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Check out what your friends and neighbors are doing, learn how the latest trends are impacting your lives, discover solutions to what’s on your mind and get a broader understanding of what’s happening in your world. These are the stories of our community.

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Get to Know Natasha Baum

Natasha Baum began her Jewish Baltimore journey as a student and active participant with Towson University Hillel. Now one of the hosts for Shabbat with IMPACT, learn a little bit more about Natasha and her Shabbat creativity! What is the significance of Shabbat to you? […]

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Michael Klein: Harford County Family Closes Holocaust Gap

In this episode of Pull Up A Chair, we sit down with Michael Klein of The Ralph and Shirley Klein Foundation and how his family is committed to closing the gap on Holocaust education

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In Perspective: Aging Well in America

Back in December, Beth H. Goldsmith, Chair of the Board of The Associated, sat down with a panel of experts to discuss a topic that affects us all — aging. In this episode of The Associated’s In Perspective, we explored the current trends and best […]

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Get To Know Alli Muser, Your New Camp Connector

Alli Muser talks about her role as CJE’s new Camp Connector and the Jewish camping experience.

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What’s New for ’22

From a new fertility support initiative to a program to help older adults in our community – here are five ways we are working to support the community in 2022.  To that end, we introduced AgeWell Baltimore. This Centennial initiative, supported by Irene and Robert […]

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New Lecture in Memory of Dr. Aviva Weisbord, A’H

Why Family First?   Eileen Norris, a SHEMESH reading specialist shared this story:   When I was interviewing for my job at SHEMESH, I was told I’d have to come in and meet with Dr. Weisbord. I didn’t think much of it until I told my sister.   […]

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Get to Know Karen Oppenheimer

Baltimore native Karen Oppenheimer spent the first half of her professional career providing mental health services to children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings. As a licensed clinical social worker with a second graduate degree in education, Karen later pursued her interests and […]

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Get Cooking with the Fruits and Vegetables of Tu B’shevat

At a time in the year when it is cold, dark and snowy, we celebrate the birthday of the trees, Tu B’shevat. While this holiday does not get as much fanfare as other winter holidays Hanukkah or Purim there are lots of lessons to be learned.

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David Baron | An Associated Story

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Aging Well In America | In Perspective | The Associated

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Touring Pearlstone | An “In Perspective Clip | The Associated

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Levi’s Story | Jewish Community Services

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Mensches in Cars Getting Coffee | Elise Steinharter and Jonathan Havens

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Here For Good | The Associated’s Annual Campaign

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Hineni – Here I Am

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“Rachel” | A Survivor’s Story

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The Upside | Rabbi Joshua Gruenberg

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Where Are They Now? Haille Miller

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Jewish Camp Builds Jewish Future

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Heidi: A Survivor’s Story | The Associated

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