October 21, 2021

Our Calendar, September through December 2021

Here we are with a new season. Our members have been hard at work planning – and have created a calendar for you to see our events and more.
Click here to see the calendar

The September thru December Study Guide

Here it is: the first half of the 2021-22 Study Guide. There are lots of interesting and/or fun events of many kinds: reading, crafts, discussions, movies and more. Some are live, some zoom, some mixed.


UPDATE:

Out of an abundance of caution, all Study Guide programs scheduled to take place at Temple Beth Ami (TBA) for the months of October and November are now going to be presented on Zoom only. These include:

John McCarthy State’s Attorney for Montgomery County October 5, 1:30
The One and Only Connie Morella October 26, 10:30
Broken: Can the Senate Save Itself and the Country? November 18, 10:30

All Study Guide hybrid programs that featured Zoom broadcasts from foreign countries or from other cities, to be shown at TBA or in the comfort of your home will only be available for home viewing for October and November.

These include:
Tour of Jewish Paris October 14, 10:30
How Did a Nice Jewish Girl from Florida End Up a Reporter in Spain October 21, 11:00
Jewish Heritage Museum of NY November 11, 1:00

The following program has been postponed until sometime in the spring:
Sweet-Simplici-Tea October 29

Cick here to see the guide!

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
Speakers:
     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.
COMMUNITY SERVICE
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

BRUNCH

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
EVERYONE INVITED – YOU’LL BE THERE, WON’T YOU?
Come and join us for a delicious lunch…..then, shop at the Jewelry and Handbag Sale
COMMUNITY SERVICE
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.

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