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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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10 Things to Know About Robin Belsky

Robin Belsky has lent her voice, passion and knowledge over the years through her work as a Capitol Hill staffer and lobbyist, global market researcher, advocate against domestic abuse and member of several local boards including CHANA and The Associated’s Jewish Professional Women (JPW). Over […]

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Breaking Down Barriers and Learning About Neighbors

Tikvah Womack was preparing for a Shabbaton at her synagogue when Rina Goloskov reached out to her with an idea she wanted to discuss about making their community stronger. Both women live in Northwest Baltimore, in diverse neighborhoods of African American, Jewish and Latinx families. […]

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Baltimore Jewish Community Weighs in on What to Read This Year

It looks like a long winter is ahead, and you’ve pretty much exhausted Netflix.     Not sure what do in your spare time? Why not hunker down with a good book as the weather gets colder.  We reached out to the Baltimore Jewish community for ideas on what they are reading right now as […]

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Meet Robert Keehn

As a young boy, growing up in Rockaway Beach, NY, in some ways Robert Keehn lived every young child’s dream. The son of a toy wholesaler, Robert looked forward to when his parents would vacation in Florida, for they would leave a garage full of toys– a new one for each day they were away.  Every year on his birthday, his father […]

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Every Legacy Begins with a Dream. What’s Yours?

Some legacies are written on buildings, others are remembered through awards – yours can be handed down from generation to generation. Making an after-lifetime commitment expresses the values instilled in you by your parents and grandparents. A legacy gift ensures that the traditions and Jewish […]

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If COVID-19 Disappeared…

What would happen if suddenly, tomorrow, COVID-19 would disappear? We wake up to find our air germ-free and no vaccine needed. Life as we once knew it resumes.    Or does it? I imagine people slowly emerging from their places of shelter after a hurricane. They can see […]

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Meet Amy Pollokoff

For those who know Amy Pollokoff, they know of her kindness, her commitment to family and community and, of course, they know about her legendary cookies. The more than 60 batches of peanut butter, candy bar cookies, mandel bread and more that she traditionally bakes […]

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Meet Beth Goldsmith

Perhaps that’s why she didn’t shy away from the chance to serve as chair for the celebratory phase for The Associated’s Centennial and a chance to be its cheerleader. Yet if you dig deeper, you will soon realize that being chair goes way beyond the […]

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