December 7, 2022

All Live Chapter Events are Cancelled But There is Zoom

Dear Brandeis Friends,

Until further notice all live activities in our chapter are cancelled.

However, meetings, speakers and chatrooms are being offered to paid members via zoom. Please contact our membership liaisons if you would like to join. Read the bulletins to see what you could do.

Be healthy and safe,
Livia and Rita

The Bette Aschkenasy Lunch & Learn

Women in Politics

We’ve Come a Long Way

Monday – March 30, 2020
Temple Beth Ami, Rockville 10-2
     The Honorable Connie Morella
         Represented Maryland’s
        8th congressional district
        U.S. House of Representatives
        from 1987-2003
     Rebecca Boggs Roberts
         Author and Program Coordinator
         Smithsonian Associates

To see flyer, click here.

General Board Meeting, March 2, 2020

Declutter your Life and Bring Joy to it!
Christina Bond of Creating Space will show us how.
Election of Executive Board and Directors
Everyone is welcome.
Come and enjoy lunch prepared by our Board Members.

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Just imagine that you are not able to go to school when you have your period because you have no menstrual supplies. Days for Girls is helping to meet this need by buying and making menstrual supplies for girls in Africa and other countries. Volunteers make holders for a sanitary napkin,which can be used over and over. Please bring these items to the March 2nd General Membership meeting.Things youcan donate to help meet the need: Light weight non-white washcloths (Target sells them in packages of 8) polyester thread, grosgrain ribbon-5/8 inches
Joan B, Suzanne G, Ellen G, Barbara R

Board Meeting

The next board meeting is Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Temple Beth Ami, 10am.
We will be collecting items to support Fisher House located in Bethesda. This foundation offers comfort homes where military and veteran’s families can stay at no cost while their loved ones are receiving treatment. We will be collecting: paper towels, paper napkins, zip lock food bags, foil, tissues.
Joan B, Suzanne G, Ellen G, Barbara R

Game Day 2020

TRAIN YOUR BRAIN DAY better known to the locals as GAME DAY
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
10:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.
Registration 9:30 a.m.
Ballroom, Leisure World Clubhouse
Silver Spring, MD

To see flyer, click here.

Special Event – January 12, 2020


January 12, 2020
Norbeck Country Club, Rockville
Guest Speaker: Julia Ziegler Digital News Director WTOP.
“Social Media and Its Impact on the News:
How Gathering and Verifying the News Has Changed over the Last 5 Years.”

To see flyer, click here.

2019 November General Membership Meeting

Meet, Eat, Contribute

MONDAY, November 4, 2019
10:00 Temple Beth Ami
Come and join us for a delicious lunch…..then, shop at the Jewelry and Handbag Sale
We will be donating to Comfort Cases. “A Comfort Case” is a small duffel bag or
backpack given to children entering foster care. The backpack is filled with items to use during the first few days in foster care as well as comfort items to help make the transition easier.
You can help meet this challenge by bringing any of the following items to the General
Membership meeting:
pajamas (sizes 2T to adult), stuffed animals, backpacks,
blankets (baby size or larger).
Please note: All items must be new.
If you have any questions, please contact Joan B

2019 Book & Author Luncheon

“Between the Pages of a Book is a Lovely Place to Be”
Mark your calendars for this year’s
Book and Author Luncheon

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, Lakewood Country Club
We have three exciting authors lined up:
Anne Farris Rosen, “Deep South Dispatch: Memoir of a Civil Rights Journalist”
Bob Levey, “Larry Felder, Candidate”
Judith Viorst, “Nearing 90 and Other Comedies of Late Life”
To see the invitation, click here.

New Member Coffee

Join us at our Membership Coffee
Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Temple Beth Ami
14330 Travilah Road
Rockville, MD 20850

This is an opportunity to meet our newest members, learn about our
events for the coming year and catch up with our Brandeis friends.
We look forward to having Coffee with you.

To see the invitation, click here.

Spread Your Wings with Brandeis – The Next Two Weeks

    Until further notice all live activities in our chapter are cancelled.

    (But now you can view the finished items of the “Knitting and Stitching groups if you continue reading.)

    Our 2019-2020 Study Guide has been published. If you don’t have your own personal copy, click below to look at all of the Study Guide offerings by opening the file provided here. We have a wide variety of events and look forward to seeing you at many of them.

    To read or search the web version of the Study Guide, click here for 61 events on 44 pages.

    To see pictures of some previous events of 2019-20,click here.
    To see info from the Social Justice Committee, click here or to view the creations of members of the ‘Knitting and Stitching” groups click here.

    Until further notice all live activities in our chapter are cancelled.

    Upcoming Events
    No. Day mm/dd Time Event
    2A Mon 03/09 02:00 Knit and Stitch A
    Wed 03/11 12:30 Let’s Do Lunch
    4 Wed 03/11 01:30 Men’s Book Club
    47 Thu 03/12 10:30 Jews of Persia
    48 Fri 03/13 10:00 Great Decisions
    Sun 05:30 Ladies Night Out
    2B Mon 02:00 Knit and Stitch B
    8 Wed 10:30 Breakfast Book Club
    49 Wed 02:00 Learn to Knit Brioche


    Until further notice all live activities in our chapter are cancelled.

    When Montgomery County Schools are closed due to inclement weather all Brandeis events will be cancelled. If Montgomery County Public Schools issues a two-hour delay, Brandeis events will take place.

    Until further notice all live activities in our chapter are cancelled.

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