Calendar: February 10–22


Feb. 12, 14, 16
‘CATS’ Presented by Beth Tfiloh High School
Support Beth Tfiloh High School and their students as they perform “CATS,” the musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber based on “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T.S. Eliot. The show will run for three nights at Mintzes Theater at 3300 Old Court Road in Baltimore.
Cost: $15

Feb. 14
The Jews of Yemen and a Journey on the Magic Carpet
Learn about the Jewish community of Yemen through Gavriella Bigio Dahan, whose grandmother immigrated to Israel. This online discussion will focus on Yemenite Jews and the mark their descendants have made in Israeli society through contributions to religious study, music, crafts and food. The free event will be held via Zoom at 11 a.m. Registration is required.
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Feb. 16
Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams
Hear from author Charles King about his book, “Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams,” which won the National Jewish Book Award. The event will describe Odessa’s secular and Jewish history in the Ukrainian city. This free event will take place online at noon. A Q&A session will follow a short presentation, and copies of the book will be provided to the first 25 people to register.
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Feb. 16
Rights of Those With Diagnosed Disabilities
Take advantage of this free learning opportunity in recognition of Jewish Disabilities Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month (JDAIM). This workshop, hosted online by JCS, is designed to provide education and training on the rights of individuals with diagnosed disabilities. This event will take place from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Register online for attendance information.
Register at: jcsbalt.or

Feb. 21
Helping Adult Children With Disabilities Navigate Intimate Relationships
Parents and caregivers are invited to the Weinberg Park Heights JCC for an educational session on how to support adult children with disabilities as they explore intimacy, romance and sex.
This free event will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 5700 Park Heights Ave. in Baltimore.
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Feb. 21
JCS Memory Cafe
Join other individuals with memory changes and their care partners for refreshments, sensory-stimulating activities and supportive socialization. This free event will take place at the Baltimore County Public Library Pikesville Branch’s meeting room at 1301 Reisterstown Road from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Kosher dietary laws will be observed.
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Feb. 21
Muffin Madness Food Donations
Help combat food insecurity by joining the Jewish Volunteer Connection in preparing and collecting breakfast bags to be donated to Beans & Bread, Charm City Care Connection, Alexander & Alexander Associates, Inc. and other local nonprofits. Drop-off hours are between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
For contents and drop-off instructions, visit: Costs will vary.

Feb. 22
How ‘Quiet Firing’ Contributes to a Toxic Work Culture
Tune in to this free, online training through JCs to learn about how leader behaviors can contribute to employee turnover and explore the concept of “quiet firing.” This event will begin at 3 p.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.
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