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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.

Meet Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation’s Jamie Caplis  Image

Meet Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation’s Jamie Caplis 

I understand your parents in some ways were trailblazers in the 1960s.  Yes. When I was a child, my mother was asked to become president of the Baltimore Music Club, an organization that brought music into public schools and gave scholarships to young, up and […]

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Putting A Face on Mental Health: Three Community Stories

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health is both significant and unknown. That’s why Jewish Community Services (JCS) bolstered their already wide range of services, including counseling and therapy. Three brave community members reflect on how they came to tackle their mental health […]

Meet Nina Rosenzwog  Image

Meet Nina Rosenzwog 

Fortunately, three decades of work in Ukraine have created immeasurable relationships that are helping our Odessa friends during these tumultuous times. And the fact that our overseas partners have long-standing on-the-ground networks in Ukraine is making a major difference.  We spoke with Nina about our […]

AMEN Teens Rally to Help Ukrainian Refugees in Ashkelon Image

AMEN Teens Rally to Help Ukrainian Refugees in Ashkelon

The Head of Absorption, Deputy Mayor Sophie Beilin, and the staff of the Absorption Department are making every effort to assist and facilitate the immigrants – accompanying them to various government institutions, finalizing their status, providing information and making city services accessible, according to one […]

Mike Fuld & Jen Lieberman | Fred Walpert Award Winners Image

Mike Fuld & Jen Lieberman | Fred Walpert Award Winners

We had the chance to sit down with Mike for an unscripted, casual conversation as part of The Associated’s series, Mensches in Cars Getting Coffee. We were also fortunate to have the chance to chat with Jen over Zoom. The Fred Walpert Young Leadership Award […]

Pesach Recipes from Kesher Participants Image

Pesach Recipes from Kesher Participants

What’s on your menu this Passover? We asked our friends from the Baltimore-Ashkelon Partnership‘s Kesher program to send us their favorite recipes. From a delicious toasted matzah farfel recipe that’s been in Robin Neumann’s family for generations to Brian and Teri Litofsky’s Chocolate Nut Fudge […]

Nancy Kutler: Still Hard at Work Image

Nancy Kutler: Still Hard at Work

First job post-graduate school? “I graduated in 1984 and started my career at The Associated where I retired from in 2016. For half of my time at The Associated I worked in community planning and allocations and the other half was spent in a newly […]

Being the Grandchild of a Holocaust Survivor  Image

Being the Grandchild of a Holocaust Survivor 

I can’t remember a time in my life when I didn’t know my grandma was a Holocaust survivor. This is a stark contrast from my mom, a second-generation survivor, who had never even heard the word “Holocaust” until age thirteen when she discovered the topic […]

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Aging Well In America | In Perspective | The Associated

Touring Pearlstone | An “In Perspective Clip | The Associated

Levi’s Story | Jewish Community Services

Mensches in Cars Getting Coffee | Elise Steinharter and Jonathan Havens

Here For Good | The Associated’s Annual Campaign

Hineni – Here I Am

“Rachel” | A Survivor’s Story

Talya Knable and Jeff Rosen: Award Winners in Quarantine

The Upside | Rabbi Joshua Gruenberg

Where Are They Now? Haille Miller

Jewish Camp Builds Jewish Future

Heidi: A Survivor’s Story | The Associated

Mensches in Quarantine: Daniel Klein

We Were Built For This

Friedman Family | Jewish Camp Builds Jewish Future

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David Baron | An Associated Story

Aging Well In America | In Perspective | The Associated Nav Image

Aging Well In America | In Perspective | The Associated

Touring Pearlstone | An “In Perspective Clip | The Associated Nav Image

Touring Pearlstone | An “In Perspective Clip | The Associated

Levi’s Story | Jewish Community Services Nav Image

Levi’s Story | Jewish Community Services

Mensches in Cars Getting Coffee | Elise Steinharter and Jonathan Havens Nav Image

Mensches in Cars Getting Coffee | Elise Steinharter and Jonathan Havens

Here For Good | The Associated’s Annual Campaign Nav Image

Here For Good | The Associated’s Annual Campaign

Hineni – Here I Am Nav Image

Hineni – Here I Am

“Rachel” | A Survivor’s Story Nav Image

“Rachel” | A Survivor’s Story

Talya Knable and Jeff Rosen: Award Winners in Quarantine Nav Image

Talya Knable and Jeff Rosen: Award Winners in Quarantine

The Upside | Rabbi Joshua Gruenberg Nav Image

The Upside | Rabbi Joshua Gruenberg

Where Are They Now? Haille Miller Nav Image

Where Are They Now? Haille Miller

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Jewish Camp Builds Jewish Future

Heidi: A Survivor’s Story | The Associated Nav Image

Heidi: A Survivor’s Story | The Associated

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Mensches in Quarantine: Daniel Klein

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We Were Built For This

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Friedman Family | Jewish Camp Builds Jewish Future

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