First, grow yourself as a leader. Then be a continual learner. Finally, create a growth environment for the people you lead.

Supporting Organizations

Organizations may pay a supporting annual fee to DFI to enable all of their staff to attend an unlimited number of workshops unless otherwise indicated. If participants are paying on an individual basis, each workshop will be $36, unless otherwise indicated. Lay leaders will pay the $36 fee per workshop unless otherwise indicated. Social Worker Category A CEUs are available for professional development workshops.

Current supporting organizations:
ACHARAI: The Shoshana S. Cardin Leadership Development Institute
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore
Bais Yaakov School
Baltimore Hebrew Congregation
Baltimore Hebrew Institute at Towson University
Baltimore Jewish Council
Baltimore Jewish Times
Beth Am Congregation
Beth El Congregation
Beth Israel Congregation
Beth Tfiloh Congregation
Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School
Bolton Hill Synagogue
Camp Airy & Louise
Capital Camps and Retreat Center
Macks Center for Jewish Education
CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc.
Chizuk Amuno Congregation and Krieger Schechter School
The Darrell D. Friedman Institute for Professional Development at the Weinberg Center
Development Corporation of Israel
Edward A. Myerberg NW Senior Center
Friends of Israel Defense Forces
Har Sinai Congregation
Goucher College Hillel
Johns Hopkins University Hillel
Moses Montefiore Anshe Emunah
National Conference of Synagogue Youth
Towson University Hillel
UMBC Hillel
University of Maryland College Park Hillel
Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore
Jewish Community Services
Jewish Federation of Howard County
The Jewish Museum of Maryland
Jewish Volunteer Connection
Pearlstone Center
Temple Oheb Shalom


If you are interested in becoming a supporting organization, email Shirley Hott at

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