A Center of Community

In the post-war years, Beth Tfiloh thrived as a center of social, recreational, and cultural Jewish life in Baltimore. By 1950, the Beth Tfiloh Community Center, which was created in 1927, had grown to include 69 clubs, with 1,300 active members, a staff of 11 professionals and 55 volunteer leaders. Activities included athletic teams, a bowling league, arts and crafts, scouting, book clubs, a speakers forum, holiday programs and religious services.