Calendar: January 10-14


Tuesday, Jan. 10
Free Résumé Consultations
Keep in tune with the job market and best modern practices by scheduling a free consultation with a certified advanced résumé writer from the Ignite Career Center of JCS during an open time slot between noon and 5:45 p.m. This event is open to people of all skill levels and backgrounds. Register online at:

Tuesday, Jan. 10
Yaffe Scholars Zoom Series: Time for Transformation
What can you learn today from the Black-Jewish alliance of the 1960s? Find out together through this free Zoom series featuring the journey of Rabbi Saul J. Berman, who was arrested twice in 1965 in Selma, Ala., while aiding African-Americans in overcoming barriers to voting, education, economic opportunities and more. The session will take place from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Register online at:

Tuesday, Jan. 10
How to Create an Inclusive Environment in the Workplace
Learn about key terms, current research and the identified best practices for embracing a diverse workforce with Tiffany Lange, PsyD, LCP, MS, MA and clinical psychologist. The goal of this training is to teach relevant diversity and inclusion terminology and definitions, as well as enable participants to identify ways to improve cultural awareness and promote an inclusive environment at work. The event will take place via Zoom from 10 a.m. to noon. It is sponsored by Jewish Community Services (JCS) and qualifies for continuing-education credits for social workers. Register online at: Prices: General public $50; $40 for Jewish day-school educators and JCS retirees. There is no cost for JCS staff or the staff of agencies affiliated with The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore.

Wednesday, Jan. 11
Behavioral Economics in Service Delivery: A Training for Human-Service Providers
This free Zoom training will explore the principles of behavioral economics and provide techniques that attendees can bring into their own work with clients. The event, geared for professional development, will be hosted by JCS Baltimore and presented by Benjamin Temin. It takes place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. This course is worth 2.0 CEUs (continuing education units). Register and purchase tickets at: Tickets: General public $50, Jewish day-school educators/JCS retirees $40, JCS staff/board/council members/associated staff attend free.

Saturday, Jan. 14
CoffeeHouse With Shir Appeal
Enjoy a hot-chocolate bar and other types of desserts, along with hot beverages, at Beth Israel Congregation. The treats will be accompanied by a performance from Shir Appeal, Tufts University’s co-ed Jewish acapella group. The entertainment begins at 7 p.m. and is open to everyone. Purchase tickets online at: Tickets: Adults $10, children under 10 $7

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Saturday, Jan. 14
Explanatory Shabbat Service
This free event at Beth Tfiloh focuses on the what, why and how of the Shabbat-morning service. This session will focus on the Amidah. No Hebrew knowledge is necessary for understanding. The service will be held in person from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at 3300 Old Court Road in Pikesville. For more information on the series, visit:

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