New York Times Best Selling Author at Beth Israel in Owings Mills, MD on September 22

The Beth Israel Brotherhood invites you to come out for a not-to-miss breakfast program at 9:30 on September 22 with author Seth Meyerowitz talking about his New York Times best seller "The Lost Airman: A True Story of Escape from Nazi-Occupied France."  The book is about his grandfather who was shot down over France December 31st 1943 and how he survived.  We all know what would have happened to him had the Germans captured this Jewish airman.  $10 for non-members, RSVP to bethisraelbrotherhood@yahoo.com.  
Beth Israel Congregation, 3706 Crondall Lane, Owings Mills, MD

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FJMC Convention 2019

The Seaboard Region sent a great delegation of about 30 (including spouses) to Toronto for the Convention, July 3 - 7, 2019,
including new Seaboard President Bob Watts, 1st Vice President Eric Beser, Immediate Past President
Alex Pomerantz (who managed the outstanding meals), and a great bunch of Past Regional Presidents, Club Presidents,
and other Seaboard folks. Seaboard took home 4 of the 13 total Gold Torch Awards given out among all clubs in the FJMC.

2019 Blue Yarmulke Person of the Year

at Chizuk Amuno Congregation in Baltimore
was a great success, with lots of ruach, recognizing our
honorees from the Baltimore and DC areas.

Honorees (left to right):
Lifetime Achievement Society - Michael Freilich
Beth Israel - Stuart Fine
B'nai Israel - Jonathan Salant
B'nai Shalom of Olney - Mitch Wasson
Shaare Tikvah - Howie Levin
Har Shalom - Keith Hartman
Beth Emeth - David Cerny
Olam Tikvah - Jordan Baker
Shaare Tefila - Michael Auerbach
Lifetime Achievement Society - Stephen Steckler
Amuno - Eric Beser
Shaare Torah - Ken Beecher
Beth El of Montgomery County - Ken Levine (not shown)
See more photos of the event here.

2019 Tidewater
Blue Yarmulke Person of the Year
March 10, 2019, Rodef Sholom Temple, Newport News, VA
Beth El Norfolk - Neil Rose
Rodef Shalom Temple - Barbara Gordon
Temple Israel - Cantor Larry Tiger

See tributes for past five years here.

Seaboard Retreat

June 8-10, 2018
at Capital Camps, Waynesboro, PA.
See more photos from the retreat here.


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Bob Watts,
Jul 21, 2017, 3:18 PM