Calendar: January 24–31


Jan. 24
Confronting Hate 1937–1952
Explore the campaign launched by the American Jewish Committee in 1937 to combat rising antisemitism in the United States. Join the Baltimore Zionist District and New York Historical Society for this virtual walk-through exhibition. The free event will begin at 11 a.m. Register online to receive the link:

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Jan. 25
Grieving Together After the Loss of a Spouse
Connect with others who are also grieving, give and receive emotional support, and learn about ways that you can care for yourself and adjust to life after loss. This free online series is eight weeks long and open to the public, though registration is required, and limited space is available. This JCS series will meet every Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. via Zoom.

Jan. 28
‘Pettybreakers’: Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
See the touring tribute to Tom Petty as the band makes its stop here in Baltimore at the Gordon Center of the JCC. The concert will take place at 8 p.m. The show boasts an accurate recreation of the Tom Petty concert experience with everything from sound and lights to the music itself.
Price: $35-45, Senior and JCC member discounts are allowed.

Jan. 29
Children’s Author Elana Rubinstein to Visit Oseh Shalom
Oseh Shalom in Laurel will host Elana Rubinstein, author of the children’s books “A Donut in Time: A Hanukkah Story,” “Once Upon an Apple Cake: A Rosh Hashanah Story” and other works. This free event will be held via Zoom from 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Attendees are also welcome to watch on a large television screen with other religious-school children. R.S.V.P. to: by Jan. 28 to receive attendance information.

Jan. 31
A Virtual Tour of Jewish Barbados
Join historian Neal Rechtman and the Baltimore Zionist District for a free virtual tour of the restored Nidhe Israel Synagogue (1654) in Barbados. Attendees will also get to view the adjacent cemeteries and the recently discovered mikvah, as well as learn about the Sephardic community of the Caribbean island. Register online for the Zoom link:

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