Community Calendar: Oct. 24–Nov. 12


Oct. 24
Preview of the Israeli Election With Journalist Gil Hoffman
Join the Baltimore Jewish Council and Insight Israel Forum in welcoming
Gil Hoffman, executive director of Honest Reporting and former chief political correspondent for “The Jerusalem Post,” who will offer insights into the upcoming Israel election. The free program takes place at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC in Baltimore from at 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. It will also be available via Zoom.
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Oct. 27
Jewish Messianism in Modernity: Book Event
Join a panel discussion followed by a reception related to the book “Dynamic Repetition: History and Messianism in Modern Jewish Thought” by Gilad Sharvit Ph.D., an assistant professor of philosophy and religious studies at Towson University. The event,
from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., is free.
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Nov. 2
Parents and Teachers as Partners: Getting Ready for PT Conferences
Join other parents in the community for support and discussion for and by parents of children with attention and executive function issues, featuring Brenna Blount, M.A.T. special educator. This free event will take place via Zoom from 8 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.
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Nov. 4
Catch Avi Wisnia performing from new album, ‘Catching Leaves’
Musician Avi Wisnia will start an East Coast tour beginning in Baltimore on Friday, Nov. 4, when he will perform at An Die Musik, located on the second floor of a historic townhouse that presents jazz and classical performances. The tour is timed to his first album in 10 years, “Catching Leaves.” Wisnia is the son of a rabbi and grandson of a renowned Polish-born cantor and Holocaust survivor, David Wisnia. Showtime is at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at:

Avi Wisnia (Courtesy)

Nov. 7
God on the Ballot? Christian Nationalism on Eve of Election
Join ICJS for a panel discussion on Christian Nationalism, its impact on midterm elections and how it stands to influence 2024. Panelists include Philip S. Gorski, Samuel L. Perry, Amir Hussain and Matthew D. Taylor. This free event will be on Zoom from noon to 1 p.m.
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Nov. 9
National Virtual Career Fair
Meet representatives from national employers who are looking to hire for in-person, remote and hybrid positions. The career fair will feature CVS Health, LifeBridge Health, HEI Hotels & Resorts and Manpower. The event will be held via Zoom from noon to 1:30 p.m. For more information, email:
Register at: wIlLSsJjpfo%20.

(Photo by Colin Lloyd on Unsplash)

Nov. 11-12
Baltimore Singles Shabbaton
Join OHR Hachaim for Friday-night dinner, Shabbat lunch and Malava Malka. Enjoy speeddating, games and more at OHR Hachaim at 3120 Clarks Lane. For more information and to R.S.V.P., call 443-929-3339 or email:
For ages: 30, 40 and 50. Price: $100

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