Calendar: Sept. 2 – Sept. 8


Sunday, September 4
Candle Making for the Days of Awe
Join Hinenu member Vanessa Lubiner of Shykoach! Candles for a workshop where participants can learn about the traditions of Jewish candle making, the lessons of bees, sacred text on the topic and how candles are made. Participants will leave with two sets of candles to use on the holiday. 1–4 p.m. $36-$108.

Monday, September 5
The Ethiopian Israeli Experience: Two Personal Stories
Ner Tamid’s Israel Committee welcomes you to hear the personal accounts of Ethiopian Israeli Sigal Kanotopsky, director of the Jewish Agency in the Northeast Region of the United States, and Shlomit Daniel, an educator, lecturer and JNF volunteer. Breakfast and program starts at 9 a.m. $10 per person. 6214 Pimlico Road, Baltimore.

Tuesday, September 6
Virtual Walking Tour: Jewish Budapest
Join the Baltimore Zionist District for a virtual walking tour of Jewish Budapest. The guided virtual tour will allow participants to experience the historic Jewish quarter of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. The tour will include the Dohány Street Synagogue, which is the largest synagogue in Europe and the fourth-largest synagogue in the world. 11 a.m. – noon. Go to to access the Zoom link to join the tour.

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Tuesday, September 6
Mitzvah mutts
The Jewish Library of Baltimore is collaborating with Pets on Wheels to provide young readers with the chance to practice and gain confidence in reading aloud. Participants will each get a turn to read to a furry friend. This event is for children ages 5 and up and is for
people of all abilities. 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. The Jewish Library of Baltimore. 5708 Park Heights Ave.

Wednesday, September 7
Blacklist: The Hollywood Red Scare
This exhibit tells the story of the Cold War in Holywood, brought to life with personal narritives of blacklisted people, members of the House of Un-American Activities Committee and film executives. See photos, movie posters, documents and more as you explore the way politics, culture and the economy collided in this historic period. $4-$10: Kids $4, Students $6, Seniors $8. Noon. – 4 p.m. Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd St., Baltimore.

Thursday, september 8
Exploring Opera: Magnificent Mozart
Thursdays, September 8 & 15 | 4 p.m. | Virtual
The Gordon Center offers you the chance to immerse yourself in the world of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: the early operas, when his genius was ready to burst forth; and the stupendous works of his maturity, when his brilliance as a musical dramatist was truly incomparable. Join Roger Pines on a voyage into some of the most glorious music ever written for the operatic stage. 4 p.m. On Zoom. Get early-bird pricing on tickets before Sept. 6. Visit for pricing and to make your purchase.

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