DFI Discovery Tour

Date: 09/05/2019

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Contact us for waiting list shott@thedfi.org or 410-843-7560


Hear from executive directors of all agencies and programs of The Associated with stops on the bus tour at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC, The Associated and Pearlstone Center.

08:30 a.m.     Park Heights JCC Auditorium

  •  Welcome and Light Breakfast/Coffee
  • Darrell Friedman Institute for Professional Development at the Weinberg Center – Cindy Goldstein, Executive Director
  • Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore – Barak Hermann
  • CHANA – Lauren Shaivitz, Executive Director
  • SHEMESH – Dr. Aviva Weisbord, Executive Director
  • Jewish Volunteer Connection – Ashley Pressman, Executive Director
  • Center for Jewish Education – Amian Kelemer, CEO
  • Desk Fitness
  • Jewish Community Services – Joan Cohen, Executive Director
  • Center for Leadership – Bill Robinson, Executive Director
  • PHJCC Fitness tour and J Town

11:30 a.m.      The Associated

  • Lunch
  • ASSOCIATED staff:
    Leslie Pomerantz, Chief Development Officer
  • Jewish Museum of Maryland – Marvin Pinkert, Executive Director

01:45 p.m.      Pearlstone Center

  • Jakir Manela, Executive Director and Pearlstone staff

03:15 p.m.      Park Heights JCC Community Room

  • Baltimore Jewish Council – Howard Libit, Executive Director
  • Hillel – Lisa Bodziner Executive Director
  • CHAI – Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc – Lisa Budlow, Executive Director
  • Evaluation
  • Conclusion


Fee Structure: No charge for staff of Jewish communal organizations that pay an annual Supporting fee. Otherwise, a $36 fee applies per workshop.


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