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
  • 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
  • Jewish Community Center – Barak Hermann, President
  • PHJCC Fitness tour and J Town

11:30 a.m.      The Associated

  • Jewish Museum of Maryland – Marvin Pinkert, Executive Director
  • Lunch
  • ASSOCIATED staff:
    Marc Terrill, President;
    Leslie Pomerantz, Chief Development Officer;
    Ruth Miller, VP Planning and Allocations

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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