Learn Conversational Hebrew

Our popular on-going classes in Ulpan Conversational Hebrew are taught by a very experienced Israeli Hebrew instructor. 

BZD Activist Opportunities

BZD always needs volunteers and community activists to monitor media for biased reporting, write Letters, sign petitions, attend rallies. Want to participate? 


Are you between the ages of 18-26?  If eligible, visit Israel on a free 10-day trip this summer!  Return home with memories that will last a lifetime. 

BZD’s Teen Israel Experience

For high school students. Fantastic trip.Spaces filling up.  Maryland teens are eligible for up to $3,000 in subsidies from the BZD! Email info@bzdisrael.org for more information or to register!

Israeli Holiday Observances

BZD brings the Jewish community together to commemorate Yom HaZikaron (Israel’s Memorial Day) and Yom HaAtzmaut(Israeli Independence Day). 


Get a clear understanding of today’s news and issues from Op-Eds about current issues confronting Israel 

VIP missions to Washington

BZD hosts its VIPs on special Missions to DC to the Hill, Israeli Embassy, and US State Department to hear experts address current issues facing Israel. 

Host Israelis

BZD helps you welcome Israelis to Baltimore to strengthen ties between Baltimore and Israel. Learn about Israel’s culture through your Israeli guests’ eyes.  

Aliyah/Israel Desk

BZD hosts Baltimore’s only official Aliyah Desk to facilitate your dreams of Aliyah.  Our staff Shaliach represents the Jewish Agency on most Aliyah matters. 

Volunteer in Israel programs

Want to volunteer in Israel while vacationing or enjoying retirement? Work side by side with Israelis and feel good about giving back. 

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About BZD

The Baltimore Zionist District (BZD) exists for the sole purpose of nurturing the bonds between Baltimore and the State of Israel.  

Baltimore Zionist District (BZD) uses its direct Israeli connection as a home base for the creation of cultural and political programs and educational activities which deal with all aspects of Zionism and modern Israeli life. BZD works with and reaches out to Baltimore’s Jews across the religious and cultural spectrum and the greater Baltimore community.

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