing House. This event will feature an inspiring presentation from the author of 41 Jewish children’s books. Bring the whole family along to hear Bracha Goetz read one of her newest releases, followed by a Q&A for all ages, arts and crafts and children’s activities. This event will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the community room at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC at 5700 Park Heights Ave. in Baltimore. This event is free and open to the community.

April 16
Good Deeds Day
Join Jewish Volunteer Connection in making Baltimore a better place as thousands of organizations around the world, from 108 countries, volunteer together to #DoGood. Spaces are limited so the deadline to sign up to participate with JVC is April 9. Register for your good deeds, through a variety of opportunities, online.

(Indigo Art design/iStock / Getty Images Plus)

April 16
Yom HaShoah Commemoration 2023
Join Beth El Congregation at 4 p.m. for a day of commemoration and education, and honor and remember the victims and survivors of the Holocaust. This year’s commemoration will highlight the Warsaw Ghetto uprising and feature Judy Batalion. Batalion is the author of “The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos.” This program is available both in person and online. Register online to attend this free event.

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