Introducing, The Upside

Welcome to “The Upside,” a new community-wide, online program presented by The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore and Jmore.


Join us twice a week as we bring together some of Maryland’s most respected experts in their fields to answer your questions about the things that matter most in your life. We’ll cover everything from medical matters and financial challenges to home-schooling your children to COVID-19’s impact on your mental health, and so much more.

Co-hosted by Beth H. Goldsmith, Incoming Chair of the Board for The Associated, and Dr. Scott Rifkin, Publisher of Jmore, “The Upside” can be found on Zoom, Facebook Live and YouTube.

Bring Your Questions … Become Informed … and Connect to Your Community.


Upcoming Schedule:

Tuesday, June 2, 12:00 p.m. | “The Impacts of COVID-19 on Higher Education”

Today, The Associated and its network of agencies, along with JMore Magazine, are participating in BlacoutTuesday – pausing all of our social media channels to take a stand against racism and inequality. We will continue to fight against injustice in all its forms. Because of #BlackoutTuesday – Today’s episode of The Upside has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Thursday, June 4, 7:00 p.m. | “Food Insecurity During COVID-19”




We want to know what’s on your mind. Submit your questions before the show to or chat with us online during the show.



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