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  • Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC
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  • Weinberg Park Heights JCC
    5:30am - 10:00pm
Shabbat Candle Lighting: 7:31pm

JCC Blog

Category: Arts & Culture


Israeli Radio LIVE at the Gordon

We speak with the founder of Israel Story about this popular Israeli podcast. 

Coming to the Gordon on November 7 at 7:30pm, Israel Story LIVE uses the timeless power of stories to provide an intimate glimpse of modern Israeli life. In a dazzling combination of radio-style storytelling, music, singing, video, and other mixed media magic, Israel Story LIVE tells the stories of Israelis from all over the country.

Last week the editors of J Blog had an opportunity to catch up with Mishy Harman, the founder of Israel Story:

1. Where did the idea for Israel Story come from?...

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Discovering the Balance

Mom-entrepreneur Nicole Feliciano shows Moms how to make time for business, family, success 

MomBoss: Nicole FelicianoMid-September, mom-entrepreneur and author/blogger Nicole Feliciano takes off from New York City on a coast-to-coast book tour touching down at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts Thursday, September 29 at 7:00pm — for A Mom’s Night Out.  

Feliciano will be promoting her new book MomBoss: Balancing Entrepreneurship, Kids, and Success. She is thrilled to be returning to Maryland, her childhood stomping grounds.

Feliciano, a Severna Park and...

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Tatiana Amirova, Live at The Gordon!

Odessa, Ukraine, singer-sensation Tatiana Amirova performs live at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts, Sunday, September 18, 2016, at 6:00pm. 

Tatiana AmirovaThe performance, co-presented with The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Associated’s Baltimore-Odessa Partnership.

Gorgeous and gifted with an impassioned, hip, and sophisticated, soulful voice, Amirova gained national acclaim and admiration on The Voice, Ukraine, on which she competed as a finalist. 

A “unity of opposites,” Amirova is feminine, charming, and spontaneous on...


Building Characters

Child Actors Take to the Stage in Seussical the Musical 

Beginning Thursday, May 19, the J’s Children’s Theater Production Company will bring to life your favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, and lazy Mayzie, in the fantastical, magical Seussical the Musical.

You won’t want to miss this event, as the J’s child actors take on colorful characters and will transport you from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos.

Taking part in a big production has an enormous impact on children. Character acting, singing, and dancing instills confidence, teaches...


Sheldon Low: Inspiring Connections

Don’t miss Sheldon at the JCC Community Block Party on Sunday, June 5, 2016. 
The Sheldon Low Concert was cancelled due to inclement weather. 

Since the start of his Jewish music career, Sheldon Low has infused Jewish song, spirit, and religion into rousing rock and roll rhythms. He has released four albums, two of which – It’s All Challah To Me and Look at Me -- have been widely distributed by PJ Library.

“Judaism has so much to offer in terms of music and spiritual ground. It’s a great teaching tool, too,” he says, “but the packaging can be outdated.”

“Judaism has always been evolving, the traditions are moving.  I am trying to be another link in the long history of keeping Judaism alive, resonant, joyous, and inclusive.”  Personally, Low enjoys all music, but loves to use rock and pop music as his medium for...

Noa (Achinoam Nini)

Israeli Singer/Superstar Noa (Achinoam Nini) returns!

Twenty years ago, Noa (Achinoam Nini), Israel's leading international singer/songwriter performed at The Gordon’s very first opening night celebration.

Since then, Noa has shared her magnetic stage presence with superstars such as Sting, Pat Metheny, Stevie Wonder, Andrea Bocelli and many more. Together with her collaborator Gil Dor, Noa has released over 15 albums which have sold millions. Noa sings in six languages, has collaborated with symphony orchestras around the world, and has performed in the world’s most prestigious venues, including the White House.

On Saturday, February 6, we are thrilled to welcome Noa back to the Gordon!

Noa’s strongest influences come from the singer-songwriters of the 60s, like Paul Simon and Joni Mitchell. These musical and lyrical sensibilities, combined with Noa‘s Yemenite roots and Gil Dor‘...