Community Organizations


The Darrell Friedman Institute for Professional Development at the Weinberg Center

5806 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
Executive Director: Cindy Goldstein
Leadership training and career growth for professionals working in the Jewish community; includes professional and lay leadership development for our organizations to provide services of excellence in greater Baltimore.

Downtown Baltimore Jewish Community Center (DBJCC)

1118 Light Street, Suite D
Baltimore, MD 21230
Downtown Family Program
Coordinator: Kim Jacobsohn
The Downtown Baltimore Jewish Community Center aims to keep professional families with young children enjoying life downtown. At our new Parenting Center located in Federal Hill, we encourage you and your child to explore our playrooms that feature age-appropriate sensory and dramatic play experiences. We also offer parent-and-me classes, parent education, special programs, neighborhood networking, adult meeting space and more. Our programs are open to Jewish and non-Jewish families.

Etz Chaim Fords Lane

3702 Fords Lane
Baltimore, MD 21215
Rabbi Yisroel Porter
Rabbi Nitzan Bergman
The Center for Jewish Living and Learning values and welcomes Jews from all Jewish backgrounds with warmth and dignity. Seeks to inspire students and participants to be proud of their Jewish identity and rich heritage. The Etz Chaim Center serves hundreds of students and adults on a regular basis with programs that reach college students, young adults, families and seniors.


Hadassah of Greater Baltimore

3723 Old Court Road, Suite 205
Baltimore MD 2120410-484-9590
President :Jill Sapperstein
Executive Director:Judy Jacobson
Hadassah of Greater Baltimore is a Big Chapter of Hadassah boasting a membership of over 4,300 strong, vibrant, and creative women representing all communities of the Greater Baltimore area. HADASSAH, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, was founded in 1912 by Henrietta Szold of Baltimore. Since its inception, Hadassah has remained unwavering in its devotion to perpetuating Jewish continuity, Zionism, and American ideals. As the largest volunteer organization and the largest women’s organization in America, Hadassah is committed to strengthening the unity of the Jewish people. Hadassah provides every Jewish woman with the opportunity to connect with Israel and the survival of the Jewish people.


Jewish Committee on Scouting

4756 Bonnie Brae Road
Pikesville, MD 21208
Rabbi Rachmiel Tobesman
To encourage Scouting among Jewish youth, to help Jewish institutions and local Jewish units to provide Scouting opportunities and to advance Jewish values through Scouting and promote the
religious emblems program.


Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore

Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC
3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Weinberg Park Heights JCC
5700 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
Promotes and strengthen Jewish life and values through camps, preschool, after-school activities, adult enrichment, aquatics training and lessons, fitness and recreational programs and facilities, plus arts and culture programming.


Jewish Federation of Howard County

10630 Little Patuxent Parkway
Suite 400
Columbia, MD 21044
Executive Director: Michelle Ostroff
The Jewish Federation of Howard County works to meet the needs of the Jewish community and of fellow Jews in Israel and worldwide. Provides local programming, counseling and volunteer opportunities as well as work to strengthen ties with the broader local community.

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