Calendar: September 16-22

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Saturday, September 17
Leil Selichot with Soulfarm
Begin your Selichot at Beth Tfiloh with an energetic performance and prayer lead by “Soulfarm,” an American Jewish rock band. There will also bea desert reception. 10 p.m. Beth Tfiloh, 3300 Old Court Road, Pikesville. Both events are free and open to the public, no reservations required.

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Sunday, September 18
PJ Library Rosh Hashanah Apple Picking at Baugher’s Orchards & Farm
Join the PJ Library community in preparing for Rosh Hashanah by picking fresh apples and celebrating with stories, songs, and other fun activities. Each family will also receive a Rosh Hashanah goodie bag filled with honey sticks, snacks, and more. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 1015 Baugher Road, Westminster. $15. Limited space is available; register at
https://associated.org/event/pj-library-rosh-hashana-apple-picking/.

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Sunday, September 18
‘Synagogue Stories: A Tradition of Change on Lloyd Street’ Premiere
Members of the Jewish Museum of Maryland are welcome to attend the premiere screening of “Synagogue Stories: A Tradition of Change on Lloyd Street.” In this 36-minute documentary, JMM professionals, docents, and community leaders share the stories of the many congregations that have called the Lloyd Street Synagogue and B’nai Israel Synagogue home. The film offers glimpses of objects held in the Museum collection and oral history recordings of people who worshipped at these historic sanctuaries. Weathier permitting, kosher bagels and coffee will be served prior to the screening; and there will be a Q&A following the screening. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore. Reservations required: https://jewishmuseummd.org/events/synagogue-stories-premiere-member-exclusive-event/.

Tuesday, September 20
Virtual Walking Tour of Jewish Ljubljana
Join the Baltimore Zionist District via Zoom to explore a once thriving medieval community to one of the smallest Jewish communities in Europe today. With only 150 Jews remaining, Slovenia’s Jewish community has survived cruel medieval expulsions. 11:00 a.m.-12 p.m. Free but registration is required. https://associated.org/event/virtual-walking-tour-of-jewish-ljubljana/.

Wednesday, September 21
What does it take? Women running for political office in Maryland
Executive Alliance is a powerful network of leaders who are actively working to grow the influence and reach of women in the c-suite and in boardrooms across the state. Join us for a frank discussion with Maryland woman who have entered the political arena: find out what drove each of them to run for office and what it takes to run for office as a woman. Moderated by Luwanda Jenkinds. Panelists include Brooke Lierman, Odette Ramos, Kelly Schulz, and Michelle Siri. 10 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Free and open to the public. Register for Zoom link at https://executivealliance.org/event/women-running-for-political-office-in-maryland.

Thursday, September 22
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging and Accessibility (DEIBA) at Work: Good Intentions and Unintended Consequences
Learn about proactive practices and pitfalls to avoid when implementing DEIBA initiatives and related workplace programs with Jewish Community Services. 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Free. For more information and a link to participate, email Candice White at cwhite@jcsbaltimore.org.

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